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Sweeter Days Ahead for Small Business Owners |

Sweeter Days Ahead for Small Business Owners | - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by ThomasPickering under Resources
From http://www.allbusiness.com 4293 days ago
Made Hot by: PeaceNLove on February 27, 2010 8:35 am
Is there anyone better than entrepreneurs at taking lemons and transforming them into lemonade? I think it's one our best qualities. Read More
Small businesses depend on regular customers who return to the business again and again for services. And in order to grow, entrepreneurs are always on the lookout for new customers in need of the services the business offers.

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In his book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Dr. Stephen Covey recounts a conversation with a man who hated attending out-of-town training events. The man explained that his wife calls and hounds him on every detail of the day, whom he dines with, etc., and that he felt imprisoned by it. Read More

Small Business Advertising Basics

Small Business Advertising Basics   - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by ThomasPickering under Advertising
From http://www.allbusiness.com 4322 days ago
Made Hot by: stroberken9 on February 1, 2010 4:42 am
In the broadest sense, anything that promotes your business
might be considered advertising, whether it's a radio spot, a brochure, or a booth at a trade show. But the term advertising usually refers to paid commercial messages in newspapers, magazines, radio, television, the Yellow Pages, or outdoor advertising.

Here's a rundown of the key media: Read More

How to Boost Sales in a Deflated Economy

How to Boost Sales in a Deflated Economy  - http://www.entrepreneur.com Avatar Posted by ThomasPickering under Sales
From http://www.entrepreneur.com 4325 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 27, 2010 8:17 am
It's time to stop playing defense. To survive a brutal economy like this one, you need to spend at least as much time building your business as you do cutting costs. That means going on the offensive. Read More

How Much Business Startup Capital Do You Really Need?

How Much Business Startup Capital Do You Really Need? - http://fitzvillafuerte.com Avatar Posted by ThomasPickering under Raising Capital
From http://fitzvillafuerte.com 4338 days ago
Made Hot by: tiroberts on January 14, 2010 9:47 pm
When you're planning to start a business, these questions are probably the first things that cross your mind. How much startup capital do I need? Do I have enough money? Can I afford to put up this business? If you want to calculate the amount of startup capital needed for your business, you s... Read More

4 New Holiday Sales Ideas For This Year | MoreBusiness.com

4 New Holiday Sales Ideas For This Year | MoreBusiness.com - http://www.morebusiness.com Avatar Posted by ThomasPickering under Strategy
From http://www.morebusiness.com 4372 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 16, 2009 1:29 am
Get your holiday sales promotions ready. Check out these new holiday sales tactics for your business. Increase your holiday seasonal sales this year! Read More
One trait all successful entrepreneurs have in common is this; they are very organized. To this set of entrepreneurs, time is their greatest asset so they do not waste it.I will be using this medium to share with you some effective time management tips you can use to organize yourself, be you an entrepreneur or a CEO Read More

10 Small Business Social Media Marketing Tips

10 Small Business Social Media Marketing Tips - http://mashable.com Avatar Posted by ThomasPickering under Social Media
From http://mashable.com 4388 days ago
Made Hot by: on November 25, 2009 4:18 am
In this post, I'll offer 10 suggestions for how small businesses can supercharge their marketing efforts by leveraging social media. For each suggestion, I will discuss a basic strategy — for those who simply want to get their toes wet, as well as an advanced strategy — for those who want to spend a bit more time and go a bit deeper in their socia Read More
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