Peer-to-peer lending gaining steam

Peer-to-peer lending gaining steam - http://www.newsobserver.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Raising Capital
From http://www.newsobserver.com 5003 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 6, 2008 1:21 am
Make way for peer-to-peer lending - where anyone with Web access can be a banker and small business owners are finding a new way to raise cash. The industry is still in its infancy, but has been catching fire as major players enter the market. The UK's Zopa - considered the grand-daddy of the niche - launched its U.S. operations in December, Cali Read More

Recession-Proof Your Business

Recession-Proof Your Business - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by LeeAdams under Strategy
From http://www.businessweek.com 5007 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 5, 2008 7:03 am
What's a small business owner to do if the current economic climate extends through 2008? Business consultants are busy weighing in on this question, so we rounded up some of their advice. Read More
Useful tips and strategies for winning in negotiation. Key steps to help improve your preparation for negotiation. Read More

Deliver a Presentation like Steve Jobs

Deliver a Presentation like Steve Jobs - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Self-Development
From http://www.businessweek.com 5008 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 4, 2008 5:08 pm
When Apple CEO Steve Jobs kicked off this year's Macworld Conference & Expo, he once again raised the bar on presentation skills. While most presenters simply convey information, Jobs also inspires. He sells the steak and the sizzle at the same time, as one reader commented a few years ago. I analyzed his latest presentation and extracted the Read More

Tony Robbins motivates you in 20 minutes: TEDTalks

Avatar Posted by JohnH under Self-Development
From http://www.youtube.com 5007 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 1, 2008 6:06 am
Tony Robbins talks about how to unlock your true potential by asking what motivates you to succeed. A fast-paced, mind-expanding, motivating TEDTalk for high achievers and those who wish to be. Read More

Which Marketing Metrics are Key To Marketing Success

Which Marketing Metrics are Key To Marketing Success - http://www.marketingprowess.com Avatar Posted by dimanomktg under Marketing
From http://www.marketingprowess.com 5008 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 31, 2008 9:20 pm
Marketing metrics play a critical role in multi-channel marketing activities. Whether you are running online or offline campaigns, examining key metrics can put you in position to develop, execute, and refine marketing initiatives. Ultimately metrics can lay a path to cost effective marketing and increase the impact of your marketing expenditures. Read More

Experts differ on how stimulus plan would benefit small-business owners

Experts differ on how stimulus plan would benefit small-business owners - http://www.examiner.com Avatar Posted by ksmith under News
From http://www.examiner.com 5009 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 31, 2008 8:23 pm
The package proposed by Congress and the White House to try to stimulate the economy has drawn mixed reactions from experts on small-business. “When you look at the package, it's about everything but small businesses,” said George Cloutier, small-business spokesman for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

The package is worth about $150 bil Read More

Best advertising campaigns I've seen. Great for advertising ideas.

Best advertising campaigns I've seen. Great for advertising ideas. - http://uaddit.com Avatar Posted by dobbie under Advertising
From http://uaddit.com 5009 days ago
Made Hot by: Fenessy on January 30, 2008 10:09 pm
These are some great ad ideas from around the world. Some of the best ones are downright guerrilla-marketing cheap to do. At the very least these ads should get small business owners and marketers thinking outside of the box. My favorite are the peephole flyers. Read More

Ten Key Online Predictions for 2008

Ten Key Online Predictions for 2008 - http://www.marketingcharts.com Avatar Posted by Becky under News
From http://www.marketingcharts.com 5021 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 30, 2008 7:37 pm
eMarketer has issued predictions for 2008 in key online areas, including those related advertising, videos, social networks, e-commerce and entertainment, saying online advertising will ride out potential economic storms in the US - and YouTube will decide political elections. Read More

Why women are naturally winning with Web 2.0 and the new-media marketplace.

Why women are naturally winning with Web 2.0 and the new-media marketplace. - http://www.womenentrepreneur.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Sales
From http://www.womenentrepreneur.com 5013 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 29, 2008 3:42 am
According to Deborah Micek, women are naturally better sales professionals than men. Part of the reason for this is that both men and women tend to believe that women are more trustworthy. People believe that women lie less, are more responsible and are more honest at work. She explains that her opinions are backed by Martha Barletta's book, Read More
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