Monthly Archives: May 2011

Email Marketing Still Works

With all the buzz about marketing with social media, a question I had is the role of email in marketing your small business. I know Facebook and Twitter are all the rage, in fact I was surprised to find out … Continue reading

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Small Business Leasing Tips

I think it is safe too say that most small business owners have to lease space for their operation, unless they can run their business from their home or are wealthy enough to own some property that can be used … Continue reading

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Tips to Reduce Business Expenses

One of the first things a small business owner learns is the importance of controlling and sometimes reducing expenses.  The problem is knowing what expenses can be reduced without negatively impacting your business, after all you don’t want to cut … Continue reading

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Success and Time Management

We’ve posted frequently about time management, in fact I did a quick search using the term time management here at Mine Your Biz and came up with 10 postings. After a quick glance at a few of them, I noticed … Continue reading

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More Tips on Increasing Customer Loyalty

Just last month we did a posting on The Importance of Loyal Customers to Your Small Business where we provided a link to an article that gave 7 tips for increasing customer loyalty and stressed. This is such an important … Continue reading

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Tips for Your ‘Contact Us’ Page

I’m sure this has happened to all of us at one time or another, you are browsing a Web site either for information on a product or to actually buy something, but you have a question. The problem is you … Continue reading

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Planning for Retirement

If you are like most small business owners, you are probably so busy and so involved with running your business that retirement is not one of your major concerns. That is certainly the starting premise of 5 Basic Retirement Planning … Continue reading

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Improving Key Areas in Your Business Plan

I did some research on business plans for entrepreneurs for this posting and a frequent theme that came up was comparing a business plan to a road map for your company. In this age of GPS devices (I have rarely … Continue reading

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