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Win a TV Commercial for Your Business!

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LegalZoom wants to give you the opportunity to showcase your business on national TV! Your business. Your commercial. Our dime.

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

October 12th, 2011 at 3:57 pm

Small Business News Weekly Roundup: 7/22/11

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In this week’s small business news roundup, you’ll find more about an internet tax’s effect on small businesses, what’s to learn from Netflix’s pricing increase, the ecommerce terms you need to know, and lots of business blogging tips. There’s also a link to an inspirational story of a small business making it work—always especially nice […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 22nd, 2011 at 12:18 pm

Small Business News Weekly Roundup: 7/1/11

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In this week’s small business news roundup, we’ll talk about The New York Times’ weekly roundup, help you pinpoint the differences between Peachtree and Quickbooks, share advice from former corporate America folks, discuss when it’s time to consider changing your business’ DNA, and learn how to reach your target market without breaking your budget. Let’s […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 1st, 2011 at 11:43 am

5 Ethical Ways to Grow Your Corporate Email Database

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This post originally appeared on THEsmallCOMPANYBLOG. When it comes to marketing, one of the most essential ingredients for success is time.  Over my 18 years as a marketer, I have never heard the words “Quick . . . market this!” nor have I uttered them to someone else.   People who market for a living understand […]

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Written by Eric Rudolf

March 2nd, 2011 at 6:50 am

50+ Social Media Tips for Small Businesses

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Small biz guru and author Ja-Nae Duane wants to help you start your business! Just retweet this article with hashtag #bizwith100 for a chance to win a signed copy of Ja-Nae’s book How to Start Your Business with $100. (See below for full details.) Many small businesses are discovering the benefits of social media.  I […]

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Written by Ja-Naé Duane

November 4th, 2010 at 7:22 am

Tips for a Tough Economy: Marketing on a Smaller Budget

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This post originally appeared on THEsmallCOMPANTBLOG. As the economy remains uncertain and the term “401″ more accurately describes my account balance than the retirement vehicle itself, marketing services firms across the nation are trying to get their finger on the “our method is most cost-effective” scale. If you read the self-promoting white papers and newsletters, you will find that nearly every sector of the marketing […]

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Written by Eric Rudolf

September 20th, 2010 at 1:06 pm

12 Essential Sections of a Great Marketing Plan (Free Template Included!)

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This post originally appeared on THEsmallCOMPANYBLOG. I’ll never forget the combined feeling of excitement and panic the first time my boss asked me to create a Marketing Plan for a new product.  While part of me was excited by the fact I had finally ‘arrived’ as a professional in my field—much like a doctor being […]

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Written by Eric Rudolf

September 9th, 2010 at 8:07 am

5 Hidden Ways Small Companies Waste Money

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There are a number of ways in which money is sucked out of a small company each year, literally undetected. Five of the most common are outlined below.

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Written by Eric Rudolf

August 31st, 2010 at 3:21 pm

Small Business News Roundup: 4/30/2010

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Here are some of the hot stories in small business news this week: Business Tax Index: Best to Worst Tax Systems for Entrepreneurship and Small Business: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council has released its 2010 data, finding that the five best tax systems for small businesses are in South Dakota, Texas, Nevada, Wyoming, and […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

April 30th, 2010 at 9:47 am