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Seth Godin has this GREAT post about the small business death spiral especially during periods of recession. It's a sort of "don't let this happen to you" post and is something to really think about when business is down. I want to thank Sabrina Parsons, CEO of Palo Alto Software who drew my attention to this great post with a link from her Mo Read More
When starting a business, having part time or freelance employees will probably be a necessity, at least in the beginning. The problem, of course, is keeping part timers and freelancers motivated. How can you do this when part timers almost always spend less time with your business and may have fewer motivations and a lower commitment level to any Read More

Five Link Building Sins To Avoid

Five Link Building Sins To Avoid - http://www.businessknowhow.com Avatar Posted by attard under Online Marketing
From http://www.businessknowhow.com 4093 days ago
Made Hot by: McLaughlin on August 10, 2009 1:45 pm
One of the most important keys to getting good placement in search engines is to get other websites to link to your site. Some of the techniques being used by online marketers and unscrupulous link-building "businesses" will build nothing but animosity for your business. Whether you do your own link-building, have one of your employees do it, or Read More

How Do You Use Social Media For Small Business?

How Do You Use Social Media For Small Business? - http://cindyking.biz Avatar Posted by CindyKing under Social Media
From http://cindyking.biz 4093 days ago
Made Hot by: jnelson on August 12, 2009 12:50 pm
What is it about your use of Twitter, or blogging, or Facebook, or video, or any other combination of social media tools and tactics ,that you believe makes them actually work for your small business? What does not work? How do you manage your time around all this? Here are some answers to these questions. Read More

Summertime, And The Sellin' Is Easy - The Pipeline

Summertime, And The Sellin' Is Easy - The Pipeline - http://www.sellbetter.ca Avatar Posted by SellBetter under Sales
From http://www.sellbetter.ca 4093 days ago
Made Hot by: lyceum on August 10, 2009 3:55 pm
Selling in the summer is not only easy but fun, people are more relaxed, open and willing to talk. This offers a great opportunity to set things up for after Labour Day now, rather than waiting like others may. Read More
Regardless of whether it is in a relationship, a conversation or a business meeting, focusing is a skill that all entrepreneurs must have to be successful. This applies whether you run a face to face business or whether you are working on line. This applies whether you are listening to your significant other or closing a big deal before the clos Read More

Is using Social Media part of your job search plan?

Is using Social Media part of your job search plan? - http://www.examiner.com Avatar Posted by andynew under Social Media
From http://www.examiner.com 4093 days ago
Made Hot by: lyceum on August 10, 2009 10:55 pm
Does your job search plan include using Social Media? If not, you should take a closer look. Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and Myspace are great for socializing but can be a very powerful tool for your job search. Read More

Small business marketing the old fashioned way

Small business marketing the old fashioned way - http://blog.em4b.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Marketing
From http://blog.em4b.com 4094 days ago
Made Hot by: SJC on August 7, 2009 2:30 pm
From handing out and collecting business cards to making followup calls and ongoing relationship building, this post talks about small business marketing the old fashioned way. But what is perhaps more interesting is the degree to which everything described has a counterpart in what we call social media. Much reviled by those who say this kind of Read More

Branding for small business

Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Marketing
From http://www.youtube.com 4094 days ago
Made Hot by: SJC on August 7, 2009 1:09 pm
This Nationwide Networking panel talks about the importance of branding for small business. More important, however, is the discussion of what brand is--not simply a name or logo but the idea behind everything that goes in to your customer's experience. In some cases this can be an extension of personal brand and how you interact with a customer. Read More

Dream business:Tips from 13 entrepreneurs

Dream business:Tips from 13 entrepreneurs - http://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Startups
From http://www.inc.com 4094 days ago
Made Hot by: SJC on August 8, 2009 11:32 am
In this feature from Inc.com tips from 13 entrepreneurs on starting your dream business are shared. If you think businesses like aerospace companies are not really small business or take millions to start, think again. Consider companies like Paragon Space Development launched with $75,000 in savings, loans and credit card debt. Stories like these Read More
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