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Why Google Reviews are important to small businesses

May 12, 2015<p>Share<p>Google is often the first point of contact between a customer and a business. From finding businesses nearby to planning itineraries …

Small Business

6 Habits To Make Your Small Business More Productive

Not enough time in the day? Too much to do? <i></i>That’s the lament of all entrepreneurs and small business owners!<p>There are lots of ways to save time, and plenty of tools to help you work faster. Recently I talked about super handy smartphone apps that make work easier and improve time management, and I …

Keys To Brand Building: Innovation, Integration & Identity

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>With the ever-growing popularity of entrepreneurship, it seems that more and more small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are popping up …

Google Search

Brander Beware: 5 Pitfalls That Will Limit Your Startup

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re excited you found a great new business idea. You work hard and wait for customers to beat a path to your front door.<p>And then your faith as a business becomes a probability game.<p>About 476,000 new businesses are created <i>each</i> …

Business Strategy

Does Your Business Plan Answer These 6 Questions?

2 min read<p>The right questions can give your company – and your business plan – the focus it needs. The answers can also give future partners and investors confidence in your venture.<p><b>1.</b> <b>What problem are you going to solve?</b> Explain what you do, why it’s important and why it’s not available anywhere …

Small Business