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Learn the secrets of sales success, unorthodox startup strategies that work and more in this week's picks for books small business owners should read.
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3 Ways Technology Will Change Small Businesses In 2016
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3 Reasons Hackers Target Small Businesses and What You Can Do About It 7 Ways Employees Put Your Company’s Data at Risk Why Your Small Business Needs a Security Plan
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How did Gerri Becker buy the company she worked for and grow it even bigger? Learn her secrets of success for making a living doing what you love.
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Understanding the basics of branding can help you take your small business further. In this post, Rieva Lesonsky provides easy branding tips.
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By Robert Tercek. There's a widespread myth about disruption, which is that it happens overnight. According to this myth, a previously unknown startup company emerges out of nowhere and upends an entire industry in a matter of months. It's not surprising that this myth exerts such a powerful ...
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CEO GrowBiz Media. SmallBizDaily.com, editor, writer, speaker, author
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writing, editing, public speaking
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  • GrowBiz Media
    CEO, 2008 - present
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    SVP/Editorial Director, 1983 - 2008
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Research Assistant, 1978 - 1980
  • Doubleday Book Publishers
    Jr. Research Analyst, 1975 - 1978
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Long Island - NY, CA, MO
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Small business and entrepreneurship journalist and advocate.
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Brooklyn born, Long Island raised. Living in southern California for over 30 years. 

Dedicated to helping aspiring and current entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses. 

Author of several books, and hundreds of articles about business ownership.
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  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    Journalism, 1971 - 1974
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