10 WordPress Plugins for Email Marketing Management

Email marketing should be one of the key components of your customer retention strategy. Engaging in regular communication will keep subscribers informed about your latest news and promotions. So it’s vitally important that your website focuses on enticing people to opt-in to your mailing list. WordPress is an ideal platform …

Teamwork Never Fails – Stop Blaming Teamwork at Your Small Business

Five years ago facilitating a client’s leadership retreat I asked a simple question… “What is teamwork?” Of the 12 leaders in the organization, a small regional credit union, we heard the traditional answers and one that stood out. The one that stood out was:   “Teamwork is a series of …

13 Branding Strategies for Standing Out in Saturated Markets

In saturated markets, your personal brand could be the clinching factor that sets you apart from your competitors. How do you stay aware of your competition and adjust your branding in order to stand out? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. …

Business Highlight: Case Against Bayrock Founder Tevfik Arif Dismissed

The $250-million civil tax fraud case brought against former associates of Donald Trump, Felix Sater and his partner Tevfik Arif, has been dismissed by a Manhattan court. In late September 2017, the decision to dismiss the Bayrock cofounders was reached by the court. Bayrock, a company specializing in real estate, …

What’s the difference between a high-risk and low-risk merchant account?

When you start a new business, you’re going to have to start accepting credit cards. And when you do it, you’re going to be classified one of two ways: a high-risk or low-risk merchant account. But what’s the difference between a high-risk and low-risk merchant account? Being labeled a high-risk …