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10 Must-Have Business Apps for 2011

These downloadable applications can improve productivity, ROI and time management for businesses of all sizes.

Scott Steinberg

· 4 min read

Five Ways You Can Get Started With QR Code Marketing

Quick response codes are getting a lot of positive buzz these days. Can they bring some to your business?

Starr Hall

· 5 min read

Clinton Kicks Off Micro-Lending Service for Hardest Hit Businesses

At this year's Clinton Global Initiative, micro-lending platform Kiva.org makes a new commitment to still-struggling small businesses.

Diana Ransom

Three Tips to Avoid Costly Shipping Mistakes

Follow these steps to help steer clear of some of the most common shipping errors.

Jason Fell

· 5 min read

Five Ways to Use Twitter for Marketing That You Might Not Know About

With a little strategy, Twitter can boost your connections and website traffic.

Starr Hall

· 4 min read

The Pros and Cons of Cloud-Based Amazon Web Services

In this month's Can't Live With/Can't Live Without column, two business owners explain their opposing views on the remote computing service for web sites.

Ericka Chickowski

· 2 min read

Five Tips for Getting Started in Exporting

Between connecting with foreign buyers and wading through complicated tariffs, exporting can be tough. Here's how to ease the process.

Diana Ransom

· 4 min read

Three Green Industries Ready for a Growth Spurt

Put the kibosh on your turbine dreams. Instead, turn to the past to create an eco-business with a sound future.

Jason Daley

· 8 min read

Five Celebrities Making the Environment Their Business

What do a Lincoln Continental, a Victoria Secret model and Kevin Costner have to do with each other? Environmentalism. Duh.

Jason Ankeny

· 3 min read

How to Find the Right Investor for Your Business

Your investor-entrepreneur relationship is important. After all, you may be living with it every day for years to come.

Eileen P. Gunn

· 5 min read

How to Hire a Webmaster

How to size up and select a webmaster who can keep your site one step ahead.

Mikal E. Belicove

· 3 min read

How to Start a Cause-Marketing Campaign

Four ways to give back to the community, while boosting business.

Kim T. Gordon

· 3 min read