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Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame with this month's NFIB Index that shows small business owners are reporting improving economic conditions, but still not at an expansion level.

Have you compared this data with the Purchasing Managers' Index? Read More
Skout founder launches Fuse app, Twitter buys SnappyTV.

Amber & Sarah chat with Skout Founder Christian Wiklund on his new ephemeral app Fuse, Twitter adds .gif support and buys SnappyTV, Facebook's Slingshot, an app called Yo, & more! Read More
Here are fives steps to a better PowerPoint presentation. Please note that you could apply these tips for other tools, e.g., Prezi and Haiku Deck. Read More
From CreativeLive:

Most artists and crafters are easily inspired to create new work, but getting inspired to build a business that shares that work with the world can sound like a much more daunting prospect. Kari Chapin, author of The Handmade Marketplace and Grow Your Handmade Business, is rea Read More
From CreativeLive:

Instagram is an important marketing tool for every small business — if you know how to use it. In this three-day course, marketing expert Sue B. Zimmerman will teach you how use Instagram to brand your business and engage new and existing customers. Read More
How do you store and distribute your podcast material? The title of the blog post is a hat tip wink to LibSyn (Liberated Syndication). The question that have been asking myself recently is:

- How do I secure my content, save it and promote it in an effective way?

What's your take on the futur Read More

Kari Chapin's Guide to Pricing [video]

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From http://youtu.be 52 days ago
Made Hot by: steefen on June 12, 2014 9:13 am
Kari Chapin offers advice to crafters on pricing their products.

Kari is the author of "The Handmade Marketplace" and "Grow Your Handmade Business" and in the clip she gives you three things to keep in mind when pricing your products:

- the materials you use
- the time it takes to make prod Read More
Kevin Griffin, founder and chef at aptly named Boxing Fish Sushi, is a sushi chef and small business owner. This is his story of pursuing his passion for providing his customers personal interaction and fresh, wild, sustainable sushi.

My question: Could Mr. Griffin have used some other business Read More
What is the key to small business marketing? BrandsRock founder Mike Joubert explains how to get the most from a small marketing budget. The answer isn't what you might expect. Read More
The Small Biz Express podcast:

Every business owner eventually arrives at a crossroads with their business where they have to make some tough decisions. Things may not be going as planned and you feel like you’re just spinning your wheels. So do you keep plugging along and hope the obvious bus Read More

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

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Jon-Mikel Bailey @woodstreetweb Creates Business By Design

Since its founding in 2002, the Web and mobile design firm Jon-Mikel Bailey heads with partners James Stup, Jason … More
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