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A federal judge says a class action suit can go ahead against LinkedIn. Users claim the company hurt their reputations by "spamming" their contact lists trying to get others they knew to sign up for the website. You may not be in a similar situation with your email marketing campaign, but remember. Read More

Could New Amazon Fire Phone Kill Brick and Mortar Retail?

Could New Amazon Fire Phone Kill Brick and Mortar Retail? Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Sales
From http://smallbiztrends.com 89 days ago
Made Hot by: sundaydriver on June 25, 2014 6:20 am
Forget the 3D display. The most distinguishing thing about the new Amazon Fire Phone is its unique Firefly feature. Basically, this feature allows buyers to take a photo of a product with the phone's 13-megapixel camera and then search for the item in Amazon's vast data base -- and buy it. Move ove Read More
Online entrepreneurs and other in small businesses often spend lots of time at their desks staring at the computer screen. That might be good for productivity, but bad for your heart and the rest of your body. If you don't have time to get out and exercise or get to the local gymn, here's another o Read More
If you think you need coding to start a tech company, forget it, says Triberr co-founder Dino Dogan. What you need is insight into a problem that needs solving. Then find a partner with the skills you lack. In this interview, Dogan talks about what led to the creation of Triberr and gives us a look Read More
There are many options for creating a business website. But one is certainly the WordPress content management system. Though originally designed for blogging, WordPress offers a simple dashboard approach for managing the various elements of your site. In this post, Web hosting company Doteasy offer Read More
This is the story of Bloomforth. It's not just a company dedicated to delivering cloud services to small businesses. It also is a small business not even a year old. CEO and founder Quy Vo talks about how he first got the idea for bundling small business cloud services. It was while at a previous j Read More
If you need freelancers to help you with your business, one source is oDesk. Here online entrepreneur Evan Carmichael shares some of the steps he uses in finding good people to work with on oDesk. From how to write an initial ad to how to establish yourself as a credible client for freelancers, thi Read More
The new Twitter profiles are being rolled out. And David Meerman Scott gives us an overview of what's new and different about them. He also has some suggestions about how to use the new profiles for better personal and business branding. Read More
The theory ois this. If you offer something for free, it will generate interest. And that will (eventually) turn into sales. But there's another way to look at it, Seth Godin explains. It could be that by giving your product or service away, you never really give customers a chance to evaluate the Read More

Are YOU Misusing the Hashtag in Social Media?

Are YOU Misusing the Hashtag in Social Media? Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Social Media
From http://smallbiztrends.com 338 days ago
Made Hot by: seobromino on October 14, 2013 12:31 pm
Come on! You know who you are. And we know where you post. Three or four hashtags in every tweet? So many that you can barely get your actual message in? And don't get us started on your Facebook and Pinterest posts. The fact is that hashtags started as a simple way to organize content on some soci Read More

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Robert Peters Brings Fresh Eyes to Business @FreshEyesConsul

When you can no longer see the forest for the trees, it may be time for a fresh perspective. That's where Robert Peters … More
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