Dec
05
Posted on December 5, 2014
Filed Under (Advice, Marketing, Networking) by jennifer
I have been writing for print and online publications for over 20 years, and I am always on the lookout for great sources for my articles. I also spent several years (more) doing pubic relations (PR) on both the ... (more...)
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Jun
11
Posted on June 11, 2013
Filed Under (Advice, Finance, General Business) by jennifer
The following is a guest post from Financial Journalist Doreen Oppenheimer. *     *     *     *     * Choosing which credit card to use for your small business can be a difficult decision for entrepreneurs. While there are no shortage of credit card options, you want to choose the one (or possibly two) that ... (more...)
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Jul
24
Posted on July 24, 2012
Filed Under (Advice, General Business) by jennifer
I love when I receive a thank-you note or gift from a happy client or vendor. And I know I am not alone. Indeed, a while back when I asked small business owners how they encourage customer loyalty and get customers to continue to purchase from them, among the top responses ... (more...)
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Apr
26
A bad video -- one that is poorly lit, that you can barely hear or is deafening, that rambles or doesn't make a point -- is worse than not having any video on your website (or YouTube). So to help you create a video that will ... (more...)
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Feb
06
Posted on February 6, 2012
Filed Under (Advice, Marketing, Social Media) by jennifer
While there are many benefits to using social media, having a Facebook page, a Twitter feed, and/or a Google+ account and regularly posting to them does not guarantee your small business social media success -- that is, more customers and sales. You want to know the real secret to Facebook ... (more...)
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Dec
27
Posted on December 27, 2011
Filed Under (Advice, General Business, Marketing, Social Media) by jennifer
These 11 inexpensive yet highly effective marketing tools are the perfect way for your small business to ring in the New Year -- and ring up increase sales. [To learn more about each marketing tool, read my latest article, "Small Business Holiday Wish List: 11 Marketing Tools and Services" on ... (more...)
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Nov
29
Posted on November 29, 2011
Filed Under (Advice, General Business) by jennifer
* Guest post from Ashyia Hill of CreditDonkey * For many aspiring entrepreneurs, who thought running their own business would be fun, having to manage a budget often comes as a rude awakening. But balancing books and making ends meet are ... (more...)
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Oct
24
Posted on October 24, 2011
Banner ads and print ads can be expensive. And they are not necessarily the best way to advertise your small or mid-size business. So to find how to get the greatest return on your advertising dollar, I asked small business owners to share their tips. Following are the top 10 ... (more...)
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Jun
21
Posted on June 21, 2011
Filed Under (Advice, General Business, Tools) by jennifer
So you’ve made the decision to give online invoicing a try. How do you choose the right solution for your small business? “Choosing an invoicing solution purely depends on the user’s business requirements,” explained Raju Vegesna, the evangelist for Zoho and an online invoice expert. “If you send out invoices ... (more...)
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Today's guest post was written by Uri Foox, the founder of Pixafy, a NYC-based web development and technology firm. *     *     *     *     * If you are a business owner who is not an expert in web development, finding someone (or an agency) you can trust to build your website is ... (more...)
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