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Small Business Ideas Forum

Small Business Ideas Forum

A friendly place to share small business ideas and knowledge, ask questions, find help and encourage others that are involved in the small business industry. Topics include small business marketing, generating revenue and small business computing.

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Don't be shy, introduce yourself and tell us about your business.
13th October 2015 06:15 AM Go to last post
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Ask questions about how the forum operates, how to perform various tasks, etc. Don't post business questions here.
22nd September 2015 08:33 AM Go to last post
232 1,653
Small Business Marketing - Online
Learn to optimize your site for improved rankings in the search engines.
13th October 2015 06:57 AM Go to last post
2,479 22,557
Learn about pay per click, the costs, and if it is a viable option for your site.
by torka
7th October 2015 04:16 PM Go to last post
467 3,437
Questions and information not specific to SEO or PPC goes here.
13th October 2015 02:33 AM Go to last post
854 5,017
Link Development (1 Viewing)
A great way to draw targeted traffic and boost your search engine optimization efforts.
12th October 2015 11:50 PM Go to last post
309 3,969
Local Marketing (1 Viewing)
Marketing your business online in local search engines, directories, etc.
13th October 2015 06:58 AM Go to last post
219 2,539
Social Media (1 Viewing)
Learn how the sites that bring people together can be used to promote (or tank) your business.
535 5,328
An exceptional form of marketing if done properly.
by torka
7th October 2015 03:45 PM Go to last post
291 1,999
Copywriting (2 Viewing)
Copy is essential element for successful marketing. SEO, brochures, the Web, fliers and more... Learn to write it right!
199 1,540
by Hanna
12th October 2015 11:53 PM Go to last post
459 4,273
Let some one else make the sales for you. (If only it were that easy!)
6th October 2015 07:35 AM Go to last post
236 1,705
Viral Marketing (1 Viewing)
It just keeps going and going and going...
7th October 2015 10:18 AM Go to last post
135 1,243
If none of the specific online categories above fits your question or comment, this is the forum you need.
13th October 2015 07:33 AM Go to last post
1,097 4,660
Small Business Marketing - Offline
Direct Mail (3 Viewing)
by torka
1st September 2015 08:37 AM Go to last post
180 1,605
Radio Advertising (1 Viewing)
by torka
22nd August 2015 10:25 AM Go to last post
45 394
Print Advertising (1 Viewing)
by Hanna
1st October 2015 01:45 AM Go to last post
100 1,052
Nothing like an event filled with potential customers. Learn the best ways to get the most from your participation.
126 809
Print, radio, TV, direct marketing, etc.
9th October 2015 07:06 AM Go to last post
376 2,032
Generating Revenue, Insurance, Taxes, Etc.
Discuss selling advertising on your site, in your newsletter, in your RSS feeds, etc.
30th April 2015 01:04 PM Go to last post
91 513
Ecommerce (3 Viewing)
8th October 2015 08:36 AM Go to last post
389 2,168
by xlacayo
7th October 2015 10:25 PM Go to last post
207 1,139
14th August 2015 03:06 PM Go to last post
160 650
Funding your business, accounting, bookkeeping, tax, payroll, budgeting, cash flow planning, etc.
by torka
12th October 2015 12:46 PM Go to last post
552 2,689
11th September 2015 02:50 AM Go to last post
63 451
Inspiration & Ideas
If you have the desire to run your own business but just don't know what to start, post here to get help and inspiration.
by torka
12th October 2015 01:19 PM Go to last post
1,073 5,601
Do you want to shout out to the world about your latest success? Jump in here and share with others how you did it!
13th October 2015 07:37 AM Go to last post
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General Issues
13th October 2015 05:01 AM Go to last post
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Get the dates and locations for upcoming conferences, expos, etc.
6th August 2015 05:19 AM Go to last post
164 321
Reviews (2 Viewing)
Ask to have your website, logo, blog, etc. reviewed by other members. Only active members with at least 5 posts may ask for a review.
by Hanna
5th October 2015 05:15 AM Go to last post
463 2,337
Here you can post about things such as help wanted, looking for biz partners, suppliers, etc. THIS IS A PRE-MODERATED SECTION. Your posts will only appear after moderator review. Be sure and read the forum sticky before posting.
6th October 2015 08:08 AM Go to last post
248 451
Small Business Computing
Website Development (3 Viewing)
by torka
8th October 2015 09:17 AM Go to last post
425 2,783
by Logan55
4th October 2015 12:32 AM Go to last post
88 683
9th October 2015 06:43 AM Go to last post
104 571
Computer Software (8 Viewing)
by harman
2nd October 2015 02:59 AM Go to last post
315 1,539
11th September 2015 05:29 AM Go to last post
75 435
Specialist Website Forums
These are forums tied to a specific website. This allows other business site owners to have a place for their visitors to ask questions that pertain to their site, newsletter or blog while also participating in the general forums here.
This forum dedicated to: Small Business Trends Blog. Edited by Anita Campbell, the Small Business Trends Blog brings you daily updates on trends that influence the global small business market.
22nd September 2015 02:24 AM Go to last post
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Free Links (6 Viewing)
A forum dedicated to FreeLinks.com, a small business guide to find, review and discuss free website advertising to promote your business.
13th October 2015 06:07 AM Go to last post
171 602
No longer updated but there are many excellent threads listed from the old newsletter.
21st June 2012 04:07 PM Go to last post
142 290
This forum is no longer updated but does provide links to some quality articles.
539 632
Just for Fun
Kids do something hilarious? Dying to tell someone about your new computer? This is the place to shoot the breeze.
5th October 2015 04:01 AM Go to last post
610 3,849
22nd September 2015 05:16 AM Go to last post
38 456
TV (1 Viewing)
by Hanna
22nd September 2015 04:54 AM Go to last post
53 479
5th October 2015 04:07 AM Go to last post
68 912
by Logan
8th September 2015 01:25 PM Go to last post
46 366
11th October 2015 12:24 PM Go to last post
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