6 Tips to Increase Revenue

Cloud Marketing Labs, a Northfield, NJ firm that assists companies with their marketing efforts, offers six substantial tips to get your marketing program back on track in 2010. Measure everything. Wasteful marketing can be a real drain on a businesses’ budget. Before you start any type of marketing, set up a system in which you […]

Selling Your Business

SELLING YOUR business and getting a good price for it seems an overwhelming task for a business owner, especially in today’s economy. However, the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB), a non profit trade organization, says that selling a business, and getting a reasonable price for it, can happen. The devil is in the details. […]

Business Weary of Health Insurers

A PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Health Research Institute study has found that businesses of all sizes have become dissatisfied with their health insurers. The report titled, “What Employers Want from Health Insurers in 2010,” finds that: Overall satisfaction with health insurers by large employers has decreased to 59 percent, from 64 percent in 2008. Small employers continue to […]

Learn From Jewelry Websites

Does your website sell jewelry? Or are you a brick and mortar store looking to grab a bigger share of the market? If you fit either of these descriptions, you need to check out The Jeweler Website Advisory Group (jWAG) at www.jewelerwebsiteag.com. This group, headquartered in Totowa, NJ, is publishing research data about advertising and […]

Reigniting Your Business Engine

Like many a small business, you may have been treading water in 2009 to stay afloat, but this year, business owners may well be early investors in the economic recovery, and lead the effort to reignite America’s small business growth. The entrepreneur will be an American hero in 2010. Why? Franchises and other small businesses […]

Failure Can Breed Success

Entrepreneurs attribute their success to their experience, not to their university degrees, new research shows. The research was conducted by the Kauffman Foundation, based in New York City, the world’s largest foundation devoted to entrepreneurship. More than 540 company founders participated in the survey, “The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur: Making of a Successful Entrepreneur.” The […]

Video Conferencing Tips

THERE IS NO QUESTION that video conferencing is one of the greenest technologies on the market. Here are 10 tips from Solutionz Conferencing, Inc. to achieve your business goals, while simultaneously reducing your environmental impact with tele-presence and video conferencing: Telecommuting. Enabling people to be fully engaged in the workplace while working from home, increases […]

Getting an SBA Loan

President Obama in his State of The Union address recently announced a proposal to give $30 billion to community banks for the purpose of using the funds for small business loans. The funds are assumed to be regulated through the Small Business Administration (SBA) but no details have yet been announced. The SBA has long […]

Secrets for Small Biz Success

SCORE, Counselors of America’s Small Business Owners, offers 10 tips for small business success in 2010: Grow your customer base. Understand your customer demographics and why they buy your products and services. Win clients over with new and diversified products. Offer multiple price points, and create packages or customizable plans which give your customers greater […]

Web School For Retail

Aspiring retail industry professionals have the availability of a new applied certificate program, designed to advance their careers at Drexel University’s Goodwin College, in conjunction with Drexel’s Westphal College of Media Arts and Design in Philadelphia. It is a six course, 18 to 20 credit program. The schedule is flexible, to enable the working professional […]