Google's product manager, Kei Kawai received confirmation of his grandfather's survival after the massive earthquake and tsunami hit Japan in March, using Google's disaster relief database- Person Finder.
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April 14, 2011
March 16, 2011
12 common questionable deductions that stump the average taxpayer. See which you should and should not include in this years taxes.
Home or Apartment Rental
If you work from home, you can claim a home-office deduction. Which you can be able to claim all or part of your rental. Your rent is considered a business loss.
March 14, 2011
There are bumps in the road when deciding to become your own employer. Many entrepreneurs take the road to owning their own small business every day. Here are three tips to taking the journey and starting your own business.
No. 1: Remember: you are your brand; branding of yourself as an extension will only be as good as your brand.
March 11, 2011
Social media is taking another step forward in the advertising world. Twitter is quickly becoming the 21st century staple in marketing. Have you seen the billboards with Tiger woods endorse Tag Hueger or Omega watches? Do you want a musician, TV, or pro athlete to endorse your produce or service? Celebrity endorsements just go easier and more cost effective than traditional endorsements.
March 9, 2011
Small business owners often use IT security plans as a reactive move after an attack when in reality a security plan should be a proactive move to secure your customers. You can save your business time, money, and most importantly, your customers.
March 7, 2011
Many small business owners consider using Groupon to promote their business and see success. In theory Groupon is brilliant and a great way to advertise, but does it work for every small business owner?
March 4, 2011
Does your business depend on travel? Are you able to communicate and work efficiently out of your vehicle? Here are a few incredible gadgets that will make your business-to-go more proficient.
March 2, 2011
High corporate income taxes or sales taxes have been a huge challenge for many small businesses. Some are even considering to move and conduct business in other states, with lower to no state tax.
March 1, 2011
Net Neutrality is a hot topic, but what does it mean? It promotes the “internet to be open” and allows anything to be posted for any use, that is lawful.
Seems like a good concept to have open and free internet, right? Businesses that are free and open to all is good unless it’s your business. How will you make profit or make ends meet? That is the million dollar question for many business owners that face Net Neutrality.
February 25, 2011
March 22 kicks off the stimulus plan for small business owners across the country.
This week, Secretary Tim Geithner announced the plan consisting of two new lending programs for small businesses, under the Small Business Jobs Act.
February 24, 2011
Is your business growing faster than you can staff? Are you a company focused on customer service?
February 21, 2011
Who is expected to stimulate our economy? Small businesses are the only sectors that are hiring, but not all business owners feel the same.The current job market drought in the U.S. has left many business owner to downsize or freeze hiring new staff, but thier has been some relieve in December. Small business owners across the country have reacted to the brief change in the economy.
February 18, 2011
1. Don’t seek perfection. Great leaders would rather have a project or report be delivered 80% complete a few hours early than 100% complete five minutes late. Don’t wait for everything to be perfect.
February 15, 2011
How often have you wanted to make a purchase from a small business or outdoor vendor, to find they do not accept credit cards?
The iPhone has changed the way we use our cell phones and the way we do businesses. It was the leader in changing how to search the internet on the go and the first to introduce Apps.
February 14, 2011
1. Seize opportunities. Pounce on every possible opportunity to grow your business and contact list.
2. Believe in yourself. Don’t doubt yourself before you try. Make the most of the opportunities you get. Successful entrepreneurs typically network whenever possible, even in the aisles on a flight.
January 27, 2011
Business Owners don't have the luxury to close up shop when it is time for R&R. It is the reality that many small business owners never take R&R, because someone will need to "take care of buisness", always answer emails and phone calls.
Here are 5 must have gagdets listed by Fox Small Business to keep you connected.
January 26, 2011
So you just started the business you’ve always wanted or you have been in business for the last 18 months. Don’t lose all that hard work and dedication. Here are a few key ideas that can keep you a float and from return in to cubicle world.
January 21, 2011
September 1, 2010
Voice Nation Live call answering services now provide non-profit organizations with the ability to collect donations from callers 24 hours a day in more than 8,000 U.S. Cities. Additionally, the company provides tailorable services to companies of all sizes with free call forwarding and transfers.
(Vocus) September 1, 2010
May 26, 2010
Atlanta Based Call Center Still Hiring Despite Dismal Job Forecast Buford, GA (PRWEB) May 26, 2010 -- Since the opening of their Georgia based call center less than a year ago, hiring and recruiting have become a permanent fixture for VoiceNation, a leading provider of Virtual PBX, Live Answering and Disaster Recovery services.