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How to Make Your Contracts Enforceable

Josh Andrews of Gatehouse Law returned to Forge to teach his third Lunch & Learn focusing on the relationship between small business and legal. This time he focused on contracts and how we can enforce them- even if they aren't signed!     Let's start with the basics....

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Feeding Your Sales Funnel

We all know what a sales funnel is but we don't always know how to best implement it. Will Yarbrough of Fleetio came to Forge to teach us more about structuring your specific sales funnel and the model that Fleetio has found success with. We will hit the high points...

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Effective Sales Funnels

Corbitt Chandler of Apex Current taught our first session of March Sales Funnel Madness at Forge! Apex Current focuses on performance-driven Facebook ads so Corbitt is certainly knowledgeable about how to establish an effective sales funnel for different types of...

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LinkedIn for Entrepreneurs

Do you ever feel confused by LinkedIn? Do you wonder if you're utilizing LinkedIn in the best way possible? Donna Gilliland, Founder of MOSTraining Inc. recently taught us the basics of how to best use LinkedIn.     LinkedIn has over 500 million users! It truly is a...

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How to Grow Your Business with Video

Paul Martin has been working with communications teams across the nation for over 20 years. He coaches all types of businesses in how to connect and grow their brands to be more cost-effective and successful. This week he taught us how to use video to grow a business....

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4 Legal Essentials For Your Business

"Let’s be honest, if you want to know about the legal issues in your business, it can feel like drinking from a firehose.   And, there is a reason for that.   Everything that happens in your business is impacted by legal. It can be complicated. But, so is running a...

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