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How To Maintain Your Small Business Focus

How To Maintain Your Small Business Focus Avatar Posted by lyceum under Management
From https://smallbiztrends.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: MasterMinuteman on January 14, 2017 4:57 pm
Like most people, I thought I understood what Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) was all about. After all, the conversation about why some kids have a really hard time settling down and focusing in the classroom has been going on since the 1980s.
Over the years, I’ve had classmates and colleagues wh Read More
If you think that mobile apps are solely for the big brands like Bank of America or Walmart, you are wrong. Nowadays, both small and medium-sized businesses are following the app trend, understanding that an effective online selling strategy involves more than just having a website. And no, you don Read More
The new generation of personal computers are not only beautifully designed, but they come packed with some great components. And the new HP (NYSE:HPQ) Envy Curved AiO 34 that was just unveiled at CES 2017 more than delivers in terms of looks and specs. Read More
You probably know Mars Inc. as the maker of popular candy like M&M’s and Snickers. But the company actually makes more money from your pets than from your sweet tooth.
The candy giant recently announced its acquisition of VCA, a network of veterinary hospitals and doggy day cares. And this isn’t i Read More
You have finally taken the plunge.
You’ve been thinking about starting your personal training business for a long time. And now, you’re ready to turn that dream into a reality.
Pretty exciting, right?
But you’re not the only one. It seems like everyone wants to become a personal trainer nowadays Read More

I Have a Message [podcast]

I Have a Message [podcast] Avatar Posted by lyceum under Social Media
From http://egonetcast.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: FutureVision on January 13, 2017 3:49 am
#ThisIsMyMessage is the hashtag for the podcast documentary, The Messengers. My podcast, EGO NetCast, will be mentioned in the credits of the film, as I have been one of the backers of the crowdfunding campaign for the making of this movie. I recently purchased The Messengers black t-shirt via TeeC Read More
We’ve collected these direct mail marketing statistics for small businesses from a variety of sources.
Last updated: January 8, 2017

Some general statistics:
A total of more than 150 million direct mail promotions were sent out in 2015.
42 percent of recipients read or scanned the mail pieces Read More
Recently I visited the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond as part of its Small Business Ambassador tour (I’m one of the Small Business Ambassadors). While there I learned about some new Microsoft products I’d never heard of, and got a deeper look at others I already knew about.
Here are 10 Microso Read More
Media calls it the force that could save the American worker. But independent workers feel differently about the gig economy.
According to a new media analysis by Cision, on behalf of The Rockefeller Foundation, about 37 percent of overall discussions on gig economy is negative.
Clearly, there’s Read More
Yahoo is making some major changes.
A recently released Securities and Exchange Commission filing revealed that Yahoo is changing its name to Altaba after its merger with Verizon. In addition, CEO Marissa Mayer and half of the current board of directors plan to step down.
Of course, not all of th Read More

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