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Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 10th June 2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,594
Short Term Thinking Can Harm Your Business

The problem with project thinking is it leads you into the trap of continually needing new customers to have a healthy business. It can also mean that you get swamped with work for a time and then...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 3rd June 2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,759
Merchants Push Sales Through Social Media

After learning how to market themselves through tweets and status updates, some small companies are taking the next step: selling directly to consumers via social-networking sites. Merchants on...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 3rd June 2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,704
How to Make a Great How-To Video

If a picture speaks a thousand words, then a video certainly adds a good few more on top of that. One area in which video is invaluable is the ďhow-toĒ instructional that takes a diagram, recipe, or...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 3rd June 2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,715
Small Business Owners Lending Money to Employees - Good Business Sense?

There's no firm statistics on how many small-business owners lend money to staff. But those who frequently engage in the practice say it makes good business sense. One reason, they say, is that it...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 2nd June 2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,908
Does the Internet Show the True Colors of Your Business?

What attitude adjustments should you make in your business to influence your employees? The next time you get a customer complaint, online or not, is your reaction, "Oh geez, here we go again?" Or do...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 2nd June 2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,380
OPENapps Launches Web App Marketplace to Bring Together Developers and Website Owners

OPENapps allows app developers to easily get their application to market and provides website owners a way to find and integrate apps into their sites while still maintaining their own branding.
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Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 2nd June 2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,488
What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg

Despite all the criticism that Mark Zuckerberg has taken for his actions in the past, there is one thing that nobody can contest: Zuckerberg is an extremely shrewd business person. He often thinks in...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 2nd June 2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,720
4 Powerful Marketing Lessons From a Voyage Around The World

If you do not live in Australia you may not have seen the news that a 16 year old girl named Jessica Watson successfully sailed around the world unassisted. Apart from the feat itself which was...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 29th May 2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,802
Do You Know Your Time-is-Money Rate?

I think this time-is-money analysis is important because sometimes we get too cheap with business expenses. I can give you lots of examples including: Are you spending extra hours on cheap rental...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 28th May 2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,360
Five Tips For Not Getting Ripped Off By A Credit Card Processor

If you have your own business, you most likely have gone through the annoying and frustrating process of choosing a credit card processor (also called a merchant account provider) in order to accept...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 28th May 2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,325
How Your PR Can Seize the Day ? Turn News Events Into Publicity for Your Business

The best PR programs often leverage a company's best assets, its subject matter experts, by seizing and capitalizing on the news of the day. I call this Carpe Diem PR. Absent new company...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 28th May 2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,411
8 Must Haves For Your Twitter Contest

Spend ten minutes on Twitter and youíre likely to find someone giving away an iPad, iPhone or iSomething. Contest marketing is everywhere on social media and it hasnít escaped SMB owners looking for...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 28th May 2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,070
Pricing Based on Customer Expectations

If you can, try to offer different products or services at different price points. Offer a no-thrills price with very little in non-essentials. Offer a middle and a high-end price with more...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 28th May 2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,430
No-Image Email Design Experiment

I gave myself a challenge: design a visually engaging HTML email without using a single image. The biggest challenge of any designer is to work within the limitations of the project at hand. Fine, if...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 27th May 2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,163
Donít Get Hung Up on Vision. Lessons from Threadless Founder Jake Nickell

Take action, even small steps, and you just might become a celebrated visionary. Thatís what happened to Jake Nickell, whose passion has always been art, not business. About a decade ago, Nickell...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 27th May 2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,373
5 Tips for Creating an Internship Program for Your Startup

Almost 70% of college students plan to pursue an internship while in school, a smart move considering that recent figures show that 90% of direct-from-college jobs will go to students who've had...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 26th May 2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,694
Closing a Sale: How Great Sales Teams Do It

If you respect your customers and believe they are intelligent individuals with whom you wish to have long-term and mutually beneficial relationships, your goal should be to provide them with...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 26th May 2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,533
Five Start-ups Using Crowdsourcing In Creative Ways

As open-source software developers learned long ago, asking a pool of people to create something can be faster, cheaper, and more accurate than putting a project in the hands of individuals. These...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 26th May 2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,387
7 Tips for Managing a Remote Work Force

While sites like oDesk make it quick and easy to hire remote workers, it can sometimes be a challenge to manage them. Besides the fact that you canít always meet face-to-face and you canít see what...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 26th May 2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,464
10 Usability Crimes You Really Shouldnít Commit

Over time certain conventions and best practices have been developed to help improve the general usability of websites during their design and build. This roundup of ten usability crimes highlights...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 21st May 2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,830
Go Ahead, Call Me A Twitter Snob!

I made the deliberate decision to keep my Twitter follows as small as possible, thereby breaking every social media "rule" known to man. I should be hung by my toes. Iím not going to tell anyone that...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 21st May 2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,516
5 Surprising Social Media Business Success Stories

Chances are, most of the businesses you interact with as a consumer are on social media. Your local restaurant is blogging, your grocery store is on Twitter - even your favorite candy is on Facebook....
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 19th May 2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,390
How to Market Your Small Business With No Budget

From a marketing standpoint, itís a great time to own or start a business. The social web makes it more cost-effective than ever to get the word out about your products and services, no matter what...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 18th May 2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,189
Blogging: Format for SEO and Readers

Using a blog to highlight your expertise and company is one thing. Using your blog intelligently to showcase your expertise in search engines and your authority to your readers is an entirely...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 18th May 2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,331
Tech Support *is* sales

When your customers expect a turd sandwich and you deliver a turkey club with chipotle mayonnaise, you earn major bonus points, like users twittering about your service, people switching to your...
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