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How Fast-Growing Companies Use Social-Media Marketing

Here's a sampling of how growth-minded businesses use social media to ring in sales.
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How to Find Hot Franchises in a Cold Market

What buyers look for when shopping for a franchise if a famous brand name doesn't top their list.
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Why We're Still Lost In Geolocation

If you expect services like Foursquare or Gowalla to help grow your business, move past the check-in and offer something of value.
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Four Contests Offer Small Businesses Cash, Mentoring

Present a creative idea, and you might take home up to $25,000 in the current crop of contests. Here are details.
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Facebook and AmEx Offering Business Makeovers

Winners of The Facebook Big Break for Small Business contest each receive $20k. Learn how to enter here.
Inspiring Your Team

How to Grow Your Business in Risky Times

Owners are finally coming out of survival mode and moving into growth mode. Here are a few suggestions for how to grow without taking on added risks.
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Does Your Business Really Need a Retail Store?

Here are some questions to ask in deciding whether the life of a retail shopkeeper is for you.
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Seven Ways Solopreneurs Can Grow a Home Business

Here's how to increase revenue at your home business while keeping it a one-person show.
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Friending Facebook to Connect With New Customers

Here's how one small Web company is using Facebook Connect to find new users.
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Is the Economy Getting Worse? Business Owners Say Yes

A new survey shows more than half of small-business owners believe the U.S. economy is backsliding.
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Is Small Business on the Rebound in Your Town?

A look at small-business bankruptcy filings reveals that economic conditions are looking up in some places.
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