With the Stimulus Package, the Big Winner Could Be Small Business

With the Stimulus Package, the Big Winner Could Be Small Business - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by ksmith under News
From http://www.nytimes.com 4088 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 13, 2008 8:29 pm
Businesses, large and small, will be directly helped by the new economic stimulus legislation passed by Congress last week. But small businesses, in particular, may get the biggest lift indirectly — from consumers spending their tax rebates. Read More

Retirement plans for small businesses

Retirement plans for small businesses - http://www.nydailynews.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Employee Benefits
From http://www.nydailynews.com 4089 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 13, 2008 6:05 pm
Many small business owners don't offer retirement plans, wary of the costs. But they can be worthwhile investments that help attract and retain employees, while offering tax benefits for companies.

Fees have come down in recent years, the result of increased competition among retirement plan management companies. Business owners should also kee Read More

Is now the time to widen your retail niche -- or narrow it?

Is now the time to widen your retail niche -- or narrow it? - http://money.cnn.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Marketing
From http://money.cnn.com 4089 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 13, 2008 7:19 am
It's times like these that retailers panic. They expect, or have experienced, a turndown in sales and are trying to figure out how to broaden their market to increase sales. But is this the best strategy during a recession? This article covers this question and provides other ways to increase sales during a downturn. Here's a quote: "A smal Read More

The online/in-store answer for etailers

The online/in-store answer for etailers - http://www.bizreport.com Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under Online Marketing
From http://www.bizreport.com 4089 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 13, 2008 12:17 am
Online customers want in-store pick-up. But what if you don't have a store? When in-store pick-up isn't available, for instance with online-only retailers, a new service from Shopatron can be used. The Shopatron platform helps etailers connect with brick-and-mortar stores in the consumer's area so that practically any item ordered online can be Read More

Is Praising Employees Counterproductive?

Is Praising Employees Counterproductive? - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Human Resources
From http://www.businessweek.com 4090 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 12, 2008 8:31 pm
Many managers think they'll spoil a good employee with too many compliments. Here's why those fears are unfounded Read More

Microsoft offering Office Live Small Business for free

Microsoft offering Office Live Small Business for free - http://blogs.zdnet.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Technology
From http://blogs.zdnet.com 4090 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 12, 2008 3:51 am
Microsoft is merging the three existing paid versions of its Office Live Small Business product into one and making that single version available for free, the company announced on February 11. Office Live Small Business is the set of Web-based services, targeted at companies with 10 employees or fewer, that are designed to complement Microsoft Read More

How I am Making MORE Money in a Bad Economy

How I am Making MORE Money in a Bad Economy - http://www.betterforbusiness.com Avatar Posted by digitalsmash under Marketing
From http://www.betterforbusiness.com 4090 days ago
Made Hot by: waltgoshert on February 11, 2008 11:34 pm
I explain how I am making MORE money in a down economy, and how I use small disadvantages of other businesses to MY advantage. Sound Mean? It's not! I promise! After all, it's really all about MAKING MONEY, right?? Read More

Top Experts Dish with their Best Kept Marketing Secrets

Top Experts Dish with their Best Kept Marketing Secrets - http://www.smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Marketing
From http://www.smallbiztrends.com 4090 days ago
Made Hot by: administrator on February 11, 2008 10:24 pm
Anita Campbell, editor of Small Business Trends, asked some of the world's top marketers, small business experts and bloggers one short and sweet question: “Please share one of your best kept marketing secrets”.... Read More

Find tax breaks for your business

Find tax breaks for your business - http://money.cnn.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Taxes
From http://money.cnn.com 4093 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 11, 2008 6:44 pm
Federally speaking, there are a wide variety of tax benefits for small businesses. Many depend on the type of business you own. One of the most fundamental, but dramatic, is available to LLCs and corporations with S-status. If they're eligible, they only pay tax at the shareholder/owner level, as opposed to paying at the corporate level and again Read More

Exploring Alternatives To eBay

Exploring Alternatives To eBay - http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Online Marketing
From http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com 4092 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 11, 2008 5:43 pm
If the eBay fee changes have got you bummed, know that there are alternatives. Some of them are a bit obvious, but that makes them no less good, and there are a few other less-known ones that we'll try to bring to light. Read More
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