Online Tax-Free Shopping May Soon Be Obsolete

Online Tax-Free Shopping May Soon Be Obsolete Avatar Posted by The59thStreetBridge under Taxes
From http://www.findingdulcinea.com 3469 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 15, 2009 8:42 am
With tax revenue dwindling along with the recession, states are considering taxing online purchases to cover the shortfall. But Web-based merchants are rallying against the move. Read More

5 Key Microbusiness Trends for 2009 | Small Business Trends

5 Key Microbusiness Trends for 2009 | Small Business Trends Avatar Posted by ZaneSafrit under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 3471 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 15, 2009 6:45 am
This is a great list of trends for the number one job creating part of our economy: microbusiness. That's business with under 5 employees. This group and small business will create the jobs that drive us out of this economy. Read More

Bizbox by Slate - Small Business Help and Tips

Bizbox by Slate - Small Business Help and Tips Avatar Posted by BizBox under Marketing
From http://bizbox.slate.com 3470 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 15, 2009 6:45 am
Peter Montoya and Tim Vandehey--authors of The Brand Call You--discuss the pluses (and minuses) using social networking like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and others to market your business through your personal brand. Read More

How The Government Can Lend Directly

How The Government Can Lend Directly Avatar Posted by BizBox under Finance
From http://bizbox.slate.com 3470 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 15, 2009 5:45 am
BizBox explains how the Small Business Administration once loaned money directly to small businessess--and why it should do so again. Read More

John Bird: The Big Issue : cmypitch.com video information centre

John Bird:  The Big Issue : cmypitch.com video information centre Avatar Posted by cmypitch under Success Stories
From http://cmypitch.com 3469 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 14, 2009 7:12 pm
John Bird is a true pioneer in the social enterprise sector. His own life is an epic adventure: he was born into poverty and experienced homelessness, orphanages, crime and a stint in prison. In 1991, he launched The Big Issue sold by homeless people, which has since become one of the world's most successful social ventures. He has also launched Read More
“There's no point in trying to sell my business at the moment is there?” As the economy is going into recession and credit is difficult to obtain, there are no business buyers ready to buy a business - or are there? Read More

The top five home business occupations in 2009 - Emma Jones' Blog on cmypitch.com

The top five home business occupations in 2009 - Emma Jones' Blog on cmypitch.com Avatar Posted by cmypitch under Startups
From http://cmypitch.com 3469 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 14, 2009 6:12 pm
Emma Jones of Enterprise Nation gives us the top 5 home based business opportunities for this year. You can guarantee that the number of businesses started at home will increase in 2009. That's for sure. And it's on account of lower start-up costs, lack of commute and the fact that many more people will launch a part-time business; holding down Read More

Branding Small Business Ideas

Branding Small Business Ideas Avatar Posted by SkipAnderson under Marketing
From http://www.psychotactics.com 3475 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 14, 2009 3:50 am
A boatload of information here about what to do and what not to do to brand your business. Read More
TActually, it goes beyond listening --- it's establishing a conversation or a dialog. It's about engaging the people we are with. It's about learning something new, realizing we might have to change our position. It's about challenging our own and other's ideas and positions. It's about having a healthy debate and maybe some conflict --- all Read More

Moving From Customer Acquisition To Customer Engagement

Moving From Customer Acquisition To Customer Engagement Avatar Posted by bmtrnavsky under Sales
From http://salesmanagement20.com 3470 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 14, 2009 12:06 am
For some strange reason, in the past few days, at least four different executives have called me to speak about changes they see with their customers markets and organizations. The conversations all began at different points, for differing reasons, but seemed to be converging on a central issue: The need for organizations, marketing, and sales to Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …
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Michelle Mangen @mmangen Beats Commuting Blues

Imagine living in Wisconsin, not known for its mild winters, and having a job that forces you to commute 100 miles one … More
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