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Science of Facebook Webinar

For all our Facebook marketers out there!  Great presentation from Hubspot and Dan Zarrella the mad scientist for social media!  Learn about the Science of Facebook from Social Media Scientist Dan Zarrella...

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Why Offering SMB Marketing Services Won't Save Newspapers' Bottom Line - Street Fight

Why Offering SMB Marketing Services Won't Save Newspapers' Bottom Line - Street Fight | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
Why Offering SMB Marketing Services Won't Save Newspapers' Bottom Line Street Fight Here's an argument I recently heard against the idea of newspapers getting into the SMB marketing services business: “Small businesses don't need SMB marketing...
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Interesting insight on why this may not be an appropriate strategy for small newspapers

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The 5 Least Friendly States for Entrepreneurs

The 5 Least Friendly States for Entrepreneurs | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
[gallery columns= (The 5 Least Friendly States for Entrepreneurs http://t.co/LuWFKX4rXM)
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Entrepreneurial Classes in Arkansas

Entrepreneurial Classes in Arkansas | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
For 12 weeks the ASU Small Business and Technology Development Center taught area entrepreneurs how to grow with Operation Jump Start
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Entrepreneurial growth and small business success in rural Arkansas can happen when area economic development groups and local lenders team up to provide support.  Here's how Independence County supports small businesses.

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Small business owners finding their next new thing

Small business owners finding their next new thing | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
It may take just one great product to launch a business but, sooner or later, many entrepreneurs find they need a follow-up product to sustain their success.Your Money talked to three New York small...
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How Arkansas Businesses Integrate Social into their Marketing Plan

How Arkansas Businesses Integrate Social into their Marketing Plan | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
Recent survey by Econsultancy and Adobe found 67% of respondents integrate social into their marketing plan.
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The Small Business Challenge

The Small Business Challenge | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
Looking for a funding opportunity? The Small Business Challengeā„  is a way for companies to obtain a total of $50,000 in cash & prizes and create jobs for the USA. Vote for your favorite small business at www.smbchallenge.com.
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Social Media's Biggest Screw-Ups [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media's Biggest Screw-Ups [INFOGRAPHIC] | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
Social media has backfired on many a brand and celeb. This infographic runs down some of the biggest blunders -- and smoothest recoveries.
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Packet House Grill Opens Today on Little Rock's Cantrell Road

Packet House Grill Opens Today on Little Rock's Cantrell Road | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
The Packet House Grill, serving what it is calling modernized Southern comfort food, is open at 1406 Cantrell Road, Little Rock.
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Independence County Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Fall 2012

Independence County Entrepreneur Boot Camp!  Join us for 6 Nights beginning October 11th and START SMART!  Our co-sponsors have assembled a team of area business professionals, economic developers, local lenders and area entrepreneurs to bring lessons you need before you open the door!  Learn more at the ASU SBTDC Facebook Events.  http://www.facebook.com/asu.sbtdc.

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How to Project Sales for Tax Purposes - Fox Business

How to Project Sales for Tax Purposes - Fox Business | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
How to Project Sales for Tax PurposesFox BusinessIn last weeks' article, I discussed how to calculate the cost of creating your product, but it's just as important for small business owners to know how to project your sales.
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Pivoting Towards Growth

Pivoting Towards Growth | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it

"Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks."
-Warren Buffet

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The Most Successful Small Business Owners Use Technology to Grow Their Businesses | Web.com community

The Most Successful Small Business Owners Use Technology to Grow Their Businesses | Web.com community | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
Agree! -> The Most Successful Small Business Owners Use Technology to Grow Their Businesses http://t.co/FsjVrL8fxi RT ‏@Rieva #smallbiz
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Regardless of the type of small business technology must be part of their overall marketing plan today

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How Rural Small Businesses Connect Online With Weebly

How Rural Small Businesses Connect Online With Weebly | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
The ASU SBTDC helped 78 regional small businesses create free websites with Weebly in our day-long Website in a Day program
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From our Astate Small Business blog Wednesday helping Rural Arkansas small businesses get an online marketing presence with our Website in a Day workshops

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Banks Pledge to Increase Lending to Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

Banks Pledge to Increase Lending to Veteran-Owned Small Businesses | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
Small Business Administration announces the SBA Veteran Pledge Initiative, aimed at increasing lending to veteran-owned businesses by 5% a year for the next five years.
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Small Business Saturday targets shoppers - Ct Post

Small Business Saturday targets shoppers - Ct Post | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
Small Business Saturday targets shoppersCt PostMillions of shoppers will line up outside large box stores across the country, ready to rush through the doors on Black Friday, but area independent retailers are hoping that people won't forget them ...
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AEDC guarantees first Minority Business Loan Mobilization Revolving Loan | Arkansas Economic Development Commission

AEDC guarantees first Minority Business Loan Mobilization Revolving Loan | Arkansas Economic Development Commission | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it

Arkansas Economic Development Commission article about their Minority Business Loan revolving loan fund.  

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Press Release - alt.Consulting Client Receives First Loan Through New Loan Guaranty Program

Press Release - alt.Consulting Client Receives First Loan Through New Loan Guaranty Program | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
alt.Consulting is very pleased that our client, Gladden & Metz, Inc., is the first participant in AEDC’s new Minority Business Loan Mobilization R... Great news from our friends at Alt Consulting!
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Who Is Your Target Market?

Who Is Your Target Market? | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it
Before starting any marketing campaign, it is important to establish your target market. Who is the perfect customer for your product or service?
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BarCamp Jonesboro 2012

BarCamp Jonesboro 2012 | Arkansas Small Business | Scoop.it

Here's the scoop!  Spend Saturday, September 29th at the ASU Delta Center for Bar Camp Jonesboro...FREE day of technology and marketing...free breakfast, lunch and a lot of really cool SWAG for coming... Plus you might learn something about how technology is driving small business.  Register while seats are available and don't forget your Pocket Protector!

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12 Keys to Success on Twitter

Found a nice Slideshare post by Jeff Bullas an Aussie Social Media guy with some great tips for our @AStateSBTDC folks leveraging twitter.  

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