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How to choose a business name

Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Startups
From http://www.youtube.com 4202 days ago
Made Hot by: mssux on July 27, 2009 3:48 pm
Clayton Christopher of Sweet Leaf Tea talks about how to choose a business name. His suggestion: make your name short and memorable but don't get too hung up on the decision. Your name can eventually be changed if necessary and can evolve with your business. Read More

10 business marketing myths

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From http://www.youtube.com 4203 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 27, 2009 3:43 pm
Jessica Swanson unveils 10 business marketing myths with my personal favorite as number one--you have to spend money to make money. Most of these tired old cliches keep getting dragged out at business meeting after business meeting and in conversation after conversation and it makes you wonder if anyone who repeats them has had any first hand expe Read More

Small Business Startup on a Shoestring

Small Business Startup on a Shoestring - http://entrepreneurs.suite101.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Startups
From http://entrepreneurs.suite101.com 4207 days ago
Made Hot by: q4sales on July 22, 2009 2:51 pm
It's also sometimes called bootstrapping and refers to a method of small business startup which ignores the big investment approach. From Suite 101, the Web community, come suggestions ranging from pet care to home care, as all possible startups without the need for much capital at all. Try to think of suggestions we haven't and share them throu Read More

Ten small business startups for under $20

Ten small business startups for under $20 - http://entrepreneurs.about.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Startups
From http://entrepreneurs.about.com 4207 days ago
Made Hot by: roseanderson on July 22, 2009 1:24 pm
From Webpreneur to consultant the editors of About.com's Entrepreneurs page claims these ideas for small business startup will all cost you less than $20. The low budget startup is designed to remove barriers for getting into business but also to create a business with little overhead and hopefully little or no debt before generating revenue. Read More

EBay Gives Cash Incentives for Small Business Entrepreneurs

EBay Gives Cash Incentives for Small Business Entrepreneurs - http://online.wsj.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under News
From http://online.wsj.com 4208 days ago
Made Hot by: biancaaquino on July 21, 2009 3:26 pm
EBay's Seller's Challenge contest lets EBay entrepreneurs vie for the chance to win $25,000 in cash. Sellers have to submit business plans and one-minute videos to become eligible. The winners in four categories are chosen by public votes on their submissions. Find out how several EBay sellers are dealing with drops in sales and what they're do Read More

What CIT Bankruptcy Means for Franchising

What CIT Bankruptcy Means for Franchising - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under News
From http://www.allbusiness.com 4208 days ago
Made Hot by: biancaaquino on July 21, 2009 3:26 pm
CIT Group, No. 1 originator of Small Business Administration-backed franchise loans, could be going bust. News is out that they've hired a bankruptcy firm and there is a possibility that CIT's situation could set the stage for further curtailing of small business lending. How does CIT affect the lending climate?... Read More

7 tips for small business blogs

7 tips for small business blogs - http://blog4smallbusiness.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Online Marketing
From http://blog4smallbusiness.com 4212 days ago
Made Hot by: andynew on July 17, 2009 2:03 pm
This post shares 7 tips for small business blogs giving advice on how to start one and what content you may want to include. The post suggests studying other blogs in your business niche and making decisions about the purpose of your blog. It also gives recommendations for how to seek out other similar blogs in your business niche. Read More

Creating a small business with Zazzle

Creating a small business with Zazzle - http://www.squidoo.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Resources
From http://www.squidoo.com 4215 days ago
Made Hot by: lyceum on July 15, 2009 9:35 am
How do you go about creating a small business with Zazzle, one of a number of new Websites offering content upload and sale of designs for T-shirts, mugs, hats etc. at no initial cost. Bonnie at Squidoo gives some tips in this great lens and even a list of Websites where you can publicize your creations. The possibilities seem endless for a design Read More

Keep your small business simple

Keep your small business simple - http://www.smallbizsurvival.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Success Stories
From http://www.smallbizsurvival.com 4215 days ago
Made Hot by: VijayGES on July 14, 2009 4:09 pm
Entrepreneur and consultant Becky McCray talks about keeping your small business simple in her latest post at the Small Biz Survival blog. Becky tells the story of Con Pekrul and his father Hart who run Plain View Winery, in Lahoma, Oklahoma. They have succeeded in keeping costs down triumphing in their business against all odds by avoiding expens Read More

Small business PR tips

Small business PR tips - http://www.smbceo.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Marketing
From http://www.smbceo.com 4218 days ago
Made Hot by: q4sales on July 13, 2009 4:49 pm
John Sternal, guest author at Small Business CEO, lays out some basic ideas about how your company can get PR. Frankly, from my perspective after 18 years on the other side as a reporter, his suggestions for getting stuff into the paper seem a bit naive. One of the key things anyone with something to promote must learn is that press, both traditio Read More
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