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Curating Content 101 for Small Business

Curating Content 101 for Small Business | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
Curating valuable content will help you become recognized as an expert in your field and then prospects will come flocking to your small business.
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CAMEO has a Plan for President Obama's Call for an Agenda that ...

CAMEO, (the California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity), challenges the President to ensure that the small business bill works for all small businesses – and that means investment in entrepreneurial training.
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Should the SBA Be Abolished?

Should the SBA Be Abolished? | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
Yes, says Veronique de Rugy, because it helps big banks more than small firms and distorts economic activity. No, says Barbara Kasoff, because small businesses need help more than ever these days.
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Startup: Portland-based Foundation Fitness carves niche with indoor bikes that put watts over calories

Startup: Portland-based Foundation Fitness carves niche with indoor bikes that put watts over calories | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
The Portland company recruited a group of former Nautilus engineers to lead its product design.
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Micro businesses cite growth in revenue, customers for 2011 | Micro business Perspectives

Micro businesses cite growth in revenue, customers for 2011 | Micro business Perspectives | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
On the whole, micro businesses are a happy group and at the very least, they are optimistic about the prospects of their current business.
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Less than 10% microenterprises grow into small enterprises - Microfinance Focus

Less than 10% microenterprises grow into small enterprisesMicrofinance FocusCompared to micro enterprises, small enterprises are less often led by women, especially in MENA (Middle East and North Africa) and ECA, where only about 20 percent of...
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I'm A Micro - Helping Micros Survive, Thrive and Grow!

I'm A Micro - Helping Micros Survive, Thrive and Grow! | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it

If you have 0-10 employees, you're a Micro!  Join us!

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12 Most Pragmatic Questions To Ask Your Customers | 12 Most

12 Most Pragmatic Questions To Ask Your Customers | 12 Most | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
Andy Hanselmen lays out the 12 Most Pragmatic Questions To Ask Your Customers.
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How to Get Rich on Government Work

How to Get Rich on Government Work | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
For many female business owners, the shortest route to a million in revenues runs through Washington.
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Small Business Hiring Intentions Best Since January 2008

Small Business Hiring Intentions Best Since January 2008 | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
More small-business owners (22%) intend to increase the number of jobs at their company in the next year than to decrease them (8%), the biggest margin in four years, according to new Wells Fargo-Gallup Small Business Index survey.
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Top 10 Facebook Apps for Fan Engagement and Building Community

Top 10 Facebook Apps for Fan Engagement and Building Community | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
Are you looking for ways to better engage Facebook fans and build your community?
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7 Gmail Tips Every SMB Should Know

7 Gmail Tips Every SMB Should Know | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
So many of us in the small business community rely on Gmail as our default email provider, and with good reason!
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Mashable's Social Media Guide for Small Businesses

Mashable's Social Media Guide for Small Businesses | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
Small businesses face many challenges when trying to use social media, but the benefits are plentiful. Check out our round up of Mashable's small biz resources.
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Senate passes small business investment bill - msnbc.com

Senate passes small business investment bill - msnbc.com | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
Boston.comSenate passes small business investment billmsnbc.comThe legislation combines six smaller bills that change Securities and Exchange Commission rules so small businesses can attract investors and go public with less red tape and cost.
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Micro Business and Banking | Finance information

Micro Businesses with no employed, or employed Between one and nine, accounted for 94.6% of all UK Businesses in 2001, 29% of Employment and 21.2% of turnover. Approximately 3.1 million People were self-employed in 2002, ...
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Bipartisan Push to Help Small Businesses « Inc. Wire

Bipartisan Push to Help Small Businesses « Inc. Wire | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
Senate majority leader Harry Reid announces plans to pass legislation to help small businesses gain capital. Helping small business seems to be one of the only things Congress can agree on. In a rare act of bipartisanship, ...
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Five Tips to Inspire Innovation at Your Small Business

Five Tips to Inspire Innovation at Your Small Business | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
More innovation is needed for a business to thrive in today's world of shrinking product life cycles and increased competition. Here's how to kick...
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How to Make the Move From Big-Business Employee to Small-Business Owner

How to Make the Move From Big-Business Employee to Small-Business Owner | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
Follow these six steps to help make the transition from corporate employee to entrepreneur.

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Small-business owners profit from SBA program - Tulsa World

Small-business owners profit from SBA program - Tulsa World | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
Small-business owners profit from SBA program Tulsa World Susan Spring, co-owner of the Bixby-based business that manufactures concrete products that look and feel like natural stone, attributes a special program offered through the US Small Business...
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Obama: Simplify Tax Filing for Small Businesses | ecreditdaily.com

Obama: Simplify Tax Filing for Small Businesses | ecreditdaily.com | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
Simplifying the tax code for small business owners and providing tax relief can help them tend to important issues, such as sales and hiring, according to the President’s framework for overhauling the corporate tax code.
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If Taxes Rise, Should You Form An LLC or Incorporate?

If Taxes Rise, Should You Form An LLC or Incorporate? | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
Small Business Editor Colleen DeBaise answers a reader's question about starting and managing a business.
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Traditional Coupons vs. Daily Deals: What's Best for Small Business?

Traditional Coupons vs. Daily Deals: What's Best for Small Business? | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
For small business owners on a budget, looking to establish their brand and bring in more customers, the of-the-moment daily deal ad may be tempting—however, some say print coupons get entrepreneurs more bang for their buck.
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Keep, Start, Stop — S. Anthony Iannarino

Keep, Start, Stop — S. Anthony Iannarino | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
You are thinking about next years goals, right? All you have to do is make three lists. That should be easy enough, right?
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Startups creating fewer jobs - Josh Boak

Startups creating fewer jobs - Josh Boak | Microbusiness Matters | Scoop.it
A Labor Department study finds that small businesses are launching with fewer employees.
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Hearings & Events - Home - U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship

@ThirdWayKessler making some good points on exports before @SenLandrieu small business roundtable.
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