Tuesday, November 30, 2010

#AllBusiness.com reminds you that clients are #small businesses' best source of sales referrals. Here's how to ask for 'em http://ping.fm/IJs62
AllBusiness.com warns that the Credit CARD Act may help consumers, but it's backfiring for small businesses. Ugh! http://ping.fm/xTnzT

Monday, November 29, 2010

AllBusiness.com Slashing prices can be a trap. Here's how real-world small-businesses are finding better ways to add value http://ping.fm/SAKmj

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Slate says Amazon Web Services' cloud computing has revolutionized small business. I say, "not yet it hasn't." http://ping.fm/ewXGc
This year's #small business Holiday success story? Mommy bloggers help Blip Toys create Squinkies! http://ping.fm/im9dc
Don't be a Gloomy Gus. #AllBusiness.com presents 10 things small businesses can be thankful for this Holiday season http://ping.fm/s8Ihl

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

#AllBusiness.com: New rules for holiday season shopping #BlackFriday #CyberMonday #SmallBusinessSaturday and beyond http://ping.fm/yZbNv

Monday, November 22, 2010

#Car sharing is killing the company car http://ping.fm/yIAbw More efficient, but also another perk going the way of the dodo
New #AllBusiness.com video: The trick for Willie Bird Farms is to make it Thanksgiving all year long http://ping.fm/FfQBW

Saturday, November 20, 2010

My favorite mis-overheard quote of the week: "Murders and Acquisitions"
#AllBusiness.com Keith Girard on what Small Business REALLY needs from the lame duck congressional session: http://ping.fm/bt0Sg

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Wall St. Journal says start-up incubators have found a new niche: Niches! http://ping.fm/pykmT
#Black Friday and #Cyber Monday are too corporate. Check out Amex's #Small Business Saturday - November 27! http://ping.fm/X7kbl
#AllBusiness 6 foolproof ways to use Facebook to build loyalty to your small business http://ping.fm/SudLm
#AllBusiness Find out what Apple's upcoming "Lion" Mac operating system offers for small business? http://ping.fm/Vk2DL

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Yahoo tests online store for local business offers from Groupon, LivingSocial and Coupons.com http://ping.fm/e0IeK
#AllBusiness presents 5 essential tips for managing your business credit http://ping.fm/aqXTB

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

#AllBusiness Chicago blues bar - and small business -Rosa's Lounge keeps it simple to keep on going for 25 years http://ping.fm/S5ldv
#Small business owners shouldn't look for specific credit products. Instead, know your business and let the bank help http://ping.fm/DdFnj
#AllBusiness shows you how to process payments anywhere using your #iphone, #Android, or other smartphone http://ping.fm/4e0Lv

Monday, November 15, 2010

New on #AllBusiness #Microloans find a home in the US -- not just the developing nations http://ping.fm/A8crF
RT @Becca Patton CNN Video: #Charter Oak Winery remains small to stay successful. http://ping.fm/hEDSj

Friday, November 12, 2010

#AllBusiness #eBay tries to battle back against #Amazon with new search, a new product catalog and 150 new engineers http://ping.fm/JF3sx

Thursday, November 11, 2010

#AllBusiness Rieva Lesonsky says despite changes in Washington, small businesses still feel forgotten. They're right! http://ping.fm/v0Ydv
As holiday hiring ramps up, #AllBusiness blogger Rebecca Mazin asks whether employers should insist on credit checks? http://ping.fm/Ax88E
#AllBusiness Happy Veterans Day: The Top 10 Franchise Opportnities for Veterans http://ping.fm/VmmYq

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

#AllBusiness A layman's guide to franchise documents. What you need to know BEFORE you sign. http://ping.fm/KxkQB

Monday, November 8, 2010

NYTimes small business blogger Gene Marks shouts out to #AllBusiness columnists Rieva Lesonsky and Keith Girard http://ping.fm/gFTF1
#AllBusiness' Rieva Lesonsky offers up 5 recession-busting small businesses you can start for less than $20K! http://ping.fm/WXlES

Friday, November 5, 2010

#AllBusiness Chevron's "We Agree" ads claim it supports small business. Is anyone buying that? Really? http://ping.fm/fQ9i2
New FTC Business Center designed to ease compliance with trade rules and regulations. It's at business.ftc.gov http://ping.fm/ep6D1
#AllBusiness Challenge.gov offers small businesses rewards for developing innovative solutions to big problems http://ping.fm/sgcvD

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Looking for a small business loan? The Wall St. Journal says it helps to be a "big" small business. Sheesh. http://ping.fm/orFsk
Small are businesses hiring teens - and PRE-teens! - to build their Web sites. NYTimes lists plusses, minuses http://ping.fm/nVoSn
#AllBusiness My take on the impact of eBay's changes on small businesses that sell through the site http://ping.fm/rmVq6
#AllBusiness Gold's Gym franchisees mutiny over political contributions: the truth, the rumors, and the rules http://ping.fm/Z7yl3

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

#AllBusiness.com THE place for the small business perspective on the midterms elections. News, analysis, blogs, video... http://ping.fm/DIHUP
Here's the link: http://ping.fm/Wm7Ro
#AllBusiness Exclusive: GOP fight over chair of House Small Business Committee? Sam Graves vs Steve Chabot
#AllBusiness Exclusive! What the midterm election results mean for small businesses http://ping.fm/FpRNT
#AllBusiness Exclusive Video - Small business owners owners explain why they voted the way they did http://ping.fm/sqfRK
New LINK for last night's post on small business owner's voting preferences: http://ping.fm/lIDRj

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

93% of small business owners were planning to vote today. And most vote Republican. http://www.sagenorthamerica.com/Newsroom/Details/SNA%20Corporate/2010/10/Sage%20Survey%20Looks%20at%20Small%20Businesses%20Perspective%20on%20Midterm%20Elections
Slate says Health Care Bill's 1099 provision turned small businesses against Democrats http://ping.fm/JyCkN
#AllBusiness 3 not-so-secret ways to get "top billing" among your Facebook friends http://ping.fm/vTkit
eBay is cleaning up its clutter. Is that a good thing or a bad thing for small business? http://ping.fm/bOAW1
#AllBusiness - Here's that microlending video link: http://ping.fm/ApTQl
Microlending comes to the US. #AllBusiness video interview with Kiva president Premal Shah on how it can help small business

Monday, November 1, 2010

If you're not using social networking for recruiting, you're spending too much and missing the best candidates http://ping.fm/mKNZQ
AllBusiness blogger Sam Thacker asks why small businesses don't contribute more to the political process? http://ping.fm/47mZc
@AllBusiness is all about the midterm election's REAL effects on small business -- http://ping.fm/bxJLu