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[ 0 ] Aug. 20, 2013

SizeUp Reveals Best U.S. States For Recycling Businesses

Where do Americans recycle most?  The states of Connecticut, New Jersey, Vermont and Delaware generate the most revenue for recycling centers based on population size, according to the free business intelligence website SizeUp ( www.sizeup.com ). SizeUp recently launched a “Best Places” tool that allows users to rank the best cities, metro areas and states […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 20, 2013

10 Ways To Build Your Brand

Most businesses struggle because they don’t identify who it is they are trying to reach. Market research and focus groups don’t provide the answers because 90% of consumer behavior is unconscious. Your job as an entrepreneur, brand manager or chief marketing executive is to figure out what motivates your best customers. You need psychological insights […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 20, 2013

Crowdfunding for Entrepreneurs

SBA’s Office of Entrepreneurship Education provides a self-paced training exercise as an overview of crowdfunding (also commonly referred to as ‘crowd financing’ or ‘crowd sourced capital’). The highlighted next steps at the conclusion of the program will help you apply what you have learned and engage you in the process of crowdfunding. http://www.sba.gov/sba-learning-center/training/491091

[ 0 ] Aug. 19, 2013

How To Find Health Insurance For Your Employees

The Department of Health and Human Services launched a call center specifically to serve small employers (50 or fewer employees) in the SHOP Marketplace at healthcare.gov . It’s open Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm ET and hours will expand after October 1, with customer service representatives available to help in English and Spanish. > Call 1-800-706-7893 (TTY […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 19, 2013

Finding American-Made Products Is Easier With Online NoCargo

Buying products made in the USA is becoming more and more popular as Americans recognize the importance of supporting national businesses in order to help create more jobs and stimulate the US economy. President Obama recently acknowledged this fact in his speech on July 24, 2013 when he said “Now, over the past four years, […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 19, 2013

SBOMAG ROUNDUP Say “Hello” To Ruby Receptionists

Founded in 2003, Jill Nelson started Ruby Receptionists to provide personalized, live, virtual receptionist services to solo and small business professionals across the country. Serving industries from legal to technology, financial and creative services, Ruby provides its clients with exceptional “knock-your-socks-off” customer service and peace of mind that their calls are being handled promptly, professionally […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 17, 2013

Startup Saturday’s Quick Quiz: Do You Have What It Takes To Run A Small Business?

Do you wonder if you have the right qualities to make it on your own in business? Take this quiz to find out. Under each question, check the answer that comes closest to saying what you feel, then find your score using the key provided. 1. Are you a self-starter? ____    Yes. I like to […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 16, 2013

Get A Free Makeover For Your Small Business Website

SBOMAG.com and 1&1 Internet Celebrate Banner Anniversaries With Website Makeover Offer Small Business Opportunities magazine, celebrating 25 years of publishing moneymaking ideas for entrepreneurs, and leading web hosting company 1&1 Internet, proud to announce their 10th anniversary in the U.S, is offering a free website makeover! In today’s business world, a professional website can be […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 16, 2013

SBOMAG ROUNDUP Cruise Planners’ Sales Hit $173 Million

Cruise Planners – American Express Travel has more than 900 franchises in 46 U.S. states, making it the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry. The company provides its franchisees with the highest industry commissions, preferential cruise pricing, superior booking opportunities, direct marketing support, cooperative advertising programs and advanced training. Systemwide […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 16, 2013

Cyberset Says SEO Marketing a Priority for Small Business Growth

Shahab Saba, CEO and co-founder of Cyberset, the premier firm for Internet marketing services working today, says he’s surprised how often he has to explain his business to potential clients. “SEO marketing is all around you online,” he says. “It’s the reason for many of your purchasing decisions, but it’s also a tool you can […]

[ 1 ] Aug. 16, 2013

5 Key Free Resources For Entrepreneurs

There is a lot of free help available to new small businesses that are trying to get off the ground. Some are better than others; here are five free resources you must bookmark for your small business. They are updated constantly and are on your side: 1. sba.gov : The United States Small Business Administration […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 15, 2013

Promote and Hire The Best, Not Just The People You Like

Bosses should emphasize hiring and promoting the people who can do a given job the best, says Christopher J. Williams, CEO of the Williams Capital Group. It’s inevitable that you’ll like some people more than others, but that shouldn’t affect your assessment of their capabilities, Williams says. “I want this to be a complete meritocracy. […]

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