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Kris Kringle runs a large toy manufacturing plant based in the North Pole. Recently things haven't been so jolly. Hear Santa talk about his business in this short video. The video doesn't necessarily tell you any details, but it's worth a few minutes. Read More

The Craziest Laws, State-by-State

The Craziest Laws, State-by-State Avatar Posted by smallbiztrends under Legal
From http://www.easylegalbilling.com 1484 days ago
Made Hot by: Small Business Manifesto on November 3, 2010 3:54 pm
This is a great collection of wacky laws for the 50 states. Some of these are unbelievable. Here are just a few of them:

Pennsylvania: It is illegal to have over 16 women live in a house together because that constitutes a brothel.

Florida: You are not allowed to break mor Read More

10 Steps to Courageous Leadership

10 Steps to Courageous Leadership Avatar Posted by smallbiztrends under Self-Development
From http://www.searchengineguide.com 1605 days ago
Made Hot by: dreamwithdeadline on July 1, 2010 9:58 pm
Leadership begins within, with how you feel and how you interact with the world. If you are interested in developing your skills to become a leader in your small business, then savor this article. Among the 10 steps to courageous leadership include ... Read More
Rupert Murdoch became the owner of his first newspaper, the Adelaide News, at the ripe old age of 22. Today he owns 170 newspapers, including the crown jewel, the Wall Street Journal. He explains why the Wall Street Journal's circulation has grown since September 2007 (a month after Murdoch bought it), while the other ten largest newspapers in the U.S. have shrunk. Why? The answer may surprise Read More

Lessons from a Consultant about Business

Lessons from a Consultant about Business Avatar Posted by smallbiztrends under Management
From http://competitiondemolition.com 1756 days ago
Made Hot by: Jed on February 5, 2010 9:21 am
This article features 8 lessons from an SEO contractor about how to be successful in business. It could apply to any consultant or professional, including an attorney or management consultant. I thought this was a valuable article because one of the hardest things any new consultant or professional starting a service business has to learn is HOW to run their business. It's harder ... Read More

Video Search Optimization Tips from Aaron Wall of SEOBook

Avatar Posted by smallbiztrends under Online Marketing
From http://www.youtube.com 1783 days ago
Made Hot by: JohnH on January 5, 2010 12:01 pm
In this video Aaron Wall, search expert extraordinaire, gives very practical tips for optimizing for video search. For instance, he suggests first posting a video to your own site before posting Read More
Impact investing – making investments that generate social and environmental value as well as financial return – has the potential to complement philanthropy and government intervention. It's a potent force for addressing global challenges on a large scale. Impact investors want to move beyond “socially responsible investment” (SRI) which focuses on avoiding investments in “harmful” companies Read More

The Hiring Trend Every Business Owner Should Know About

The Hiring Trend Every Business Owner Should Know About Avatar Posted by smallbiztrends under Human Resources
From http://www.smbceo.com 1802 days ago
Made Hot by: shaunasmith on December 18, 2009 4:07 am
Yes, it's officially holiday season. And yes, festivities are all around.  But let's face it -- as business owners, we work on our own calendar. While some Read More
This guy claims that most business cards are crap! This YouTube video has gotten over 800,000 views. People have even made parodies of it.

"See this card?" he says. "Cheap! Strathmore stock. 60 pound. Can you ... Read More

Most significant iPhone apps of 2009

Most significant iPhone apps of 2009 Avatar Posted by smallbiztrends under Technology
From http://www.appolicious.com 1816 days ago
Made Hot by: sharakarasic on December 3, 2009 7:40 pm
This article covers 8 iPhone apps for 2009. Evernote, which has been generating a great deal of interest, is one of them. Tweetie 2 is another app. Some of the others may surprise you... Read More

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Jenn Herman @jennherman31 is All About Social Media

She may work as a full-time director of marketing by day. But in her spare time, Jenn Herman likes teaching small … More
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