Solving Customers' Problems to Create Relationships by Mike Moran

Solving Customers' Problems to Create Relationships by Mike Moran - http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com Avatar Posted by Jenny under Online Marketing
From http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com 4794 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 13, 2008 10:42 pm
The Web is ushering in a new way of communicating with customers, but instead of the breathless hype of the old days designed to make one sale, we need to solve a customer's problem to create one relationship. If we truly help people, you can be sure that few of them will remember to buy from us. Unfortunately, more and more of our target markets Read More

Eight for '08: Brand and Marketing Trends

Eight for '08: Brand and Marketing Trends - http://chiefmarketer.com Avatar Posted by Becky under News
From http://chiefmarketer.com 4803 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 13, 2008 5:40 pm
Here are eight trends that will have direct consequences to the success — and failure — of marketing efforts in the coming year. Read More

Internet Marketing Resolutions: Don't Rest on Your Laurels in 2008

Internet Marketing Resolutions: Don't Rest on Your Laurels in 2008 - http://chiefmarketer.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Online Marketing
From http://chiefmarketer.com 4795 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 13, 2008 5:40 pm
This article covers ideas for Internet marketers to thrive in 2008... such as the new dynamics of search marketing, handling negative reviews, delivering utility, customer collaboration, and ideas for video marketing, widgets, apps, and other Web 2.0 marketing, etc. Read More

A Conversation With My Niece About Facebook

A Conversation With My Niece About Facebook - http://www.jimkukral.com Avatar Posted by jimkukral under News
From http://www.jimkukral.com 4795 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 11, 2008 4:18 pm
Learn how a college student uses Facebook. Read More

Small-Business Hiring Up

Small-Business Hiring Up - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by alphalife under News
From http://www.nytimes.com 4796 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 11, 2008 2:40 pm
Following declines in 2006, small-business hiring rose by 4.3 percent last year, even as labor costs went up, according to SurePayroll. Based on payroll data from more than 18,000 small businesses, salaries rose by 4.2 percent to an average $32,609, the Chicago-based payroll services firm reported. Read More

Big trends in small business, part 2

Big trends in small business, part 2 - http://www.usatoday.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Strategy
From http://www.usatoday.com 4795 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 11, 2008 1:15 am
Last week, Steve Strauss began his annual look at the top ten trends shaping small business. He wraps it up this week with a look at the Top 5. Be sure to check out trend number 1. Read More

Plug these holes in your bank account

Plug these holes in your bank account - http://www.businessknowhow.com Avatar Posted by attard under Finance
From http://www.businessknowhow.com 4795 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 10, 2008 8:28 pm
I you've been in business long, chances are there's money leaking out of your bank account every month. Money you could be saving and taking home at the end of the month or using to grow your business. Here's how to find and plug the leak. Read More

Top 9 Questions to Ask a Journalist When You're New to a Market

Top 9 Questions to Ask a Journalist When You're New to a Market - http://www.marketingsherpa.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Public Relations
From http://www.marketingsherpa.com 4798 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 10, 2008 6:02 pm
Many journalists will agree to a quick informational phone call with new marketing leaders, if you respectfully request it. Let them know the conversation will not run longer than 15 minutes and will be at a time of their convenience, and promise you will not pitch them during that time. You're seeking information so you can serve them better as a Read More

Financing: Follow the Lead

Financing: Follow the Lead - http://www.entrepreneur.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Raising Capital
From http://www.entrepreneur.com 4797 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 10, 2008 2:04 am
Finding investors is hard work. Entrepreneurs who have been through the process a few times, like Todd Parsons, 40, co-founder of San Francisco-based BuzzLogic, will tell you it's the hardest part of running a business. For Parsons, who co-founded BuzzLogic with Jeff Glover, 40, and Mitch Ratcliffe, 45, finding venture capital to turn the consult Read More

Kerry, Snowe Call on Administration to Fund Small Business Programs

Kerry, Snowe Call on Administration to Fund Small Business Programs - http://www.forbes.com Avatar Posted by alphalife under News
From http://www.forbes.com 4796 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 9, 2008 8:24 pm
One month before the President submits his 2009 budget request to Congress, Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, urged the Bush Administration to support America's small businesses by increasing funding for the Small Business Administration Read More
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