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We took a good idea and made it better. Now it's even easier to find great small business news and information on thanks to a new moderation system designed to keep more inappropriate content from ever reaching our Website and our community. Read more about the new system still designe Read More

10 Dos and Don’ts for Being a Good Social Media Citizen

10 Dos and Don’ts for Being a Good Social Media Citizen  - Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Social Media
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Made Hot by: hamed1 on November 10, 2010 9:58 pm
Social media sites like and others are amazingly powerful tools helping to gain visibility for your business, product, service or topic. But first it is important to know the basics of being a good social media citizen. Here are 10 dos and don’ts to be sure you give your social media c Read More
Bootstrapping entrepreneur Greg Gianforte took a revolutionary small business sales approach to launch his first product and build his company RightNow Technologies with little upfront investment. His strategy? Ask his perspective customers in the tech industry what kind of product they needed and Read More
You will never market your small business the same again thanks to new features being introduced by FB. In the old days a customer might have looked for a local business by typing a search for the type of business followed by the location into Google. But with new location-based applications being Read More
Seth Godin talks about the fear of going all the way with your great idea, a fear he says is rooted in our primal survival instincts and keeps telling us to play it safe, go with the flow and not stick out. Unfortunately, the lizard brain, while programmed for survival, may be keeping you from crea Read More
We hope we can count on your support for in the category of Best Social Media Service for Small Business in the 4th Annual Mashable Awards. Please visit our blog for more details. You can vote once per day up until the Nov. 29 deadline. If you find to be a helpful service Read More
Here are thoughts from the Small Business Trends team and other noted experts including Richard Branson, Ramon Ray, Todd Youngblood and others about many aspects that go into being and becoming an entrepreneur. We hope you'll visit all the links and give us, as always, your feedback in this latest Read More
If you're starting a home based small business what kinds of tax deductions can you claim both when setting up your business and after wards for things like travel etc? This discussion at the Business Owners' Idea Cafe yielded some advice from consultant Lillyvette Montalvo. Read some of her sugges Read More
What is and is NOT tax deductible in terms of expenses incurred while running your small business? Well, it's not always an easy question to answer and, of course, if you're new to filling out small business tax forms you may want to consult with an accountant or professional tax preparer before ma Read More
As many contributors here at BizSugar have noted, social media can be a powerful force for small business on the Internet, but using any social media is about so much more than simply posting some content based on your products or services. In fact, it's about building a community, something many p Read More

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