Comparison of direct and reverse franchises: which is more profitable?
Evgeni Dobrinin compares two types of franchises - direct and reverse, lists the advantages and disadvantages of each option and explains which one is more convenient and profitable to work…

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How to love criticism and make the company more creative
Although much is said about the benefits of criticism, often this very word carries a negative connotation. Dmitry Trepolsky explains how, by adapting the critical assessment method used in the…

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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…

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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 I realized that enthusiasm alone is not enough – nobody buys cookies. Stanislav Matushevich tells how he got involved in this business, traveled around the city and the surrounding villages, studded dozens of thresholds and brought the manufacturer an agreement with a large million-dollar network. Continue reading

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 integrators of services and goods to high-quality service
Now is the best time for small business. While the state “helps” medium and large businesses to “survive”, the time has come for entrepreneurial artisans – people who create and manage small enterprises on their own. Continue reading

11 Ways to Cut Business Costs
When a business does not have enough money, the owner is looking for ways to increase income. Looks at marketing, advertising, sales, production. And it is right! But "extra money"…

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Where does the cash gap come from and how to survive it
Irina Narchemashvili describes in detail situations in which a company falls into a cash gap and explains how to avoid this. Meet Vanya. He has an online store + showroom…

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Risks of transferring employees to individual entrepreneurs and self-employed
We talk about the main risks for an employer company that transfers its employees to self-employed and self-employed, and explain how to protect yourself from possible penalties from the tax…

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Prospects for Russian business in 2019: entrepreneur opinion
Entrepreneur Denis Martynov shares forecasts of the development of business trends in 2019: which market sector will grow more actively than the rest, which will be stable; explains what changes…

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