Small Business in a Big World

January 15, 2009

How to Leverage Google Analytics to Support Your Small Business Goals!

Google Analytics is a FREE tool that your small business should use to make informed decisions about paid advertising, SEO, PPC and internet marketing campaigns. Google Analytics provides critical data that can help you gain a better understanding of where much of your website traffic is coming from. Also, how well the website content and user experience is serving your visitors, and most importantly, how well the website supports your business goals!

Well, the good news aside from Google Analytics as a free tool is that — there is a free webinar to fully maximize google analytics and help us achieve our small business goals.

To register, please check it here.


January 8, 2009

The Key to Growing Your Business

Just a quick note for today, I would like to ask my readers their opinions on this very popular issue – Outsourcing.

You can’t do it alone.

This is not something new to entrepreneurs and small business owners but I’ll say it anyway:  you can’t do everything and you can’t be great at everything.  If you try to excel at too many things, you will end up only mediocre in many things as opposed to strong in a handful of your core business skills.

What do you think? Will outsourcing really be the key to growing our business?

December 18, 2008

The Small Business Recession Survival Guide

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December 8, 2008

Twitter Versus Facebook?

OOps, before I start my topic about twitter and facebook — I want to commend WordPress for the whole new and wonderful dashboard. I really like it!

Okay, let’s get into the topic! According to Saul Hansell from The New York Times, Facebook has walked away from talks to buy Twitter because the $500 million price tag was too high, according to a report by AllThingsD.

For Facebook to be a picky value shopper is quite a turnabout from just two years ago, when Yahoo walked away from a deal to buy Facebook largely over the price.

I don’t think that Twitter is as important to Facebook as Facebook could have been to Yahoo. But the whole thing shows how hard it is come up with a value for this sort of Internet company.

Ooh wow, what an issue that as a Twitter and Facebook user, how could I not know this. Well,

November 13, 2008

Source of Fund for Growing your Business

Everyone of us is really hopeful on growing our business. But what if we lack funds to do it? Well, it’s time to get to know the sources of fund that will help us with growing  our business.

Over SmallBizNumbers‘ blog, I read on his article about getting to know Angel Investors. Angel investor is one of the four possible sources of business funding that the author mentioned.

The four sources of our business financing are:

1. Angel Investors
2. Venture Capitalists
3. Personal funds, credit cards, family and friends
4. Business loans

I’m glad to have found this resource. Now, I’m leaving it as our assignment to research and choose which of the four possible sources will suit best for financing our business.

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