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10 Things To Consider Before Quitting Your Job To Freelance Full-Time

10 Things To Consider Before Quitting Your Job To Freelance Full-Time Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Startups
From http://www.elance.com 1863 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 20, 2009 9:43 pm
I wish there were a secret formula to ensure that the freelance business you have been madly working on is going to generate enough income to compensate for your current salary as an employee, if not much more. Unfortunately, there are many, many factors that go into determining business success. Read More
Nearly every day now I see a new start up promising to help local small businesses advertise online better. To be sure, small businesses trying to promote themselves online have a lot of options. A few years ago it was OK to spend a great deal of effort trying to be in a lot of places at once. Today, not so. You'd be better off just sticking to a Read More

Eleven Technologies That Will Revolutionize Business

Eleven Technologies That Will Revolutionize Business Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Technology
From http://bigthink.com 1864 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 16, 2009 5:08 am
Nearly every new technology is hailed (at least by its creators) as one that will “revolutionize” this or that aspect of our lives. Upon closer examination, however, the hype is seldom warranted. Once in a while, though, a technology gets beyond vaporware and offers a solution so promising that widespread adoption seems all but certain. The follo Read More

The Firefox Small Business Add-on Collection

The Firefox Small Business Add-on Collection Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Resources
From http://www.ducttapemarketing.com 1868 days ago
Made Hot by: VijayGES on June 13, 2009 12:35 pm
Today I would like to introduce the Ultimate Small Business Collection. This is a hand picked group of 12 add-ons that I personally use to enhance the Firefox browser for my small business activity. You can download and install the entire collection with one button and find ways to better bookmark, participate socially, automate repetitive tasks a Read More

Tips For Overcoming Setbacks

Tips For Overcoming Setbacks Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Management
From http://www.blogtrepreneur.com 1868 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 15, 2009 12:47 am
We all know how rewarding owning your own business can be. The challenges are exhilarating, the success deeply satisfying. But what if you hit a major obstacle that is a defining point of whether your business succeeds or fails? Can you overcome a setback, be it a financial dilemma or a major business crisis? Read More

How to Win Tech Evangelists and Influence Decision Makers

How to Win Tech Evangelists and Influence Decision Makers Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Technology
From http://bigthink.com 1868 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2009 7:21 am
Users will always push back “irrationally” on any new tech initiative. It's up to you to show them the light. Fortunately—or unfortunately, depending on how long you've been a CTO/CIO—you don't need a cattle prod to get users on your side. Read More
Luther Lowe, Manager of Local Business Outreach for Yelp, joins host Steve Rucinski, to share the many tools small business owners have at their disposal on Yelp to put your business's best foot forward - all while managing your time and your online presence wisely. Read More
Part of the question that sparked this series was “Are there early warning signs that things could go wrong”. Here are ten that I can speak to from first hand experience, you probably have others — drop'em in the comments section so we can all learn something. Read More

Does Your Business Have Strong Contact Points?

Does Your Business Have Strong Contact Points? Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Customer Service
From http://blog.timandren.com 1869 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 11, 2009 6:22 am
A contact point is any person or resource that allows the customer to be in touch with your company. Your business contact points are the lifeline to your company. As your business floats in space it's critical to have a strong, reliable line out towards your customer who is the only source to get you where you need to go. Read More

7 Signs Your Marketing May Need to Evolve

7 Signs Your Marketing May Need to Evolve Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Marketing
From http://www.ducttapemarketing.com 1870 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 10, 2009 6:50 am
There's no denying that the world and certainly the world of marketing has changed. If you're trying to wrap your head around what that might mean for you, here are seven very concrete ways to start viewing the evolution of your marketing strategies and practices. Read More

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

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Marsha Friedman @marshafriedman Business Celebrity

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