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How to Win Tech Evangelists and Influence Decision Makers

How to Win Tech Evangelists and Influence Decision Makers - http://bigthink.com Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Technology
From http://bigthink.com 4814 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2009 7:21 am
Users will always push back “irrationally” on any new tech initiative. It's up to you to show them the light. Fortunately—or unfortunately, depending on how long you've been a CTO/CIO—you don't need a cattle prod to get users on your side. Read More

How to Build Your Business Credit Rating

How to Build Your Business Credit Rating - http://www.fastupfront.com Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Finance
From http://www.fastupfront.com 4814 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 15, 2009 12:55 pm
Having a good business credit rating is a golden key that can help open the doors of financing- whether from the bank, vendors and suppliers, or potential investors. And with the current economic environment making it harder for small businesses to get the financing they need, this key is all the more vital to the success of a business. Read More

Is Twitter for Serious Marketers?

Is Twitter for Serious Marketers? - http://blogs.harvardbusiness.org Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Online Marketing
From http://blogs.harvardbusiness.org 4814 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2009 7:21 am
Do serious marketers spend a lot of time and energy on Twitter campaigns? I doubt it. Sure, go ahead and play around with it — it doesn't cost much. But I defy you to do serious brand management in 140-character messages. I defy you to prove that Twitter users are your typical customer — unless you sell bubble tea or something similar — or that t Read More
Luther Lowe, Manager of Local Business Outreach for Yelp, joins host Steve Rucinski, to share the many tools small business owners have at their disposal on Yelp to put your business's best foot forward - all while managing your time and your online presence wisely. Read More

Win $25,000 to Grow Your Business on eBay

Win $25,000 to Grow Your Business on eBay - http://www.girlopinion.com Avatar Posted by girlopinion under Raising Capital
From http://www.girlopinion.com 4814 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 16, 2009 5:11 am
Looking for business funding is really a tough task. Well, here's good news for all eBay sellers. You can win $25,000 to Grow Your Business on eBay. All you have to do is give them your most excellent business plan! Good luck all! It's my pleasure to spread this good news along! Read More

90% of SMB Owners Quit Paid Ads Within 6 Months

90% of SMB Owners Quit Paid Ads Within 6 Months - http://smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Advertising
From http://smallbiztrends.com 4814 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 13, 2009 2:32 pm
Well, this is sad. A new study from Borrell Associates found that 90 percent of small business owners quit their local paid search campaigns within 6 months of starting, saying they are unhappy with the results and can no longer justify the costs. Ouch. What's going on? I think there are a couple of reasons for the sour stats. Read More

How to Win a Business Plan Competition

How to Win a Business Plan Competition - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by roseanderson under Strategy
From http://www.nytimes.com 4814 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 12, 2009 2:37 am
It takes more than a good idea to start a business — or to win a contest for business plans. Read More

Why Managers Should Care about Employee Loyalty

Why Managers Should Care about Employee Loyalty - http://www.businessknowhow.com Avatar Posted by biancaaquino under Strategy
From http://www.businessknowhow.com 4814 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 12, 2009 4:06 pm
The long-term success of any company depends heavily upon the quality and loyalty of its people. Yet, when times are tough, employers often lay off employees to reduce costs, which has a direct effect on customer satisfaction and loyalty. Read More

Bing Throws Web Analytics for a Loop

Bing Throws Web Analytics for a Loop - http://www.marketingvox.com Avatar Posted by GPorter under Online Marketing
From http://www.marketingvox.com 4814 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 13, 2009 2:29 pm
The advent of a new kind of search engine - aka Microsoft's Bing - is affecting the way information is delivered and may ultimately force marketers to change the way they measure results. Bing pulls content from indexed websites and displays the navigation path and variations on the search query off to the side. Clicking on the new keyword help Read More

Your Virtual Assistant Business

Your Virtual Assistant Business - http://ezinearticles.com Avatar Posted by biancaaquino under Strategy
From http://ezinearticles.com 4814 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 12, 2009 4:06 pm
Have you ever considered the idea that a business is like a parent and employees like its children? Think about it...

Employers must nurture and supervise their business and employees just like parents must do with their children. The "family unit" thrives on strong direction, fair but ... Read More
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