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Starting a software business: Lessons from 37 Signals

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From http://www.youtube.com 4216 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 13, 2009 4:48 pm
In this video from Andrew Warner of http://mixergy.com/, Andrew talks about lessons learned in his interview with Jason Fried, founder of 37 Signals. Among the lessons are that money isn't necessary to start a company, but that developing a voice and becoming a teacher for your customers is. He says Fried also advocates building a subscription ba Read More

Guerrilla marketing for small business

Guerrilla marketing for small business - http://businesscoaching.typepad.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Marketing
From http://businesscoaching.typepad.com 4220 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 10, 2009 2:28 pm
The video in this blog post not only serves as a blueprint of guerrilla marketing usable for any small business. It is an example of guerrilla marketing for a real product. Just watching it got me to check out the company's Website. When it comes to making your service or product stand out from the crowd, what are you really doing? I think this p Read More

Family business dos and dont's

Family business dos and dont's - http://www.mainstreet.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Management
From http://www.mainstreet.com 4220 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 9, 2009 5:04 pm
A small business may also be a family business and, if so, trouble can ensue if care isn't taken from the start. Family rivalries and dynamics finding their way into the business environment, unclear job designations and uncertainty about each member's contributions are only some of the problems that may come up. As a result, like any other busi Read More

Tim Ferris explains how to get people to talk about you

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From http://www.youtube.com 4220 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 9, 2009 4:37 pm
Tim Ferris doesn't like the word marketing. Instead he explains to an audience at a seminar how he got his book on the bestsellers list just by persuading people to talk about him (which one could argue is marketing no matter what Tim decides to call it.) Watch this video for some of Tim's techniques on selling yourself and by extension your pro Read More

Young Entrepreneurs in Small Business

Young Entrepreneurs in Small Business - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Startups
From http://www.nytimes.com 4222 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 7, 2009 5:09 pm
Teenagers faced with job shortages due to greater competition with laid off adults react by starting businesses of their own. This article profiles several young entrepreneurs and their startup endeavors. Read More

Josie Natori-Fashion Entrepreneur

Josie Natori-Fashion Entrepreneur - http://money.cnn.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Success Stories
From http://money.cnn.com 4222 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 7, 2009 5:03 pm
Video profile of fashion entrepreneur Josie Natori, how she got started and why she's so successful. A great example of using your contacts to generate sales and success in small business. Read More

How to fund a business startup

How to fund a business startup - http://entrepreneur.venturebeat.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Raising Capital
From http://entrepreneur.venturebeat.com 4227 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 4, 2009 12:25 pm
A friend and business partner sent me these points on how to fund a business startup. The advice is from serial entrepreneur Naval Ravikant at Microsoft BizSpark. Read More

Building successful business relationships

Building successful business relationships - http://www.avc.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Self-Development
From http://www.avc.com 4238 days ago
Made Hot by: q4sales on June 27, 2009 4:54 am
Venture Capital investor Fred Wilson talks about what he's learned from both marriage and business about building relationships. Read More

Promote your business with a free ebook

Promote your business with a free ebook - http://www.skelliewag.org Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Marketing
From http://www.skelliewag.org 4236 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 23, 2009 4:15 pm
You can promote your business, yourself, your Website or your product with a free ebook costing nothing to create. Check out this post from Skelliewag.org on how to start creating and distributing your own ebooks with no startup investment. Read More

Tax breaks for small business

Tax breaks for small business - http://link.brightcove.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Taxes
From http://link.brightcove.com 4236 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 23, 2009 4:07 pm
Tax breaks for small business are available under the new U.S. stimulus package and "smartmoney TV" can help your business find the best breaks to suit you. Read More
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