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Whether we like it or not, business these days revolves around the use of credit or debit accounts and if you're involved in e-commerce you have to address this situation. Read More

7 Ways To Bolster Security: Rule One - Minimal Is Best

7 Ways To Bolster Security: Rule One - Minimal Is Best Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Resources
From http://smallbiztechnology.com 1682 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 16, 2009 2:20 am
Chris Drake, founder and CEO of webhost, FireHost offers these very simple tips, based on two aspects: physical security and virtual security. Read More

What Startups Are Really Like

What Startups Are Really Like Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Startups
From http://www.paulgraham.com 1704 days ago
Made Hot by: flabastida on November 23, 2009 10:22 pm
I wasn't sure what to talk about at Startup School, so I decided to ask the founders of the startups we'd funded. So I sent all the founders an email asking what surprised them about starting a startup. I got over 100 other responses listing the surprises they encountered. There were very clear patterns in the responses; it was remarkable how of Read More

If Something's Going Wrong, Look at Your Offer

If Something's Going Wrong, Look at Your Offer Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Direct Marketing
From http://www.lesproctordirect.com 1704 days ago
Made Hot by: ajayjoya on November 23, 2009 7:18 pm
If you're not getting the response you think you should be getting, look at the offer first. The strategic process in old-fashioned Direct Marketing is matching up the right list with the right offer— segmenting the list into micro-segments (or “splits”), and tailoring specialized offers to make the offer more relevant. Read More

Predicting a 'Modest' Recovery Soon

Predicting a 'Modest' Recovery Soon Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://www.billshrink.com 1835 days ago
Made Hot by: neshthompson on July 19, 2009 3:06 pm
The most positive thing to be said of recessions is that they eventually end. As bad as the Great Depression and other downturns were — and for as long as they lasted— the country ultimately emerged stronger, and grew more prosperous after each one. This has led some to wonder if a recovery from today's recession is on its way. We are not out of t Read More

Marketing to the Social Web and the New Rules of Engagement

Marketing to the Social Web and the New Rules of Engagement Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Social Media
From http://smallbizbee.com 1833 days ago
Made Hot by: andynew on July 18, 2009 12:28 pm
With all the talk around here lately about social media's place in business, customer interactions and service recovery, and marketing strategies for growth, I've been thinking more about how the world of marketing and doing business has changed with the digital/social "revolution". Read More
Your business website should effectively represent your brand while providing ways for your leads to easily engage you. All roads in your business should lead back to your website, making it the pivot point for all your marketing. And you want to treat your website that way. 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 http://blog-well.com 1857 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

Eight Ways Microblogging Will Transform Your Company

Eight Ways Microblogging Will Transform Your Company Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Online Marketing
From http://bigthink.com 1862 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

The Optimistic Marketer's Guide to Recession Success

The Optimistic Marketer's Guide to Recession Success Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Marketing
From http://bigthink.com 1861 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

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