Small Business in a Big World

May 18, 2010

Search Engine Optimization Doesn’t Need to be Expensive

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‘[tweetmeme source=”lone_biz_owner” only_single=false]’ Every small business should attend to their online needs as this is very helpful especially when doing internet marketing. You don’t need to spend big amount of money to get a good website design and proper SEO service. A small business could not afford to invest more on this area of business management, so cheap web designing and SEO service can be a wise alternative for this. (more…)

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July 27, 2009

Always Work For Your Goals

Filed under: small business — itbiznez @ 10:59 am
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The competition for business is hotting up. The advances in new technology, ease of communication, and increasing expectations from customers have combined to make the marketplace more competitive than ever.

In this world it is critical for small and medium businesses to be proactive about creating their future. Without proactivity, things just seem to ”happen” without your control.

A management system that is centered around goals is one tool that the business can use to craft its future. This is a system of deciding what you are going to do everyday based on the goals you are working toward. So seize the day and work for your goals.

April 3, 2009

What do you do to put your business to GREEN?

Filed under: small business — itbiznez @ 10:38 am
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Well, green is not actually a place to go to but this is an initiative that entrepreneurs must consider. I found an article over at Small Business Trends about Paying Attention to Green Business Practices.

(1) We’re doing a lot more with recycling.

(2) Another big area of focus is in power management on office equipment, for energy efficiency.

(3) The third thing we are doing is paying attention to the Energy Star seal when making purchases.

These are just some tips that Anita shared. Now, it’s our turn!

March 23, 2009

Our Goal for Today is To Stay Positive!

Filed under: small business — itbiznez @ 9:38 am
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Staying positive is a healthy habit that entrepreneurs must adopt. But of course, staying positive will be really very difficult to do if you do not have reasons to look up to. So, below are the 5 reasons we can look up to , to stay positive.

  1. Everything is cheaper.
  2. You can hire more and better-qualified people.
  3. People are looking to change suppliers.
  4. Ownership equals tax incentives.
  5. Family and friends don’t want to (or can’t) invest more money into the stock or real estate markets.

Check out  the remainder 5 reasons in this post —Seeing Things In Positive Perspective!

February 26, 2009

What is the biggest obstacle in growing a business?

Filed under: small business — itbiznez @ 10:31 am
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Today we will be talking about growing a business and what are the reasons holding back the business from growing. Now we will see what the experts can say about it. Let’s take a look at this Small Business Trends poll below.

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I took a screenshot of the poll from Small Business Trends which you can see the image above. It states there — what are the obstacles that is holding our business back from growing and below are the 6 options to choose from.

If you were to ask me, without second thoughts I would have directly choosen the last option — lack of funding and insufficient cash flow. And surprisingly, look at what the experts have to say below:

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Do you agree how the result turned out to be? Yes? No? Why?

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