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1.What Should You Be Saying When Others Ask "What Do You Do?" by Yvonne Weld
Small talk is society's way of cutting the silence, of filling the empty void that makes many of us nervous. When faced with a situation involving just us and a stranger or someone that we ...
[Added: 14 Mar 2007   Hits: 1482   Words: 634]

2.Small Business Owner Sales Tips by Jim Degerstrom
Small business owners may find selling awkward or difficult at best. Here are some tips and sales techniques to help understand the process. Sales is not a dirty word. People seek answers to problems and if you provide a quality solution at a fair ...
[Added: 08 Mar 2007   Hits: 979   Words: 730]

3.Material Handling Equipment: Efficiency Guaranteed! by Suzanne Macguire
With numerous advanced equipments near at hand, work had never seemed so easy! Efficient machinery for carrying out difficult tasks is a must-have for any industry operation. Whether moving material within the yard, loading processing equipment or packing trucks and railcars ...
[Added: 04 Mar 2007   Hits: 1033   Words: 431]

4.Business Cash Advance – Business Funding Made Easy! by Ray Smith
There is one question that haunts each and every small business owner: "How do I get enough cash to run my business smoothly?" The question is not as easy as it appears to be. While people who are new to this might be thinking of those nice ...
[Added: 18 Feb 2007   Hits: 1026   Words: 473]

5.Seven Things Forgotten When Doing Business Backups by Lynette Chandler
What usually comes to mind when we talk about backups is backing up the computer and possibly your emails. As small business owners, we have many more things to consider than just ...
[Added: 16 Feb 2007   Hits: 1102   Words: 601]

6.Can You Get Rich in Your Town? by Steve Kroening
Russell Conwell, the founder of Temple University, was often asked the question, "Is there opportunity to get rich in my town?" As a preacher, most thought Conwell would answer as a typical preacher and tell them to ...
[Added: 16 Feb 2007   Hits: 1168   Words: 607]

7.Are you missing out doubling or trebling Your Profits? by John Harriyott
This bulletin is not about choosing a name for your new business, its not even about developing business plans and it certainly is not about choosing to be incorporated, a partnership or a sole trader. There are dozens ...
[Added: 15 Feb 2007   Hits: 1006   Words: 604]

8.Used Office Furniture for Small Entrepreneurs by Sarika Kabra
Setting up a swanky office can dig a deep hole in your pocket. A substantial chunk of money is involved if you are planning to set up your own office packaged with all the latest gizmos and gadgets. The expenditure gives more ...
[Added: 14 Feb 2007   Hits: 1378   Words: 524]

9.Blowers Manufacturer by vineetgoswami
100% OIL FREE EXPO SERIES AIR BLOWERS The new EXPO Series Roots Blowers developed by Everest, an ISO 9001:2000 certified manufacturer, have unmatched quality & performance. Available as bare blowers or complete package units, these blowers have been designed especially for applications demanding ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007   Hits: 1043   Words: 317]

10.Seven Alternative Sources of Capital for Setting up a Business by Amy Grace Remollata
Borrowing from banks is every small entrepreneur's nightmare. One gets turned down for bank loans for a variety of reasons, including lack of assets, collateral and business experience. Don't despair, however. There are several common types of alternative sources of capital for setting up a business available to young companies. ...
[Added: 27 Jan 2007   Hits: 1166   Words: 706]

11.What Are You Doing To Create A thriving Business? by Yvonne Weld
"That will never happen to me!" is a cliché many of us apply to a number of topics in our lives, yet many of us subconsciously take precautions to protect ourselves from unforeseen possibilities. We buy home insurance in case of theft or fire, we buy life insurance to protect ...
[Added: 22 Jan 2007   Hits: 961   Words: 592]

12.Incorporation and Limited Liability Company Formation in the UK by Terry Cartwright
A limited liability company formation carries a number of substantial benefits to small and medium sized self employed businesses. A limited company formation effectively creates a new corporate body distinct from the owners of the business, shareholders, which protects those owners from unlimited ...
[Added: 13 Jan 2007   Hits: 936   Words: 828]

