Monthly Archives: February 2012

Small Business and Job Creation

In the current economy we hear all the time that small businesses are one of the main job creators. I wondered how true this was or if it was an exaggeration, so I did some research and found this information … Continue reading

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Change is Essential for Small Businesses

I live in Crestwood Missouri (a suburb of St. Louis) and I read a sobering article in the local newspaper this morning, The rise and fall of Crestwood Plaza. The article describes how one of the most successful malls in … Continue reading

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Some Cash Saving Ideas

Almost everyone likes to save money and it can be especially important for a small business to watch expenses in order to maximize profits, so when I read Seven Ways to Free Up Cash You Already Have from Entrepreneur I … Continue reading

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Not To-Do List

We’ve all heard of and probably used the venerable to-do list in one form or another over the years. I use the term venerable since I ran across this interesting article on the history of the to-do list that describes  … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Memorial

Last year I wrote about a local small florist that had recently failed in A Small Business Owner’s Worst Nightmare and I thought about this today because it was the first time in many years that I wasn’t able to … Continue reading

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Time for iCloud for your Business?

Apple has made a huge push to market their iPad for business use, they have a page on their site that makes some great arguments on why you should consider one for your business. It must be working because when … Continue reading

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Small Business and the Star Spangled Banner

This is a rough time of year for all the millions of football fanatics out there (and you know who you are). The Super Bowl was the last football game until the season starts again later this year, so there … Continue reading

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Timely Tax Tips

The holidays are over and to add insult to injury, tax season is bearing down on us. You probably have already received some of your tax forms with more on the way, so it seemed like a good idea to … Continue reading

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A New Twist on Calls To Action

I had frequently heard of the importance of including a Call to Action in email marketing campaigns to increase their effectiveness. I know from personal experience that it works on me, other wise I get so much email that something … Continue reading

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