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Your mailings are CAN-SPAM compliant if: 1. the subject line is not misleading and advertisements are clearly labeled as such; You'll have to head over to the full article for the rest. This short lesson on avoiding CAN-SPAM violations is quick and to the point. Read More

Small Business Microfinance ideas by Netbanker

Small Business Microfinance ideas by Netbanker - http://www.netbanker.com Avatar Posted by q4sales under Raising Capital
From http://www.netbanker.com 4803 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2009 10:16 pm
Great overview on Kiva's small business gift program, but links to other useful peer-to-peer lending programs. Search the site for key terms. Read More

Avoiding Slavery to Our Digital Devices

Avoiding Slavery to Our Digital Devices - http://bigthink.com Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Technology
From http://bigthink.com 4803 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2009 2:50 pm
In today's world, we are increasingly becoming more and more connected. It wasn't that long ago that being connected meant having a pager on your hip or a cell phone to keep in contact with business partners when away from the office. Read More

Direct Comparison Ads: Do They Work Best?

Direct Comparison Ads: Do They Work Best? - http://zachheller.com Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Advertising
From http://zachheller.com 4803 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2009 2:51 pm
Advertising works when it is done right. There is no question in that. Companies spend millions of dollars on ad campaigns trying to target the right market and convince them of something. Read More

Hitting The Social Media Sweet Spot

Hitting The Social Media Sweet Spot - http://feedproxy.google.com Avatar Posted by ducttape under Marketing
From http://feedproxy.google.com 4803 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 16, 2009 8:40 pm
One of the big questions that small businesses wrestle with right now is not whether they should participate in social media, but how to do it ways that make sense, show some return, and don't drive them crazy. Read More

Saving money key in American economy

Saving money key in American economy - http://abcnews.go.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under News
From http://abcnews.go.com 4803 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2009 2:51 pm
Saving money is something that entrepreneurs and particularly bootstrappers have always tried to do. But with the slumping American economy, a cultural shift seems to be occurring with everyone seeing the value of avoiding unnecessary spending. Read More

Companies avoid layoffs with work-sharing program

Companies avoid layoffs with work-sharing program - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under News
From http://www.nytimes.com 4803 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2009 2:51 pm
Too few companies know and too few states participate in this program that helps avoid layoffs while reducing hours. Read More
In the current economic climate, it seems like a no-brainer for quick-service restaurant franchises to court customers with dollar menus and lower prices. But according to a SmartMoney.com article, these deals may be doing franchisees more harm than good. Read More
Business blogs can help you spot trends and get advice for your business venture. This article shows you how. Read More
A study found that small businesses, already burdened by high health care costs, could save money under a mandate to purchase coverage for employees. Read More
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