Design Inspiration: the Anatomy of a Great Blog Ad at Randa Clay Design

Design Inspiration: the Anatomy of a Great Blog Ad at  Randa Clay Design - http://randaclay.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Advertising
From http://randaclay.com 5043 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 16, 2008 6:49 pm
It's hard enough creating effective banner ads of any size, but it's especially difficult to create an ad that's only 125px X 125px (a popular size for blog ads). Randa Clay offers some great examples of these tiny ads. If you can create an effective version of one of these, you create an effect ad at any size. Read More

BizSugar Makes Business a Little Sweeter

BizSugar Makes Business a Little Sweeter - http://www.betterforbusiness.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Products and Services
From http://www.betterforbusiness.com 5043 days ago
Made Hot by: TimJustus on February 15, 2008 11:09 pm
This is a wonderful review of bizSugar by Terra Andersen at BetterForBusiness.com. If you haven't had the chance yet, check out her site. She's got some great articles and often finds unique angles on business that aren't covered by other writers. Quote from review: "this concept was MUCH NEEDED in the business world. I am beyond happy that Read More

Does it still make sense to submit your site to a directory?

Does it still make sense to submit your site to a directory? - http://www.searchengineguide.com Avatar Posted by wontonu under Online Marketing
From http://www.searchengineguide.com 5043 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 15, 2008 11:06 pm
Once upon a time directories provided value to webmasters who were either looking to get new sites indexed or increase their site's link popularity or both. Now I am seeing a trend where directories are not as helpful in these two areas as they once were. Add to that the rising costs of submission fees and it is easy to see why the small business Read More
From the page: "Whether you're working or not, you have projects to take care of. Some are large, some are small. But the common theme about any project is that you want to do it right and in the most efficient manner. Here's help. SmartDraw Software offers this helpful list, created by project management specialists, to help you get your proje Read More

The Future of Small Business

The Future of Small Business - http://www.intuit.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under News
From http://www.intuit.com 5043 days ago
Made Hot by: digitalsmash on February 15, 2008 7:17 pm
Artisans, historically defined as skilled craftsmen who fashioned goods by hand, will re-emerge as an influential force in the coming decade. These next-gen artisans will craft their goods and shape the economy — through upswings and downturns — with an effect reaching far beyond their neighborhoods, or even their nations. That's one of the c Read More

Study: Some click-through rates may be distorted

Study: Some click-through rates may be distorted - http://www.bizreport.com Avatar Posted by Jenny under Online Marketing
From http://www.bizreport.com 5044 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 15, 2008 6:51 pm
Every click may not be created equally. According to a recent Starcom USA study, some so-called "heavy clickers" are distorting the click through rates that companies are receiving. Researchers from Starcom USA, Tacoda and comScore found that heavy clickers account for half of the click-throughs for display ads. Read More
Partnership is a powerful place to sell from. You can only be in that position if your prospect sees you as such. The best way to achieve this is by understanding what the key business objectives are and only presenting solutions that can support them. This blog will give an example on how to accomplish this during an interview. Read More

Mediocre Marketing: How NOT To Describe Your Startup

Mediocre Marketing:  How NOT To Describe Your Startup - http://onstartups.com Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under Startups
From http://onstartups.com 5045 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 15, 2008 4:36 pm
From the page: "I was really disappointed today from a post I saw from a recruiter that was trying to hire sales candidates for a startup. It was strikingly ineffective to the degree that if I had not received the message myself (and didn't know that it was serious), I'd have thought it was a joke. Trust me, it's not." Read More

Stimulus bill: Tax breaks for small biz

Stimulus bill: Tax breaks for small biz - http://money.cnn.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under News
From http://money.cnn.com 5044 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 15, 2008 4:35 pm
The economic stimulus bill signed into law included one tax break for small businesses added by the Senate, but lost another as Congressional leaders bowed to White House pressure to move quickly without adding too many amendments.

The key addition affecting small businesses is an expansion of "bonus depreciation," which allows investments in Read More

Building an Online Community

Building an Online Community - http://www.work.com Avatar Posted by skarasic under Online Marketing
From http://www.work.com 5045 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 15, 2008 4:35 pm
While companies considering creation of an online community must be clear about what they hope to achieve in terms of the bottom line, it is crucial that actual users have a strong, engaging community purpose if you want to develop a successful community that will grow organically. Read More
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