Shhh….The Secret's Out!
500 Tips, Tricks, and Tactics You'd Never Learn in Business School

Looking for ways to grow your small business? You've just discovered the not-so-secret portal to hundreds of proven small business ideas! Forget ivory tower theories-these are practical, in-the-trenches solutions, sprung from the minds of real, successful small business owners, as distilled from the meetings of their peer group advisory boards.

In The Best Secrets of Great Small Businesses, veteran peer group facilitator Ray Silverstein gives us a first-hand look at the collective wisdom of hundreds of savvy entrepreneurs.

See their strategies for boosting profits, slashing costs, and vaulting over their competition. Their collective knowledge represents a tremendous resource for small business owners-and now you can get a peek at their playbooks.

Best Secrets brings you 500 innovative small business ideas and solutions, including:

  • What the business owner should work on…and what he shouldn't
  • Dealing with "problem" employees
  • When to fire a customer
  • Getting the most out of your people
  • Driving traffic to your web site
  • Savvy sales management techniques
  • Succession and transition planning
  • Diagnostic tests: instant help for small businesses
There are plenty of small business books out there, but there's never been one like this!

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About the Book

10 illuminating chapters, covering:

  • Management Strategies
  • Sales
  • Sales Management
  • Marketing
  • Performance & Organization
  • Human Assets
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About the Author

Ray Silverstein has become the guru for hundreds of small business owners - people faced with the same challenges as you encounter every day - through his Presidents' Resource Organization (PRO), a nationwide network of entrepreneurs who meet regularly to serve as one another's advisory board. Ray founded PRO in 1993, after he sold his multi-million dollar tool and hardware manufacturing business more...

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About Peer Groups

As a small business owner, you know that it's lonely at the top. You don't have anyone to bounce ideas off of or discuss your problems with. You don't have a board of directors, you often can't turn to your employees, and it's hard to be objective about your own business and management style. But some savvy entrepreneurs have found a solution, based on the old proverb, "all of us are smarter than one of us." That's why they band together, with a pro to guide them as they pool their collective wisdom. And author Ray Silverstein is the ultimate PRO. more...