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Social Networking: Getting Social at Work

Social Networking: Getting Social at Work  - http://www.cikmarketing.ca Avatar Posted by CIKMarketing under Social Media
From http://www.cikmarketing.ca 4320 days ago
Made Hot by: Entrepreneurosaurus on October 21, 2010 1:05 am
Tips for big businesses that are overwhelmed by the social media engagement of their employees. Read More

Easy Market Research with 12 Great Poll Sites

Easy Market Research with 12 Great Poll Sites  - http://www.abnormalmarketing.com Avatar Posted by fionamceachran under Marketing
From http://www.abnormalmarketing.com 4320 days ago
Made Hot by: PeaceNLove on October 18, 2010 8:03 pm
When starting a new business or updating your Marketing Plan, you may not have all the information at hand that you need. When you are defining and categorising your ideal target market, you may need to conduct some further research. There are many different methods for carrying out market research Read More

10 Tips to Run an International Business Cheaply

10 Tips to Run an International Business Cheaply - http://www.wayneliew.com Avatar Posted by WayneLiew under Global
From http://www.wayneliew.com 4320 days ago
Made Hot by: HipChick on October 18, 2010 7:05 pm
Depending on the nature of your business operations, your small business that frequently interacts with foreign suppliers, service providers, customers or business connections may be slapped with a huge expenses bill if you are not careful. Here are 10 Tips to Run an International Business Cheaply. Read More

Make Advertising Work For You: Six Pointers To Success

Make Advertising Work For You: Six Pointers To Success  - http://bloggertone.com Avatar Posted by bloggertone under Advertising
From http://bloggertone.com 4321 days ago
Made Hot by: HipChick on October 18, 2010 6:05 am
Advertising is just one part of marketing and the people that I mentor know that they will have to invest a portion of their budget in it at some point. Thought through - it can work incredibly well for business, rushed - and it can have little or no effect and waste your budget... Read More

Be Remarkable: Take That Idea and Own It!

Be Remarkable: Take That Idea and Own It! - http://www.searchengineguide.com Avatar Posted by st0n3y under Online Marketing
From http://www.searchengineguide.com 4345 days ago
Made Hot by: Small Business Manifesto on September 27, 2010 11:40 pm
It is possible to take an old idea, re-invent it, and make it yours. But, it has to be unique. You gotta take it and own it! Make it remarkable. More on that in this article...enjoy! Read More
Bloggertone and BizSugar have teamed up again to announce a second Sugartone “Sweet Business Blogging Contest” The last time, dozens of business articles were submitted for the contest and there were literally hundreds of votes and comments. Several of the participants said they were grateful for the opportunity of expanding their business networks… not just across one community, but across two lively business communities. And this is what resonated the most with us too Read More
The internet, and specifically the rise of social media, has made it even easier for folks to pursue ruthless ambition to succeed online. A major part of online success is being able to see through the smoke and mirrors that many personalities put up around themselves.

With the internet making anonymity and disguise so simple, many people set up illusions that simply aren’t themselves. I often compare this to the classic 70s game show, “The Dating Game.” It’s easy to sit behind the partition and try to impress the “contestant” with how charming and clever you are. But sooner or later, they will step around the partition – that’s the moment of truth. Will they be surprised with what they find Read More
In every conversation with Steve, he tells me interesting small business success stories that he has encountered as part of his research. Steve will be speaking at the GrowSmartBiz Small Business Conference, organized by Network Solutions and the Washington Business Journal, on Nov. 5 in D.C.
He also is involved with analyzing the Network Solutions Small Business Success Index, which is co-sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business. It surveys the competitive health of small businesses twice a year. The latest report to be released in September indicates that small business owners find marketing and innovation a challenge. I wanted to get Steve’s opinion on his experience researching small business innovation and on other new trends like co-working.


Read more: How are small businesses working through innovation challenges? - Washington Business Journal Read More
Sometimes, we have to choose between doing what we love and making more money. If you had to pick, which would you choose Read More
Great Facebook marketing tips direct from top social media pros for you to take your Facebook marketing to a new level.

#6: "Turn Facebook Page into a Lead Generator" is especially useful Read More
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