Smallbiztrends commented on the following stories on BizSugar
Today you are fighting for attention -- there are so many things to distract your intended audience it's not even funny. I am finding that it is harder today than it was just 2 years ago to attract visitors with content, because there is such a glut of it on the Web. Chances are, no matter what you write about there are 10, 100 or 1000 sites writing about the same thing. You've got to be remarkable to stand out."
I firmly believe you have to MAKE yourself enthusiastic, and motivate yourself, when running a business. If you act excited and motivated, you then begin to feel more motivated and excited. Your behavior influences your mood -- and not the other way around. Thank you all for the encouraging comments about my post. - Anita"
This is a good article at Business.gov. I would add that small businesses should look for a full service bank -- one that not only fulfills lending needs, but also can provide a full range of banking services: checking, savings, credit cards, online billpay, wire transfers, and the like. You want to develop a relationship with a lender, and have that relationship grow as your business grows. "