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5 Steps to Complete Entrepreneurial Reinvention | Business 2 Community

5 Steps to Complete Entrepreneurial Reinvention | Business 2 Community | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
The list of motivating factors for professional transitions are endless — whether it’s the impulsive pursuit of a dream, outgrowing your business or job...
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Marketing Musts for Start Ups - Forbes

Marketing Musts for Start Ups - Forbes | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
By Angela Haines When starting a company, it’s important to come up with a financial and business plan, a location (in RL or online) and a marketing strategy.
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Social Media Isn't About The Numbers! Or Is It?

Social Media Isn't About The Numbers! Or Is It? | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
When judging the success of your social media activities, are you using the right criteria? Artificial numbers like friends, followers, and klout might not be the best measures.
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Ask an Expert: Why Twitter is great for small business - USA TODAY

Ask an Expert: Why Twitter is great for small business - USA TODAY | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
USA TODAYAsk an Expert: Why Twitter is great for small businessUSA TODAYI tweet regularly, have about 10000 followers, and it is an essential part of my marketing strategy, as it is for many businesses.
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Economic Outlook Among Small Businesses Improves - Huffington Post

Economic Outlook Among Small Businesses Improves - Huffington Post | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
TheStreet.comEconomic Outlook Among Small Businesses ImprovesHuffington PostMore than half (56 percent) of business owners feel good about their prospects for the next six months, up 8 points from the fall, according to the American Express OPEN...
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Make Social Networks Work for Your Start-Up

Make Social Networks Work for Your Start-Up | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Social networks can be used for marketing or even as an alternative to a company website. But jump in only when your business is fully functioning since effectively managing profiles takes time and energy.
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Kauffman Sketchbook - "Take the Leap"

Kauffman Sketchbook 8 Take the Leap - Noam Wasserman Professor, Harvard Business School and Author, The Founder's Dilemmas...
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9 Ways to Add LinkedIn to Your Company Website

9 Ways to Add LinkedIn to Your Company Website | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Adding LinkedIn's social features to a company website is a great way to tap into the large-scale recruitment platform. Here are the nine key plugins.
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Without This Skill, You Won't Succeed

Without This Skill, You Won't Succeed | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
It doesn't matter what industry you're in. This is the one thing all successful people know how to do well.
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Facebook Delves Deeper Into Search

Facebook Delves Deeper Into Search | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
On Feb. 1, a few hours after Facebook declared its intention to raise $5 billion in what will likely be the largest initial public offering in tech history, Mark Zuckerberg gave close followers of his company a potential clue to its future.
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Small Business Pay, Hours Jump in March: Survey

Small Business Pay, Hours Jump in March: Survey | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Small businesses increased hours and compensation for employees in March by the most in more than two years, according to an independent survey on Thursday that offered further signs of improving labor market conditions (Small Business Pay, Hours ...
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10 Apps to Keep Your Business Organized

10 Apps to Keep Your Business Organized | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
We asked a panel of successful entrepreneurs for the mobile apps that keep them on track. Here are their favorite suggestions.
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Can't Afford Employee Training Programs? Think Again

Can't Afford Employee Training Programs? Think Again | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
To attract and retain great employees, Fortune 1000 companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars a year on training. Small businesses can't afford... (Can't Afford Employee Training Programs?
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60 seconds to pitch Warren Buffett your business plan - Fortune Management

60 seconds to pitch Warren Buffett your business plan - Fortune Management | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Finalists at Rice University's Business Plan Competition were given 60 seconds to pitch their business to an imaginary Buffett on Thursday. Out of the 43 pitches we heard, here are Fortune's favorites.
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How Pinterest Can Help Boost Your Career | CAREEREALISM

How Pinterest Can Help Boost Your Career | CAREEREALISM | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
The new social media website, Pintrest, can be a valuable technology tool for communication. Learn how Pintrest can help you boost your career.

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Get the Most Out of Sales: 3 Smart Ways

Get the Most Out of Sales: 3 Smart Ways | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Sales is not about you or your pitch. It's about listening and responding to what your customer is asking for. Here's how.Lots of entrepreneurs have great ideas and are passionate about them.
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Where to Find Great Talent: 5 Contrarian Ideas

Where to Find Great Talent: 5 Contrarian Ideas | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
You can hire the best, even if you're on a budget. You just need to know where to look.
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The Ten Commandments of Business Golf

The Ten Commandments of Business Golf | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Several years ago, I happened to pair up with someone I hadn’t previously met at the Santa Fe Country Club, where I usually play.
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Your April Small Business Checklist - Forbes

Your April Small Business Checklist - Forbes | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Your April Small Business ChecklistForbesSmall businesses and their owners are already up to their heads in TurboTax commercials and online pop-up ads as it is.
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The Risk-Averse Entrepreneur's Guide to Startup Success

The Risk-Averse Entrepreneur's Guide to Startup Success | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Thinking about starting a small business? Here's a step-by-step guide for how to launch your business in a low-risk way.Get the latest blog articles on...
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When Leadership Counts (A Sports Analogy) - msnbc.com

When Leadership Counts (A Sports Analogy) - msnbc.com | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
When Leadership Counts (A Sports Analogy)msnbc.comIt doesn't matter if you are looking at a sports organization, publicly traded company, or a mom and pop shop: leadership matters.

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