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A sample Sales/Service Process and ideas for developing your own sales process serve as a guide as you plan for sales growth.
The impact of social media is increasingly becoming a part of entrepreneurial strategies for growth. The "Word of Mouth Marketing Association" cautions that disclosure of the firm's relationship with its bloggers should be transparent so that an opinion expressed might be judged more appropriately. Marketers are encouraged to demonstrate honesty of relationship, opinion and identity, as well as to take responsibility for the acts of recruited agents or volunteers.
This tool is a sample legal agreement covering terms for confidentiality and invention assignment, including non-competition and power of attorney rules.
This article suggests that there are five key relationships that entrepreneurs running growth companies should work on developing: relationships with customers, employees, vendors, bankers, and mentors.
This tool is a sample legal agreement covering the issuance of phantom stock or stock that is based on a company's internal performance and reward measurements.
This article covers one of the key elements needed to take a startup to scale. And that's making sure you assemble a top team that understands business frugality (e.g., foregoing high salaries early on for equity).
This tool will help entrepreneurs identify specific responsibilties and allocate the time to be spent on them for the entrepreneur and the management team.
This tool will help entrepreneurs review their primary marketing strategies, selecting those that will be a high priority throughout the next two to six months.
Above and beyond a job description, which describes the essential functions and the tasks to be done, the performance standard defines how well each function or task must be performed.
Considering your goals for business, this tool will help you identify operational systems necessary to support these goals.
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