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7 Tips For Writing a Job Post That Gets Results

Steve Roberson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Small Business
Steve Roberson

A job post is an advertisement. You're letting the world know about a fabulous opportunity at your organization. You want people to be lining up to apply, but the goal is to make them the right people.

MOMPRENEURS: Crafting a Career That Works With Motherhood

Sandy Abrams | Posted 02.05.2013 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

The many hours spent in public relations jobs have given Carrie the credibility she needed as she launched Kitchen Table PR in 1995. She mindfully started the business after she got married and a few years before she and her husband planned on starting a family.

There Is No Internet Freedom Without Internet and Broadband Competition

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 02.05.2013 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Net Neutrality only became an issue once the phone and cable companies got the government to protect their businesses from competition by blocking who could use the wires.

Homegrown South Florida Entrepreneur Sees Sunny Future in South Florida

Steven Kurlander | Posted 02.05.2013 | Small Business
Steven Kurlander

If you ask most in South Florida, the ongoing recession has had a major negative impact on their standard of living and way of life.

Who Really Owns Your Brand?

Karen Leland | Posted 02.04.2013 | Small Business
Karen Leland

Take advantage of the visual web. Encourage your customers to make and share their own videos about your products and services. Monitor your Twitter closely.

America's Comeback: It's Small Business, Stupid!

Kevin Ducoff | Posted 02.04.2013 | Small Business
Kevin Ducoff

We see a label such as "small" or "medium," and we think accordingly. Yet these small and medium businesses pack a punch well outside their weight class. Give them the tools, and they will get the jobs back.

John Celock

Lawmakers Push Conservative Tax | John Celock | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's state legislators are spread out across Capitol Hill Wednesday afternoon lobbying Congress for the ability to place a sales...

Are You Making These Fatal Mistakes In Your Business?

Denise Gosnell | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business
Denise Gosnell

Poor customer service is killing business growth worldwide. No wonder businesses are struggling -- they are forgetting about listening to the very people that keep them in business to begin with!

A Reluctant Baker Makes Millions With Cupcakes

Posted 12.05.2012 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

He Laid Off His Son Because Of The Fiscal Cliff

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 12.05.2012 | Small Business

Federal cuts looming on the other side of the fiscal cliff forced Mickey Boyers, president of Virginia-based UHP Projects, a small business that clean...

Plays Well With Others: Brand Partnerships and Your Business

Leah Busque | Posted 02.04.2013 | Small Business
Leah Busque

Entrepreneurs have a natural inclination to go it alone. While this do-it-yourself spirit can help you move forward, partnering with another brand lets you broaden your reach, accomplish more with fewer resources and create extraordinary experiences for your current (and future) customers.

No U.S. Skills Gap? Really?

Sarah A. Webster | Posted 02.03.2013 | Small Business
Sarah A. Webster

Seventy-four percent of respondents in one survey indicated that workforce shortages or skills deficiencies in skilled production roles are having a significant impact on their ability to expand operations or improve productivity.

The 10 Biggest Job Creators In America

Inc. | Posted 12.04.2012 | Small Business

Introducing the 10 biggest job creators in America. They've created an astounding 33,413 jobs in three years, and top Inc.'s inaugural Hire Power Awar...

How Would Harvard Handle a Zombie Apocalypse?

Michael Drew | Posted 01.04.2013 | Books
Michael Drew

I should have known that appearances can be deceiving. For the past few months, I've been on the road promoting Pendulum:How Past Generations Shape O...

Drew Guarini

Hunter Moore's 'Coked Out' Stalking Boast Reinvigorates 'Revenge Porn' Critics | Drew Guarini | Posted 12.04.2012 | Small Business

For the "most hated man on the Internet," stretching the truth is part of the job description. According to Salon, shock entrepreneur and Is Anyon...

Thanks American Express... but Not for Small Business Saturday

Gene Marks | Posted 02.02.2013 | Small Business
Gene Marks

They've created an annual event with their company's name all over it. But that doesn't mean that a small business can't benefit from Small Business Saturday. All you need to do is focus on the marketing. And learn from the masters at AMEX.

The Gift of Giving

Wendy Gordon | Posted 02.02.2013 | Green
Wendy Gordon

I'm a cautious shopper by nature, but the holidays make me more so. As I'm not big on stuff, I tend to favor gifts people can and will use. And by "use" I mean "up," "often" or "over a lifetime."

WATCH: The Art Of Making Tempeh

Liza de Guia | Posted 01.31.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

"For a vegetarian, in particular, it's the best kind of protein you can eat."

Starting a Business? Help Save Your Cash and Try Bartering

Women & Co | Posted 01.30.2013 | Small Business
Women & Co

Exchanges are useful if you can't find a one-on-one local partner, but the Better Business Bureau recommends you read the fine print before you join a barter network.

Tips From the Rock n' Roll CEO No. 10: When That 'Oh Sh*t' Moment Happens, Don't Panic!

Jared Gutstadt | Posted 01.30.2013 | Small Business
Jared Gutstadt

Have you ever shown up to a major presentation, or a big meeting, or a conference, or a job interview, only to be overcome with a panic-stricken feeling when you realize, to your horror, that you forgot something huge?

Louisiana Sinkhole Evacuees Won't Be Home For Awhile

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.30.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

At the eight-acre, Bayou Corne sinkhole in Assumption Parish, owners of slab houses are waiting for methane-gas monitors to be installed in December.

Credit Union Lending Bill Would Help Small Firms

John Arensmeyer | Posted 11.29.2012 | Small Business
John Arensmeyer

There's no reason for Congress to delay action. Credit unions must be allowed to make more loans to small businesses.

Small Business Tips to Fight Holiday Stress

Mehrunisa Qayyum | Posted 01.29.2013 | Small Business
Mehrunisa Qayyum

I would like to think that one of the advantages in being a small business is the ability to flexibly adjust with the setbacks. On top of that, the holidays are here with stress... but may be an opportunity for the resourceful.

Six Tips for Navigating Your Startup Through the First Two Years

Zach Cutler | Posted 01.28.2013 | Small Business
Zach Cutler

Indeed, surviving as a new firm is far from guaranteed, no matter how good your product or service. By following some of these tips from our experience, hopefully your business will not only survive, but flourish.

Job Hopping Is Down and the Wage Gap Is Up Between Young and Old Companies

Jordan Bell-Masterson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Small Business
Jordan Bell-Masterson

As the labor market begins to recover and loosen up, job applicants will naturally have more options of potential employers -- including whether to sign on at a large, established firm or to look for work at a startup instead.