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The Ins and Outs of Selling a Small Business

The Ins and Outs of Selling a Small Business - http://www.usnews.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Strategy
From http://www.usnews.com 5328 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 28, 2008 12:33 am
There are more than 26 million small companies in America, most of which employ fewer than 20 people. Baby boomers—the oldest 3.2 million of whom are celebrating their 62nd birthdays this year—run a significant proportion of these companies and just might be ready for a little leisure time. But the process of retiring isn't nearly as easy for the Read More

Customer Service With A Virtual Smile

Customer Service With A Virtual Smile - http://www.ecommerce-guide.com Avatar Posted by iandenny under Customer Service
From http://www.ecommerce-guide.com 5328 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 28, 2008 12:52 am
I liked the comparison between large and small online businesses in that the smaller business can be nimbler and potentially deliver better service without it costing much more if anything. Read More

The Pros and Cons Of Outsourcing

The Pros and Cons Of Outsourcing - http://cathlawson.com Avatar Posted by iandenny under Resources
From http://cathlawson.com 5328 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 29, 2008 3:18 pm
A very useful overview of outsourcing as an option for new or existing small businesses. Read More

Video: When to Quit - Seth Godin

Video: When to Quit - Seth Godin - http://www.bnet.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Self-Development
From http://www.bnet.com 5328 days ago
Made Hot by: Shelly on February 27, 2008 5:44 pm
An interview with Seth Godin in which he explains the importance of knowing when to quit. Of course, it's not really about quitting. More like "don't get started unless you're willing to sacrifice and go all the way not matter what." It also seems to be able weighing possibilities better and ignoring all but the low hanging fruit (my take on Read More
New to bizsugar, I thought I'd share my experience of setting small business goals in a most unusual situation - JUST having gone bust. Hope it helps someone - new, successful or struggling. We all have challenges I hope this little tip can help with. You just need a pencil and a single sheet of paper. Read More

Small Biz Survival: Five common mistakes

Small Biz Survival: Five common mistakes - http://www.smallbizsurvival.com Avatar Posted by iandenny under Strategy
From http://www.smallbizsurvival.com 5329 days ago
Made Hot by: blueenergy on February 27, 2008 12:24 am
After making several mistakes along these lines, this is an excellent check-list for the current or budding small business owner.

You have to plan your exit form a business at the beginning and shape that business so it can continue without you.

This post gets you headed in the right direction. Read More

Click Fraud Claims 28% Of Search Ads

Click Fraud Claims 28% Of Search Ads - http://seekingalpha.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Online Marketing
From http://seekingalpha.com 5329 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 26, 2008 6:21 pm
According to Click Forensics, click fraud rates for content networks grew to 28.3% in Q4 2007. In other words, 28 cents from every dollar went to fraud. What this report is saying is 28.3% of [PPC] providers and publishers revenue/profits are attributed to fraud. I found it disturbing that the rate was so high and if concerned me that advertisers Read More

Can someone be a born entrepreneur?

Can someone be a born entrepreneur? - http://www.smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Self-Development
From http://www.smallbiztrends.com 5330 days ago
Made Hot by: luckycharmer on February 26, 2008 6:03 am
People often use the phrase “born entrepreneurs” when referring to people who seem to have something that makes them innately entrepreneurial. Most of this discussion is casual and doesn't really consider whether some people are, literally, born with a genetic make-up that makes them more likely than other people to start businesses. But recently, Read More

15 Simple Ways to Refresh a Marketing Campaign

15 Simple Ways to Refresh a Marketing Campaign - http://www.smallfuel.com Avatar Posted by digitalsmash under Marketing
From http://www.smallfuel.com 5330 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 26, 2008 3:51 pm
Is the economy taking it's toll on your marketig efforts? Has your marketing become old, boring, or dull? If that's the case, this article might be just the thing for you. Read more for some simple and very effective ways to breathe some new life into your marketing efforts. Read More

How To Get Your Website on the Frontpage of Digg

How To Get Your Website on the Frontpage of Digg - http://www.netbusinessblog.com Avatar Posted by digitalsmash under Online Marketing
From http://www.netbusinessblog.com 5330 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 26, 2008 5:09 am
I figured it was about time I let you know how you can get your humble little blog Digg frontpaged without breaking any rules or using any blackhat/spammy methods! Read More
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