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Groupon is No Savior For Small Business

Groupon is No Savior For Small Business  - http://www.openforum.com Avatar Posted by sannwood under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 4324 days ago
Made Hot by: maplesummit on January 25, 2011 7:41 pm
Just when I thought the buzz around Google’s failed purchase of Groupon couldn’t get any more absurd, I saw an interview with Groupon's CEO Andrew Mason on Charlie Rose who said, “We are going to be the savior for small business.”

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6 Common Money Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

6 Common Money Mistakes Small Business Owners Make - http://www.openforum.com Avatar Posted by sannwood under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 4327 days ago
Made Hot by: HeatherStone on January 24, 2011 4:31 pm
We’ve all known businesses that appear to be doing well, but end up going out of business because they’ve made major mistakes in pricing, cost control or financial management. Here are some of the areas where these problems arise and some suggestions for how to avoid making the same mistakes. Read More
Making the big sale is often the dream of a small business owner. Without proper funding, though, the dream can become a nightmare. When striking a deal, be prepared to avoid potential money-related pitfalls.

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A few weeks ago, I stopped into a business in my hometown that had a large banner hanging out front, proclaiming the phrase “Happy Holidays!” I didn’t really pay much attention to the banner until I went inside, where I overheard the owner of the shop bemoaning the community’s response to the banne Read More
From an insurer’s standpoint, every business is unique in the risk that it poses. In order to properly rate a risk, the insurance company must take many things into consideration in an attempt to determine the likelihood of a claim and if there is a claim, the severity of it. Read More
Last year I received a lot of door-to-door visits and direct mail pieces from companies promoting replacement windows for my home. A credit on 2010 taxes was available to homeowners that would cover a percentage of the cost of an energy-savings upgrade. Read More

5 Budgeting Ideas for Every Small Business Owner

5 Budgeting Ideas for Every Small Business Owner - http://www.openforum.com Avatar Posted by sannwood under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 4331 days ago
Made Hot by: BusinessBloggerPro on January 18, 2011 1:51 am
Managing cash flow is one of the most challenging aspects of being a business owner. Learning to budget, however, can help you overcome this challenge. Read More

How the Movie Twilight Can Help Your Business

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From http://www.smbtrendwire.com 4516 days ago
Made Hot by: lyceum on July 19, 2010 2:52 pm
Romance is a number one selling genre for a reason - and that reason isn't Fabio.  Romance taps into human emotions and new product developer Kimber Chin, Founder of Business Romance, uses her career as a romance writer to help clients successfully launch winning products to eager new audiences Read More
Business networking is key to gaining information, increasing your visibility in your field, and establishing personal connections that will help you move forward in your career. The rise of social media hasn’t changed the fact that successful human beings get even further ahead based on the strength of their networks. Read More

How Do Entrepreneurs Really Finance Their Businesses?

How Do Entrepreneurs Really Finance Their Businesses? - http://www.openforum.com Avatar Posted by sannwood under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 4721 days ago
Made Hot by: bretharp on December 24, 2009 7:57 pm
If you crack open most entrepreneurship textbooks, you’ll find that they talk a lot about how entrepreneurs finance their businesses. Because these books are targeted at students in courses that focus on the creation of high potential businesses, they spend a lot of time discussing venture capital, angel investing, and other sources of external equity capital. As a result, they don’t describe ho Read More
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