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Yes Virginia, there really is a Santa Claus!

Yes Virginia, there really is a Santa Claus! - http://peterjburns.blogspot.com Avatar Posted by burnslord under Raising Capital
From http://peterjburns.blogspot.com 4308 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 12, 2008 1:43 am
New SBA program that fast tracks small business start-up loans up to $25,000, no collateral, simple paperwork and funded with 5 days. 680 FICO score and above qualifies. Read More

Effective Online Marketing in a Recession

Effective Online Marketing in a Recession - http://www.marketingprofs.com Avatar Posted by rupalik under Online Marketing
From http://www.marketingprofs.com 4309 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 11, 2008 4:11 pm
An interesting article for online marketing in a recession... Read More

Small Stores Find Ways to Drum Up Traffic

Small Stores Find Ways to Drum Up Traffic - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Marketing
From http://www.nytimes.com 4309 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 11, 2008 4:09 pm
Small businesses are always searching for ways to differentiate themselves. But with fewer people out buying, some of the businesses are doing whatever they think will draw in customers. Holding special events also can be far less expensive than regular advertising. And in a slowing economy, advertising and marketing budgets typically get trim Read More

Raising Capital from Customers

Raising Capital from Customers - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by wontonu under Raising Capital
From http://www.businessweek.com 4313 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 6, 2008 5:35 pm
If you run an independent company and are looking for ways to raise capital, consider selling shares to your customers via a private placement. A private placement is a streamlined way to raise capital from a group of investors, whether individuals or companies. There is no need to get approval for a private placement from the Securities & Exch Read More

Closing the Marketing Credibility Gap

Closing the Marketing Credibility Gap - http://www.marketingprofs.com Avatar Posted by wontonu under Public Relations
From http://www.marketingprofs.com 4313 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 6, 2008 3:35 pm
By now you've heard the news—your paid marketing and advertising efforts are suffering from a loss of credibility with your target market. Marketing authorities Al Ries and daughter Laura have even declared the "Fall of Advertising and the Rise of PR" when it comes to building brands and perceptions in the minds of consumers. In effect, mar Read More

Bailout Money Heading To Small Businesses

Bailout Money Heading To Small Businesses - http://blogs.wsj.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Raising Capital
From http://blogs.wsj.com 4314 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 6, 2008 3:34 pm
Small businesses finally are getting their own little piece of the federal government's ballooning bailout package. U.S. officials announced the federal government as part of a broader package will lend up to $200 billion to institutions that originate consumer loans and business loans backed by the Small Business Administration. The rationale Read More
Some will argue vehemently that the use of a question is a non-starter, a pre-ordained copywriting disaster. Nevertheless, a question is a tool. And as with any tool, any copywriting strategy or tactic, if a question is not formulated and handled with proper caution it could indeed do immeasurably more harm than good. Well, let me correct Read More
I touch a lot of sites every month -- some small, some large, some that we built, and some that were done by outside firms. In doing a wide variety research into what is and isn't working for a small business Web site, I find the most frequent issues fall within the following six categories. Read More
One of the tips that is often given by bloggers is that you should use some sort of service or plugin that shows related posts on your blog. Not only does this give readers something else to look at, it provides another way to make your blog sticky. This will help to decrease bounce rates and increase average visitor browsing times. However, what Read More

Virtual Assistants - Outsource to Grow Your E-Business Podcast Interview

Virtual Assistants - Outsource to Grow Your E-Business Podcast Interview - http://www.scottfox.com Avatar Posted by scottfox under Human Resources
From http://www.scottfox.com 4336 days ago
Made Hot by: on November 13, 2008 3:29 pm
Informative hour long interview and downloadable MP3 podcast by Scott Fox, author of Internet Riches (me) with Tawnya Sutherland of VAnetworking.com, the largest online community for virtual assistants. Learn: - how to find and use a qualified Virtual Assistant in your business - the types of administrative, project, and marketing tasks where Read More
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