You can’t win as an entrepreneur working alone. You need to have business relationships with team members, investors, customers, and a myriad of other support people. That doesn’t mean you have to be a social butterfly to succeed, or introverts need not apply. Read More

Starting a Business? Here's What You Can and Can't Deduct

Starting a Business? Here\'s What You Can and Can\'t Deduct Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Startups
From http://articles.bplans.com 28 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on February 2, 2015 3:29 pm
If you’re planning to use your personal savings to launch a new business, you’ll be happy to hear that many of the costs you’ll incur are tax deductible. We’ll go through what you can and can’t deduct during the startup phase of a business, to help you spend strategically and get a better return... Read More
More than 50 percent of American adults use multiple social media sites. How can you reach them without wasting too much time or breaking the bank? Read More

EGO Interview with Ileane Smith [podcast]

EGO Interview with Ileane Smith [podcast] Avatar Posted by lyceum under Social Media
From http://egonetcast.com 14 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on February 16, 2015 12:59 am
I recorded my conversation with Ileane Smith with Call Recorder and Samson Meteor USB studio microphone, on February 7.

[Editor's note: I will update this post with more show notes in the near future.] Read More

Set Fire to Your Septic Tank

Set Fire to Your Septic Tank Avatar Posted by amabaie under Management
From http://www.business2community.com 17 days ago
Made Hot by: AmyJordan on February 13, 2015 3:14 am
A great business lesson learned by digging up a septic tank - and any business, even city-based businesses, can learn from it. Read More
Traffic! Traffic!! Traffic!!! I wonder why bloggers hustle so hard to drive traffic to their blogs. Hmmm… is it because - See more... Read More

18 Pinterest Tools for Businesses

18 Pinterest Tools for Businesses Avatar Posted by clickfire under Social Media
From http://www.practicalecommerce.com 24 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on February 5, 2015 8:00 am
Pinterest is the social network for people to discover and share interesting pictures. It’s also a place for businesses to connect with consumers and influential ... Read More

Proper Inventory Management Drives Economic Growth

Proper Inventory Management Drives Economic Growth Avatar Posted by inventoryninja under Technology
From http://www.waspbarcode.com 8 days ago
Made Hot by: pistolcho on February 19, 2015 6:21 pm
Poor inventory management is one of the primary reasons small businesses fail. According to the State of Small Business Report, 46% of SMB’s with 11-500 employees don’t currently track inventory or use a manual inventory process such as tracking in Excel. Read More

Get More Retweets with These Mega Powerful Twitter Secrets

Get More Retweets with These Mega Powerful Twitter Secrets Avatar Posted by Jed under Social Media
From http://smallbiztrends.com 14 days ago
Made Hot by: marketingvalue on February 14, 2015 5:40 pm
We have a pretty good idea of Twitter best practices: post regularly, don’t overuse hashtags, keep your tweets short enough for retweets, etc. We even know that a good mix of images and video will help boost engagement. Yet every few months, I like to look back through my Twitter analytics to see w Read More

3 Tools to Help Your Visual Media Go Viral

3 Tools to Help Your Visual Media Go Viral Avatar Posted by Ileane under Social Media
From http://basicblogtips.com 9 days ago
Made Hot by: OpenSourceMedia on February 23, 2015 2:45 pm
Many of us have used tools like Hootsuite and Bufferapp to help us get the job done in social media. Sometimes, however, we need something just a little more concentrated and directed at the needs of specific social platforms like Instagram and Pinterest. In this article, I’ll introduce three cool Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …
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Allison Semancik Helps Ideas Sprout @AllieMiami

After years of working to cultivate other people's small business gardens, Allison Semancik decided to plant some seeds … More
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