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Entrepreneurs Are Worse At Financial Projections than You Think

Entrepreneurs Are Worse At Financial Projections than You Think  - http://www.bnet.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Startups
From http://www.bnet.com 3111 days ago
Made Hot by: HomeBusinessMedia on May 19, 2011 9:14 pm
Entrepreneurs are way too optimistic about the early success of their ventures, according to a study from the University of Cologne in Germany. Researchers found that new business owners tend to overestimate their expenses, revenues and profits for the first five years. The researchers said revenue Read More

95 Percent Of Clicks Fraudulent

95 Percent Of Clicks Fraudulent - http://www.mediapost.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Online Marketing
From http://www.mediapost.com 3714 days ago
Made Hot by: andynew on September 21, 2009 6:14 pm
Data released in a study conducted in July reveals that more than half of ad impressions and 95% of clicks in online ad buys were fraudulent. Click fraud continues to plague online advertising, but many just want to sweep it under the rug. Radar Research managing partner Marissa Gluck calls it "the dirty little secret of the online ad industry th Read More

Google adds AdWords Bid Simulator feature

Google adds AdWords Bid Simulator feature - http://www.bizreport.com Avatar Posted by GPorter under Online Marketing
From http://www.bizreport.com 3752 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 17, 2009 2:14 pm
If you've always wanted to know what would have happened had you followed a different AdWords bidding strategy, then Google has just the feature for you. Read More
Facebook's revenue target for 2009 is reportedly $550 million, nearly twice last year's $280 million. But recent news and complaints about click fraud of up to 100% has made these advertisers angry. These are not the usual click fraud complaints that advertisers have leveled against search engines for years, such as bots falsifying the numbe 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 3805 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

Bing Throws Web Analytics for a Loop

Bing Throws Web Analytics for a Loop - http://www.marketingvox.com Avatar Posted by GPorter under Online Marketing
From http://www.marketingvox.com 3816 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 13, 2009 2:29 pm
The advent of a new kind of search engine - aka Microsoft's Bing - is affecting the way information is delivered and may ultimately force marketers to change the way they measure results. Bing pulls content from indexed websites and displays the navigation path and variations on the search query off to the side. Clicking on the new keyword help Read More
Almost every small business is looking for new markets right now. Internet marketing such as this social media campaign is especially appealing, if like most businesses right now, you're watching costs. Read More
Here is a complete checklist to help you develop all the elements of a good story for the news media. Many small businesses are still confused about how to develop a really good story. Use the following point system to figure out just how strong your story is. Read More

Embrace The Restraints of Recession

Embrace The Restraints of Recession - http://bigthink.com Avatar Posted by aliciatrinidad under Strategy
From http://bigthink.com 3822 days ago
Made Hot by: DebMark on June 5, 2009 6:17 pm
A lot of industries are fretting the worst. There are a lot of legitimate reasons to worry, but the biggest risk is letting our concerns distract us from the opportunity before us. Read more from Behance Founder Scott Belsky. The recession is a fantastic time to strengthen your business—and ultimately be more successful. However, to make use of t Read More

Need a new strategy? What about...collaboration?

Need a new strategy? What about...collaboration? - http://zanesafrit.typepad.com Avatar Posted by ZaneSafrit under Strategy
From http://zanesafrit.typepad.com 3823 days ago
Made Hot by: GPorter on June 5, 2009 6:57 pm
The power of small business rests in large part on its ability to inspire and connect its greatest asset: its employees. Why not expand that to include customers, vendors and partners? Read More
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