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[ 0 ] Nov. 6, 2013

How Do I Know If I Have A Good Idea To Start A Small Business?

Q:How do I know if I have a good idea for a business? A: The Small Business Administration (SBA) has put together 3 criteria for a successful business. You should be able to answer “yes” to at least one of the following: Does the product/service business serve a presently unserved need? Does the product/service serve […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 5, 2013

5 Tips To Make Your Micro-Business Thrive

The Small Business Administration estimates that over half a million small and micro businesses are launched each year. At the same time, nearly as many close their doors for good. Experts agree that turning a great idea into a profitable reality begins with informed business owners. Capital One and Consumer Action advise potential business owners […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 5, 2013

Recommended Read: Outsmart Waste by Tom Szaky of TerraCycle

Tom Szaky is the eco-preneur who launched TerraCycle. In his new book, Outsmart Waste (Berrett-Koehler, $15.95), Tom says that to outsmart waste, first we have to understand it, then change how we create it, and finally rethink what we do with it. Tom traces the roots of our current garbage crisis to 20th century social […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 5, 2013

Esri Can Help You Map Buying Habits

Esri.com is a geogrpahic information system that maps population and buying habits. Jack and Laura Dangermond founded Esri in 1969 as a small research group focused on land-use planning. The company’s early mission was to organize and analyze geographic information to help land planners and land resource managers make well-informed environmental decisions. Today esri.com can […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 5, 2013

5 Easy Ways To Build Traffic For Your Small Business

Every small business needs to build traffic, but promotions and ads can be costly. There are easy, lowcost ways to generate interest in your small business and bring more customers to your door: recurring promotions. They can take just about any form from a casual “Happy Hour” to a month long plan of activities to […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 5, 2013

Entrepreneurs’ Business Confidence Rises

The confidence of entrepreneurs is rising. Ceaseless uncertainty in Washington and mixed signals from economic indicators have not dampened the outlook of new business owners, who express rising confidence in their prospects in the third-quarter 2013 Kauffman/LegalZoom Startup Confidence Index. Just released by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and LegalZoom, the Index reports that entrepreneurs’ […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 4, 2013

Build Community Goodwill: Kick Off A Coat Drive

Want to get more traffic into your small business establishment while you generate goodwill in the community? Kick off a coat drive this holiday season.  Charles Reinhart Company Realtors kicked-off their 18th Annual Coat Drive on Friday, November 1st with the goal of collecting more than 1,500 adult and children’s coats to distribute to local […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 4, 2013

5 Ways To Get More Sales This Holiday Season

Looking to build sales and traffic for your small business? You can generate more profit and money with simple holiday promotions. There’s no better time than during the holidays to start attracting new customers and increasing your sales by implementing some creative marketing methods. People love to shop for gifts for their loved ones especially […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 4, 2013

Hertz Offers Business Rewards for Small Business Saturday

As Small Business Saturday approaches, The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) is inviting small businesses in the U.S. to join Hertz Business Rewards – its free car rental program designed for small and mid-sized businesses that provides both company and employee benefits. Recent data compiled by Concur, a maker of travel expense management software, found that […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 2, 2013

Startup Saturday: 10 Service Professionals Who Can Help You Start Your Business

In launching your business, you can work alone as a sole proprietor but you will need to call on help from key individuals from time to time. Make a checklist to see how many of these ten service-providing companies you’ll need to call on as you get ready to start your own business: 1. Attorney […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 1, 2013

Fraud Awareness Week Is Nov. 3-9

Scambook, the Internet’s leading complaint resolution platform, wants to remind consumers and business owners that International Fraud Awareness Week is November 3 – 9, 2013. This campaign is promoted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, a global anti-fraud organization that seeks to reduce business fraud worldwide. According to the ACFE, companies around the world […]

[ 1 ] Nov. 1, 2013

5 Tips To Make Your Website Global-Savvy

No matter where we are based, we are working in a global setting. Make sure your website is “international-ready” by following these five tips: 1. Make Loading Fast: most of the world does not operate on a high-speed connection, so to maximize your reach, make sure your website loads very quickly. 2. Check Your Numbers: […]

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