How to successfully participate in tenders: 5 rules for entrepreneurs
Arthur Kurbanov talks about five rules for entrepreneurs who want to participate in the tender procurement system: from recommendations to carefully study customer documents and terms of reference to purely…

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"Millennials choose fresh roasting." What happened to the coffee market in Russia during the year — Poster research
The growth of the "takeaway coffee" format, the filter instead of Americano and the fashion for the hario funnel-the company for automating cafes, restaurants and stores Poster analyzed the purchases…

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Comparison of direct and reverse franchises: which is more profitable?
Evgeny Dobrinin compares two types of franchises - direct and reverse, lists the advantages and disadvantages of each option and explains which one is more convenient and profitable to work…

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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

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 which cases money will be wasted
“Do not conduct consulting training” – where should there be a comma in this sentence?

For many experienced business consultants, this is a painful issue. That is, there is always a dilemma – to be a professional or to be a performer. In the corporate development market, there are a lot of business trainers-performers. As a rule, they are ordered training, they conduct it and disappear beyond the horizon. Moreover, regardless of the price tag. This can be seen with trainers for 30 thousand rubles (for a training day) and for 300 thousand rubles. Usually they are engaged in pure training and never in consulting. Continue reading

5 myths about transport companies that should not be trusted
There are many organizations operating in the international transport and customs logistics market: small or large, owned by individual entrepreneurs or holdings. Each company advertises and promotes its competitive advantages.…

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Online store: consumer rights and seller's obligations
Have you noticed that we have become much bolder in our online purchases? Now we do not take the risk of buying covers with Aliexpress for 30 rubles, and fully…

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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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“No legs - no cartoons”, or How a business refuses to serve 40 million potential customers
Emma Kairova describes the issue of the low level of business attention - small and large - to the problem of access for people with limited mobility to the entire…

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