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How to Put Your Business Online

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Jul 26, 2010 5:33:16 AM

We live in an online world. More businesses are offering e-commerce solutions with every passing day, and even for businesses that operate entirely offline, a website demonstrates legitimacy to customers. Faced with these realities, small business owners are sometimes intimidated at the thought of setting up a website. While the cost of web development is a one-time investment, monthly hosting plans often seem more threatening.

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Topics: Small Business Advice

Week In Review - July 23, 2010

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Jul 23, 2010 6:57:19 AM

URL Shorteners and Facebook – Why Marketers Need Their Own - July 19th, 2010

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The use of free URL shortener services such as tinyURL and bit.ly are being frowned upon by Facebook effective June 2010. Some of the links have been broken. According to a post one the Facebook blog in June, the use of the free URL shortener links are often used by spammers to bombard Fecebook members with unwanted messages. Adding new links may require entering characters though a CAPTCHA authenticator to ensure that the links are not being entered by means of automated software. The use of branded URL links is the best way to get around the problem and maintain credibility with Facebook followers.

Survey Says: Back to School Sales in 2010 Will Reach Record High - Jul 20, 2010

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Topics: Week in Review

How to save money shopping for college school supplies

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Jul 22, 2010 6:38:02 AM

College is an exciting time for everyone. For most young people, it is the first time they will be living away from home. It's also the first time many will have to pay their own way in life, and have the responsibility of college-related bills. There's a lot more to college than just tuition! Today we'll look at how to save money shopping for back to school supplies college style.

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Topics: Frugal Living Tip

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Posted by Joshua Unseth on Jul 20, 2010 4:03:50 AM

AllPetMemorials.com Launches Personalized Pet Memorials With PETCO.com
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July 09, 2010

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Own a Business? Get Networking!

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Jul 19, 2010 4:56:31 AM

Small business may be the heart of our economy, but anyone who owns one can tell you it's hard work. Many small business owners do everything themselves, from janitorial duties to operations to marketing and accounting. If you want your business to grow, but your budget doesn't compare to the big boys, what is a little company to do?

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Topics: Small Business Advice

Week in Review, July 16

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Jul 16, 2010 3:30:52 AM

Wholesale Closeouts that Make the Cut - July 10, 2010

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Topics: Week in Review

Back to School Shopping Tips

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Jul 15, 2010 7:10:31 AM

Back to school. Back to shopping. Back to spending. Back to headaches. Why not avoid the headaches this year and save a little money doing it as well?

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Topics: Frugal Living Tip

Put a Pack on your Back - Back to school BackPacks

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Jul 13, 2010 8:12:25 AM

Back to school shopping season is here. Have you stocked your shelves with all the wondrous things that parents will need to buy for their children? Well, if you're looking for backpacks there's no better time than now to make sure that your shelves are chock full of merchandise!

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Topics: Product of the Week

Getting Your Website to Rank in Search

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Jul 12, 2010 4:32:10 AM

Online businesses and websites are getting free traffic from search engines every day. Search engine traffic is where you can find visitors who are looking to buy a product or service. For example, if someone was looking for the best prices on lawn mowers, they would likely type "cheap lawn mowers" or "lawn mowers on sale" into a search engine. That is the type of visitor that will likely buy a product. When websites rank for keywords that that indicate an users intent to purchase, they will see more purchases than when they rank for keywords that might indicate a shoppers intent to compare prices or features.

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Topics: Small Business Advice

Wholesale Week In Review - July 9

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Jul 9, 2010 5:32:56 AM

AllPetMemorials.com Launches Personalized Pet Memorials With PETCO.com - July 09, 2010

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Topics: Week in Review

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