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    1. 8 Ways to Deal With a Difficult Client

      8 Ways to Deal With a Difficult Client

      We all have ‘em—you know, the clients who make you cringe when you see that they’re calling. The ones who drain your energy, criticize everything and are slow to pay. Difficult customers exist in every business, for every company, and even though you may want to kick them to the curb some days, you know that it’s better to keep them if you can. So, how can you keep your difficult clients and your sanity?

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      Mentions: Skype
    2. Yelp Gets on Business Owners’s Bad Sides Again With Latest Move

      Yelp Gets on Business Owners’s Bad Sides Again With Latest Move

      Business owners are finding a new reason to be angry at Yelp.

      Yahoo and Yelp recently struck a deal in which all Yahoo Local reviews will be replaced by Yelp reviews. Yahoo, in a move that suggests it was ready to get out of the review business, turned to review behemoth Yelp to fill in the gap on its local business listings.

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      Mentions: Yahoo Massachusetts
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  6. About the Editor

    Richard Turcott
    Richard Turcott

    Richard Turcott is a Small Business advocate, a career tech start-up CEO/CMO, customer experience enthusiast, 14x marathon runner, 2x ultra-marathon runner and 20+ year marketer.

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