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Starting a Business

Steve Case and Tim O'Shaughnessy on How to Whip Up 'America's Secret Sauce'

The future of entrepreneurship is bright, but there are roadblocks. At SXSW, Steve Case explains the potential and the perils.
Marketing

Hey, Small-Business Owner: Do You Shop Local?

If you want consumers to shop local, encourage them by shopping locally for your own business.
Marketing

Where to Focus Your Business's Ad Dollars in the New Year

Here, new data that can help you plan where your business should spend on advertising in 2012.
Marketing

Five New Online Tools for Finding Local Customers

Want more local customers to find your business? Here are five new tools from cutting edge Web developers.
Technology

How Apple's Siri Could Destroy Local SEO

The emergence of voice recognition search tools could change the way mobile customers discover your business. Here's what you need to know now.
Marketing

To Find Local Customers, Use Local Resources

New study shows how the Internet is taking hold when it comes to local information, offering clues as to how marketing dollars might be better spent.
Starting a Business

How the Farm-to-Table Movement Is Helping Grow the Economy

Producing and using locally sourced food is becoming a sustainable business. Call it Foodie Inc.
Marketing

AdWords Express Takes Pain Out of Local Online Advertising

Google's latest online advertising solution promises to make setting up and managing local ads easier. Is it?
Marketing

How To Optimize Your Website for Local Search

Follow this guide to maximize your visibility in regional markets.