Design to Distribution (video)

Design to Distribution (video) - http://www.bnet.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Success Stories
From http://www.bnet.com 4339 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 4, 2008 10:08 pm
How does a small apron business with an even smaller profit margin soar to the forefront of high-end denim design, manufacturing and distribution? Ask Marc Crossman, CEO of Joe's Jeans, who transformed this small shop into a world class denim company, distributing high-end product to the likes of Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom. Crossman speaks a Read More

Top 10 Obscure Google Search Tricks

Top 10 Obscure Google Search Tricks - http://lifehacker.com Avatar Posted by louienews under Technology
From http://lifehacker.com 4337 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 4, 2008 9:06 pm
Okay, so it may not exactly be a business tip, but considering how often I use Google in my business I thought I passs these extremely helpful tips along. My favorites are the currency converter and using the tilde to find related terms. Read More

Word of Mouth Versus Key Influencers

Word of Mouth Versus Key Influencers - http://blog.guykawasaki.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Marketing
From http://blog.guykawasaki.com 4350 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 4, 2008 9:04 pm
An article from the December issue of the Journal of Advertising Research says that common word-of-mouth advertising by regular folks is more powerful than “key influencers.” Read More

36 Startup Tips: From Software Engineering to PR and More!

36 Startup Tips: From Software Engineering to PR and More! - http://www.readwriteweb.com Avatar Posted by blueenergy under Startups
From http://www.readwriteweb.com 4337 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 3, 2008 8:06 pm
These tips are meant for technology startups, but many of the ideas apply just as well for any startup. This is a collection of startup tips covering software engineering, infrastructure, PR, conferences, legal and finance. They describe best practices for an early-stage startup. We hope that you will find these tips useful, but also please rememb Read More

Paying for PR -- But Only When It Works

Paying for PR -- But Only When It Works - http://online.wsj.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Public Relations
From http://online.wsj.com 4337 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 3, 2008 7:05 pm
A mention in a news article or television broadcast can have a big payoff for a little-known business. But small companies often struggle to get such media coverage. Most can't afford the big fees traditional agencies charge or in-house expertise to guide them. And solo efforts may yield only rejections or, worse, bad press. So many small compani Read More
There are times where it can be difficult for small business to compete in the paid search environment. As the cost of targeting keywords on venues such as Google AdWords continues to increase, many small businesses are finding it difficult to keep pace. We recently encountered a scenario like this with a client's Google AdWords campaign. The mai Read More

Are contextual web ad clickers poor and stupid?

Are contextual web ad clickers poor and stupid? - http://www.seobook.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Online Marketing
From http://www.seobook.com 4337 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 3, 2008 1:29 am
According to Aaron Wall, "As an advertiser and a publisher I have ad CTR data spanning hundreds of millions of impressions and about a million ad clicks across a wide array of verticals. One of my early opinions on contextual ads and search ads was that people are far more likely to click ads if they are desperate, stupid, or ignorant. While I wa Read More

A P2P Lending Alternative

A P2P Lending Alternative - http://www.smallbizresource.com Avatar Posted by dobbie under Raising Capital
From http://www.smallbizresource.com 4350 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 2, 2008 10:37 pm
There are banks and credit unions and loan sharks. Now you can add a new funding option to the list and it's one that small businesses, with good solid credit, may find extremely beneficial. Simply, the Lending Club uses social networking to hook lenders and borrowers together. It's like the Match.com of credit. Those with good credit reports ca Read More
Most small businesses still see print Yellow Pages advertising as their most effective way to generate sales leads, but many are also eager to integrate effective internet options into their overall marketing approach, according to a new survey of 1,000 small businesses. Some 63% of small businesses (25 or fewer employees) advertise in a printed Y Read More

Watch out for the 'evil twin' when using public Wi-Fi

Watch out for the 'evil twin' when using public Wi-Fi - http://www.usatoday.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Technology
From http://www.usatoday.com 4350 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 30, 2007 11:32 pm
Few things expose your work to greater security risks than latching onto a public Wi-Fi service. Most people don't realize the risks, and even fewer have the ability to perform the geeky tasks that would fix it.

Computer criminals can "sniff" the traffic in a cafe, or set up a fake hot spot that you might innocently log into. When that happe Read More
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