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While LinkedIn is still used by most for recruiting and job search, Twitter is really emerging as a social media site to start career conversations. From my vantage point, the advantage of Twitter is the speed with which you can begin engaging others. Its casual nature breaks down some conversational barriers that might exist otherwise. Read More
When it comes to measuring a state's business climate, there are several factors to consider: the level of economic growth, the amount of regulations, and the education level of the workforce. Look at all those factors, and you've got a sense of whether or not you're dealing with at a business-friendly state. Here are five of the states who are known for being most friendly to businesses. Read More

10 Reasons You Should Run Like Hell From Social Media

10 Reasons You Should Run Like Hell From Social Media Avatar Posted by WayneLiew under Social Media
From http://outspokenmedia.com 1669 days ago
Made Hot by: PeaceNLove on April 12, 2010 4:23 pm
Social media is everywhere. People are talking about it at conferences, your consultant is begging you to jump onto the bandwagon and you sounds lame if you tell others that your business is not on social media. What IF your business isn't suited for social media? How do you know if your business isn't suited for social media? Read More
Many entrepreneurs think working from a home office will be a dream come true-- until they give it a try. The reality of working from home, however exciting the prospect, can be a shock to the system. A disciplined and focused person can save valuable time and money using a home office. But for others, working from home can be a big time-waster. Read More
It's been 15 years since Craig Newmark started craigslist as an online arts and events list in San Francisco, and 10 years since he named Jim Buckmaster as CEO, stepping aside to work in customer service at the company. Newmark talks about the company's core values, how they've contributed to his success, and what he's doing to uphold them. Read More
If your business has been growing but you've been reluctant to take on a new employee because of economic uncertainty or for any other reason, maybe recently enacted tax incentives will convince you to act. The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act, which was signed into law on March 18, 2010, offers significant tax savings for adding people to your payroll. Read More
With the WiFi-only Apple iPad about to go on sale tomorrow, and the growing number of other WiFi-only devices that consumers already have, you might be faced with the problem of needing to get online when you’re not sure there’ll be free wireless around. Here are seven options to satisfy your lust for Internet connectivity on the go, when a smartphone isn’t enough to do the job. Read More
If your company is storing more data in the cloud these days, a desktop scanner that reproduces documents in high resolution could come in handy. We tested four new models to see how they stack up. Here are the results. Read More
The mandate to save money may be clear, but which technologies actually pay for themselves is a tougher call to make for many businesses. Here are ten options that many small to midsize businesses are trending towards and reaping significant financial rewards. Read More
It’s amazing to watch a child grow from a completely helpless infant to a teen or young adult with his own opinions and ways of doing things. If you’re self-employed or run your own business, at some point you’re likely to receive the advice to hire your own children as a means of getting a tax break. However, hiring your children has benefits beyond taxes. 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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Benjy Portnoy @SmallBizElevatr Shares Sweet Solutions

Benjy Portnoy's first business was a little candy stand he set up when he was five to sell left over candy bars to … More
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