Here are the best articles we found in the month of January on the topics of Entrepreneurship and Small Business:
Mathew Barby wrote this fascinating article about Google ranking, Mathew says: “Whenever I speak to people about SEO, the number one question that I get asked is, “What’s the most important factor to rank number one in Google?”, there are a lot of interesting insights to be had from analyzing a large data set of top-performing webpages.” (Read more here)
Everyone wants to know what the super-rich did to be successful. Millionaires give some great advice, but for me, billionaires are on an entirely different level. I’ve rubbed shoulders with both millionaires and billionaires and over the years, and I’ve received many wise words of advice. Here are the best five words of advice I’ve received from billionaires over my career. (Read more here).
Customer service skills are the pinnacle of effectively running any business. Without good customer service, your products are less likely to be purchased, and you are likely to have a high customer turnover rate. While negative experiences from a customer standpoint are inevitable, there are many ways that, as a small business owner, you can prevent these experiences from occurring often. (Read more here)
The founders of MailChimp didn’t set out to build the world’s leading email marketing platform. They didn’t start by asking, “How do we build a product that can be used by millions of businesses for sending billions of emails each day?” Instead, when co-founders Ben Chestnut and Dan Kurzius launched MailChimp back in 2001, they were simply trying to help their customers. (Read more here).
A global leadership study revealed that 85 percent of companies report an urgent need to develop employees with leadership potential. Let me echo that massive study: We are in an era with an alarming leadership shortage. As more Boomers retire and Millennials continue to increase in numbers as the largest working generation, today’s companies just aren’t prepared to develop tomorrow’s leaders. (Read more here).
If you missed last month’s roundup, we had some great articles featured:
Author: Raya Khashab
Raya is the CEO and co-founder of ezClocker. She is passionate about customers and building products that change the way people run their business. She is also a big supporter of the startup community and helping people achieve their dreams.