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How to read your customer's mind

How to read your customer's mind - http://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Resources
From http://www.inc.com 4164 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 26, 2009 2:43 pm
If you're running a small business, you may have often wondered how to read your customer's mind. Now you can, thanks to this handy podcast from Inc.com. Rod Kurtz interviews Inc. Magazine senior editor Bobbie Gossage about online tools you can use to find out what people are saying about your business. The conversation ranges over a collection Read More

When to change business strategy

When to change business strategy - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Strategy
From http://www.businessweek.com 4166 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 26, 2009 1:16 pm
Deciding when to change your business strategy can be tough. In tough economic times, you can quickly see old sources of revenue melting away giving you a clear indication that it's time to change course. But, of course, change is scary and you can risk alienating loyal customers (and employees and partners) along the way. This article from Busin Read More

Top cities for entrepreneurs

Top cities for entrepreneurs - http://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Startups
From http://www.inc.com 4165 days ago
Made Hot by: aliciatrinidad on August 25, 2009 4:38 pm
If you don't live in one of these top cities for entrepreneurs MOVE! Just kidding. Actually, with Internet technology it seems likely just about any place could be a good place for starting your small business venture. Still, this slide show with commentary from Inc.com is an interesting overview of cities that rate highest for successful startup Read More

10 Tips for Using Google Alerts in Your Small Business

10 Tips for Using Google Alerts in Your Small Business - http://www.sbinformer.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Resources
From http://www.sbinformer.com 4169 days ago
Made Hot by: biancaaquino on August 21, 2009 3:44 pm
These 10 tips for using Google Alerts in your small business come from Small Business Informer and are a great resource for any small business. Bloggers have long known the value of using Google Alerts to keep up with breaking news in their niche and to get topic ideas based on the latest buzz. No matter what your product or service, you'll find Read More

Growing your business from solo to enterprising entrepreneur

Growing your business from solo to enterprising entrepreneur - http://www.5min.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Self-Development
From http://www.5min.com 4173 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 17, 2009 6:11 pm
Business expert Dr. Susan L. Reid talks about growing as business from solo to enterprising entrepreneur. Reid suggests if you are uncomfortable with the idea of hiring employees, think instead about creating a team. She also suggests meeting regularly and transforming your financial advertisers into a strategy team and bringing other experts in a Read More

Promote your small business Website with StumbleUpon

Promote your small business Website with StumbleUpon - http://www.howcast.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Online Marketing
From http://www.howcast.com 4175 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 17, 2009 2:02 pm
In this second post on StumbleUpon over the last two days I wanted to share this great video on how to promote your small business Website with StumbleUpon. In the video, Bob Sommers does a great job of explaining how this particular social bookmarking sites works and even some tips. (Submitting your own sites is bad form so get your friend to do Read More

How to use StumbleUpon to grow your small business

How to use StumbleUpon to grow your small business - http://bestwebsitetips.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Online Marketing
From http://bestwebsitetips.com 4176 days ago
Made Hot by: edragonu on August 14, 2009 3:51 pm
Lisa Wood's blog post about how to use StumbleUpon to grow your small business is the first in a series of posts about using the social bookmarking site as a powerful marketing tool to promote online ventures. The post begins with a simple introduction to the site and an explanation of how it works. Next come posts on how StumbleUpon can help you Read More

Tips for small business recession survival

Tips for small business recession survival - http://usat.gannett.a.mms.mavenapps.net Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Strategy
From http://usat.gannett.a.mms.mavenapps.net 4184 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 11, 2009 4:07 pm
Ron Corning of SBTV.com gives some interesting tips for small business recession survival in this videotaped interview. Some of the suggestions are just common sense others may surprise you. The high points: --Repackage your products and services to increase sales --Don't lower prices because of the impact it may have on future business and lon Read More

Dream business:Tips from 13 entrepreneurs

Dream business:Tips from 13 entrepreneurs - http://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Startups
From http://www.inc.com 4183 days ago
Made Hot by: SJC on August 8, 2009 11:32 am
In this feature from Inc.com tips from 13 entrepreneurs on starting your dream business are shared. If you think businesses like aerospace companies are not really small business or take millions to start, think again. Consider companies like Paragon Space Development launched with $75,000 in savings, loans and credit card debt. Stories like these Read More

Small business marketing the old fashioned way

Small business marketing the old fashioned way - http://blog.em4b.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Marketing
From http://blog.em4b.com 4183 days ago
Made Hot by: SJC on August 7, 2009 2:30 pm
From handing out and collecting business cards to making followup calls and ongoing relationship building, this post talks about small business marketing the old fashioned way. But what is perhaps more interesting is the degree to which everything described has a counterpart in what we call social media. Much reviled by those who say this kind of Read More
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