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Six Myths That Undermine Customer Satisfaction

According to Liz Jazwiec, service excellence isn't about improving outcomes and results; nor is it about treating customers like royalty. Here, she spotlights six myths about customer satisfaction that may be keeping you from receiving the excellent customer satisfaction ratings you deserve.

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Finding Startup Capital with Credit Problems

Small Business ExpertLillyvette Montalvo, a financial consultant, reviews funding strategies for those who need startup capital, but who have had some credit trouble. Go to

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Here's where you can get & give frank feedback on career training and biz ideas. A great place to sharpen your biz brain! CyberSchmooz

Join the Buzz on the Perks (and Jerks) of Running a Small Biz.

Working alone at home? Looking for new ideas or ways to juggle work & family demands? Come on over to the Working at Home forum and see how others are dealing with the same issues. CyberSchmooz

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Belly up to the Financial Feasts table and talk turkey about money... what to look for, where & how? All money talk is fair game. CyberSchmooz

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Are Your Workers Ready to Retire One Day?

Only about 14 percent of small businesses with 100 or fewer employees offer any form of retirement benefits to their workers, according to 2012 data from the U.S. Government Accountability Office. If you're a small business owner who's among the vast

Tips for Starting a Business That Will Succeed

The days of big companies that would give you a job when you are fresh out of the school and keep you there until the day you retire are gone. With the rise of internet and the total shift in the economy, more and more people start their own small bu

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