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I've been to something like one hundred conferences and corporate events in the past several years as I travel the world delivering keynotes and running seminars. I've been collecting some observations on what makes a good presentation and also drawing from my own experience. Read More
The founder and former CEO of Staples on how technology is changing the way companies interact with their customers. Read More
It used to be that you only had to worry about keeping your customers happy. It just isn't that easy anymore. As small business owners, it is so important to also keep your employees happy. By keeping them happy, you are building trust and security in the respect and performance that your employees not only give you, but give your customers, as we Read More

100+ Useful Web Resources for Small Business and Non Profits

100+ Useful Web Resources for Small Business and Non Profits Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Resources
From 1884 days ago
Made Hot by: cartermi on June 24, 2009 8:21 pm
I often get questions about creating, maintaining, and optimizing an online presence from small businesses and non profits; how to get into search engine results, how to redesign an old site, what tools are available that are useful, inexpensive or free. Read More
Here's how to apply the basic principals of business planning to your social media activities. Start with a plan, then follow it up with plan review, course corrections, and, ultimately, management. Here's how to do that. Read More
If you want to make more money in business, become an expert, get famous, or many other things — the first thing you have to do is learn how to get noticed. But in today's increasingly crowded world, getting people to pay attention to you isn't easy -- unless you've got a list of proven tactics to fall back on. Read More
You can never know enough about your customers, because the more you know, the better suited you are to serve them, to sell to them, and to create for them. Read More
As a manager, your prime responsibility is to get things done through people. Therefore, communication is your most vital management tool to be an effective leader. Read More

The Optimistic Marketer's Guide to Recession Success

The Optimistic Marketer's Guide to Recession Success Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Marketing
From 1888 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 22, 2009 4:32 pm
Recessions are the best time to take chances, make that leap, and truly reinvent your business. When times are good it is all too easy to keep doing what “works”. But when times get tight that's when businesses can dig deep to find long-lasting success. Read More

Eight Ways Microblogging Will Transform Your Company

Eight Ways Microblogging Will Transform Your Company Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Online Marketing
From 1889 days ago
Made Hot by: dreamwithdeadline on June 23, 2009 11:53 pm
When Network World selected 9 technologies IT pros should master in 2009, two of them were microblogging platforms: Twitter and Yammer. While most people are familiar with Twitter, relatively few are acquainted with Yammer. While it isn't as sexy as Twitter, Yammer will fundamentally improve your company in the following 8 ways. 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 …

Woo-hoo! It's Sherryl Perry: BizSugar "Contributor of the Week"

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