13.Surveillance Cameras for Small Business by SA Rubin
Oh, for the good old days when you could leave your car doors unlocked while you went into the local store and were greeted by someone who knew your first name. And does anyone remember a time ...
[Added: 06 Jan 2007   Hits: 912   Words: 434]

14.Choosing A Merchant Account Provider by Joe Thompson
It is important that you conduct your due diligence before settling on one particular merchant account provider. The reasons are obvious. You certainly don't want to be stuck paying high monthly fees. Plus, I'm sure you wouldn't want to overpay on a processing solution. Don't let price be ...
[Added: 06 Jan 2007   Hits: 763   Words: 642]

15.Wall Mounted Ash Column by Nancy D'souza
A wall mounted ash column is a very different form of ashtray either for the indoors or for the outdoors. This is a standalone ashtray. The wall mounted ash column has similar features to both the Bollard and the Standard Ash Column. ...
[Added: 03 Jan 2007   Hits: 863   Words: 349]

16.Standard Ash Columns by Nancy D'souza
A standard ash column is another form of ashtray for the outdoors. This is a standalone ashtray, which is not noticeable. The standard ash column has a removable inner cylinder that can be removed and ...
[Added: 03 Jan 2007   Hits: 629   Words: 361]

17.Smoking Shelter Manufactures and Distributors by Nancy D'souza
Smoking shelters have many different manufacturers and distributors all around the world. Some are prefabricated, some have to be put together and some have to be built from the ground up. Here is a little list of manufacturing places: Columbia Manufacturing, Provincial Partitions and Par-Kut International. Some ...
[Added: 03 Jan 2007   Hits: 637   Words: 350]

18.Smoking Shelter Gallery by Nancy D'souza
Smoking shelter gallery is constructions of an Lshaped roof with wooden supports every couple of feet. And it has benches underneath for smokers to sit. This is the only type of protection that a smoking shelter gallery offers from the wind and rain. It is also ...
[Added: 03 Jan 2007   Hits: 704   Words: 350]

19.Café Seating Columns by Nancy D'souza
Café Seating Columns are basically ashtrays that stand up and stand-alone. Mostly they are made of metal and allow outdoor smoking without leaving cigarette butts on the ground. This keeps the cigarette trash out and keeps the area clean and free of debris. There ...
[Added: 03 Jan 2007   Hits: 675   Words: 355]

20.Café Poseur Columns by Nancy D'souza
Café Poseur columns are architectural columns that are basically placed in a café. These café poseur columns are spread about the café, their designs catching the eye of the beholder. These columns are a delight to behold. They catch the ...
[Added: 03 Jan 2007   Hits: 784   Words: 353]

21.Real Ownership of Software by Sam Jose
Do you think you "own" copyrighted software you "purchase"? Think beneath the skin. Do you really own the software for which you shelled out a significant sum? The answer is a solid NO. No, you are not the owner of the proprietary software that you ...
[Added: 03 Jan 2007   Hits: 699   Words: 416]

22.Billing Software, Free and Open this Time by Sam Jose
Billing is one important area of all small and big businesses. Billing software market is crowded that choice of one becomes so difficult for a start up business owner. The question is will billing software ...
[Added: 03 Jan 2007   Hits: 693   Words: 411]

23.Starting a Small Business!-Avoid these Four Major Entrepreneurial Mistakes. by Kanaga Siva
It is with much hope that every entrepreneur sets off starting a Small Business. Making money was his main objective. Failure was never in his mind but things don't seem to happen the way he had planned ...
[Added: 03 Jan 2007   Hits: 704   Words: 615]

24.Getting the Best Deal on Small Business Phone Systems by Kingston Amadan
Small business can mean a lot of things, but for most companies who fall under that moniker, small business means operating on a stringent budget. Even if the expenses of your business allow for substantial purchasing, no one wants to spend more than necessary and cut ...
[Added: 21 Dec 2006   Hits: 734   Words: 365]

25.The Basics of Upgrading a Business Phone System by Kingston Amadan
So you've outgrown your current phone system and need to expand. If replacing your current business phone system is not in the operational budget, there are options for upgrading what you already own. If you own a KSU system, you may find ...
[Added: 21 Dec 2006   Hits: 737   Words: 373]

