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Do your homework before setting prices

February 10, 2014
By Ed Rappuhn – SCORE Nashville “I’m starting a business. How do I price my services?” First, determine if your value proposition (product or service) can generate enough revenue... Read more
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Customers and revenue drive business model

March 10, 2014
By Ed Rappuhn – SCORE Nashville Two weeks ago I began to answer the question, “What is a business model and why do I need one?” A business model allows you to visualize your... Read more
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Business model not complete without...

March 24, 2014
By Ed Rappuhn – SCORE Nashville Four weeks ago I began to answer the question, “What is a business model and why do I need one?” A business model allows you to visualize your... Read more
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Business plan is a roadmap to success

April 7, 2014
By Ed Rappuhn – SCORE Nashville “My Business Model is complete. Why should I do a Business Plan?” Banks and equity investors often require a Business Plan when providing money to... Read more
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You learn by listening, not by speaking

April 21, 2014
By Ed Rappuhn – SCORE Nashville “What is the most important skill I need to be successful in business?” Ask a dozen successful business people and you might get a dozen answers;... Read more
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Look at it from the listener’s side

May 5, 2014
By Ed Rappuhn – SCORE Nashville “How do I get buy-in from my customers, employees and vendors?” I discussed the importance of listening two weeks ago. If you actively listen to... Read more
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“Smart” goals improve success

May 19, 2014
By Ed Rappuhn – SCORE Nashville “I told my employees that more revenue is the major goal for this year. Now sales are up, but profit is down. What gives?” You didn’t consider the... Read more
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Devour big projects one bite at a time

June 2, 2014
By Ed Rappuhn – SCORE Nashville “Help! I have too much to do and continue to fall behind.” My counterintuitive advice is to STOP what you’re doing. Too often we get caught up in... Read more
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Build top business writing skills

June 30, 2014
By Ed Rappuhn – SCORE Nashville “Can u help me i send lots of emails but 2 many r never opened.” Save the abbreviations for personal text messages. Professional writing is an... Read more
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Outsourcing often aids business owners

July 14, 2014
By Ed Rappuhn – SCORE Nashville “My business is growing and I’m working 80 hours a week but I’m hesitant to hire more employees in case business slows down. Any suggestions?”... Read more

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