From Porter's Five Forces to the Permeable Corporation: A New Business Model

From Porter's Five Forces to the Permeable Corporation: A New Business Model Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Strategy
From http://www.bmighty.com 3355 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 17, 2008 5:52 pm
Web 2.0 efficiencies disrupt old business models by reducing manufacturing and investment costs and decentralizing information. It's time for the permeable corporation, where success depends upon cooperation and interaction. Read More

Government Help For Small-Business Owners (No Joke)

Government Help For Small-Business Owners (No Joke) Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under Resources
From http://www.business-opportunities.biz 3355 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 17, 2008 5:32 am
From the page: "Entrepreneurs were more used to dealing with red tape, endless delays in getting an answer to a question and federal employees who were frequently less than helpful.

But there are some government agencies worth your time. Consider, for example, these four" Read More

Study: Banner Ad Clickers Not Like Other Web Users

Study: Banner Ad Clickers Not Like Other Web Users Avatar Posted by Becky under Online Marketing
From http://chiefmarketer.com 3355 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 17, 2008 5:13 am
That lead generated through your banner ad was probably from a consumer between the ages of 25-44, with a household income under $40,000. This demographic accounted for 50% of all banner-ad clicks, despite comprising only 6% of the population, according to a new study. Read More

Design Inspiration: the Anatomy of a Great Blog Ad at Randa Clay Design

Design Inspiration: the Anatomy of a Great Blog Ad at  Randa Clay Design Avatar Posted by JohnH under Advertising
From http://randaclay.com 3355 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 16, 2008 6:49 pm
It's hard enough creating effective banner ads of any size, but it's especially difficult to create an ad that's only 125px X 125px (a popular size for blog ads). Randa Clay offers some great examples of these tiny ads. If you can create an effective version of one of these, you create an effect ad at any size. Read More

BizSugar Makes Business a Little Sweeter

BizSugar Makes Business a Little Sweeter Avatar Posted by JohnH under Products and Services
From http://www.betterforbusiness.com 3355 days ago
Made Hot by: TimJustus on February 15, 2008 11:09 pm
This is a wonderful review of bizSugar by Terra Andersen at BetterForBusiness.com. If you haven't had the chance yet, check out her site. She's got some great articles and often finds unique angles on business that aren't covered by other writers. Quote from review: "this concept was MUCH NEEDED in the business world. I am beyond happy that Read More

Does it still make sense to submit your site to a directory?

Does it still make sense to submit your site to a directory? Avatar Posted by wontonu under Online Marketing
From http://www.searchengineguide.com 3355 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 15, 2008 11:06 pm
Once upon a time directories provided value to webmasters who were either looking to get new sites indexed or increase their site's link popularity or both. Now I am seeing a trend where directories are not as helpful in these two areas as they once were. Add to that the rising costs of submission fees and it is easy to see why the small business Read More
From the page: "Whether you're working or not, you have projects to take care of. Some are large, some are small. But the common theme about any project is that you want to do it right and in the most efficient manner. Here's help. SmartDraw Software offers this helpful list, created by project management specialists, to help you get your proje Read More

The Future of Small Business

The Future of Small Business Avatar Posted by suzyQ under News
From http://www.intuit.com 3355 days ago
Made Hot by: digitalsmash on February 15, 2008 7:17 pm
Artisans, historically defined as skilled craftsmen who fashioned goods by hand, will re-emerge as an influential force in the coming decade. These next-gen artisans will craft their goods and shape the economy β€” through upswings and downturns β€” with an effect reaching far beyond their neighborhoods, or even their nations. That's one of the c Read More

Study: Some click-through rates may be distorted

Study: Some click-through rates may be distorted Avatar Posted by Jenny under Online Marketing
From http://www.bizreport.com 3356 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 15, 2008 6:51 pm
Every click may not be created equally. According to a recent Starcom USA study, some so-called "heavy clickers" are distorting the click through rates that companies are receiving. Researchers from Starcom USA, Tacoda and comScore found that heavy clickers account for half of the click-throughs for display ads. Read More
Partnership is a powerful place to sell from. You can only be in that position if your prospect sees you as such. The best way to achieve this is by understanding what the key business objectives are and only presenting solutions that can support them. This blog will give an example on how to accomplish this during an interview. Read More

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