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Just got your website up and running? Don’t keep it a secret

March 1, 2011

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Maintaining a business without a website is almost the same thing as having a storefront that fails to show customers where to enter. Today's customers are just as likely to find your business on the Web as they are to enter yo...

A new way of looking at local advertising

February 23, 2011

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Not long ago, local advertising meant taking out an ad in the local newspaper or the Yellow Pages, but recent developments have changed everything about how small businesses market their products or services. While the Internet ha...

How to build an appealing virtual storefront

February 10, 2011

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The way you lay out your space makes a big difference. Just ask someone who is selling his house or the owner of a small business. In the case of the latter, a storefront's appearance and interior design are critical to a business' su...

Building best practices for your small business

February 2, 2011

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(ARA) - Best practices - big corporations have been using the concept to make money for years. But what does the term "best practices" mean for a small business? And how do you arrive at the ones that make sense for your small bu...

Think out of the box to make your logo stand out

January 30, 2011

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"When you've got it, flaunt it." That's still a great line, and it doesn't just apply to having lots of money or good looks. In business, this adage applies as well. If you've spent the time and effort to have a logo professio...

Going global: What small business owners should consider when expanding internationally

January 25, 2011

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Small business owners are a diverse group, but they all have one thing in common: drive. Making the initial leap to start a business is one that most people never take, but for most small business owners, that's just the first gr...

The importance and challenges of tracking international transactions

January 25, 2011

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The ways in which business has changed in the past decade, particularly because of the power of the Internet, have revolutionized a lot for small business owners. Areas that used to be strictly the territory of enormous corporations, su...

Marketing tips for the sole proprietor

January 23, 2011

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When you're a one-person show, it's easy to focus on the product or service your business provides and overlook some areas that may seem less important - such as marketing. But marketing is a key way to grow your business, i...

The strengthening market: Is your small business ready?

January 17, 2011

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Businesses small and large have been on a roller coaster ride over the past couple of years. While that's meant some tough times, it's also inspired business owners and the government to look for new ways to stimulate growth, de...

Why Web marketing is important to businesses of all sizes

January 17, 2011

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Some business owners might believe that Web marketing is better left to big companies, but the truth is the Web has helped level the playing field for all businesses. Because many of the marketing initiatives that can be launched on...

Protecting your business from check fraud

January 17, 2011

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With the responsibility of owning a business comes the necessity of making sure your business isn't losing money through the dishonest actions of others. One of the most common ways businesses lose money is through check fraud. More than $1 billion ...

Tips for promoting your new business

January 16, 2011

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You've started a new business - something you've dreamed of doing for years. Finally the financing has come through, you have your product or service all ready for customers, you have a home base location set up and your company's we...

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