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How to Take Advantage of New Tax Laws

How to Take Advantage of New Tax Laws Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 1425 days ago
Made Hot by: Small Business Tribe on February 2, 2011 8:52 pm
Thanks to a raft of legislation over the past year -- the Recovery Act, the Small Business Jobs Act, the HIRE Act, the Affordable Care Act and the Tax Relief and Job Creation Act -- there have been many changes to the tax laws. With tax time coming up fast, make sure you are familiar with the chang Read More

How to Achieve Your Financial Goals

How to Achieve Your Financial Goals Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 1427 days ago
Made Hot by: PeaceNLove on January 26, 2011 8:05 pm
What are your goals for 2011? When you think about making goals, do you cringe and roll your eyes, or do you get excited to plan for the New Year? Regardless of the degree of your enthusiasm, you're bound to fail if you don't know the right way to set goals and follow through. Read More
No one would recommend a Chicken Little approach to running a business. Successful entrepreneurs don’t generally spend all of their time obsessing about what might go wrong. However, there’s a fine line between maintaining a healthy optimism about your business’s future and wearing blinders that pr Read More

Comparing Competitive Costs – The Way to Win

Comparing Competitive Costs – The Way to Win Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 1437 days ago
Made Hot by: Small Business Manifesto on January 15, 2011 12:46 am
This question always seems to vex the non-financial folks: how can I sell it cheap? Top management wants to know: are they the low cost producer—or are we—or who is? Manufacturing and purchasing folks want to know: what target do we need to hit on costs, purchase prices, etc.? And in the very begi Read More
This is a presentation on 10 startup to-dos – things that people should think about when starting a company. Read More
For the serious entrepreneur, working from home does have its benefits, and it has its pitfalls as well. Like any success in business, it takes dedication and planning to make it work. Here are three common issues the work-from-home entrepreneur faces, and some tips to help overcome them. Read More
No matter what your company does or sells, it needs a website -- at most, a place where you can engage your community of customers and clients; and at least, a simple contact page where people can find you without cracking the Yellow Pages.

If you like to be in control of your web presence at all times, and save some money in the process, consider the advantages of using an online blogging pla Read More

The 5 Most Innovative New Online Business Models in 2010

The 5 Most Innovative New Online Business Models in 2010 Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Online Marketing
From http://www.openforum.com 1788 days ago
Made Hot by: cartermi on January 29, 2010 11:23 pm
As time goes on, one of the more interesting trends that continues to happen with surprising regularity is how frequently new business models and ways of doing business are emerging through social media and online tools. In many cases, these trends are helping to reinvent how businesses sell and consumers buy all kinds of products. For that reason alone, new sites are worth paying attention to no Read More

Great Customer Service Drives Revenue and Profitability

Great Customer Service Drives Revenue and Profitability Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Customer Service
From http://www.instigatorblog.com 1803 days ago
Made Hot by: WayneLiew on January 15, 2010 10:20 am
Too many people look at customer service as a cost center, when it really should be a profit center. I recently read B-A-M!: Delivering Customer Service in a Self-Service World and it’s an important refresher and reminder of the importance of great customer service. Customer support is something I’ve obsessed over for many years. Here are 9 important reminders + revelations from B-A-M. Read More
One of the best ways to drive engagement and build word of mouth traffic about your brand is to run a contest via social media channels. Not only does it engage consumers with your brand in a fun and exciting way, it results in a treasure-trove of customer information, preferences, and feedback you can then mine to improve your business. And, best of all, launching an online contest can be very i Read More

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Dave Brock: Small is the New Big

The impact of small businesses can be huge, and no one understands this better than Dave Brock. Brock, … More
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