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Frustrations Of Small Business Marketing

May 22, 2008 Matt Bailey

Anyone who has worked for or run a small business knows how hard it can be to get good marketing advice. Everyone from the high priced consultant to the guy you buy your laptop from has advice on how to get ahead online. Most of them are wrong. It can […]

Conducting Market Research Using The Internet

May 8, 2008 Mike Moran

Focus groups and phone surveys have been the traditional bastions of market research. And, despite everyone’s best efforts, they’ve always been expensive and out of reach for many businesses. It left us with two kinds of businesses: those that can’t afford market research and those that can’t afford enough market […]

Why Small Businesses Won’t Adopt “Enterprise 2.0”

April 24, 2008 Andy Beal

There seems to be somewhat of a shock wave going around the web, due to the startling revelation that 68% of small businesses have no plans to adopt “Enterprise 2.0” initiatives. Here’s a look at a chart from the Forrester report. I know what you’re thinking. Wow, 51% of employers […]

Making Small Daily Improvements To Meet Your Goals

April 17, 2008 Aaron Wall

Building a well known brand and a sustainable business model in a competitive marketplace is challenging, but if you break things down into pieces and do something every day eventually you win marketshare. People who become successful have large goals like “become the leading source in our market” or “increase […]

Marketing During An Economic Slump

April 10, 2008 Kevin Gold

Personally, I am still debating whether I consider the current economic slump a recession or just a media-created frenzy around a hot “emotional” topic for a mass audience during a big year in politics. But beyond my personal debate, there is certainly a feeling in the business markets that a […]

LeaveFeedback.org For Local Businesses

March 27, 2008 Michael Jensen

I’m excited to announce a new free service I developed for local businesses, LeaveFeedback.org. Local Search is one of the newest verticals in the search industry bringing with it the convergence of offline (local) businesses and online search. LeaveFeedback.org has a real solution to one of the biggest problems facing […]

Businesses Benefit From Yahoo Map Upgrade

March 13, 2008 Janet Meiners

Yahoo! has announced improvements to Yahoo Local Maps. They’ve added more data and made the maps easier to read. Yahoo says there are more changes to come, but here are some of the changes so far: New Neighborhood Data – 300 cities with new neighborhood data added throughout North America, […]

Staying Successful In A Startup

March 3, 2008 Brajeshwar Oinam

What motivates entrepreneurs? Money? Control? In truth, some entrepreneurs are expecting to get rich. Others want to grow and control a new venture. But most would probably answer – both – and in the process of mixing the two, ended up with neither. Few days back, I read about Harvard […]

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