Study: Moms are word of mouth champions

Study: Moms are word of mouth champions Avatar Posted by Shelly under News
From http://www.bizreport.com 3678 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 24, 2008 8:05 pm
New research has found that new moms and moms-to-be are the champions of online word of mouth and don't restrict their topics of conversation to child-related issues. The study showed that moms are heavy users of word of mouth having, on average, 109 discussions per week compared with 82 for the general public. Brand recommendations and product Read More

Online market let's companies buy and sell ideas

Online market let's companies buy and sell ideas Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Resources
From http://online.wsj.com 3679 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 23, 2008 3:36 pm
Small businesses looking to find a hot idea -- or trying to sell a hot idea to a big company -- are about to get some help. Next week, Eureka Ranch Technology Ltd. plans to unveil the USA National Innovation Marketplace -- an online registry where researchers and inventors can post ideas they've developed. Businesses can then browse through th Read More
With tax season behind us, a recession looming and gas at an all-time high, is there anything that business can look forward to? You bet there is: It is tax rebate time! And if you're smart, your small business will have a plan in place before those checks are ever cut to help consumers spend their stimulus payment with you. Read More

NFIB Contest - Win $5,000 and Summit Invite | Small Business Trends

NFIB Contest - Win $5,000 and Summit Invite | Small Business Trends Avatar Posted by grumpygorilla under News
From http://www.smallbiztrends.com 3680 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 22, 2008 12:57 am
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is sponsoring a contest. The Grand Prize Winner receives a $5,000 cash prize and an all expense paid trip to Washington D.C. to attend the June 8-11, 2008 National Small Business Summit. Read More

The Different Types of Small Business Owners

The Different Types of Small Business Owners Avatar Posted by suzyQ under News
From http://www.marketingcharts.com 3682 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 21, 2008 1:34 pm
The more businesses a person owns, the higher his or her income, education level, and loan amounts and mortgage, finds an Experian study of small-business owners - sole business owners and multi-business owners. Compared with the overall population, small business owners are more likely to be married and have children, have a college education Read More

Small businesses get shot at makeover

Small businesses get shot at makeover Avatar Posted by grumpygorilla under News
From http://www.greeleytrib.com 3684 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 18, 2008 10:13 pm
The National Federation of Independent Business along with SBTV.com and Sam's Club will give away a $100,000 business makeover as part of National Small Business Week beginning Monday through April 25. The makeover would include $25,000 in cash, merchandise, supplies and equipment from Sam's Club or samsclub.com, mentoring from SBTV.com experts Read More

Survey reveals optimism from small business operators

Survey reveals optimism from small business operators Avatar Posted by grumpygorilla under News
From http://www.kansascity.com 3684 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 18, 2008 2:23 pm
Small-business owners are an optimistic lot, even when they're pessimistic. That apparently contradictory result leaped from the National Small Business Association's 2008 Survey of Small and Mid-Size Business, released Wednesday. “This year, a whopping 71 percent have a negative outlook on the economy — clearly small business is feeling the Read More

Myths About IT That Could Sink or Float Your Small Business

Myths About IT That Could Sink or Float Your Small Business Avatar Posted by iandenny under Technology
From http://www.multisolutions.co.uk 3685 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 18, 2008 1:11 am
It's a frighteningly common myth - small businesses who falsely believe their data is safe. After years in IT, featuring numerous calls from people asking to be rescued, I assembled this quick guide which can help any small business avoid the misery. Read More

Entrepreneuer Gives Back

Entrepreneuer Gives Back Avatar Posted by JohnH under News
From http://www.smallbizresource.com 3685 days ago
Made Hot by: plethmen on April 18, 2008 1:09 am
With the tagline "Change the world...one business at a time," Kivab4b.org offers entrepreneurs and small businesses an easy way to participate in cause-related marketing. Read More

3 Effective Online Brand Monitoring Tools

3 Effective Online Brand Monitoring Tools Avatar Posted by digitalsmash under News
From http://www.netbusinessblog.com 3687 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 16, 2008 11:10 am
Being that most SMB's cannot afford to hire a brand monitoring company; Here are 3 Highly Effective tools for monitoring what's being said about your business online! Read More

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