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BizSugar Newsletter: Week of August 12, 2013

bizsugar newsletter2Due to technical difficulties, the BizSugar newsletter for the week of August 12, 2013 will not be received in your inbox. We are working to resolve the issue, however in the meantime, you can view this week's BizSugar newsletter online or by clicking the image of it below. Thank you for your patience and continued support!

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BizSugar Video & Image Gallery: Check It Out!

BizSugarVidGalIf you haven't had a chance yet, check out  BizSugar's Video & Image Gallery, a sweet new video content page where members can share their own small business videos or clips from anywhere on the Web with just a few clicks of the mouse. This week you can find contributions from some of our most popular BizSugar members. For example: Bernd Geropp warns us not to behave like Darth Vader when managing our employees. Create an atmosphere …

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That’s a Grammatical Error! Communicating With an International Audience

CommunicatingThink globally. With new technological advancements and new modes of communication available at an affordable cost, global trade is no longer limited to big multinational corporations. With an Internet connection or mobile device, small business owners can do business with anyone anywhere, and those capabilities are only likely to increase. Logistics makes exporting and global trade easier. Expanding to global markets may include some …

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10 Tips For Expanding When Your Credit is Maxed Out: Automating to Free Up Resources

Expansion and growthDoing more with less ... it's often the name of the game when operating a small business. When your credit is maxed out, cutting costs is one option. But growing your business is the best long term solution to bring in more cash flow. One way to expand your  business is through technology and automation. Here's why: Automation helps businesses find more time and money by making existing workflows operate more efficiently, which can …

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BizSugar’s New Video & Image Gallery Open for Small Business!

BizSugar_Video_&_Image_GalleryIf a picture is worth a thousand words, then BizSugar’s new Video and Image Gallery is priceless! Got exciting small business videos you’d like to share with the BizSugar community? Just load them into our new gallery and we’ll do the rest. Here’s how it works: Just go to our new "Sweets" tab on BizSugar, and you'll  see a drop-down menu with "Videos" and "Images" links. You can get to the gallery either way, so just click on …

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Marketing Discussion Turns Pinteresting with Stephanie Ward @fireflycoaching

Stephanie Ward BizSugar PinterestWhat is all the buzz about Pinterest and should you be using it for your business? Stephanie Ward of Firefly Coaching, a previous Contributor of the Week here at BizSugar.com, dropped in at the BizSugar Facebook page Friday for a chat about what Pinterest has to offer small business. Here are some excerpts from the conversation. As Ward explained: Pinterest is different content wise as it’s all about images which people are really …

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Using Pinterest For Business: Facebook Chat with Stephanie Ward @fireflycoaching

Pinterest2There's a new sheriff in town! Pinterest is the latest social media tool for small business marketing online. Move over Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. This new social media network has created buzz with a new, more visual style, but the potential to market your small business, especially in the B2B space, remains important. So how do you harness this powerful new channel and make it work as an effective marketing and networking …

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Blogger Dishes on Sweetest Secrets at BizSugar Chat

Ileane SmithOur BizSugar community participated in its first Facebook chat Monday with great turnout and participation. Our special guest Ileane Smith of Basic Blog Tips, answered questions and shared insights on the topic of "Creating Content Gold." You can check out the entire archived chat by visiting the BizSugar Facebook page. BizSugar community manager Niall Devitt concluded the one hour session packed with answers to a wide variety of content …

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BizSugar Q & A: Building a Better Business with Blogging

IleaneBizSugarFacebookIf you're trying to build a better small business or searching for a new small business model, blogging may be the answer. Blogging is a great way to demonstrate your expertise in your niche while establishing a brand that distinguishes you from the competition. Creating great content and a distinctive approach are the important ingredients to a quality blog. Join us for a special special BizSugar Facebook Q & A on Monday, …

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Check Out Our Logo Word Cloud

BizSugar-word-cloud-310x93You may have noticed our tag cloud here at BizSugar.  Or maybe not....  There's nothing special about it.  It's just a page with a bunch of keyword tags.  You could see a similar page on tens of thousands of websites online. But when was the last time you saw a tag cloud in the shape of your logo?  I frankly had never thought about it, until a reader in the U.K. sent me logos for BizSugar and another of our sites, Small Business …

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