Poll: Small in business is beautiful

Poll: Small in business is beautiful - http://www.upi.com Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under News
From http://www.upi.com 3844 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 15, 2008 6:13 pm
An October survey found only 11 percent of small-business owners say they want to retire at all. Nine in 10 say they are happy with what they do -- with 58 percent saying they are very or extremely satisfied with their work. "In other words, small-business owners overwhelmingly like what they do," Gallup said. Read More

Most small business owners do not know what branding is

Most small business owners do not know what branding is - http://www.canada.com Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under Marketing
From http://www.canada.com 3844 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 15, 2008 6:12 pm
Unfortunately, most small businesses don't know what branding is. Last week Hewlett-Packard Canada unveiled a survey of 1,225 small and medium-sized business owners in which 55% defined "brand" as their product or company name, and 29% said they thought it was their logo. Read More

Plastic Not Fantastic For Online Buyers?

Plastic Not Fantastic For Online Buyers? - http://www.emarketer.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Online Marketing
From http://www.emarketer.com 3845 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 15, 2008 6:11 pm
When they are confronted with two merchants who offer the same product at the same price, consumers say the two factors that influence them most are payment security and payment choice. More than one-half of respondents said that the security of their financial information was the deciding factor when they made purchases. An additional two-thirds s Read More

Google launches Ad Manager

Google launches Ad Manager - http://www.informationweek.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Online Marketing
From http://www.informationweek.com 3844 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 15, 2008 6:11 pm
Google introduced a new service called Ad Manager. It gives Web site publishers more control over their ad sales and ad serving. Google's target users are SMBs. It's yet another free service; there are no fees associated with Ad Manager. Google will, however, take a commission on revenue from ads it sells on your site. Read More

Leadership - The Link Between Planning & Doing

Leadership - The Link Between Planning & Doing - http://www.work911.com Avatar Posted by JulieR under Management
From http://www.work911.com 3846 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 14, 2008 8:38 pm
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4 Tips for Online Acquisition

4 Tips for Online Acquisition - http://www.targetmarketingmag.com Avatar Posted by ureach under Online Marketing
From http://www.targetmarketingmag.com 3845 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 14, 2008 8:38 pm
Small tweaks to your website can have a big impact on sales. Find out what acquisition tactics circulation and marketing professionals were swapping at the Direct Marketing Association's Circulation Day. The conference provided a peek at trends publishers are using to generate revenue. Read More

Wealthy consumers surf the social networks

Wealthy consumers surf the social networks - http://www.bizreport.com Avatar Posted by ksmith under News
From http://www.bizreport.com 3845 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 14, 2008 8:36 pm
Targeting a wealthy consumer base may be simpler than some online marketers realized. According to a recent WealthSurvey from the Luxury Institute about 60% of wealthy consumers visit social networks like MySpace, LinkedIn and Facebook. Read More

The Smarter Process of Starting a Corporate Blog

The Smarter Process of Starting a Corporate Blog - http://www.businessblogconsulting.com Avatar Posted by digitalsmash under News
From http://www.businessblogconsulting.com 3846 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 14, 2008 7:38 pm
The following is first in a three-part series on the process of setting up a corporate blog will benefit you! There are three important phases to the corporate blog process... Read More
A great interview with former LucasArts (Star Wars) CEO about how to search for balance in the challenging life of the entrepreneur. Read More

Small-business credit crunch: real or imagined?

Small-business credit crunch: real or imagined? - http://www.ocregister.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Raising Capital
From http://www.ocregister.com 3845 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 14, 2008 12:46 pm
Small-business problems accessing capital is anticipation more than actuality for most business owners. In January, the National Federation of Independent Business survey found that "measures of credit tightness have not changed much in a decade. Only four percent of the owners (surveyed) cited the cost and availability of credit as their number Read More

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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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