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Growth by duplication involves taking your present business and duplicating it in other locations. It's also call a "cookie-cutter" approach because, as with a cookie cutter, identical cookies can efficiently be stamped out in either small or large numbers. Duplication of a successful store concept requires management in a number of business disciplines. Here's what you need to know before you expand by duplication.

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Startups can make mistakes and fail. Some of these mistakes include not researching the market, incorporating too quickly, overusing the attorney and spending too much on the office and decorations. When starting a business, most people tend to make mistakes. You can avoid making some common startup mistakes by reviewing the ones listed in the article.
To create and maintain a safe, pleasant and happy work atmosphere at a firm, a business owner must have well defined rules of conduct for employees. To create a good work atmosphere, a business owner must have well-defined rules of conduct for employees. Use these sample work rules for your company’s ...
Increase your cash on hands by improving your cash flow management techniques. If you often don't have enough cash on hands, review cash flow triage techniques to obtain quick cash in case of emergency and to improve cash flow management.
When an employee leaves your business, protect yourself by having an ex-employee sign a non-compete agreement. When an employee leaves your business, protect yourself by having an ex-employee sign a non-compete agreement. Find a sample non-compete agreement here.
The goal of making a cold call is to find out about a prospect's needs, tell about your business, make an appointment. Learn how to make cold calls - gather information about the prospect's potential, educate the prospect on the benefits of your product, and get an appointment.