26.Materialize your entrepreneurial dream with proper funding avenues by Christine Macguire
Raising money is often a difficult task if you're starting your own business, but it needn't be that grueling so long as you ensure that the fundamentals are in place. It's inevitable that you'll need some financial assistance at one time or another. It may be that you ...
[Added: 12 Dec 2006   Hits: 789   Words: 696]

27.Create enormous value, create enormous wealth for your business by Joe Lee
Are you being paid too lowly? How about having your customers paying you more? While many small businesses are competing on price, you may want to go the other way - increase your price. ...
[Added: 07 Dec 2006   Hits: 1027   Words: 441]

28.How to Build Good Client Relationships and Really Mean It (Part 2) by Jonnalyn Ajeda
• Advertising is an excellent way to reach all of your clients. Free classified sites abound in the Internet, and you simply place your ad and watch them walk through the door. This strategy will work extremely ...
[Added: 01 Dec 2006   Hits: 876   Words: 457]

29.How Paid Surveys Can Change Your Career Prospective by Jhon Smith
The traditional view of a lifetime career is no longer a value in itself. The modern understanding of a career is now much closer to having an online job, telecommuting, and freelancing from home for various companies and projects. ...
[Added: 01 Dec 2006   Hits: 652   Words: 477]

30.The Anatomy of a Sale by Eric M. Weinstein
It is the holiday season and you see sale signs in store windows and see advertisements in the newspaper and on TV. As consumers we have been trained to think of a sale as equating to low prices and limited quantities. The Webster's dictionary defines a sale as: "A special ...
[Added: 30 Nov 2006   Hits: 856   Words: 527]

31.How You Can Purchase Your Dream Car At 90% Off Retail Price, Or Even Start Car Sales Business On A shoe String by Jackson Charles Neshah
Of course you need a car, first as a necessity, then as a status symbol, and this is when the type and beauty of your dream car comes to the fore for you. Yet all these different levels of needs for ...
[Added: 24 Nov 2006   Hits: 664   Words: 336]

32.How to Build Good Client Relationships and Really Mean It (Part1) by Jonnalyn Ajeda
Attracting and keeping long-term clients is a prevailing approach for your growing business. Long-term clients who are pleased with consistent on-going good service, are likely to refer others to your business, and are more likely to buy further ...
[Added: 23 Nov 2006   Hits: 763   Words: 371]

33.How To Blog and Still Keep Personal Information Private by Lynette Chandler
Let's face facts, if you are on the internet as a business owner then you need to consider safety, and many of use don't. Blogs make it pretty easy to forget and be careless about the type of information we give ...
[Added: 14 Nov 2006   Hits: 730   Words: 684]

34.Motivation with Direction by John Mehrmann
Motivation empowers performance. Motivation with direction empowers positive performance. It can be easy to generate enthusiasm amid success. How can you be inspirational in your communication during periods of duress? How would you react to the following observations? "We missed our quota by 50k this ...
[Added: 08 Nov 2006   Hits: 678   Words: 410]

35.Nameplates – Use of the Chemical Etch Process by Navpreet Aujla
Certain Industrial nameplate products last longer than other. This article discusses one of the choices that can be made for Industrial nameplates used in tough environments. Harsh climate, rough weather, extreme heat, ...
[Added: 08 Nov 2006   Hits: 780   Words: 358]

36.Start you own business in a easier way by Joe Lee
More people are going into business. However, many are not mentally prepared. Many are lacking the business knowledge when they first start their business. You can get some key points here in starting your own business. 1. Watch your cashflow Cashflow is ...
[Added: 08 Nov 2006   Hits: 829   Words: 544]

37.Jump Start Your Small Business with Microsoft® Office Live by Dr Mine
Microsoft Office Live is giving away the ultimate computer set-up or $10,000 in cash to one lucky winner or $500 Best Buy gift cards to five runner ups. It's easy to enter the Microsoft Office Live Sweepstakes. Once you have entered visit the Microsoft Office Live portal to get the ...
[Added: 04 Nov 2006   Hits: 655   Words: 337]

