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As much as I love the Star Wars movies, George Lucas was and is a pretty unoriginal, some would say terrible, director and writer.

But it doesn't matter.

Like hundreds of millions of people all over the world, I'm in love with the way he presented old ideas in a different light. Something ev Read More
So you've raised capital and are about to use it all on something you know in your heart your market needs.

But we rarely even know what's good for us!

Read on to find how it's a mistake to presume your market is logical - you might want to stand up while you're at it! Read More
The internet is the great business equalizer of our age.

Unfortunately, so many small businesses are using it wrong. Hilariously, and painfully wrong.

Here are 5 tried-and-tested methods for making your business more professional- and make it look bigger than it actually is! Read More

How Pennies Are Hurting Small Business

How Pennies Are Hurting Small Business - Avatar Posted by UPmarketArt under News
From 3723 days ago
Made Hot by: smallbizwoman on April 25, 2012 12:35 am
Cash is supposed to facilitate trade. But with the price of metals at a high and with the value of the dollar at an unprecedented low- does the existence of pennies actually hurt US Small Business?

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"I'm #1 So Why Try Harder?"- We all know that we tend to rest on our laurels- it's hard to find motivation to improve when you're the only game in town.

But this can be a huge mistake. In fact, it always is.

Read on to see out how parenthood is awfully close to being a successful entrepreneu Read More
It's easy to be all negative when it comes to entrepreneurship. Which is understandable, because it's pretty darned hard.

But there ARE plenty of bright spots.

Read on to see 5 of them. Read More
How should you hire people? There's no right or wrong way around it, but it sure makes things easier if you know what you want from the start.

Read to learn some basic guidelines on interviewing applicants- something ALL entrepreneurs should know. Read More
A few months ago marked the beginning for Jeremy Lin's meteoric rise.

Whatever you might think of him, he has an undeniable cachet that has entranced millions the world over.

Read to see how Jeremy Lin's "brand" can give you insights on developing your own. Read More
We've all seen big players try to manipulate our emotions - if not to convince us buy more stuff, then to make us believe the value of certain things - like your brand perhaps.

And small businesses can do the same.

Easier said than done? Yes. Doable? DEFINITELY!
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Creating your own business, building it from the ground up, and having it succeed are likely some of the most exhilarating things you will ever do in your life.

But once your business starts to transform from a gutsy start-up to a REAL corporation, you might find that you need to reas Read More

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