Web Startups That Came Back From The Dead

Web Startups That Came Back From The Dead Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Success Stories
From http://mashable.com 3420 days ago
Made Hot by: ILuvMktg on April 10, 2008 1:19 pm
We've all seen the usual success story: a 20-something programmer gets an idea, launches a website, and within months he's already got huge traffic, multi-million dollar exit options and an interview with Wired. All the traffic graphs go straight up without faltering even for a day. These types of stories have created an atmosphere in which no Read More

Entrepreneurs - Keep Putting One Foot in Front of the Other

Entrepreneurs - Keep Putting One Foot in Front of the Other Avatar Posted by mer0104 under Success Stories
From http://www.clubenetwork.com 3420 days ago
Made Hot by: JohnH on April 10, 2008 12:18 pm
Clayton Christopher, founder of Sweet Leaf Tea (one of fastest growing iced teas) shares a great cycling story analogus to the many times his company almost went under over the last 10 years, but he never gave up. Now he's in 6,000 stores & in every state. Read More

Why to be wary of commission-only sales staff

Why to be wary of commission-only sales staff Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Management
From http://money.cnn.com 3421 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 9, 2008 11:51 pm
Hiring commission-only salespeople may only look like a less expensive alternative to salaried employees, but in the end, it rarely works out that way. Read More

Barriers to Finding the Right Employees

Barriers to Finding the Right Employees Avatar Posted by JenNel under Human Resources
From http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com 3421 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 9, 2008 11:49 pm
It seems that many small businesses are having trouble finding these key employees in the first place. Three quarters of small business owners surveyed said that finding qualified employees is difficult and nearly three out of ten rely on family members such as their spouse to help them off the clock. 58% of those surveyed said that the benefi Read More

Bad Security Week for Apple

Bad Security Week for Apple Avatar Posted by mssux under Technology
From http://www.eweek.com 3421 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 9, 2008 8:29 pm
Public embarrassment at a hacking contest and vulnerability disclosures for a new browser made for a discouraging week for Mac security folks. Read More

Outsourcing Guidance for Small Business

Outsourcing Guidance for Small Business Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Management
From http://www.businesstn.com 3421 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 9, 2008 8:29 pm
Outsourcing for small businesses can save time and money, of which the small business owner often has precious little to spare. But where can you go, and who can you trust to share the burden? Read More

The Challenge of Staying Focused in a Startup

The Challenge of Staying Focused in a Startup Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Startups
From http://www.instigatorblog.com 3421 days ago
Made Hot by: macromax on April 9, 2008 2:26 pm
Startups have a hard time staying focused. It's the nature of the beast. The enthusiasm founders have for their startups can very quickly lead to chasing too many opportunities. The big risk? Running in every direction, chasing every lead, idea and opportunity only to realize at the end that you've made very little progress. And this might not Read More

Research: Small Firms Best at Handling Aging Workforce

Research: Small Firms Best at Handling Aging Workforce Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Human Resources
From http://www.shrm.org 3421 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 9, 2008 3:17 am
There appears to be a marked difference on how small and large companies deal with the aging U.S. workforce. And according to one survey, small businesses appear to be ahead of the curve when planning for this major demographic shift. In a survey of 404 small business owners, 28% percent of the respondents reported that they had developed plans Read More

Study Gives Paid Search Ads Edge Over Organic

Study Gives Paid Search Ads Edge Over Organic Avatar Posted by Jeffrey under Online Marketing
From http://www.emarketingandcommerce.com 3421 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 9, 2008 12:19 am
Do visitors from organic listings behave differently than those who arrive at your site via pay-per-click ads? And which type of visitor is more likely to buy? Read More

Blurring the Lines Between Advertising and Entertainment

Blurring the Lines Between Advertising and Entertainment Avatar Posted by Becky under Advertising
From http://www.marketingprofs.com 3421 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 9, 2008 12:18 am
Using entertainment via interactive marketing is one way to get attention, create excitement and buzz, and connect with consumers. Smart marketers are using interactive media to blur the lines between traditional advertising and entertainment, engaging consumers with brands at a deeper level. Read More

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David Siteman Garland: Building a Community

When David Siteman Garland launched his online community and TV show, he had very few fans. "Back then only my … More
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