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 5028 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 5029 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 5028 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 5028 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 5031 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 5030 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 5029 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

Survey finds most small businesses don't track ROI

Survey finds most small businesses don't track ROI - http://www.btobonline.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Sales
From http://www.btobonline.com 5030 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 9, 2008 4:26 pm
A new study found that 82.8% of small businesses do not track ROI on lead generation programs. The study also found that 52.4% of companies surveyed have no formal sales forecasting process in place. Read More
Are you testing landing pages like a primate on steroids? Are you spinning wheels trying to unearth your next conversion rate boost? Here are four Web site areas that often are overlooked and misunderstood, and some suggestions on how you can improve them for better site conversion. Read More

A Price War in Health Insurance

A Price War in Health Insurance - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Employee Benefits
From http://www.businessweek.com 5032 days ago
Made Hot by: ureach on January 9, 2008 3:00 pm
Health insurance has always been pricey for small and midsize businesses. But after years of extracting hefty increases from smaller corporate customers, some insurers are showing more flexibility. Why? With the overall market for health insurance flat, carriers are battling to steal market share from one another. "There's a price war going on n Read More
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