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Small businesses cut costs hour by hour, worker by worker

Small businesses cut costs hour by hour, worker by worker - http://money.cnn.com Avatar Posted by ritchelalms under News
From http://money.cnn.com 3977 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 14, 2009 2:42 pm
Businesses with less than 500 employees collectively shed an estimated 414,000 jobs nationwide in April, according to a report released Wednesday by payroll processor ADP. The news marked the 15th consecutive month of employment declines at America's small businesses. Read More

5 Common eCommerce Mistakes That Prevent Conversions

5 Common eCommerce Mistakes That Prevent Conversions - http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Online Marketing
From http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com 3999 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 21, 2009 5:57 pm
Mike McDonald at WebProNews recently spoke with Khalid Saleh of Invesp Consulting who discusses some things eCommerce site owners should keep in mind when looking to improve their conversions. This is a video that all eCommerce site owners should watch. Read More

FTC Moves To Regulate Blogs and Viral Marketing

FTC Moves To Regulate Blogs and Viral Marketing - http://www.marketingpilgrim.com Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under Legal
From http://www.marketingpilgrim.com 4001 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 21, 2009 3:22 am
AdAge reports that the Federal Trade Commission is moving closer to a proposed plan that will begin regulating viral marketing and blogs. Regardless of what side of the political fence you are on it's starting to get a bit scary as to just how much the government wants to be the overseer of everything. Read More
In their panic to save money, wild-eyed and frothy-mouthed entrepreneurs begin looking suspiciously at their marketing plans. On the surface, advertising cutbacks would seem to be a logical choice. It's a tempting— but very dangerous strategy. Read More

Five Tips for Avoiding Deceptive SEO Companies

Five Tips for Avoiding Deceptive SEO Companies - http://smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Technology
From http://smallbiztrends.com 4002 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 20, 2009 4:26 pm
Deceptive SEO companies use 'black hat' or unethical techniques to get your site to the top of the search engine rankings. The techniques may work well in the short term and bring lots of traffic or great rankings. However, over time they won't produce good, lasting results — or worse — they may get you banned from search engines. And once penaliz Read More

Create Something Newsworthy -- Branding, Marketing, Links

Create Something Newsworthy -- Branding, Marketing, Links - http://searchenginewatch.com Avatar Posted by mona19 under Marketing
From http://searchenginewatch.com 4002 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 21, 2009 3:21 am
create something newsworthy to get people talking. With a little luck and promotion, your company will end up getting exposure from the mainstream press. It might even go viral. Last time, I went over methods to increase your company's online visibility, such as contributing articles and becoming active in online communities. Now it's time to Read More

5 Reasons Your Google Rankings Can Drop

5 Reasons Your Google Rankings Can Drop - http://thekeywordacademy.com Avatar Posted by himangim under Marketing
From http://thekeywordacademy.com 4002 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 20, 2009 7:31 pm
1. You lose the fresh content bonus. When you first put a piece of content online, it will often rank extremely well right out of the gate. This happens because Google has a filter in their system that gives a bonus to brand new content. You'll notice that after a week or two, your ranking can start to slide. This happens because the fresh content Read More

Twitter attracts older adults - not teens

Twitter attracts older adults - not teens - http://www.bizreport.com Avatar Posted by wontonu under News
From http://www.bizreport.com 4002 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 21, 2009 3:21 am
Recent figures from comScore show that folk in the 45-54 age range are 36% more likely than average to visit Twitter and that the majority of its 10 million or so users are aged 35 or over. Not exactly teeming with teens, is it? Why? Read More

If B2B marketing emails could talk

Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Direct Marketing
From http://www.youtube.com 4002 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 20, 2009 8:28 pm
A humorous British skit on classic mistakes made by B2B email newsletters: failure to deliver value, use of no-reply addresses, poor targeting, failed personalisation, etc...have fun. Read More

Business Plans Don't Matter to Venture Capitalists

Business Plans Don't Matter to Venture Capitalists - http://blogs.wsj.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Raising Capital
From http://blogs.wsj.com 4004 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 17, 2009 7:19 pm
Small businesses seeking financing from venture-capital firms need not worry about writing up a solid business plan, since it doesn't sway funding decisions anyway, concludes a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business. Read More
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