Tag Archives: small business trends

SaaS – What’s in It for Your Small Business?

“Software as a service” is making computer news these days – but what’s in it for your small business? Is SaaS just a nerdy fad or does it really have a place in your business? SaaS, far from being a passing phase, has the capability to jump start your business. Do saving time and money [...]

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Is Your City Entrepreneurial?

With so many small businesses trying to make it, and with local governments forever seeking to attract entrepreneurs and give their city an economic boost, a recently raised question has been making headlines and causing a flurry of discussion among inquiring business minds. In a policy brief published by Harvard’s Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, [...]

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3 Reasons Why Businesses Fail at Marketing

When it comes to marketing a business the frequent complaint from small biz owners is that marketing rarely works or just isn’t worth the expense. For those business owners I offer the reasons below as to why that may seem to be true.   1.) You Try to Do It Yourself. Yeah, I know, you’d [...]

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10 Top Trends for Small Businesses in 2012

Now that 2011 has passed (and what a wild and crazy year it was!) and 2012 is well under way, it’s time to look at some trends that will shape the upcoming year for small business owners. Taken as a whole, in 2012 you can expect to see a lot of maturing and fine tuning [...]

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The Biggest Business Mistake?… Borrowing Money!

The other week over at Small Business Trends, I saw an interesting poll. The sole question: “What’s your biggest business mistake?” Though there are various options to choose from, such as “Failing to market my business,” and “Selling myself short,” the overwhelming favorite response (at the time of writing it is holding at 86% of [...]

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Top Small Business Resolutions in 2010
Happy New Year!

 As the year and a decade come to an end it is time to both reflect on the past and plan for the future… I recently came across this survey conducted by the Pew Institute which examined popular attitudes on the most notable technological and social changes of the past decade. According to half of [...]

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