It’s hard to make a buck, and even harder to make $100 million of them: “72% of all startups stall before they get to $100 million; only 3 percent ever see $1 billion.” So what’s the secret for those that do make it?
Via OPENForum.com: "3 Things Businesses Do to Pass the $100M Mark"
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Fish Where the Fish Are
Figure out where the best candidates for your company would be hanging out, whether virtually or physically. If you’re in the market for technical talent, drop by a hackathon or demo day. If you’re looking for someone in sales, a trade show would be a great place to see someone in their element and get a sense of how they deal with customers. Looking for someone with a niche passion? There’s likely a meetupfor it.
For nine more great hiring tips, visit OPENForum.com.
The dawn of Facebook business page rankings and anonymous, negative online reviews has made small business owners more vigilant about their company’s reputation online. The Small Business Administration has partnered up with Yelp to offer two, hour-long webinars on how to “engage with online reviewers and manage their online reputation,” covering:
The first webinar starts February 11, 2 p.m. EST. For more information, visit SBA.gov.