Small businesses cut costs hour by hour, worker by worker

Small businesses cut costs hour by hour, worker by worker - http://money.cnn.com Avatar Posted by ritchelalms under News
From http://money.cnn.com 4107 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 14, 2009 2:42 pm
Businesses with less than 500 employees collectively shed an estimated 414,000 jobs nationwide in April, according to a report released Wednesday by payroll processor ADP. The news marked the 15th consecutive month of employment declines at America's small businesses. Read More

Stay in touch with consumers during recession via socnets

Stay in touch with consumers during recession via socnets - http://www.bizreport.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Marketing
From http://www.bizreport.com 4108 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 14, 2009 2:41 pm
New research has found that economic woes are causing consumers to change the way they spend their time, as well as their money. Social networking continues to play a big part in their lives and savvy businesses will be forging relationships now ready for when the economy recovers. Read More

Seeds of Creative Destruction

Seeds of Creative Destruction - http://www.drjeffcornwall.com Avatar Posted by aliciatrinidad under Success Stories
From http://www.drjeffcornwall.com 4108 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 14, 2009 2:41 pm
There is some evidence of the seeds of creative destruction at work in the economy. This is clearly becoming the age of the bootstrapper. Don't focus on investment dollars or massive infusions from the SBA as a sign of activity. Focus, instead, on the grassroots bootstrapping entrepreneurs who will reinvent our economy -- if we just would get Read More

How to Show Customers the Love

How to Show Customers the Love - http://www.fuelnet.com Avatar Posted by StepByStepMarketing under Customer Service
From http://www.fuelnet.com 4107 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 14, 2009 12:43 pm
The No. 1 reason customers stop doing business with a company is a perceived attitude of indifference. They don't think companies care about them, as a valued customer or as a person. Trusted business relationships, much like friendships, require time and regular contact. Here are three action steps to show your customers the love. Read More
With all the noise on the web, this presentation gives some insights as to how you can best leverage technology to monitor the online buzz around your brand. Read More

7 Ways to Improve RFP Responses

7 Ways to Improve RFP Responses - http://www.fuelnet.com Avatar Posted by StepByStepMarketing under Sales
From http://www.fuelnet.com 4106 days ago
Made Hot by: tiroberts on May 14, 2009 5:35 am
For many growing businesses, responding to requests for proposals (RFPs) plays a major role in a business development plan. But it's also a task that can hone a company's performance and improve its chances for getting new customers. Here are seven tips for making your proposal stand out among the competition. Read More

Integrity in Sales and Building Relationships

Integrity in Sales and Building Relationships - http://podcast.salesmanagement20.com Avatar Posted by bmtrnavsky under Sales
From http://podcast.salesmanagement20.com 4106 days ago
Made Hot by: nialldevitt on May 14, 2009 5:35 am
No matter what you sell, the core competency every sales person needs is the ability to build relationships. Whether you've got five minutes or five months, your capacity to build rapport with your prospects is critical, and that was the topic of our discussion with Kim Williams, Vice President of Sales at Pike's Home Maintenance. Read More

SHOP: Small Business Health Care Reform

SHOP: Small Business Health Care Reform - http://bizbox.slate.com Avatar Posted by BizBox under News
From http://bizbox.slate.com 4107 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 14, 2009 1:49 am
What's SHOP? It's a bill in the Senate, supported by Democrats and Republicans, unions and businesses, that would make it easier for small businesses to provide health insurance to their employees. Read more about it here. Read More

The First Tweet From Outer Space

The First Tweet From Outer Space - http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com Avatar Posted by smallbiztrends under News
From http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com 4106 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 14, 2009 1:49 am
Astronaut Mike Massimino, who blasted off for space from Cape Canaveral on Monday, sent out the first tweet from outer space. He's known on Twitter as @Astro_Mike. This example shows how Twitter is trafficking off of celebrity and newsworthy events. Read More

Coaching the the Self Doubter

Coaching the the Self Doubter - http://www.starresults.com Avatar Posted by starresults under Management
From http://www.starresults.com 4106 days ago
Made Hot by: CindyKing on May 14, 2009 1:45 am
Joe is a successful district sales manager who could work in any industry and for any company. In fact, there are many Joe's in all companies. Each month Joe is put to the test with different sales reps he must coach to success. He must now coach a self doubter Read More
Subscribe

Share your small business tips with the community!
Share your small business tips with the community!
Share your small business tips with the community!
Share your small business tips with the community!