How to survive the "dead season" for business»
Ekaterina Ukolova gives advice to entrepreneurs on how to overcome the "dead season" - from describing the process of diversifying areas of work-to special training for sales managers and new…

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"Irradiated business": how radiation treatment prolongs the life of goods
We talk about the practice of radiation exposure of products-tea, sausages, etc. - to protect against microbes and mold; explain how this affects the health of consumers and the shelf…

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Shadow purchases of state and municipal companies
Artur Kurbanov talks about the situation with procurement of state and municipal companies in Russia and gives advice to entrepreneurs on how to overcome difficulties on the way to effective…

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“Give Mark money!” Or How Facebook’s advertising appetites have changed

Last year, the head of Facebook changed the company’s mission. Instead of “uniting families and friends” it was “creating a global social infrastructure”. Thus ended the ideological transformation of a cozy site for like-minded people into a transnational giant. But in fact, the spirit of a large corporation haunted the social network since the hostel of Mark Zuckerberg. In the article we will tell how the advertising appetites of the company grew over these 15 years
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Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly emphasized that he did not create Facebook for money. However, the monetization of the project began quite quickly. Already in the year of foundation of the social network, he launches the Flyers project. Continue reading

Divide and conquer: 4 tips for working with a client in the service business

Maria Zubareva, Head of Ingate Customer Service Department, shares her professional experience and gives tips on how to improve the process of interacting with clients in the field of service provision: why it is important to hire a separate specialist to collect debts, who should be entrusted with the sales and how not to get bogged down in routine operations
It happens that a client has worked with you for many years, became a friend and brother, and then turned around and went to competitors. And then another, and more. In this situation, it is logical to check the entire business process, starting with the quality of the service provided and ending with communications. But what to do when you have a great product and team, but the customers leave anyway? Continue reading

How I sold cookies to the Russian Army, kindergartens, and major network operators

A businesswoman from Khabarovsk bought a tiny line for the production of cookies. I found a recipe, gathered a team and cheerfully got down to business. And after a couple of months, I realized that one enthusiasm is not enough-no one buys cookies. Stanislav Matushevich tells how he got involved in this business, toured the city and surrounding villages, visited dozens of thresholds and brought the manufacturer a contract with a large network for a million
Hi, my name is Stas. I originally wrote this material together with DaData.ru — the service helps businesses get the most out of customer data. But in the end, this article is not about data, but about patience Continue reading

What is profitable for small businesses: three life hacks from an entrepreneur
Denis Martynov talks about promising niches for small business development in Russia, within which you can build an effective business today: from a variety of integrators of services and goods…

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One against all: from October 1, the company can sue thousands of consumers
Not for long did the music play: not for long did developers "throw" their shareholders, services-car owners, and banks-borrowers. On October 1, 2019, Law No. 191-FZ of the civil procedure…

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How to create an effective presentation: 5 simple steps
Rita Komarevich talks about five steps to create a clear, stylish and effective presentation for a webinar, conference or business meeting Creating a presentation for a conference, webinar, or meeting…

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Can trainings “put out the fire of a business”?
Denis Sidenko talks about situations when employees and business executives really benefit from attending a variety of trainings - from time management training to team building skills - and in…

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