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Shane Avron is a freelance writer, specializing in business, general management, enterprise software, and digital technologies. In addition to Flevy, Shane's articles have appeared in Huffington Post, Forbes Magazine, among other business journals.

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How to Choose the Best Name for Your Startup Business

Creating the perfect name for your startup business isn’t easy. It takes time and effort to develop something that’ll resonate with customers, but it can be done. You may need to try a few different options until you find one that works for you. For business owners, choosing the right name is of the utmost […]

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How to Build an IT Infrastructure for Your Business

IT infrastructure refers to all the components of your business’ hardware, software, and other network resources. It’s a critical aspect of any business. A robust IT infrastructure enhances security and user experience, boosts productivity, and helps your company achieve a higher ROI. Your IT infrastructure should meet the business’s specific requirements, whether set up within […]

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How Additive Manufacturing Is Revolutionizing Various Industries

Additive manufacturing is a revolutionary approach to creating 3D objects. It’s already being used in many industries, and its popularity is rising. Before we jump into the various applications of additive manufacturing, let’s learn what it is and how it works. What Is Additive Manufacturing? In a nutshell, additive manufacturing is making three-dimensional solid objects […]

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5 Best Practices for Customer Retention

Enhancing customer retention is, perhaps, one of the most effective approaches to growing your business. It’s a process of engaging existing clients so they’ll continue coming to your store to buy products or services.   You’d want to enhance your business’s customer retention for several reasons. For instance, it can lead to minimized marketing costs. […]

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4 Key Digital Marketing Strategies for Your Cybersecurity Company

With recent technological developments, most companies actively automate their business processes to meet the demands of their clients. While this innovation helps them provide transaction efficiency to their customers, it also risks mismanagement of confidential information. These companies may suffer from cyberattacks such as service denial, malware, ransomware, and phishing that might ruin their brand […]

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A Guide to Sales Engagement Platform

Sales engagement platforms are the new kids on the block, thanks to their invaluable help dealing with prospective customers. Companies use this tool to interact with prospective clients. This application streamlines communication via live chat, text, email, or phone calls for efficiency. If you’ve been thinking of upgrading your sales game using this tool, here’s […]

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How to Transition from MPLS to SD-WAN

In 2022, now more than ever it is vital that an enterprise chooses the computer network which gives them the highest level of functionality possible. With more and more businesses going partially or fully remote in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the question begs: which network will optimize productivity for the enterprise while also […]

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How to Reward Individual Employees and Teams to Boost Motivation Dramatically

Everyone wants to feel like they’re making a difference and are being rewarded for their efforts. But how can you ensure your employees know they’re being heard and their contributions are valued? Reward systems aren’t as complicated as they may seem. They can be really simple—and effective—once you know the right way to go about […]

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Tips to Bootstrap Your Business Idea

Coming up with a viable business idea can be challenging but implementing it may be even more difficult. You need a strong determination to succeed if you want to be successful. Still, coming up with the funds to get there can be challenging, especially if you want to bootstrap your idea. Try to Avoid Borrowing […]

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4 Best Digital Marketing Strategies for Startups

Digital marketing is a great way for startups to reduce their advertising costs while improving their reach at the same time. However, not all digital marketing approaches are equally effective. To help you choose what’s right for your startup, below, we list some of the best digital marketing strategies. If you’re running an eCommerce store, […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Product Development

Product development is one of the numerous essential factors for business growth. Improving the products your company deals with is ideal for satisfying customers’ unlimited wants and indicating the growth of your business. What Is Product Development? Product development is creating a new product from conception to production and then from production to sale. It […]

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Best Ways to Learn German for Business Executives

By the end of the 20th century, German had finally secured the status of a world-spoken language. In most schools globally, its study became mandatory, and the teaching methodology began to develop by leaps and bounds. Not everyone could afford to attend courses, which provoked the emergence of the first method of self-study of the […]

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