SAP’s Plans for SMB Offerings
SAP and Intel get the ball rolling.

At CeBIT 2008, SAP and Intel announced an upcoming offering aimed at small and midsize businesses. The offering has been …

Apprentice Marketing Lessons

The task for this episode of The Apprentice finally offered a true business related task that didn’t let the candidates …

Microsoft Expanding Enterprise-Level Software to SMBs

Not long after Google announced Google Sites, Microsoft announced that they will expand their enterprise-level software to small and mid-size …

Staying Out Of Court
Lawsuit preventatives small businesses can take.

Everyone cringes at the thought of a lawsuit dispute. There’s so much red tape involved with lawyer fees, time, and …

Remote Deposit For Small Business Expected To Grow
Increase by end of 2009

Research firm the Aite Group has released a new report that looks at the key drivers of small business adoption …

Army May Fund Small Businesses
Test program offers money for service

Many people have joined the Army for college money; others have done so as the beginning of a career path …

Your Business Blogging Could Be Better
One blogger's suggestions on writing could help

As you reach out to your customers through a blog, that relationship could be much better if you work on …

Hearings to Address Capital Programs & Procurement Methods
2 Hearings from the House Committee on Small Business...

A hearing entitled "Improving the SBA’s Access to Capital Programs for Our Nation’s Small Businesses" is scheduled to take place …

Establishing A Balance When Working From Home
Chores, kids, and significant others can add up

The idea of working from home is kept on a pretty high pedestal, and frankly, we think it deserves that …

NYC: HealthWorks May Expand Healthcare Coverage
Manhattan and Queens could join Brooklyn in eligibility
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Small businesses in Manhattan and Queens may join Brooklyn in low-cost healthcare eligibility through the HealthWorks program. Few expenses challenge …

Minimize Customer Annoyance
Reduce any negativity associated with your business.

I’ve come to the realization that I talk about minimizing customer annoyance quite a bit in my writing, so I …

Top 5 Marketing Methods for Brick and Mortar Businesses
Are you using them all?
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Customers want convenience, good deals, and not to have their time wasted. Think about these three things before rolling out …

What is the Budget for a Social Media Campaign?

Today I will attempt to answer my last and perhaps hardest question of the Marketer’s Foray into Social Media series, …

American Small Business League Supports Obama
Group's president "genuinely excited"

I’m not going near whether this development is good, bad, or indifferent.  But there’s word that the American Small Business …

To Get the Sale, You’ve Got to Hook them In
Are you using the right bait?

Earlier today, I posted an article about security in the workplace that was inspired by a press release from Somerset …

Yahoo Search Marketing Varies Minimum Bids
It's not just a dime any longer

Keyword bidding formerly had a floor of 10 cents for paid search ads at Yahoo, but the company opted to …

Are You Providing a Safe Work Environment?
What precautions are you taking to protect your staff from violence?

Somerset International Group, Inc.  quotes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, saying that about 1.7 million workers are injured every year, …

JotSpot Now a Google App

Following Andy’s observation about Google: “You can tell which acquisitions are important to Google’s bottom line and which are more …

Starting from Scratch and Competitive Advantage

Naive Excitement When you are new to the field of SEO there is a certain excitement in starting a site …

What Makes Your Business Worth Buying From?

There are two important questions that every business needs to be able to answer: What’s in it for me? and …

Getting A Government Contract
A pointer towards the honeypot

The U.S. government may be $9.3 trillion in debt, but it still has a lot of money to spend.  Government …

Things To Do Before You Quit The 9-To-5
Online resources from one-person efforts to major media offer advice

For those who are on the fence about either dwelling in some faceless company’s depressing cubicle or hitting the eject …