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This is an excellent interview with Joel Spolsky of Fog Creek Software about how to bootstrap your business without taking money from a venture capitalist. Joel gives excellent advice for the majority of entrepreneurs who will start their companies up without being backed by a venture capitalist. Read More

Small Business News Tastes bizSugar

Small Business News Tastes bizSugar - http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com Avatar Posted by Jeffrey under Resources
From http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com 5091 days ago
Made Hot by: JackieO on February 9, 2008 7:05 pm
A social news site emulates the Digg model and offers small business people a focused web presence for issues of interest to them. bizSugar launched with the goal of reaching small and medium businesses with a social media presence dedicated to business interests. Read More

Want to Get Rich? Be (Moderately) Happy

Want to Get Rich? Be (Moderately) Happy - http://finance.yahoo.com Avatar Posted by Jenny under Self-Development
From http://finance.yahoo.com 5092 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 9, 2008 8:45 pm
Some people believe that earning the most money will make them incredibly happy. What they probably don't know is that being incredibly happy may not earn them the most money. A new study finds that when it comes to financial success, you're better off being a moderately happy person rather than someone who's chronically ecstatic. Read More

Hacked: It Could Never Happen to My Site (Famous Last Words)

Hacked: It Could Never Happen to My Site (Famous Last Words) - http://www.smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by ksmith under Technology
From http://www.smallbiztrends.com 5092 days ago
Made Hot by: klenronald on February 8, 2008 6:33 pm
With the millions of websites out there, you think you're safe. You think the statistics are in your favor. That your website would never get hacked. Well, I'm here to tell you it CAN happen to you. The Small Business Trends website was hacked this past Christmas Eve. What happened is part of a larger and disturbing trend in which small-business Read More
This is a page from my Blog that I thought might be interesting to this community.

Linda Read More

How to call to action on your website

How to call to action on your website - http://www.seosmarty.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Online Marketing
From http://www.seosmarty.com 5092 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 8, 2008 3:56 am
This is probably the best analysis I've seen for creating an effective call to action for your website. According to Ann Smarty, "With calls to action everything is important: the color of your buttons and supporting elements, the language you use to describe the action, the place on the page where you locate them, the additional elements that e Read More

Should Congress Shut Down eBay?

Should Congress Shut Down eBay? - http://www.targetmarketingmag.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Legal
From http://www.targetmarketingmag.com 5092 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 8, 2008 1:04 am
Last week I read the story of how the state of Pennsylvania wants to shut down the thriving eBay auction business of single mom Mary Jo Pletz, which enables her to stay home with her 6-month-old daughter Julia, who has a brain tumor. The Pennsylvania Secretary of State's reason: Mary Jo does not have an auctioneer's license. Having sold 10,000 ite Read More

5 Marketing Lessons to Learn from Hank the Clydesdale Super Bowl Ad

5 Marketing Lessons to Learn from Hank the Clydesdale Super Bowl Ad - http://contentmarketingtoday.com Avatar Posted by Fenessy under Advertising
From http://contentmarketingtoday.com 5092 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 8, 2008 1:55 am
You don't necessarily need a big budget to tell a great story that your customers will remember.
Once again the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdale ad was the favorite ad in the 2008 Super Bowl. It outscored all the rest of their ads that were trying to strengthen the Bud Light brand against Miller Lite. What is it about Hank the Clydesdale and all of th Read More

Raising Capital in an Economic Slowdown

Raising Capital in an Economic Slowdown - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Raising Capital
From http://www.businessweek.com 5093 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 7, 2008 6:17 am
Raising capital is difficult under normal conditions, and a tight credit market and fears of an economic slowdown have made the challenge harder. Unproven early-stage companies could face a tough time finding funds from informal investors who are less willing to take risks in an unsteady economy. Firms looking for equity investments should expect Read More

How to Eliminate “Salesman Voice”.

How to Eliminate “Salesman Voice”. - http://blogs.bnet.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Sales
From http://blogs.bnet.com 5093 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 7, 2008 12:26 am
Here's a quick tip that can really increase your ability to move a sale forward, especially if you're new to selling. Many jobs have a characteristic “voice” — a way of speaking (tonality, rhythm, vocabulary, tempo) that identifies the speaker as a member of that profession. One of the easiest ways to spot a newbie salesperson is that they've got Read More
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