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Bad Times Can Call for Big Ideas

Bad Times Can Call for Big Ideas Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under News
From http://bigthink.com 1870 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 21, 2009 10:30 pm
The New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Group recently carried out a study of recession survival strategies. Their findings should be of interest to business owners everywhere. They concluded that seven factors helped businesses through the recession, and also that these factors are well applied to small as well as large business interests. Read More

50 Social Sites That Every Business Needs a Presence On

50 Social Sites That Every Business Needs a Presence On Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Online Marketing
From http://www.insidecrm.com 1870 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 18, 2009 9:36 am
If your business limits its online presence to advertising banners and blogging, it's missing out. The Internet provides powerful networking opportunities that allow users to effectively target their audience by logging on to social sites like LinkedIn, Digg and more. Take advantage of these tools by asserting your company's presence online and Read More

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 1870 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 1872 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 1875 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 1875 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 1876 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

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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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