38.The Seven Deadly Sins of Small Business by Michael Adams
Owners and executives must be leaders first and managers second. As leaders our task is first and foremost to be about doing the right things, and the "seven deadly sins," should be on the top of your list as ...
[Added: 04 Nov 2006   Hits: 742   Words: 1500]

39.Tap Customer Referrals, The Hidden Gold Mine by Jim Degerstrom
This simple yet effective technique can boost your sales with very little effort. Learn what many small business owners have overlooked and how this easy referral system can help promote your business! Boost your ...
[Added: 30 Oct 2006   Hits: 330   Words: 1145]

40.Computer Cleaning Tips by R. Adams
How To Clean Your Computer. In this age of technological advances the humble computer has become a battlefront for developers to protect your computer from the ever present threat of computer viruses, in the war between hackers and developers there has been a surprising ...
[Added: 29 Oct 2006   Hits: 260   Words: 504]

41.Some Financial Pros And Cons Of Practicing Search Engine Optimisation Specifically For And In The UK by Bill Kruse
Economic pragmatism would be the main reason. If I have a dispute with a client having an office in the UK - not that t his ever happens, of course! - I can go to court in the ...
[Added: 26 Oct 2006   Hits: 250   Words: 560]

42.Internet Explorer 7 Browser and Small Business Websites by Jim Degerstrom
From BETA version to final release on 18 Oct 2006, the talk about the new Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 browser replacement for the 5 year old IE6 includes a variety of conflicting opinions. Some sources ...
[Added: 20 Oct 2006   Hits: 416   Words: 913]

43.IT Consulting Services: 3 Factors For Choosing What to Offer by Joshua Feinberg
IT consulting services are offered at different levels and types in almost all the virtual IT businesses you encounter. Deciding which IT consulting services you should offer is a key consideration when starting your business. The ...
[Added: 12 Oct 2006   Hits: 663   Words: 478]

44.Financing And Having Your Own Small Business by Max Plata
Financing a small business does not have to be complicated,as there are a number of resources that can help you along the way, as well as numerous financial and government institutions that cater to those wishing to finance a small business. ...
[Added: 12 Oct 2006   Hits: 295   Words: 542]

45.Making a Small Business Marketing Plan by Dalvin Rumsey
Doing the things that you like to do is the most important thing when deciding to start making money out of going into any business. You must also be sure on what you are doing, and this all comes from being trained to do that certain thing. So, starting a ...
[Added: 06 Oct 2006   Hits: 295   Words: 423]

46.5 useful tips for your success in Forex trading by Teddy Low
1. Implement a trading plan. A trading plan is especially crucial in Forex trading to stay ‘in-control’ against the emotional stress in speculative situation. Often, your emotions will blind and lead you to the negative sides: greed causes you to over-ride on ...
[Added: 05 Oct 2006   Hits: 346   Words: 502]

47.UK Bridging Loans by Joe Kocsis
The value of UK Bridging Loans for the property developer Realising the value of UK bridging loans to the property developer can be the difference between success and failure. Many property developers often look for the quickest way to buy ...
[Added: 29 Sep 2006   Hits: 644   Words: 725]

48.Manage Your Time, Don't Let Time Manage You by Adam Terebeckij
As small business owners, most people who own or operate home businesses will find that they face many challenges along the road to home business success. One of the biggest challenges we face is the need to manage our time in the most efficient manner possible. ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2006   Hits: 310   Words: 771]

49.Business Contact Information - What To Track by Joshua Feinberg
Business contact information is a necessary requirement for pre qualifying potential clients. There are certain attributes that you want to look for in business contacts so you need to capture and track that information. Every prospect's file should have ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2006   Hits: 374   Words: 325]

50.Tips for Getting Started with a Jewelry Business by Aaron Rome
Many families need a second income or some extra cash and starting a small home-based jewelry business is a good option for some folks. Like anything else, it takes work. But this author has helped hundreds of ...
[Added: 25 Sep 2006   Hits: 358   Words: 1784]

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