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Unethical Tactics in Negotiation: How You Deal with Them

Unethical Tactics in Negotiation: How You Deal with Them - http://www.thenegotiationguru.com Avatar Posted by jensthang under Management
From http://www.thenegotiationguru.com 5094 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 8, 2008 12:56 am
Learn to deal with unethical tactics in negotiation such as lying and threats. Offer useful tactics and strategies Read More
It's time for businesses of all sizes to adopt e-mail authentication if they want their emails to go through. Adoption of email and domain authentication - Sender ID (SIDF) and DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) - has reached its tipping point, exceeding 50% in several key metrics. The top Fortune 500 and internet retailers that have adopted those Read More

Peer-to-peer lending gaining steam

Peer-to-peer lending gaining steam - http://www.newsobserver.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Raising Capital
From http://www.newsobserver.com 5095 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 6, 2008 1:21 am
Make way for peer-to-peer lending - where anyone with Web access can be a banker and small business owners are finding a new way to raise cash. The industry is still in its infancy, but has been catching fire as major players enter the market. The UK's Zopa - considered the grand-daddy of the niche - launched its U.S. operations in December, Cali Read More

Can you be sued for what your customers say about the competition?

Can you be sued for what your customers say about the competition? - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by blueenergy under Advertising
From http://www.nytimes.com 5095 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 6, 2008 1:22 am
Quiznos invited the public to submit homemade commercials in a contest intended to attack a top rival, Subway. The contest rules made it clear that the videos should depict Quiznos sandwiches as “superior” to Subway's. Subway promptly sued Quiznos and iFilm, saying that many of the homemade videos made false claims and depicted its brand in a dero Read More

Recession-Proof Your Business

Recession-Proof Your Business - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by LeeAdams under Strategy
From http://www.businessweek.com 5099 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 5, 2008 7:03 am
What's a small business owner to do if the current economic climate extends through 2008? Business consultants are busy weighing in on this question, so we rounded up some of their advice. Read More

Best advertising campaigns I've seen. Great for advertising ideas.

Best advertising campaigns I've seen. Great for advertising ideas. - http://uaddit.com Avatar Posted by dobbie under Advertising
From http://uaddit.com 5102 days ago
Made Hot by: Fenessy on January 30, 2008 10:09 pm
These are some great ad ideas from around the world. Some of the best ones are downright guerrilla-marketing cheap to do. At the very least these ads should get small business owners and marketers thinking outside of the box. My favorite are the peephole flyers. Read More

What's the Best Day & Time to Follow Up on Leads?

What's the Best Day & Time to Follow Up on Leads? - http://www.marketingsherpa.com Avatar Posted by LaurenO under Sales
From http://www.marketingsherpa.com 5110 days ago
Made Hot by: melanee on January 21, 2008 7:54 pm
If you think you know the best day or time to follow up on a Web-generated lead, you're probably wrong. Here's a peek at one marketer's results from a study on this issue. Read More

Female Business Owners Fault New Rules on U.S. Contracts

Female Business Owners Fault New Rules on U.S. Contracts - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by Jenny under News
From http://www.nytimes.com 5113 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 18, 2008 10:44 pm
Women who own small businesses — about a third of all small businesses in the United States, in fact — have been pushing for years for a bigger piece of government contracts, which now total $400 billion a year. But few were happy when the Small Business Administration finally announced new rules in December to ensure that 5 percent of the cont Read More

4 Copywriting Steps that Will Sell Ice to Eskimos

4 Copywriting Steps that Will Sell Ice to Eskimos - http://www.searchengineguide.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Direct Marketing
From http://www.searchengineguide.com 5113 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 18, 2008 8:52 pm
Need a little help writing your next direct mail letter or web copy? This is a great summary of the steps needed for effective copywriting. Includes solid examples. Read More

Half of U.S. Consumers Reduce Spending to Combat High Gas Prices

Half of U.S. Consumers Reduce Spending to Combat High Gas Prices - http://www.nielsen.com Avatar Posted by Jenny under News
From http://www.nielsen.com 5114 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 19, 2008 3:49 am
New research from The Nielsen Company finds that half (49 percent) of U.S. consumers are reducing their spending to compensate for rising gas prices, up four points from June 2007. Consumers are also battling high gas prices by combining shopping trips and errands (70 percent), eating out less (41 percent) and staying home more often (39 percent). Read More
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