Working with reliable vendors is an essential part of running a profitable online store. And on the surface, the process is pretty straightforward. But there are many common mistakes that new shopowners make. Read More
Looking to expand into overseas markets? Whether you are entering the export market, looking to upgrade your equipment or facilities in preparation for exporting, or helping your international buyers do business with you – there’s a U.S. government financing program that can help. Here’s what you n Read More

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7 Success Tips for DIY Marketers Avatar Posted by Adam_Gottlieb under Marketing
From 326 days ago
Made Hot by: NanoTechnologyMedia on May 30, 2013 6:37 pm
Having personally worked in the design and advertising industry for many years, I've witnessed first-hand a growing movement of DIY marketing among small business owners. If you are taking a DIY approach to marketing in your small business, you don't want to compromise on the quality and effectiven Read More

Power Friending IRL and Cyberspace

Power Friending IRL and Cyberspace Avatar Posted by lyceum under Social Media
From 328 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on May 30, 2013 6:26 pm
During my birthday on May 25 I got 99 mentions on Facebook. Is this an example of the power of new media? If you are interested in this topic, I recommend you to read Amber Mac's book, Power Friending: Demystifying Social Media to Grow Your Business. How many friends do you have on Facebook? I am g Read More

5 Online Marketing Strategies for a Tight Budget

5 Online Marketing Strategies for a Tight Budget Avatar Posted by CateCosta under Online Marketing
From 328 days ago
Made Hot by: zioncampo on May 30, 2013 6:10 pm
In a world where attention is currency, it's becoming increasingly more difficult to attract the eyes and ears of your target market. Not only are you up against larger companies with nicely funded marketing departments, you're also competing with social media and a multitude of other distractions Read More
DeliberateCEO is a Mastermind Group of Software CEOs – (8 maximum) like-minded people collaborating to create a support group focusing on helping each person develop and grow their businesses. This presentation by Donagh Kiernan; founder of DeliberateCEO and owner of Tenego Partnering, explains the Read More

This Dude Just Scored Free Burgers For Life

This Dude Just Scored Free Burgers For Life Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From 330 days ago
Made Hot by: MarketWiz on May 30, 2013 2:57 pm
This guy won't be hungry. Ever. That's because this hero has offers of free burgers for life coming in from several Ohio-area restaurants. There's even one huge franchise that may give him free burgers, too. Read about this hero. Read More

Kiosk Culture & Franchising Unite

Kiosk Culture & Franchising Unite Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From 330 days ago
Made Hot by: AmyJordan on May 30, 2013 2:16 pm
The appeal of kiosk ordering is hitting markets internationally as well as select parts of the U.S. which allows kiosk managers and the franchisees that monitor their use for their own location to closely observe customer response. Domino’s Pizza, Taco Bell, and KFC are three global brands that h... Read More
Small Business Owners are responsible for their company’s growth, but when they have no experience in sales it is difficult to grow their business at all. Selling is not easy, it's uncomfortable and often scary, especially when you don't have experience or training. There are some things you can do Read More
As the business economy rebounds, many entrepreneurs are thinking that life will soon get easier, and their opportunity can only grow. In reality, the business world gets tougher every day, with new entrants, new technology, and competitors more easily entering the fray from around the globe. Read More

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