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Online marketer Chris Pirillo gives his tips on startup based on his own experience launching an online business over a decade ago. His number one tip? No one knows your small business the way you do, so make sure, above any advice you might receive from anyone else, that you understand fully what is involved in making your business a success and understand what it will take to accomplish this. Chris's advice does not negate getting advice from others, including successful entrepreneurs, or reading and gaining as much information as possible about the market you are seeking to enter or about the basics of running a small business in general. It's simply that, when it comes to starting your own business, you must view any advice you receive in the light of your own business model to decide what is likely to work for you and what is no Read More
A couple of weeks ago I was privileged to meet Lon Safko, probably most recognized as the author of his best-selling book “The Social Media Bible.” In reality, he is also a serial entrepreneur, inventor, and international speaker. Lon is the founder of 14 companies, 19 inventions, and he holds three patents. His “First Computer To Save A Human Life,” and more than 30,000 of Lon‘s papers are in the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C Read More
Diversity works. As interested business leaders, it is our role to keep diversity and inclusion at the forefront of corporate strategy conversations at a time when, due to changes in the economy, decreasing or eliminating these efforts are often a cost-cutting measure. Yet this is the time to delve deeper into the diversity and inclusion conversation so that when the economy turns, and our business models and talent look a bit different, we are poised to maximize new revenue opportunities and our human capital. Diversity works, and we were reminded this week that we must be continuously working at it Read More
Of course, many small business people now use online video as a marketing tool for their products and services, but is online video itself, say for YouTube or other video sites, a viable small business with profits derived by ad revenue only? A recent study lists ten current YouTube content producers who are generating six figure incomes from their content on the video site through banner ads alone. Take a look: Read More
When I heard a friend make this statement the other day, I realized that every entrepreneur should adopt it as their mantra. I certainly have. If we all do it, we can drastically improve the statistic that over half of new startups fail within five years. Nothing is more discouraging to future entrepreneurs than a failed startup Read More
One of the most challenging and most commonly misunderstood components of successful business-to-business marketing is lead generation and nurturing (or 'demand generation and management') Read More

Why Your Business Logo Is So Important!

Why Your Business Logo Is So Important!  - http://businessdonenow.com Avatar Posted by JasonKienbaum under Marketing
From http://businessdonenow.com 3569 days ago
Made Hot by: Small Business News on August 19, 2010 11:40 am
What is the value that you place on having a good logo for your business? Hopefully, your logo was just not an after thought. I will go as far to say that your business logo can make or break your business! Think about it, your business logo is at the center of your marketing that you do for your business. Your logo is put on everything including letters, business cards, website, brochures, advertisements, etc… Your business logo is just as important as your personal name that you sign on every business deal you do Read More

How to Separate Facebook Personal Profile from Business Page (pt.1)

How to Separate Facebook Personal Profile from Business Page (pt.1)  - http://www.wchingya.com Avatar Posted by wchingya under Social Media
From http://www.wchingya.com 3570 days ago
Made Hot by: lyceum on August 22, 2010 11:48 am
Discover how you can manage your personal profile and facebook pages without overlapping the two via privacy settings and posting methods - Part 1 of 2 Read More
Small businesses: It has never been easier for your customers and clients to find you online. It has also never been easier for them to find your competitors. Use three powerful websites – Google, Yahoo!, Yelp – to make sure you are on top of the list Read More

If The Price Is Right...

If The Price Is Right...  - http://bloggertone.com Avatar Posted by bloggertone under Management
From http://bloggertone.com 3571 days ago
Made Hot by: Small Business News on August 18, 2010 8:58 pm
Pricing your product or service is an extremely essential issue that every single business owner and sole trader must address. Get it right and you should find yourself dealing with happy customers.. Read More
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