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10 Mistakes that Start-Up Entrepreneurs Make

When it comes to starting a successful business, there’s no surefire playbook that contains the winning game plan. On the other hand, there are about as many mistakes to be made as there are entrepreneurs to make them. Rosalind Resnick, guest columnist for The Wall Street Journal, identifies the top 10 mistakes that entrepreneurs make when starting … Read More »

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4 Free Ways Google Can Help Your Business

Many small-business owners would like to tap into all the Google tools available for small businesses, but they don’t really know where to start. An AOL Small Business editorial provides some ideas: A couple of years ago, I interviewed a guy who made hundreds of thousands of dollars a year by placing tiny Google ads … Read More »

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Drop in Self-Employment Shows Recovery Eludes Small Business

The number of Americans who were self-employed dropped in August to the lowest level in eight years, showing the economic recovery is not strong enough to nurture new businesses, reported Bloomberg. There were 8.68 million people working for themselves last month, the fewest since January 2002, according to Labor Department data released today. That’s down … Read More »

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Obama Calls for Improving Small Business Climate

President Obama cited small businesses as “the primary drivers of job creation” and called on Congress, especially the GOP, to tackle a bill aimed at improving the climate for such enterprises, CNN reported. In his Friday speech from the White House, which came on the heels of news that private sector jobs had been created … Read More »

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3 Ways to Convert Online Prospects Into Clients

You’ve got a killer website that potential clients are visiting. But how do you turn those visitors into paying customers? Whether you offer a product or service, online customers can be fickle. According to Forrester Research of Cambridge, Mass., 88 percent of online shoppers that begin a transaction don’t complete it, a term known as … Read More »

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Senate Tax Duel Centers on Small Business

With the economy sputtering, Democrats have signaled they will turn a September Senate showdown on a small-business lending bill into a key test of who is working to boost jobs. But Republicans instead are focusing attention on the impending expiration of Bush tax cuts, which they say would hurt those small businesses, reported The Washington … Read More »

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