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Should your small business use Twitter?

There was a recent article by Carnegie Mellon University that reported some facts about what people are looking for when they follow someone on Twitter. This especially applies to businesses. Much of the findings seem like they should be common sense, but really they aren’t for some people. Here are some things they mention in […]

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Small Business Tweeting

How can an already thinly stretched sole proprietor or freelancer find time for one more activity in their day? The obvious answer is to make time somewhere in your schedule. The reality to this answer is your spare time is already scarce. By adding a new task to your day, you may need to eliminate […]

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Viral Video Help From YouTube Trends

Video is becoming more and more important by the day. I am not sure if it is because people dislike to read, or if video is easier to consume. The bottom line is, viral videos on your site is becoming a must have. You may have come across stats on the web talking bout how YouTube is likely the most popular […]

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Google Docs Gets an Upgrade [Google Docs]

Google Docs is a great free option for a freelancer or small business. Using Google Docs will save on initial costs when you are first starting up, as well as allowing you sharing and collaboration features not readily available with other office suites. Over the life of this site, you have probably noticed I like […]

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Sunday Reading November 21, 2010

Each Sunday as a part of  weekend blog post routine, I  include a few links to tools or great content I found during the week. I won’t write a lengthy description about the links, but I encourage you give them a read The photo isn’t related to what I am linking to, it is something […]

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5 Time Saving Mobile Apps for Small Business Owners

When you are starting out as a freelancer or starting a small business, you are VERY cost conscious. Here are some low cost mobile applications to help you make full use of those wireless data plans you pay for every month and save time. Some of the apps listed below work in conjunction to applications […]

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Must-have Free Apps for Small Businesses Part 1

For those of you starting a business or trying to cut costs, looking for free (open source) or low-cost software can be a daunting task. The amount of technology to sift through can be overwhelming. Would your needs be better met with a mobile application versus a desktop application? Should you go with something web-based so […]

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Are you using mobile friendly links?

Do you take into consideration the rising number of internet enabled devices when you market your business? No? Well you may want to read on then. If you haven’t bought a smart phone yet, odds are pretty good your choices of dumb phones will be pretty slim next time you get a new phone. If […]

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Using Yelp To Get Found Locally

Yelp is a social search site dedicated to giving you the most unbiased user reviews and information about local businesses possible. One of the problems with most sites is anyone, including the business, can go on and write anything they want. This can skew the rankings and not give you a real world view of […]

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Scheduling a Meeting Made Easier

For anyone who has scheduled any kind of meeting with more than one person knows how much of a headache it can be. The problem only compounds when more people are involved. Part of the problem, is not everyone—even within the same company—uses the same digital calendar program. Or for that matter, some still use […]

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