Monthly Archives: November 2011

Branding Your Small Business

Are you thinking about starting your own business? An important step to letting “the world” know you are in business and to convey who are you to prospective and existing customers is branding your business. Branding is the easiest way … Continue reading

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Dissolving a Partnership, Part 1

All kinds of business-related areas saturate financial news, especially stocks and bonds. However, many novel investors start out by investing in projects involving real estate or small business-start ups. These same investors typically choose to fund their new projects or … Continue reading

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Practical & Social Etiquette for Bosses

A fully operating business has many integral parts: its staff, customers, business plan, goals (both short-term and long-term), and of course, the boss. Bosses are placed in a delicate situation balancing concerns about payroll and maximizing profits with concerns about … Continue reading

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Simple Tips to Starting Up A Small Business, Part 2 – Getting and Maintaining Clients, Staying Focused

Once you’ve completed the basics on starting up your business (Read Simple Tips to Starting Up A Small Business, Part 1 – Getting Started) you must know how to maintain your business. It is important to know who your audience … Continue reading

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Simple Tips to Starting Up A Small Business, Part 1 – Getting Started

Given the current economic state, many people have been forced to seek different areas of employment. Some have decided to return to school and advance their education while others have decided to start their own business, essentially becoming their own … Continue reading

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Mailing Strategies for Small Businesses

Unfortunately, the U.S. Postal Service has taken a significant hit due to shrinking revenues and arcane rules. Many post offices have already been, or are expected to, shut down, as well as lay off thousands of employees. The consequence: shipping … Continue reading

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What’s Really “Private” on Your Social Media Page?

It is not novel news that employers search prospective employees Facebook pages, or other social media websites, to get information on potential hires. But what if you are a current or previous employee of a business and are involved in … Continue reading

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“Pay As You Earn” Executive Order Could Benefit Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

On Wednesday, November 2, 2011, President Obama announced an executive order to accelerate the “Pay As You Earn” student loan program in 2012. The program was originally supposed to begin in 2014. According to an article in the TimesDaily.com, graduates … Continue reading

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