The Top 10 Reasons Startups Fail

The Top 10 Reasons Startups Fail - http://www.squidoo.com Avatar Posted by gimmesome under Startups
From http://www.squidoo.com 4137 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 23, 2008 7:42 pm
New research by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that nearly six in ten businesses shut down within the first four years of operation. To avoid becoming a statistic yourself, here are the top reasons so many new ventures fail. Read More
Standard reference check questions have become so rote that I can rattle them off half-asleep. How long did the candidate work with you? What were the candidate's strengths and weaknesses? Was he a team player? Try these 8 questions and see what kinds of answers you get: Read More

Is College Worth it for Entrepreneurs?

Is College Worth it for Entrepreneurs? - http://www.youngentrepreneur.com Avatar Posted by emd5005 under Self-Development
From http://www.youngentrepreneur.com 4139 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 23, 2008 12:01 am
Another great post asking the question: is college even worth it if you're going to be an entrepreneur? Read More

Social Responsibility and the Small Business

Social Responsibility and the Small Business - http://searchengineland.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Public Relations
From http://searchengineland.com 4139 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 22, 2008 11:00 pm
In the profit-centered business, customer happiness is merely a means to an end: maximizing profits. In the customer-centered business, customer happiness is an end in itself, and will be pursued with greater interest, passion, and empathy than the profit-centered business is capable of. Read More

What's Wrong with Market Segmentation?

What's Wrong with Market Segmentation? - http://www.bnet.com Avatar Posted by alphalife under Marketing
From http://www.bnet.com 4137 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 22, 2008 7:14 pm
Fifty-nine percent of recently surveyed companies executed a major market-segmentation initiative in the previous two years. Yet only 14% derived real value from the exercise. What's wrong with market segmentation? Read More

SEO Strategies 7 Effective keyword research techniques

SEO Strategies 7 Effective keyword research techniques - http://www.directoryone.com Avatar Posted by netgeek06 under Online Marketing
From http://www.directoryone.com 4140 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 22, 2008 7:13 pm
Keyword research is more of an art than a science. Finding keyword phrases is one of the fundamental components of search engine optimization, but yet it is one of the the least talked about optimization techniques. If you are not doing effective keywords research, your SEO efforts will go astray. Read More

10 Incredibly Awesome Documents to Help You Start a Company

10 Incredibly Awesome Documents to Help You Start a Company - http://www.jasonnazar.com Avatar Posted by ZaneSafrit under Startups
From http://www.jasonnazar.com 4140 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 22, 2008 12:50 am
As the title says, here's a list of 10 documents you need to start a business. Link is from @nfib on Twitter. Read More

Businesswomen, bookmark these websites

Businesswomen, bookmark these websites - http://www.usatoday.com Avatar Posted by ginalee under Resources
From http://www.usatoday.com 4140 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 21, 2008 3:34 am
Whether you are looking for business financing, technical support or want to increase your client base, help is only a click away. Read More

When workers need a raise but you can't afford it

When workers need a raise but you can't afford it - http://www.usatoday.com Avatar Posted by ginalee under Employee Benefits
From http://www.usatoday.com 4140 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 19, 2008 11:36 pm
Many small business owners are finding themselves in painful conversations with employees these days, chats that start with "Boss, I'm really strapped for cash — I need a raise." But many companies are also hurting and an owner may need find a way to help a staffer without involving money. Human resources professionals say that by being crea Read More

Small Business Funding Boost

Small Business Funding Boost - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Raising Capital
From http://www.nytimes.com 4141 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 19, 2008 11:17 pm
The Senate has approved an extra $107 million in funding for federal small-business programs overseen by the Small Business Administration. A bill passed late last week by the Senate Appropriations Committee boosts funding for some of the agency's core programs by as much as 50%, including more resources for women, veterans and native American Read More
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