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Small Business Owner Slams Dun & Bradstreet

Small Business Owner Slams Dun & Bradstreet - http://bizbox.slate.com Avatar Posted by BizBox under Finance
From http://bizbox.slate.com 5050 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 5, 2008 3:36 pm
Michael Taylor of Cedarcrest Capital writes on Slate's BizBox about his experience with Dun & Bradstreet. It...didn't go so well. Read More

Using decoy marketing offers to increase perceived value

Using decoy marketing offers to increase perceived value - http://www.seobook.com Avatar Posted by morecowbell under Marketing
From http://www.seobook.com 5087 days ago
Made Hot by: McLaughlin on July 31, 2008 10:32 pm
Examples from an interview with Dan Ariely, author of Predictibly Irrational, on how companies can increase perceived value and get their customers to spend more by creating a decoy offer. The decoy marketing offer introduces false choices to make another choice look more appealing. We have a hard time valuing offers, but are relatively good a Read More

Venture Financing With a Mission Beyond Profit

Venture Financing With a Mission Beyond Profit - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Raising Capital
From http://www.nytimes.com 5090 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 29, 2008 9:33 pm
CITIES have long offered tax incentives to encourage companies to stay and newcomers to relocate. But another option is gaining currency in old manufacturing cities looking to prop up their struggling economies — homegrown nonprofit groups that nurture new businesses from the ground up. Skip to next paragraph One of the more innovative of thes Read More

Franchise Cereal. Was $3.00 A Bowl A Little Much?

Franchise Cereal. Was $3.00 A Bowl A Little Much? - http://thefranchiseking.typepad.com Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://thefranchiseking.typepad.com 5114 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 3, 2008 2:07 pm
Another food franchise that was doomed from the beginning... Read More

Predicting franchise success by analyzing SBA loans

Predicting franchise success by analyzing SBA loans - http://online.wsj.com Avatar Posted by dobbie under Franchises
From http://online.wsj.com 5115 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 3, 2008 4:25 pm
There's no sure way for would-be franchisees to gauge their likely success with a potential franchise. But like bettors at a racetrack, they do have a tip sheet they can use for guidance. It's the Small Business Administration's annual compilation of performance data on thousands of franchisee loans it has guaranteed. Read More

Steve MacGill: Strategy - Who Needs It?

Steve MacGill: Strategy - Who Needs It? - http://zanesafrit.typepad.com Avatar Posted by ZaneSafrit under Strategy
From http://zanesafrit.typepad.com 5115 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 2, 2008 7:08 pm
Strategy and who needs it is explained in a post by Steve MacGill, CEO and Founder of PeerSight Online (www.peersightonline.com). Read More

When Regulators Come Knocking, Call The SBA

When Regulators Come Knocking, Call The SBA - http://www.forbes.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Legal
From http://www.forbes.com 5115 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 3, 2008 4:45 am
Entrepreneurs are always griping about dealing with too much government regulation. Is there any way to ease the frustration? Yes--by calling on the very government giving you headaches in the first place. Don't believe it? Back in 1996, Congress passed the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Act, which aimed to ease small businesses' r Read More

Here's Where We Screwed Up With Gas

Here's Where We Screwed Up With Gas - http://open-source-innovation.com Avatar Posted by hamerhokie under Technology
From http://open-source-innovation.com 5115 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 2, 2008 6:41 pm
We made the mistake of treating gas like it was entering The Long Tail. Read More

Providing Health Benefits on a Budget

Providing Health Benefits on a Budget - http://online.wsj.com Avatar Posted by jnelson under Employee Benefits
From http://online.wsj.com 5115 days ago
Made Hot by: cartermi on July 1, 2008 10:36 pm
Spiraling health-care costs have forced many small employers to reduce the benefits they offer -- or, in some cases, eliminate coverage altogether. And there's no end in sight. Health-care costs for U.S. employers are expected to rise almost 10% in 2008, according to a recent survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers of more than 500 employers and heal Read More

Local Search Optimization Tips

Local Search Optimization Tips - http://www.seoworkers.com Avatar Posted by Webnauts under Marketing
From http://www.seoworkers.com 5115 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 2, 2008 5:07 pm
It is vital to ensure that your web site is ranked well in searches for your local area. Are you ranking well in the searches of your local area? Read More
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