How to Grow Your Business by Firing Customers

How to Grow Your Business by Firing Customers - http://www.squidoo.com Avatar Posted by gimmesome under Startups
From http://www.squidoo.com 4167 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 9, 2008 10:48 pm
Studies of customer profitability in many businesses have found that only a small percentage of accounts are responsible for all of the firm's profits once costs related to acquisition, service, and support have been factored in. The staggering truth is simply this: many customers cost more to serve than they bring in revenue! Read More

If You're Open to Growth, You Tend to Grow

If You're Open to Growth, You Tend to Grow - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under Self-Development
From http://www.nytimes.com 4167 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 9, 2008 10:48 pm
WHY do some people reach their creative potential in business while other equally talented peers don't? The Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck believes that the answer to the puzzle lies in how people think about intelligence and talent. Those who believe they were born with all the smarts and gifts they're ever going to have approach life with Read More
Getting users engaged with your content can result with a sale, subscription, bookmark and return visit. One of best ways to increase reader engagement is to make sure that your site architecture interlinks related content and displays them in a way which encourages the user to click around. If the first article doesn't result in a subscription, t Read More

Eight Things That Are Better Than Free

Eight Things That Are Better Than Free - http://www.kk.org Avatar Posted by gimmesome under Marketing
From http://www.kk.org 4167 days ago
Made Hot by: sanssecret on July 9, 2008 1:38 pm
The internet is a copy machine. When copies are super abundant, stuff which can't be copied becomes scarce and valuable. From my study of the network economy I see roughly eight categories of intangible value that we buy when we pay for something that could be free. In a real sense, these are eight things that are better than free. Eight uncop Read More

How to Start a Virtual Assistant Business

How to Start a Virtual Assistant Business - http://www.entrepreneur.com Avatar Posted by Fenessy under Startups
From http://www.entrepreneur.com 4168 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 8, 2008 11:17 pm
In the past few years, the Virtual Assistant (VA) industry has increasingly been in the headlines. The Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report and numerous other publications have made it clear that the virtual assistant business is trendy and growing. More and more virtual assistants are starting their businesses by ditching their corporat Read More

10 Social Media Case Studies

10 Social Media Case Studies - http://nowisgone.com Avatar Posted by ZaneSafrit under Advertising
From http://nowisgone.com 4168 days ago
Made Hot by: Bigheights on July 8, 2008 11:16 pm
10 case studies of social media campaigns. Why they worked, what worked and how it worked. Read More

NFIB: US small business optimism slips in June

NFIB: US small business optimism slips in June - http://www.forbes.com Avatar Posted by PuggieLover under Finance
From http://www.forbes.com 4167 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 8, 2008 8:32 pm
Optimism at small U.S. businesses edged down in June as owners were battered by rising food, energy and labor costs, a survey released Monday showed. The National Federation of Independent Business index of small business optimism fell 0.1 point in June to 89.2 as more owners cited inflation as their top concern. Read More

Search Engine Smarts: Doing more with your digital assets

Search Engine Smarts: Doing more with your digital assets - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by JuliePower under Online Marketing
From http://www.allbusiness.com 4168 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 8, 2008 4:15 am
Remember the old saying, "Don't put all your eggs in one basket"? This article talks about doing more with all your digital assets. It's no yolk! Read More

Behavioral Economics for Entrepreneurs

Behavioral Economics for Entrepreneurs - http://www.smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by ZaneSafrit under Marketing
From http://www.smallbiztrends.com 4168 days ago
Made Hot by: lyceum on July 8, 2008 4:11 am
It's a review of the book "Predictably Irrational", explaining why we as consumers are predictably irrational. And hopefully that explains the failure or success of business marketing. Read More

Seven Lethal Business Mistakes to Avoid

Seven Lethal Business Mistakes to Avoid - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Strategy
From http://www.allbusiness.com 4169 days ago
Made Hot by: administrator on July 7, 2008 5:15 pm
From article: One of my vacation reads this year was "Famous Last Words" by Jonathan Green. This sometimes funny, frequently poignant compilation of deathbed quotations offers a glimpse at the characters of famous people as revealed by their final words. Whatever words you may utter if your business collapses, the failure can often be traced Read More
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