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Why Do Small Businesses Fail? (Small Business Failure Rate Statistics Infographic)

You’ve heard it before: Half of all small businesses are doomed to fail before their first year is out. You’d think this statistic would put people off of opening small companies – especially high risk ones like restaurants and retail stores – but this doesn’t seem to be the case. When it comes to functionality, the general…

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Utilizing Social Media Networks in Small Business to Increase Success (Infographic)

In today’s technological world, is it any wonder that most small business owners rely heavily on Internet resources to promote and advertise their services? When most people think of using the Internet to promote business, they think of search engines like Google and Yahoo. It may surprise you, however, to find that social media networks…

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Small Business Bankruptcy, Crashing Economy And Depression Exploded These 3 Giants

There is no crystal ball. (Defined: “A crystal ball is a crystal or glass ball believed by some people to aid in the performance of clairvoyance.”). Or at least, not in the REAL world. There is simply no way to predict the future. Except, for one area…. When it comes to the economy. For example, the likelihood…

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How To Become A Small Business Authority

How can you become an authority in your small business? And, perhaps more importantly, why should you? I’ll break down the 3 strategies to consider on the process of starting in this post. But first, why should you consider becoming an authority in the first place? Let’s use an example. Let’s say you had a…

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How To Protect Your Small Online Business with Insurance Coverage

Sometimes small business owners can become so preoccupied with developing a marketing plan, acquiring customers and formulating ways to generate capital that they forget to purchase one of the most important things that can protect their online business in the long haul: insurance. Truth be told there are many risks associated with launching an online start-up.…

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Four Things You Need To Get Free Social Media Traffic Fast

Social networking is one of the fastest ways to generate traffic to your business website. There are several strategies, from blog posting, guest posting, article marketing, email marketing and video marketing that a new entrepreneur should utilize. If you are new in the business, setting up a new website, consider the following 4 social media…

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[infographic] How Small Business Profits and Revenue Change

Do you agree with this small business profit growth change across the U.S.? Are you seeing the same trends for your local business? This study was recently published by the Intuit corporation. (click for larger image) – here are tons more small business resources too.

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