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Run & Grow

When Is the Best Time to Ask for a Promotion?

It's not when you think

Thinking about asking for a promotion?Visier, a people analytics solution provider, set out to find the best time to ask for a career  upgrade. Based on their aggregated database of 3.5 million employees from roughly eighty U.S.-based companies, Visier discovered the ideal ...

by Madison Semarjian  | July 26, 2018 06:00:00
Run & Grow

5 Ways to Generate Word-of-Mouth as a Small Business

A whopping 92% of consumers trust referrals from people they know

Humans rely on their network to make decisions about where to go, what to do and what to buy. Ninety-two percent of consumers trust referrals from people they know, and 77 percent of consumers are more likely to buy a new product when learning about it from friends ...

by Kimberly De Silva  | July 01, 2017 02:00:00
Business Ideas

14 easy, low-cost ways authors can promote their books

Book marketing doesn't have to cost thousands

In the book marketing world, what works today can be considered old news tomorrow and won’t work because ‘everybody’ is doing it. Some tactics continue to be effective over time. As a book publicist, I keep an eye out for the latest tips and ...

by Scott Lorenz  | October 23, 2016 06:00:00
Startup Tips

6 strategies to make your business sizzle this summer

The summer months can actually be the ideal time to grow your business.

Is a summer slowdown inevitable for your business? According to a survey by digital media company Captivate Network, summertime can have a negative impact on the workplace. The survey found people reporting drops in productivity, dips in attendance, and increased project turnaround time.However, such ...

by Monica Zent  | April 02, 2016 09:00:00