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The Google home page reminded me that today is the 176th anniversary of Mark Twain's birth. So much of what he had to say about life is food for thought for the entrepreneur. I have chosen those quotes that make my blood rush with the desire to enter into a lively conversation, even if that convers Read More
This enthusiasm has directly created an estimated 750,000 jobs and influenced the creation of many more. Those of us with a tendency to structure, rigour and argument get to write about it. Read More
There are many who consider difficult economic times to have advantages for Startup Business. Richard Branson is one of them and his argument is the traditional one. Smaller, newer companies are leaner and more adaptable than more established organizations. Read More
On October 28th the White House Press Office announced "two steps to help businesses create jobs, [and] strengthen competitiveness" These two steps are to facilitate a faster time-line in bringing products from the laboratory to the market and to create a new business website to be called BusinessU Read More
Earlier this week I wrote about Startup Weekend who have just begun a partnership with Google and are running a number of events across the world this weekend. I was particularly interested when I came across a post at Inc.com about five businesses which were launched as a result of a Startup Week Read More
Startup Weekend events are exactly that. Intensive weekend conference style events which concentrate on the launch of startups. The events, and there are a staggering number of them, bring together developers, designers, marketers, product managers and 'startup enthusiasts' with the aim to share id Read More

10 Preparation Steps to Win an Angel Investment

10 Preparation Steps to Win an Angel Investment Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 1000 days ago
Made Hot by: stillwagon428 on November 7, 2011 4:38 pm
Every new startup I know dreams of being funded by an angel investor. Yet according to the latest data from Gust (formerly AngelSoft), only about 3 out of 100 companies who initiate the formal request process actually get funded. Read More

Are You a Victim of the 5 Biggest SEO Content Myths?

Are You a Victim of the 5 Biggest SEO Content Myths?  Avatar Posted by nicolebeckett under Online Marketing
From http://www.sitepronews.com 1000 days ago
Made Hot by: James John on November 6, 2011 7:05 pm
There are a ton of SEO content myths floating around out there. If you're putting stock in any of these 5 statements, your website and your profits are suffering! Read More
Your small business website is the center of your online marketing activities. If it's not these three things, then you're wasting your time and money. Read More

Delegate Social Media Tasks? Ouch!

Delegate Social Media Tasks?  Ouch! Avatar Posted by amabaie under Human Resources
From http://www.seo-writer.com 1003 days ago
Made Hot by: Cathode Ray Dude on October 31, 2011 11:19 pm
At first, I sat there stunned. Could a newsletter about carefully choosing someone who knows social media (like BizSugar) be followed up with a live example so poignantly demonstrating why it is crucial to do so? Read More

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BizSugar "Contributor" Found Partner Online

Meet our most recent BizSugar "Contributor of the Week" on Facebook Jim Armstrong of Get Busy Media. Jim not only runs … More
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