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A list of forward-thinking blogs for entrepreneurs. Includes tips on technology, marketing, big ideas and more. Read More
While most aspiring entrepreneurs tend to think big, starting a business on a micro level can have it's advantages. Starting super-small will allow you to build thorough knowledge and experience, keep things simple and focused, and naturally scale to account for growth. Read More

Stop Being the Idea Guy and Just Do It!

Stop Being the Idea Guy and Just Do It! - http://bettercloser.com Avatar Posted by billrice under Self-Development
From http://bettercloser.com 4293 days ago
Made Hot by: Cathode Ray Dude on March 7, 2010 9:17 pm
I can’t think of too many people I would less like to be around than the “idea guy” or the “I thought of that guy.” And two of my favorite blogs have called them out.

I have nothing to add. I’ll just point you to them... Read More

Don’t Just Monitor Your Brand, Watch the Niche for Sales

Don’t Just Monitor Your Brand, Watch the Niche for Sales - http://bettercloser.com Avatar Posted by billrice under Social Media
From http://bettercloser.com 4295 days ago
Made Hot by: wendyweiss on March 5, 2010 7:04 am
Monitoring your brand online and in social media has become a no brainer. However, if you are neglecting your niche keywords and competitor brands you are letting opportunity fall out of your sales funnel.

Here are a few examples of a great Michigan brand, Steelcase monitoring social media for sales. Read More
Tips for building a twitter following by not being a Twitter snob. Includes tips on identifying influencers and following targeted people. Read More
My son is a high-school senior, which means that the volume of college recruiting direct mail has been careening into our home mailbox faster than the Long Island RR rolling into Penn Station at rush hour. As my friend Helen Klein Ross has pointed out, direct mail marketing may be in decline in most places… but it's alive and well and thriving in college marketing. Read More

Small Business Starting to Use Social Media Successfully

Small Business Starting to Use Social Media Successfully - http://www.marketingpilgrim.com Avatar Posted by TomBirches under Social Media
From http://www.marketingpilgrim.com 4296 days ago
Made Hot by: jnelson on March 4, 2010 2:01 am
I talk about small business Internet marketing more than anything else since a lot of people that I know are small business people. That’s why I blog about their experiences and their issues because these people are often viewed as the backbone of any true economic recovery that might take place. Read More

5 Reasons To Turn DOWN An Advertiser

5 Reasons To Turn DOWN An Advertiser - http://blog.therisetothetop.com Avatar Posted by therisetothetop under Advertising
From http://blog.therisetothetop.com 4301 days ago
Made Hot by: MiniMe on March 3, 2010 11:25 am
Reasons why you might not accept advertising for certain advertisers for your website or blog. Includes tips from experience with advertisers. Read More

10 Businesses You Can Start With Little or No Money

10 Businesses You Can Start With Little or No Money - http://community2.business.gov Avatar Posted by JanetG under Startups
From http://community2.business.gov 4331 days ago
Made Hot by: sannwood on January 28, 2010 4:04 am
Here are 10 businesses with potential for growth in 2010 that require little or no money to start. In many cases they can be run out of a home office. Most require minimal equipment beyond a computer, phone, printer, a few tools, and perhaps your car or truck. You won't need advanced degrees or highly specialized training beyond what you may already have or can learn on the job. They include... Read More

Overcoming Small Business Startup Fears

Overcoming Small Business Startup Fears - http://sbinfocanada.about.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Startups
From http://sbinfocanada.about.com 4340 days ago
Made Hot by: Cathode Ray Dude on January 19, 2010 10:51 am
Do you have small business startup fears to overcome? What fears do you face when considering starting a small business of your own? Do you fear failure or something else? Do you have a list of what scares you the most? Don't let any of these fears destroy your small business ambition. Instead, check out guide Susan Ward's "Don’t Let Fear of Failure Stop You From Starting a Small Business" in Abo Read More
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