90% of SMB Owners Quit Paid Ads Within 6 Months

90% of SMB Owners Quit Paid Ads Within 6 Months - http://smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Advertising
From http://smallbiztrends.com 4120 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 13, 2009 2:32 pm
Well, this is sad. A new study from Borrell Associates found that 90 percent of small business owners quit their local paid search campaigns within 6 months of starting, saying they are unhappy with the results and can no longer justify the costs. Ouch. What's going on? I think there are a couple of reasons for the sour stats. Read More

Using Twitter and Facebook to Find a Job

Using Twitter and Facebook to Find a Job - http://www.time.com Avatar Posted by jbrath under Success Stories
From http://www.time.com 4122 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 13, 2009 2:31 pm
Great article on using social media to help you find a job. Read More

Bing Throws Web Analytics for a Loop

Bing Throws Web Analytics for a Loop - http://www.marketingvox.com Avatar Posted by GPorter under Online Marketing
From http://www.marketingvox.com 4120 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 13, 2009 2:29 pm
The advent of a new kind of search engine - aka Microsoft's Bing - is affecting the way information is delivered and may ultimately force marketers to change the way they measure results. Bing pulls content from indexed websites and displays the navigation path and variations on the search query off to the side. Clicking on the new keyword help Read More

The Firefox Small Business Add-on Collection

The Firefox Small Business Add-on Collection - http://www.ducttapemarketing.com Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Resources
From http://www.ducttapemarketing.com 4119 days ago
Made Hot by: VijayGES on June 13, 2009 12:35 pm
Today I would like to introduce the Ultimate Small Business Collection. This is a hand picked group of 12 add-ons that I personally use to enhance the Firefox browser for my small business activity. You can download and install the entire collection with one button and find ways to better bookmark, participate socially, automate repetitive tasks a Read More

Churn may be spoiling local search - Search Marketing - BizReport

Churn may be spoiling local search - Search Marketing - BizReport - http://www.bizreport.com Avatar Posted by smmail under Marketing
From http://www.bizreport.com 4122 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 12, 2009 4:07 pm
Good overview and research about Local Search and long term marketing/sales impact. Read More

Your Virtual Assistant Business

Your Virtual Assistant Business - http://ezinearticles.com Avatar Posted by biancaaquino under Strategy
From http://ezinearticles.com 4120 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 12, 2009 4:06 pm
Have you ever considered the idea that a business is like a parent and employees like its children? Think about it...

Employers must nurture and supervise their business and employees just like parents must do with their children. The "family unit" thrives on strong direction, fair but ... Read More

Why Managers Should Care about Employee Loyalty

Why Managers Should Care about Employee Loyalty - http://www.businessknowhow.com Avatar Posted by biancaaquino under Strategy
From http://www.businessknowhow.com 4120 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 12, 2009 4:06 pm
The long-term success of any company depends heavily upon the quality and loyalty of its people. Yet, when times are tough, employers often lay off employees to reduce costs, which has a direct effect on customer satisfaction and loyalty. Read More
My life was changed with automation and it can change for you too. When you automate the selling process, you can do more than a mere human. Read More

What To Keep In Mind When Rebranding Your Business

What To Keep In Mind When Rebranding Your Business - http://www.understandingmarketing.com Avatar Posted by jsternal under Marketing
From http://www.understandingmarketing.com 4121 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 12, 2009 4:13 am
When is it a good idea for you to change the brand identity and public image of your company? Perhaps you've had troubles with customer service? Quite possibly you may simply think your customers are bored and you're ready to spice things up and get noticed. Or maybe there was a deeper scandal that scarred your company and you want to put all that Read More

Facebook Vanity URLs and What Brands Need to Know

Facebook Vanity URLs and What Brands Need to Know - http://www.ignitesocialmedia.com Avatar Posted by andynew under Strategy
From http://www.ignitesocialmedia.com 4120 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 12, 2009 2:38 am
By now you're probably aware of the great Facebook vanity username (or vanity URL) gold rush that takes place this Saturday (pssst: It's actually late Friday. Don't miss it by 24 hours) . If not, this screenshot explains it in a nutshell. Check out the whole post! Read More
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