5 Content Strategies For The Web To Drive Business Goals
Meeting Your Bottom-Line Business Goal Is A Big Challenge

Understanding the need for creating content on your website, and driving traffic, is one thing.

Google and AmEx Do Small Business Contest for Free Advertising
Submit a video
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Google introduced a new program in partnership with American Express called My Business Story. This lets small businesses tell their …

Verisign Launches Domain Name Contest
Answer question about opportunities, get $25K
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Small business owners who understand the value of a good website (or can at least fake it in a creative, …

Nominations Window Open For Small Business Summit
Strategy, "Hot Tech" awards to be presented
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On March 8th, the Sixth Annual Small Business Summit will begin in New York City, and a certain number of …

British Airways To Fly (Some) Small Biz Owners For Free
Face-to-Face Program will let small business go international
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Americans who are interested in taking their small businesses international may want to clear their schedule to prepare an essay …

Barclays Sponsors Contest For Underdogs
Trading Places Awards will recognize people who "triumph in business"

UK small business owners who have become successful despite experiencing some bad luck should make an effort to enter a …

Google TV Ads Contest Winners Announced
Free national TV advertising for three small businesses

Thanks to Google, three small businesses are going to receive a rather significant of national exposure.  Amazing Gates, Owners.com, and …

2009 Winner Of Small Biz Excellence Award Announced
Congrats to BusinesSuites

Getting to this point was a long process; we first talked about this year’s Dell/NFIB Small Business Excellence Awards way …

U.S. Finalists For Small Business Excellence Award Named
Dell laptops distributed, bigger prizes still loom
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A small business contest that we talked about way back in February is now reaching its last stages.  Dell and …

UK Small Business Contest Offers Big Prize Package
The Pitch 2009 improves odds of long-term success

Small businesses owners who are based in the UK may want to set aside some time to participate in an …

Time Again For Small Business Excellence Contest
$50,000 in Dell products for top winner
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If technology has played an important role in your company’s success, it’s time to tell the world – or at …

BlackBerry, AT&T Looking For Top Small Business Owners
Contest will reward participants (and winners) with phones
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Christmas gift-giving doesn’t always work out the way people hope.  You might, for example, receive ugly ties instead of amazing …

National Business Awards Cut-Off Date Approaching
Big UK contest seeking entries

So long as it’s located in the UK, pretty much any company can enter The National Business Awards.  The only …

Grant Contest Aimed At Moms
Get money and a refrigerator for your innovations

If you’re a creative mother – or if you know one – here’s a nice cash grab.  Whirlpool’s Mother of …

Microsoft Announces Laptop-And-Cash Contest
Too bad it's broken

Here’s some great news: over the next ten weeks, you might get ten opportunities to win 2,000 prize packages.  But …

Save Your Customers Money, Get Them to Spend More with You
Funny how that works...
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As if you haven’t heard enough about the economy and gas prices, I’m going to attempt to put a slightly …

NFIB Announces $5,000 Video Contest
Tell why small businesses, America get along

If you’ve got a video camera, at least 30 spare seconds, and a desire to win $5,000, the National Federation …

Another Small Business Contest from Forbes.com
This one can win you a hundred grand (not the candybar).
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We’ve been writing about small business contests a lot around here lately, so why stop now? Add a contest from …

Another Small Business Week Contest
Small Business Makeover...

On the heels of the announcement of StartUp Bizcast’s Small Business Week-related contest, Sam’s Club has announced it’s own. Along …

Speaking of Small Business Contests…
BizCast Honors Small Business Week with Contest
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It’s funny that I was just talking about running contests earlier today, because now I have stumbled across the news …

Marketing Through Contests
Increase awareness of your business...
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Here’s some breaking news for you. People like to get free stuff. I’ve talked before about giving away promotional items …