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Employment & HR

3 Perks That Work in Lieu of Raises

Keep employees happy with creative benefits

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Closing the Deal

How to get prospective employees to sign on

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Employee Incentive Arrangements for Small Businesses

Motivating employees through stock options, bonuses and profit sharing plans

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Find the Right Person in 6 Steps

The market has changed, but smart hiring strategies are timeless.

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Finding Good Employees

Some of the best recources available for finding great candidates.

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Hire Right

Using behavioral interviewing to hire the right person

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How Many Health Insurance Options Do Employees Really Need

Allowing employees to choose between an HMO and a PPO

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The Art of Shared Vision

Developing a vision for the future.

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Top Job Interview Questions

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Finances & Accounting

7 Challenges of Selling a Privately-Owned Business

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Bank Loans for Small Businesses

What banks look for when considering a loan for small businesses

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Common Financial Reports

Income statements, statements of capital, balance sheets and cash-flow statements

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Critical Pre-Sale Due Diligence

Maximize Business Sale Price and Terms

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Funding your Business with Loans vs. Equity Capital

The two basic types of funding

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Give your Business a Seven Step Boost

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How to prepare for a loan request or equity funding.

Putting together a comprehensive business plan.

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Recapitalize Your Company. For and Against.

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Tax Deductions and Your Small Business

Reducing your company's tax burden by using business-expense tax deductions

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The Balance Sheet for Small Businesses

Providing yourself with the necessary data to make sound financial decisions

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For Entrepreneurs

Advantages and Disadvantages of Incorporating

Taking a closer look at the process of incorporation.

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Board Member Contribution Models

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Business Advice from Oklahoma Business Owners

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Inventing The Future

What kind of future do you want to create?

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The CORE Assessment

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Venture Capital Selection Criteria

How do investors evaluate and select companies to invest in?

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Where Should You Incorporate

A glance at corporate-friendly states.

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Why a Business Plan Can Help Sell Your Business

Five ways your business plan can serve as a sales tool.

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Writing a Winning Business Plan

The Nine Questions That Every Investor Wants Answered

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Your Business Plan's Executive Summary

What should be included in the executive summary on your business plan?

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Marketing & PR

10 Common Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

Avoiding common marketing mistakes

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10 Rules for Quick and Easy PR

Simple steps to give your business a competitive edge, on a budget.

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60 Second Guide to Conducting Market Research

Develop a market research strategy for your small business

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60 Second Guide to Establishing Great Customer Service

Keep your customers loyal to you

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9 Free Advertising Solutions

When the going gets tough, the tough advertise

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A $25 Million Press Release

Grab the press's attention--and keep it--with concise and compelling releases.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Print Advertising

Advertising for small businesses

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Collateral Marketing Items Every Small Business Needs

Eight items to have on hand, ready to distribute

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Find an Ad Agency That Gets Results

Tips for finding the right agency for your business

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How to Write an Effective Press Release

Press releases can be as powerful as advertisin

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Stretch Your Dollar With Horizontal Marketing

Partnering with a company that shares your target market saves you time and money

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Stories of Success

10 Great Entrepreneurs Talk about their Start-up Days

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A Beautiful Business

A Beautiful Business

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A New Day

Workforce and Economic Development

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Burnett Inc.

Taking Business To The Next Level

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Champion Awarded

2007 Tulsa Metro Chamber Financial Services Champion Award Winner

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Strategic Partner Briefs

February Strategic Partner Brief

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Strategic Partner Briefs 2009

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Technology

Advantages to Leasing Office and Technical Equipment

Five reasons why you should consider leasing.

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Bluetooth Basics for Small Businesses

What it is, how it works and the meaning behind its name.

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Computer Backup Options

A look at available backup options.

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Desktop or Laptop Computer

Which is right for your business

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Developing Safe and Sane Password Protocol

Five rules for developing safe and sane password protocol for your small business

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Protecting Yourself Against Viruses

Guarding your computer against digital invaders

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Software for Small Businesses

Finding the right applications for your company.

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