Archive for the ‘Business Basics’ Category

After the first article with 25 free bootstrap marketing ideas, here are another 25 free ideas from Bytestart. 25) Change how you answer the phone: Give your staff freedom to experiment with exciting ways to answer the phone. They’ll enjoy it and your customers should too. Just remember that the phone can be the first […]

Your new business will live or die by its sales. You can have the best product or service in the world, but if someone won’t give you money for it, it’s worthless. And to drive your sales you need good marketing. You need to find a way to attract people’s attention to your business and […]

A very interesting post by Steve Blank, explaining the difference between your business plan and business models, no plan survives first contact customers. “I was catching up with an ex-graduate student at Café Borrone, my favorite coffee place in Menlo Park. This was the second of three “office hours” I was holding that morning for […]

Why do people succeed? Is it because they’re smart? Or are they just lucky? Neither. Analyst Richard St. John condenses years of interviews into an unmissable 3-minute slideshow on the real secrets of success.

A great article by Harvard Business Review: “Whether they are talking to customers, interviewing job candidates, talking to their bosses, or even questioning staff, executives need to draw people out. And so often, it is not a matter of what you ask, it is how you ask it. Here are some suggestions: Be curious. Executives […]

Tim Tyrell-Smith works full time as a marketing exec and part-time as a blogger, creator and idea generator. He discovered a passion for helping others after a 2007 job search. This is what Tim says about adding your photo: Adding your photo is a vital way to introduce yourself to the business world.  And to […]

Salam Business Club has been using Twitter for just about a year now. And it’s been a great, effective and rewarding experience. Here’s 15 reason why you should use Twitter for your business. Distributing Coupons and Offers – since Twitter is a permission-based communication medium, it’s the perfect means of distributing offers. Good friend Adam […]

If you are a blogger, website owner or online worker, you probably need to contact people via email all the time. On some occasions you will also be the one starting the conversation and looking for a reply. For example, you might want to offer a guest article for a particular blog, or you might […]

When LEGO employees get a business card like this, they even try to match the look of the minifig (gender, hair, glasses) to the person. It’s a brilliant way for LEGO to use their brand and to create some happiness along the way. What does your business card look like? Is it fun, surprising and […]

Salam and Peace to you Just a reminder about SPAM: It is considered SPAM when you contact numerous other Salam Business Club members with an identical message or near identical message, under the pretense of “making a new business contact”, when there is actually no obvious reason for this contact. It is considered SPAM when […]


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