While it may be tempting to focus on attracting new customers, you shouldn't neglect one of your most powerful resources for future growth: your current customer base.

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If you're confused by what various green terms actually mean and whether you can apply them to your products, use this guide to help you find the answers.

The art of designing a business model that keeps customers coming back.

A company that has seen major success with the crowdfunding platform is going back to the site to sell its wares.

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New York entrepreneur Kheedim Oh never thought his kimchi business would become an international brand. His customers had other ideas.

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This systematic approach for documenting and analyzing your customers' experience could prove to be one of your most valuable customer relations tools.

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