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How to renegotiate with you suppliers

How to renegotiate with you suppliers - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Finance
From http://www.nytimes.com 4416 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 8, 2009 9:42 pm
Maybe your fixed costs are not as fixed you think. With the recession continuing in full force, you may find that everyone — from the company that supplies your office with water to your neighborhood banker — is willing to renegotiate their existing arrangements with you to keep your business. Closely analyze every contract you have and look Read More

Ultra-Simple 3-Step Productivity System for Getting Amazing Things Done

Ultra-Simple 3-Step Productivity System for Getting Amazing Things Done - http://zenhabits.net Avatar Posted by JohnH under Self-Development
From http://zenhabits.net 4416 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 7, 2009 3:48 pm
You've read a bunch of different productivity posts, blogs, books, and magazine articles — admit it — and yet it's always so complicated. You just want to accomplish great things, without all the fuss. And while there are many great systems out there — GTD, Zen To Done, Extreme GTD, The Power of Less, and more — it always takes a lot of work. Y Read More

Give me your dirty, your ugly, your bad news

Give me your dirty, your ugly, your bad news - http://eimr.blogspot.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Advertising
From http://eimr.blogspot.com 4416 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 8, 2009 9:41 pm
I thought this was an effective idea, "When you're stumped trying to come up with remarkable features to talk about in your marketing -- go the opposite way. Talk about something awful, opposite, or different." Check out this example from TripAdvisor to see how it can be done. Read More

Outrageously Creative Tips for Saving Money and Business Growth

Outrageously Creative Tips for Saving Money and Business Growth - http://smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by q4sales under Marketing
From http://smallbiztrends.com 4457 days ago
Made Hot by: Jeffrey on February 26, 2009 4:14 am
Anita Campbell has compiled yet another useful and timely guide to help business owners. This original blog post turned into a compilation PDF you can download. Very cool. Read More

Millions Hit with Windows Worm as Infection Spreads

Millions Hit with Windows Worm as Infection Spreads - http://www.eweek.com Avatar Posted by mssux under Technology
From http://www.eweek.com 4489 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 26, 2009 8:56 pm
A new variant of a worm that exploits a vulnerability patched by Microsoft in October has infected millions of users, security researchers say. According to experts, the Conficker worm is using multiple mechanisms to spread. Read More

How to Use Twitter to Grow Your Business

How to Use Twitter to Grow Your Business - http://www.copyblogger.com Avatar Posted by ZaneSafrit under Online Marketing
From http://www.copyblogger.com 4497 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 20, 2009 12:15 am
Twitter is an incredibly simple, cost-effective tool, for growing your business, connecting with customers, expanding your network of influentials. Read More

The best of 2008 - Search Marketing Tips, News and Advice

The best of 2008 - Search Marketing Tips, News and Advice - http://www.ineedhits.com Avatar Posted by mssux under Online Marketing
From http://www.ineedhits.com 4510 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 5, 2009 7:16 pm
What better way to end such an important year in search marketing than by having a quick look back at our top stories and tips for 2008. Read More

How 20 Words Generate a 220% Lift in Response

How 20 Words Generate a 220% Lift in Response - http://www.clickz.com Avatar Posted by jnelson under Direct Marketing
From http://www.clickz.com 4646 days ago
Made Hot by: billrice on August 20, 2008 12:27 am
Although there are some key differences between direct mail and e-mail, sometimes old direct mail tricks can work wonders in the relatively new e-mail channel. Case in point: in a recent test I did with a client, we added a Johnson Box to its e-mail control. It generated a 220 percent lift in response rate! Here's a brief overview of the results, Read More

What to Tell a Client Who Wants to Cut its Marketing Budget During a Recession

What to Tell a Client Who Wants to Cut its Marketing Budget During a Recession - http://www.foliomag.com Avatar Posted by jnelson under Marketing
From http://www.foliomag.com 4650 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 18, 2008 3:55 pm
For some companies a recession is a time to weather the storm; cut expenses, trim the staff, wait for better times ... and slash the marketing budget. But other companies see a recession as strategic time to take the offensive. When competition focuses more on internal cost cutting they focus less on customers. Read More

How a Closed Mind Leads to Success

How a Closed Mind Leads to Success - http://www.businessknowhow.com Avatar Posted by dreamwithdeadline under Self-Development
From http://www.businessknowhow.com 4729 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 29, 2008 6:37 pm
No, I'm not crazy. And no, I don't mean you should have a closed mind all the time. What I do mean is that to be most productive, you need to close your mind to everything except the project at hand. In otherwords, don't multitask. Multitasking keeps you from being as productive as you could be. It makes projects take longer and it keeps Read More
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