While it's unlikely that you'll get Miley Cyrus or Christian Bale to endorse your small business, you can aim for local television or blogs for product (or service) placement. Read More

Flex time can be on small business' side

Flex time can be on small business' side - http://www.msnbc.msn.com Avatar Posted by SmallBizGirl under Human Resources
From http://www.msnbc.msn.com 4144 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 8, 2008 6:50 pm
While it's still pretty much the norm for American workers to mold their lives around their bosses' schedules, many small business owners are giving employees flexible work hours, allowing them to take part in outside activities such as grad school, charitable work or second jobs. Read More

'Generation V' Defies Traditional Demographics

'Generation V' Defies Traditional Demographics - http://www.marketingcharts.com Avatar Posted by ginalee under News
From http://www.marketingcharts.com 4143 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 8, 2008 6:50 pm
The online behavior, attitudes and interests of people from all walks of life are blending together online, cutting across generations and traditional demographics and giving rise to a new online group called “Generation Virtual” (Generation V). Unlike previous generations, Generation V is not defined by age, gender, social class or geography. Read More

6 Tips For Involving Your Kids in Your Business

6 Tips For Involving Your Kids in Your Business - http://www.smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by SmallBizGirl under Resources
From http://www.smallbiztrends.com 4144 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 8, 2008 6:54 am
Do you own a business? Do you have kids? Do you want them involved in your business? Do you want them to run it one day? There are certain things you can do to make that transition run smoothly. Read More

Gatorade, Absolut, Levi's; popular viral videos circulating the Web

Gatorade, Absolut, Levi's; popular viral videos circulating the Web - http://lab.77agency.com Avatar Posted by 77Lab under Online Marketing
From http://lab.77agency.com 4144 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 8, 2008 2:22 am
Gatorade, Absolut, Levi's, Stride Chewing Gum; no need for apparent product placement, just some subtle advertising and they're off virally spreading in YouTube's powerful universe. Read More
I'll be willing to bet that when you hear internet marketing related terms like SEO, SEM, PPC, etc, you don't think of conversion optimization. And vice versa, when you hear talk of e-commerce conversion improvements, you may not think of internet marketing. If you do, then bravo!...you're ahead of the pack. If not, that's ok, but you may want Read More

Press Releases and Search Engine Optimization

Press Releases and Search Engine Optimization - http://searchenginewatch.com Avatar Posted by morecowbell under Online Marketing
From http://searchenginewatch.com 4144 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 8, 2008 2:20 am
Many companies still don't take advantage of SEO. There are many, however, that issue press releases on a regular basis. What they don't understand is that press releases can be part of your SEO efforts, and can be used to gain presence in the editorial results of the search engines, even if it's not a direct presence for your actual domain. Read More

Poll: Small-biz owners down on economy, working longer hours

Poll: Small-biz owners down on economy, working longer hours - http://money.cnn.com Avatar Posted by Becky under News
From http://money.cnn.com 4145 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 7, 2008 1:43 am
Higher prices, smaller staffs and longer hours are just a few of the changes the economic slump has prompted at small companies. Read More

Keep the Recession From Killing Productivity

Keep the Recession From Killing Productivity - http://blogs.bnet.com Avatar Posted by dobbie under Management
From http://blogs.bnet.com 4145 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 6, 2008 7:41 pm
A recent study from LeadershipIQ asserts that workers today are wasting 44 percent more time than they did a year ago. It seems that worry and financial research are now the top non-work activities conducted at the office. Read More

6 Universal Principles of Influence

6 Universal Principles of Influence - http://www.fuelnet.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Self-Development
From http://www.fuelnet.com 4145 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 6, 2008 5:41 pm
Robert B. Cialdini, in his classic book Influence: Science and Practice, reveals six universal principles that everyone needs to understand to achieve business and personal success. Mastering them, he says, can help people implement effective strategic communication management strategies, developing powerful working relationships, and build long—t Read More
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