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MindSmack.com - StartupNation Recession Busters Winner

MindSmack.com - StartupNation Recession Busters Winner - http://www.startupnation.com Avatar Posted by webdesign under Success Stories
From http://www.startupnation.com 4732 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 19, 2008 7:24 am
A tiny apartment in New York City sometimes yields very large things. In this case, it's a big idea for a small business run by Sam Feuer. MindSmack is a website design business but it's completely farmed out to a group of other home-based designers. Read More

5 Things You're Forgetting on Your E-commerce Site

5 Things You're Forgetting on Your E-commerce Site - http://www.conversationmarketing.com Avatar Posted by himangim under Online Marketing
From http://www.conversationmarketing.com 4733 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 19, 2008 5:47 pm
So, you're working hard on SEO. You want that higher ranking. Rankings rankings! Nothing else matters! Then, suddenly, your organic traffic is going up, but your sales aren't. You could fire your SEO firm. Clearly your search engine optimization efforts are a flop. I mean, all they did was generate more traffic, right? Or, you could consider oth Read More

Craig's List founder Craig Newmark in rare, live interview

Craig's List founder Craig Newmark in rare, live interview - http://www.clubenetwork.com Avatar Posted by entrepreneur under Success Stories
From http://www.clubenetwork.com 4733 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 18, 2008 8:06 am
Craig's List founder Craig Newmark interviewed live about the early days and success of Craig's List, financing the business and bringing on management to take it to the next level. Read More

Ad Clutter Reduces Effectiveness, Degrades Brands

Ad Clutter Reduces Effectiveness, Degrades Brands - http://www.marketingcharts.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Online Marketing
From http://www.marketingcharts.com 4733 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 18, 2008 6:32 am
Nearly 30% of online adults will immediately leave a website if they perceive it to be cluttered with ads, and more than 75% of those who remain on cluttered sites pay less attention to the ads there. Cluttered sites not only annoy the audience, they diminish ad effectiveness and ultimately do a disservice to the publisher, the advertiser and Read More

Display Boosts Search Performance

Display Boosts Search Performance - http://www.emarketer.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Online Marketing
From http://www.emarketer.com 4733 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 18, 2008 6:31 am
Display and search are directly correlated, judging by a Specific Media study of comScore data. Brand- and segment-related searches (for cars, automakers and vehicle classes) jumped by more than 100% in several categories after consumers were exposed to display ads for those brands. Search clickers exposed to display advertising were 22% more Read More

Microsoft Issues Emergency Fix for IE

Microsoft Issues Emergency Fix for IE - http://it.tmcnet.com Avatar Posted by louienews under Technology
From http://it.tmcnet.com 4733 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 18, 2008 6:32 am
Don't panic, but you may be exposing all of your information to hackers by using Microsoft's Internet Explorer. Ok, maybe there is room for panic, however don't fret about it too much because the company is uncharacteristically issuing an emergency fix outside their regularly scheduled release dates. Read More

How To Beat Walmart

How To Beat Walmart - http://bizbox.slate.com Avatar Posted by BizBox under Marketing
From http://bizbox.slate.com 4734 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 17, 2008 6:52 am
Peter Montoya and Tim Vandeyeh, authors of "The Brand Called You," tell small retailers what they can do to lure customers away from big boxes and to their stores. Read More

Angel investment: your ten point guide

Angel investment: your ten point guide - http://www.realbusiness.co.uk Avatar Posted by cmypitch under Raising Capital
From http://www.realbusiness.co.uk 4734 days ago
Made Hot by: rosiemaynard on December 16, 2008 4:51 pm
Your 10 point guide to obtaining angel or VC investment for your business - from cmypitch.com - the social network for entrepreneurs. Read More

5 Ways To Get Paid Faster

5 Ways To Get Paid Faster - http://businessbrickyard.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Finance
From http://businessbrickyard.com 4735 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 17, 2008 5:41 am
One of the most insidious by-products of times like these, after the waves of belt tightening and budget/staff cutting, are the long and painful late payments. When business slows, payments to vendors get stretched. You can do everything else right but get this wrong and your business will grind to a halt. So, let's focus on getting you paid fa Read More

Why now is a good time to start a business

Why now is a good time to start a business - http://www.kiplinger.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Startups
From http://www.kiplinger.com 4735 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 17, 2008 5:41 am
Believe it or not, an economic downturn is a good time to start a business. There are openings in competitive markets and breaks on start-up costs and overhead. Read More
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