Financing, With Strings Attached

Financing, With Strings Attached Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Raising Capital
From http://www.nytimes.com 3427 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 5, 2009 10:44 pm
In this tight lending climate, entrepreneurs may be tempted by an investor's offer of cash, even if it comes with strings attached. Vlad Shmunis, the founder of RingCentral, an Internet company that serves small business owners, has an answer to that offer: Think carefully before you accept it. Mr. Shmunis said that when he was trying to rai Read More

7 Ways to Turn a Blog Post Upside Down and Get More Comments

7 Ways to Turn a Blog Post Upside Down and Get More Comments Avatar Posted by rupalik under Marketing
From http://www.problogger.net 3427 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 5, 2009 8:45 pm
The technique is simply to turn a post upside down and make the comments the primary focus of the post rather than what you have to say. Here are a number of ways of doing this with some links to examples of where I've done it: Read More

A Dirt-Simple System for Qualifying Sales Prospects

A Dirt-Simple System for Qualifying Sales Prospects Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Sales
From http://smallbiztrends.com 3426 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 5, 2009 8:44 pm
When you try to sell to everyone your efforts are too broad. You aren't focused and you soon are faced with failures, because you are wasting time trying to sell something without understanding the value in other people's eyes - or even whether they are truly a good fit for your product or service. In short, you aren't qualifying companies/indivi Read More

The Benefits of Persistence

The Benefits of Persistence Avatar Posted by BizBox under Startups
From http://bizbox.slate.com 3426 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 5, 2009 8:44 pm
BizBox's Jerry Kalish discusses a new Harvard Business School study that found that entrepreneurs with proven track records of success are more likely to succeed in a new endeavor. Read More

40 of the Best Twitter Brands and the People Behind Them

40 of the Best Twitter Brands and the People Behind Them Avatar Posted by The59thStreetBridge under Technology
From http://mashable.com 3426 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 5, 2009 8:43 pm
A roundup of 40 brands adept at reaching their customer base by way of Twitter. Read More

Word Count and SEO - How Many Words are Enough?

Word Count and SEO - How Many Words are Enough? Avatar Posted by mona19 under Marketing
From http://www.seodesignsolutions.com 3427 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 4, 2009 10:05 pm
Ken Lyons from metarocketseo.com recently raised a valid point with a comment on our post SEO and Internal linking about how we arrived at the number of words required to effectively rank a web page using SEO. Read More

Sales Burnout is Usually a Result of an Imbalance in Your Personal Life

Sales Burnout is Usually a Result of an Imbalance in Your Personal Life Avatar Posted by WillFultz under Sales
From http://www.salesbloggers.com 3425 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 4, 2009 7:57 pm
Sales burnout can be one of your biggest enemies when working in a sales capacity. Fear not, however, because just about every salesperson or sales manager has dealt with this problem on some level. Read More

Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Human Resources
From http://blog.guykawasaki.com 3426 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 4, 2009 7:06 pm
Searching for a job can suck if you constrain yourself to the typical tools such as online jobs boards, trade publications, CraigsList, and networking with only your close friends. In these kinds of times, you need to use all the weapons that you can, and one that many people don't—or at least don't use to the fullest extent, is LinkedIn. Read More

Top 20 Most Popular Small Business Articles in January 2009

Top 20 Most Popular Small Business Articles in January 2009 Avatar Posted by SmallBizTools under News
From http://www.smallbusinesstools.com 3426 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 4, 2009 7:05 pm
These are, in order, the twenty most popular Small Business related articles from January 2009. Read More
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