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NFIB Young Entreprenuer's Launch Johnny Money Online Game

NFIB Young Entreprenuer's Launch Johnny Money Online Game - http://www.nfib.com Avatar Posted by PuggieLover under Self-Development
From http://www.nfib.com 4828 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 12, 2008 3:48 pm
The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation launched the Johnny Money Online Game, a FREE Internet-based small business simulation game that engages students as they explore the risks and rewards of business ownership. The game is designed to enable educators to talk about entrepreneurship. Read More

Small Business Optimism Creeps Upward but Recession Still a Concern

Small Business Optimism Creeps Upward but Recession Still a Concern - http://www.nfib.com Avatar Posted by PuggieLover under Finance
From http://www.nfib.com 4829 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 11, 2008 12:23 am
The National Federation of Independent Business Index of Small Business Optimism rose 2.9 points to 91.1 in August, but continued one of the longest strings of recession-level readings in the history of the survey — dating back to 1973. Two-thirds of the gain was due to a new confidence among small business owners who expect business conditions to Read More

Why Small Business Owners Aren't Always Entrepreneurs

Why Small Business Owners Aren't Always Entrepreneurs - http://blogs.wsj.com Avatar Posted by MattMcGee under Startups
From http://blogs.wsj.com 4830 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 10, 2008 7:18 pm
Many people often use the terms “entrepreneur” and “small-business owner” interchangeably. But some entrepreneurship experts — like Bo Fishback, vice president of entrepreneurship at the Kauffman Foundation — argue that a distinction should be made. Read More

Top 5 Web App Combos for Running an Online Business

Top 5 Web App Combos for Running an Online Business - http://freelancefolder.com Avatar Posted by MattMcGee under Technology
From http://freelancefolder.com 4835 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 8, 2008 1:41 pm
When it comes to freelancing and working on the web, few things are more important than the online applications that make it all possible. From project management, to invoicing, to contact management, and more — each of these apps play a critical role in running an online or freelance business. At FreelanceFolder, we've been on a sort of quest Read More

Live Streaming Video: What is the reach of this new tool?

Live Streaming Video: What is the reach of this new tool? - http://lab.77agency.com Avatar Posted by 77Lab under Technology
From http://lab.77agency.com 4836 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 7, 2008 5:26 am
Owning a TV channel was out of reach for the vast majority of people, except for Silvio Berlusconi- likes. However, the internet today enables you to become a TV mogul easily and at no cost. Over the last two years, several online live broadcasting tools have appeared and have triggered the creation of thousands of channels by internet users. Read More

Hiring Part I: Conducting Background Checks

Hiring Part I: Conducting Background Checks - http://www.nfib.com Avatar Posted by PuggieLover under Human Resources
From http://www.nfib.com 4844 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 26, 2008 8:54 pm
When it comes to background checks, employers should be aware of the reasons for performing a background check, what basic information to request, and what legal boundaries exist to protect an employee's privacy. NFIB discusses this topic. Read More
NFIB began promoting "The Faces of the Healthcare Crisis: Small Business in America," a collection of stories that profiles small business owners on the frontlines of the healthcare crisis, to Congress before recess. NFIB is taking these stories to Congress and the next Administration to ensure the needs of this important constituency are fully Read More

When the Assistant Is an Entrepreneur

When the Assistant Is an Entrepreneur - http://shiftingcareers.blogs.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by ginalee under Management
From http://shiftingcareers.blogs.nytimes.com 4852 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 20, 2008 9:04 pm
Now that executives are increasingly working as free agents, it is no surprise that their assistants have turned to the same business model. And as more people try to figure out economic survival strategies that are not dependent on single employers, I expect to see more segments of the workforce turning towards some form of free agenting. Read More

5 secrets of successful local search engine marketing

5 secrets of successful local search engine marketing - http://www.ransomthoughts.com Avatar Posted by AdvancedLocal under Online Marketing
From http://www.ransomthoughts.com 4853 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 20, 2008 3:41 pm
This is a blog post from earlier this year - 5 secrets for search engine marketing success, geared toward small businesses and local marketing. Read More

25 Top iPhone Apps for Small Business

25 Top iPhone Apps for Small Business - http://www.smartbiz.com Avatar Posted by MattMcGee under Technology
From http://www.smartbiz.com 4853 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 19, 2008 4:12 pm
An interesting list of iPhone apps broken into five categories. All could have some value to a small business owner -- a couple look really great. Read More
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