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Tax breaks for small business

Tax breaks for small business - http://link.brightcove.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Taxes
From http://link.brightcove.com 4916 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 23, 2009 4:07 pm
Tax breaks for small business are available under the new U.S. stimulus package and "smartmoney TV" can help your business find the best breaks to suit you. Read More
My Dad was one of the first franchise consultants around, and he taught me a few things.... Read More
I've added a weekend post routine that I hope you enjoy. Each weekend I write a post that features 3-4 things I read during the week that I found interesting. Generally speaking it won't involve much analysis and may range widely in topic. (Flickr image included here is also fav image of the week) Read More

How to write a good business plan

How to write a good business plan - http://online.wsj.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Startups
From http://online.wsj.com 4916 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 23, 2009 1:22 pm
Knowing how to write a good business plan will help you avoid major pitfalls when seeking financing. Here, from the Wall Street Journal, are some key considerations. Read More

Coaching Mistake #3 Laundry List Coaching

Coaching Mistake #3 Laundry List Coaching - http://www.starresults.com Avatar Posted by starresults under Management
From http://www.starresults.com 4917 days ago
Made Hot by: CindyKing on June 24, 2009 1:25 am
Sales coaching is the No. 1 management activity that drives sales performance. The only problem is that managers have not been taught how to effectively coach. Coaching is a skill that takes time to perfect and unless effectively coached or trained managers make all types of mistakes. This is the 3rd in a series of coaching pitfalls that mangers s Read More

Don't Fight Your List - The Pipeline

Don't Fight Your List - The Pipeline - http://www.sellbetter.ca Avatar Posted by SellBetter under Sales
From http://www.sellbetter.ca 4917 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 23, 2009 3:50 pm
Once you have a process for qualifying leads, and you have a list that has gone through the process, don't rethink, follow through and engage. Read More
Louis Licata has shelved plans to hire three more employees for his Cleveland law firm. Jeannie Macone, of Florida, is cutting back on inventory for her trinket and home décor business. In Ohio, Patrick Allen has slashed employee travel and begun paying cash for work dinners with clients of the marketing firm that he started from scratch. Read More

Bootstrapping: Always A Life Saver for Business

Bootstrapping: Always A Life Saver for Business - http://startupbiz.wordpress.com Avatar Posted by biancaaquino under Finance
From http://startupbiz.wordpress.com 4917 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 23, 2009 1:23 pm
The most effective means you have to minimize the amount of cash you will need to put into a business is to find ways to bootstrap or shave dollars off your startup costs. Read More

How to get funding for your small business

How to get funding for your small business - http://www.ehow.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Resources
From http://www.ehow.com 4917 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 23, 2009 1:23 pm
Emily Gasner of Working Solutions explains how to get funding for your small business. Watch this video for the details. Read More

Flipping the sales Funnel

Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Marketing
From http://www.youtube.com 4917 days ago
Made Hot by: tuckerleroy on June 23, 2009 1:23 pm
Marketing guru Seth Godin suggests "flipping the sales funnel". Instead of putting prospects in at the top of the funnel with the hope of getting some commissions at the bottom, flip the funnel, make it into a megaphone and let those who already love your product promote it for you. Read More
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