Top Ten Myths of Entrepreneurship

Top Ten Myths of Entrepreneurship - http://blog.guykawasaki.com Avatar Posted by LaurenO under Startups
From http://blog.guykawasaki.com 5027 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 22, 2008 1:51 am
Many entrepreneurs believe a bunch of myths about entrepreneurship, so here are ten of the most common and the realities that bust them: Read More

What's the Best Day & Time to Follow Up on Leads?

What's the Best Day & Time to Follow Up on Leads? - http://www.marketingsherpa.com Avatar Posted by LaurenO under Sales
From http://www.marketingsherpa.com 5026 days ago
Made Hot by: melanee on January 21, 2008 7:54 pm
If you think you know the best day or time to follow up on a Web-generated lead, you're probably wrong. Here's a peek at one marketer's results from a study on this issue. Read More

Business Groups Attack Stimulus Plan

Business Groups Attack Stimulus Plan - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by jnelson under News
From http://www.nytimes.com 5027 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 6:57 pm
A White House plan to boost the nation's sagging economy will do little to help small businesses over the long haul, critics say. The proposed plan, which includes up to $145 billion in temporary tax cuts, is aimed at encouraging business owners to "expand their operations, create new jobs and inject new energy into our economy," President Bush Read More

Small businesses will pay more under new Americans with Disabilities Act proposal

Small businesses will pay more under new Americans with Disabilities Act proposal - http://www.sacbee.com Avatar Posted by ksmith under Legal
From http://www.sacbee.com 5033 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 1:31 am
The Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy has reported small businesses will pay more per square foot and per employee than larger businesses to alter facilities to meet changes proposed for the Americans with Disabilities Act. The office studied costs associated with removing physical barriers to the handicapped, including changes i Read More

Is "Forced Ranking" a good management tool for your workforce?

Is "Forced Ranking" a good management tool for your workforce? - http://www.bnet.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Management
From http://www.bnet.com 5030 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 12:39 am
Forced ranking is a controversial workforce management tool that uses intense yearly evaluations to identify a company's best and worst performing employees, using person-to-person comparisons. In theory, each ranking will improve the quality of the workforce. Top managers rank workers into three categories: The top 20% are the "A" players, the Read More

Video: Calculating ROI

Video: Calculating ROI - http://www.bnet.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Finance
From http://www.bnet.com 5033 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 12:31 am
I noticed there was an article last week about how small businesses don't bother to calculate ROI, so I thought I'd add this primer video. Read More

Study names Facebook and MySpace 'types'

Study names Facebook and MySpace 'types' - http://idolator.typepad.com Avatar Posted by dobbie under News
From http://idolator.typepad.com 5036 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 12:31 am
Ever wonder what types of people frequent MySpace and Facebook? MySpace commissioned a study of user personalities on these two social networks. The user sample consisted of 1000 people, aged 18-24. Here are the resulting six types... Read More

Consumers remain unhappy with business email

Consumers remain unhappy with business email - http://www.bizreport.com Avatar Posted by alphalife under Online Marketing
From http://www.bizreport.com 5029 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 12:30 am
Return Path's 2007 Holiday Email Survey has been released and the data suggests that consumers are becoming savvy inbox managers and businesses that continue to churn out unrefined email campaigns could find themselves labeled as spammers. Read More

401(k) options for small businesses

401(k) options for small businesses - http://money.cnn.com Avatar Posted by ksmith under Employee Benefits
From http://money.cnn.com 5035 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 20, 2008 9:31 pm
An owner looks for a starting point on finding a retirement plan for her workers. "I would like a 401(k) for my small business but there are so many, and I don't know who to trust." But is a 401(k) really what you need? "So often people make the term 401(k) synonymous with 'retirement plan,'" says Gene Fairbrother, lead small busin Read More

TV ads no longer main influencer of men

TV ads no longer main influencer of men - http://www.marketingcharts.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under News
From http://www.marketingcharts.com 5029 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 20, 2008 9:30 pm
For men 18 and older, TV advertising is no longer the main influencer in purchasing decisions - just 22% say it is (down 8 points), compared with 24% who now cite advertising inserts as the most influential medium, according to the Customer Focus: Decade of Data report from Vertis Communications.

Overall, 27% of total adults survey said they t Read More
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