What is profitable for small businesses

“Give Mark money!”, Or How Facebook's Appetites Have Changed
First ad Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly emphasized that he did not create Facebook for money. However, the monetization of the project began quite quickly. Already in the year of foundation…

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“We got divorced, no time management!”, Or Priority management: how to keep up with the main
We have got high-speed cars, smart homes, mobile phones in which we can simultaneously read, write and talk. We study time management, we have new-fangled planners, but for all the…

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How I sold cookies to the Russian Army, kindergartens and large chain stores
An entrepreneur from Khabarovsk bought a tiny cookie production line. I found a recipe, put together a team and cheerfully got down to business. And after a couple of months…

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5 rules to avoid director criminal liability risks

Often, company executives are held criminally liable for actions whose criminality they do not even realize – “ignorance of the law does not exempt from liability”. According to statistics, in recent years the number of cases where directors have been prosecuted has been steadily increasing. Directors are attracted for various types of fraud (Articles 159-159.6), embezzlement or embezzlement (Article 160), illegal business (Article 171), tax crimes (Articles 198-199.2) and other actions. Continue reading

Apartments will not sell themselves, or How to properly process a client

In the conditions of today’s fierce competition among developers, the level of professionalism of sales managers in this area plays a key role. Anna Druzyuk gives recommendations on how to properly organize the work of a salesperson and explains why it is important to periodically audit the competencies of managers.
The real estate market has never demanded such efforts in the struggle for clients, as now. Continue reading

OKR in the company, or Two tools to advance towards ambitious goals

Natalya Gulchevskaya talks about two tools within the company’s management system for key results and goals (OKR) – visualization, progress meetings; shares personal experience of its implementation
At the first meeting to discuss a strategic session, I often hear from leaders: “Yes, we already had such sessions, set goals, were inspired, and then everything slipped back into routine; we achieved something, but most of what we planned was left on paper. Continue reading

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How to prevent a good idea from perishing
Out of 10 business ideas, approximately 7-8 are never realized - these disappointing conclusions are presented in the business press. The root cause of such failures lies in the inability…

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“No legs - no cartoons”, or How a business refuses to serve 40 million potential customers
Weak, old, and not sufficiently dexterous could not only bring no benefit to the relatives, but they became a burden and a threat. A good solution to the problem was…

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What is profitable for small businesses: three life hacks from an entrepreneur
Denis Martynov talks about promising niches for the development of small business in Russia, within the framework of which today it is possible to build an effective business: from various…

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7 Benefits of Accounting Outsourcing for Small Businesses
We list 7 advantages of accounting outsourcing for business in comparison with a full-time accountant, starting from a more favorable cost of services and ending with a guarantee against errors…

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