December 10, 2016

Google Tries To Help With Feedback Collection

August 13, 2010 Doug Caverly

We’ve stated before that it’s important to solicit customer feedback – they’re the folks who keep everyone in business, after all – and Google’s now made the actual collection process easier.  Consider saying goodbye to random phone lines and excess email addresses with Google Sites and Google Moderator. There are […]

Submit Articles For More Traffic

August 13, 2010 Stacy Karacostas

Need more, targeted, Website traffic? These days pay-per-click advertising has gotten prohibitively expensive. And competition for search engine rankings is tough. While social networking can be a terrific way to drive traffic it requires a clear strategy and a whole lot of work. That’s why I love submitting articles to […]

Accountants Concerned About Economic Recovery

August 12, 2010 Mike Sachoff

Expectations for the United States economy turned negative on concerns about unemployment and a tight credit market, as pessimists outweighed optimists by a two-to-one margin among CPAs serving as C-suite executives, according to a new survey from the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts and the University of North Carolina. […]

Twitter Launches Tweet Button

August 12, 2010 Doug Caverly

Small business owners who have come to believe in the marketing potential of Twitter may want to take advantage of a new feature known as the "Tweet Button."  Twitter unveiled it this morning for the sake of getting people to share more links. Carolyn Penner explained on the Twitter Blog, […]

SBA Offering Low Interest 504 Loans

August 11, 2010 Mike Sachoff

The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 504 loan program is providing long-term, fixed financing for the purchase of commercial real estate at one of its lowest interest rates in history. The SBA’s lending partners, Certified Development Companies (CDCs) are working with small business borrowers who are taking advantage of this current […]

Visa Enhances Business Network

August 11, 2010 Doug Caverly

Some recent improvements to the free-to-join Visa Business Network may resonate with small business owners.  The improvements were made with them in mind, in fact, and represent several different forms of help. We should note right here that Visa’s not handing out money, so there’s no need to start scanning […]

Unsteady Economy Making Americans Cautious

August 10, 2010 Mike Sachoff

The economy continues to make unsteady progress over the last few months, according to new research from Consumer Reports. Concerns surrounding the lack of job creation and financial difficulties facing Americans could be driving factors putting a recovery at risk, according to the Consumer Reports Index for August. The Consumer […]

How You Can Become a Successful Leader

August 10, 2010 Abby Johnson

How would you define a leader? Political figures, teachers, actors, and many other people may come to mind, but it’s important to know that a title does not qualify a leader. Even owning a small business doesn’t define a leader. According to Dictionary.com, a leader is "a guiding or directing […]

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