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Flipping the sales Funnel

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From http://www.youtube.com 4237 days ago
Made Hot by: tuckerleroy on June 23, 2009 1:23 pm
Marketing guru Seth Godin suggests "flipping the sales funnel". Instead of putting prospects in at the top of the funnel with the hope of getting some commissions at the bottom, flip the funnel, make it into a megaphone and let those who already love your product promote it for you. Read More

How to get funding for your small business

How to get funding for your small business - http://www.ehow.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Resources
From http://www.ehow.com 4237 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 23, 2009 1:23 pm
Emily Gasner of Working Solutions explains how to get funding for your small business. Watch this video for the details. Read More

How to write a good business plan

How to write a good business plan - http://online.wsj.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Startups
From http://online.wsj.com 4236 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 23, 2009 1:22 pm
Knowing how to write a good business plan will help you avoid major pitfalls when seeking financing. Here, from the Wall Street Journal, are some key considerations. Read More

Promoting your business with social media

Promoting your business with social media - http://www.smsmallbiz.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Online Marketing
From http://www.smsmallbiz.com 4236 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 23, 2009 1:20 pm
Whether with Twitter, blogs, Facebook, YouTube or other options, social media remains an important option for promoting your business. In the following article, smSmallBiz.com gives a closer look at the different platforms and how they work. Read More

Customers Your Company Doesn't Want

Customers Your Company Doesn't Want - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Customer Service
From http://www.businessweek.com 4240 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 22, 2009 4:33 pm
Steve McKee of Business Week talks about identifying your customer base and forgetting about trying to please everyone. There are some good points here about niche marketing but it may be a good idea to avoid positioning your product before you find out who really wants it. Read More

How to work with business mentors

How to work with business mentors - http://www.feld.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Self-Development
From http://www.feld.com 4238 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 22, 2009 4:20 pm
Venture capital investor Brad Feld gives advice on how to work with business mentors. Though he is primarily focused on the IT world, his suggestions can apply to many industries. Read More

Promoting your business with a free online radio show

Promoting your business with a free online radio show - http://clickforclients.blip.tv Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Online Marketing
From http://clickforclients.blip.tv 4238 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 22, 2009 4:20 pm
Promoting your business with a free online radio show is easy using available online tools. In this video, Andy Renk of ClickforClients.com shows you how. Read More

Starting a business during an economic downturn

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From http://www.youtube.com 4239 days ago
Made Hot by: zanedillon on June 22, 2009 10:08 am
Think starting a business during an economic downturn is a bad idea? Maybe not, according to this story from The Economist. Though it focuses largely on IHOP's initial startup during tough economic times, there is also an interview with an expert and a survey of successful businesses that started during lean years. Read More

SEO and PPC: 7 Reasons your company needs both

SEO and PPC: 7 Reasons your company needs both - http://webmarketcentral.blogspot.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Online Marketing
From http://webmarketcentral.blogspot.com 4240 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 21, 2009 10:28 pm
Your company needs both SEO for its Website and paid click adds to bring in customers according to Web marketer Tom Pick. Find out why. Read More

How to pitch to investors

How to pitch to investors - http://www.energybyte.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Startups
From http://www.energybyte.com 4242 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2009 9:26 pm
Cristian Dorobantescu, a Romanian entrepreneur and blogger, has some interesting takes on business startup from his perspective as a business person operating in Eastern Europe. Here is his reaction, drawing on his own experience, to an article from Entrepreneur.com on how to pitch to investors with a link to the original. Read More
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