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Helping With the Gas Crisis What You Can Do For Your Employees

The national average price for regular gas has topped $4 a gallon and we are all feeling the pinch. Your customers are driving less, spending more of their money on gasoline and less on other ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Lessons of Small Business Survival What You Can Learn From the .

Opening your own business is not without risk, but there are businesses out there that have managed to weather whatever storms life, politics, economics, war, social change and, yes, the weather, ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Saving Money on Company Health Insurance

There is no doubt about it, the current system is no longer working-at least its not working for everyone. According to the Employee Benefits Research Institute, while there is a general, overall ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Incentives Making the Most of High Gas Prices

Leave it to American business to take a problem, such as the high gasoline prices that plague drivers today, and turn it into an opportunity. By turning gasoline into a purchase incentive for cars ..
(June 16, 2008)
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D Day and Small Business a Story of Success in World War II

Earlier this month, we saw the anniversary of one of the greatest-and most terrible-days in human history: The D-Day Invasion of France. When we think of D-Day, we think of the landings at beaches ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Small Business When Government Stacks the Deck Against You

We expect a fair degree of corruption, arrogance and drooling self-interest from our elected officials. After all, in the last 206 years, we have fallen a great distance from the days of the ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Go Ahead and Apologize, Just Dont Turn it Into a Marketing ..

Mea culpa, I'm sorry, I would like to apologize (Don't tell me about it, just go ahead and apologize. I'll wait. ). Yes, we are a society of apologizers. Personally and in business, that ..
(June 25, 2008)
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Going International? Learn the Language Or Bite the Wax Tadpole

With the reach that the Internet can give your business into foreign markets, there is great opportunity to grow and prosper. There is also a real chance that your business efforts overseas could run .
(June 25, 2008)
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American Confidence in Small Business

So little in public life is really based on fact. We like facts, but the truth is that we, as a people and as a nation, tend to run on feelings-specifically confidence. Confidence controls the ..
(June 25, 2008)
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Online Reputation Management Making a Great First Impression ..

One of the things that have kept people honest on sites like eBay has been a serious take on reputation. Doing business through that portal has required that the chatter about you as a buyer or a ..
(June 25, 2008)
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Target Marketing and Consumer Privacy Some Dos and Donts

Let's face it; to survive you have to market your business. That means reaching the right audience, those who have an interest in the kind of products you are selling and making the pitch. That is ..
(June 25, 2008)
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Buy Sell Agreements Continuity at the Top

Let's say that you and your partners have a thriving business, call it WidgetAmerica LLC. Each of you owns a nice piece of that profitable company, making a good income and reinvesting in the ..
(June 29, 2008)
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Problem Customers, What Can You Do?

You can tell that people are getting fed-up with the airline industry, and the truth is that they have a lot to be fed-up about. Just consider the headlines from today's news: American Airlines ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Yes, Virginia, There is a Job Fairy And Shes a Gazelle!

Who creates jobs in our economy, presidents and Congress? Not directly, unless they are fattening up the bureaucracy, but the awarding of Federal contracts can have an effect. How about big business? .
(July 09, 2008)
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Religion in the Workplace

There are all sorts of things that happen in the workplace-love affairs, betting pools, competition for prime office space, discussions over trivial things that turn into squabbles over trivial ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Brand Alchemy Turning Lead Into Gold

He's the Incredible Hulk. He's big, he's green and he's really, really angry. He is also the first of the remarkable remake/sequels that Marvel Studios is putting out to reclaim the integrity of ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Business Liability and You Things You Should Know

According to the folks at Legal Reform Now, over 15 million lawsuits will be filed in the United States this year. That works out to about 1 lawsuit per 20 people in this country. To say that we live .
(July 09, 2008)
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Getting Your Moneys Worth From the Government

It isn't often that we see a real, tangible result from the assorted bureaucrats, technocrats, plutocrats and republicrats that scurry around the halls of government. That probably explains why the ..
(July 16, 2008)
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Robbery and Small Business How You Can Prepare

How many times has it happened? The day is winding down, there are no customers in the place and with your eye on the clock-longest ten minutes you ever saw-you figure you can get a jump on closing ..
(July 16, 2008)
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When Gas Consumption Drops Raise the Gas Tax!

I thought Congress had hit bottom a while ago when, in the face of catastrophic fuel prices they indignantly refused to lift the ban on drilling. As we all know, Bush then lifted the executive order ..
(July 21, 2008)
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Ransomware Paying For Your Own Files

Making sure your IT systems-even if that translates into a humble desktop unit that dates to the Clinton Administration-are safe and secure is important for any business of any size. After all, any ..
(July 21, 2008)
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Illegal Immigration More Businesses Are Paying the Price

One of the things that the Federal Government is supposed to do is control immigration and over the last couple of years a great deal of hot air (let's hope it wasn't greenhouse gases) has come out ..
(July 30, 2008)
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 | Legal/Immigration | Visitors: 401

A Free Economy Maybe Not!

What does it take to have a free market? You need willing buyers and sellers, a supply of goods to be purchased with money or bartered for (I'll give you six ears of corn and a measure of flour for ..
(July 30, 2008)
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Tax Implications For Small Business in the New Housing Bailout .

I thought Big Brother was busy regulating eating habits in Los Angeles but he does seem to get around! It seems as if he's had his fingers in the new housing bailout bill just signed by President ..
(July 30, 2008)
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Big Brother and the Restaurant Biz in South Los Angeles

Now please, don't get me wrong. I am all for healthy eating. I am all for exercise, keeping the weight down (I like to see my feet when I look down), making sure that my coronary arteries aren't all ..
(July 30, 2008)
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