Dharmesh Shah, founder and CTO of inbound marketing company HubSpot, has this challenge for all entrepreneurs and small business people working to define their personal brands. Pick just one word you would like people to associate with you. No, it can't be a general word like great or awesome. What Read More
The amount of free franchise information available is mind-blowing. What used to require at least one trip to the local library doesn't anymore. Now, just about anything you want to know about is available instantly, with a computer and internet access. Like franchising, for example! Read More

Clarification About Duplicate Content

Clarification About Duplicate Content Avatar Posted by Sylviane under Online Marketing
From http://sylvianenuccio.com 353 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on August 16, 2013 11:44 pm
Do you need clarification about duplicate content and plagiarism? II know it can be confusing out there, but after you read this there will be no more reason to be confused. Read More
One of the rules of thumb that has been in existence for a long time is the idea that you should plan to need around 75% of your current income in retirement. But will our expenses really go down? Read More

Avoid These 401(k) Retirement Plan Pitfalls

Avoid These 401(k) Retirement Plan Pitfalls Avatar Posted by MMarquit under Employee Benefits
From http://couponshoebox.com 353 days ago
Made Hot by: zioncampo on August 16, 2013 11:30 pm
The wrong setup for your retirement portfolio could mean thousands of dollars lost for your retirement. Here are some of the 401(k) pitfalls that can lead to an under-performing portfolio: Read More

9 Step Guide to Engaging Content (Infographic)

9 Step Guide to Engaging Content (Infographic) Avatar Posted by smallbizwoman under Online Marketing
From http://www.marismith.com 350 days ago
Made Hot by: Copysugar on August 16, 2013 7:15 pm
By now, everyone who markets a business online ought to know the importance of content marketing. This strategy requires not only that you or someone in your business create tons of content, but that you make sure that content gets people's attention. The thing about creating tons of content capabl Read More
14 Ways to Create Amazing Tweets from your Blog Posts So you’ve created an incredible blog post. It’s full of knowledge that matters to your target audience. And you know you can use social channels... Read More

Laser Focused

Laser Focused Avatar Posted by GabeJohansson under Self-Development
From http://gabejohansson.com 355 days ago
Made Hot by: thecorneroffice on August 16, 2013 4:41 pm
Ever have something so set in your mind that you won’t stop until you make it happen? I’ve been working pretty hard on this one task for the last few months, but it wasn’t until recent that I became laser focused on it. It seems that I will work harder on something the more “real” it seems. Read More

Home Business Taxes: Do You Have Your EIN?

Home Business Taxes: Do You Have Your EIN? Avatar Posted by MMarquit under Taxes
From http://plantingmoneyseeds.com 353 days ago
Made Hot by: mikehartman1 on August 16, 2013 3:35 pm
Tax season will be here again before you know it. As you consider what’s next for your home business taxes, think about whether or not you have an employer identification number (EIN). Read More

Did the Recession Help Your Business?

Did the Recession Help Your Business? Avatar Posted by Maria Haubrich under News
From http://www.smallbizdaily.com 352 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on August 16, 2013 3:29 pm
You might be doing a double-take at the question in the headline above. But in a recent survey by American Express OPEN, more than 4 out of 5 entrepreneurs said the Great Recession actually helped their companies by forcing them to become better business owners. Read More

Free, Fast & Easy: A new way to communicate benefits to employees

  We know that as a small business owner, you have your hands full. Aflac has made it easier for you to communicate …

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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