Archive | January, 2011

Mixing Up Ad Smoothies: Adneedle Blends the Right Mix of Online Ad Channels for Great Results

Have you ever wanted to run an ad campaign for your business but haven’t had the time or resources to plan it all out? Dealing with multiple platforms can be exhausting – Google Adwords, popular national web sites, local news websites, Facebook – setting up all of this up can take days, or even weeks. [...]

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Bum Boosa Bamboo Products Saves Trees & Water

Bum Boosa® Bamboo Products was launched in 2009 by two moms interested in making a difference in the world by creating products to replace commonly used disposable products. Co-founder and President Sonja Sheasley had been researching the idea of creating baby wipes from a sustainable, biodegradable material which led her to learn of all of [...]

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One Best Selling Teen Author’s Mission to Promote True Beauty, Strong Character and a Lasting Difference

Who is the Social Entrepreneur? Grace Hatton What is their background? Grace Hatton is a nineteen year old British teenager who has lived on two continents, traveled on mission trips to South Africa and won international writing awards. Grace wrote her first full length novel at the age of 14 and Grace is the author [...]

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The Accidental Sales Manager A Survival Guide for CEO’s (or owners or presidents) Who Find Themselves Managing Salespeople by Suzanne Paling

Author’s Bio Suzanne Paling is the principal consultant of Sales Management Services, with more than twenty years of experience in sales consulting, sales management, and sales for both field and inside sales organizations. Paling founded Sales Management Services in 1998 to provide practical advice to business executives, owners, and entrepreneurs seeking to increase their revenue [...]

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A Whole New Approach to School Fundraising from Social Entrepreneur Tania Mulry

Tania Mulry is founder, chief executive officer and chairman of EdRover Inc., the nation’s first location-based mobile application for school fundraising. Prior to founding EdRover Inc., she oversaw mobile marketing strategies for several companies, including MasterCard Worldwide where she launched several of the company’s mobile initiatives. Mulry earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics and [...]

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TimeForge manages employee schedules, time cards, payroll, staff communications, and HR

What is the name of the sit and URL? The name and site is TimeForge.com A brief synopsis of the website / application? TimeForge manages employee schedules, time cards, payroll, staff communications, and HR for small and medium businesses. It’s a web-based application, and its very simple to use. Why did you start this company? [...]

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Melissa Scott, Founder of Dream Prosperity, Helping Dreams Prosper for Orphans around the World

When Melissa Scott adopted her daughter from an orphanage in Kazakhstan, her life was forever changed in more ways than one. While she was over-the-moon excited to be united with her daughter, she was haunted by the faces of the children being left behind. She knew they would be enduring a life of loneliness and [...]

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The New Small: How a New Breed of Small Businesses Is Harnessing the Power of Emerging Technologies

Author’s Bio Phil Simon is the author of The New Small (Motion, 2010), Why New Systems Fail (Cengage, 2010), and The Next Wave of Technologies (John Wiley & Sons, 2010). He consults companies on how to optimize their use of technology. While not consulting, Phil speaks about emerging trends and technologies. He also writes for [...]

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Lemonade Stand Selling, Accelerate Your Business Growth by Diane Helbig

Author Bio Diane is an internationally recognized business and leadership development coach, author, speaker, and workshop facilitator. As a certified, professional coach and president of Seize This Day Coaching, Diane helps businesses and organizations operate more constructively and profitably. She evaluates, encourages, and guides her clients. Whether she is working one-on-one with clients or speaking [...]

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Fitpacking – I walk for a living

My name is Steve Silberberg and I am founder and owner of Fitpacking, a service that takes people on backpacking adventure vacations to get in shape and lose weight. While a shoestring budget isn’t necessarily the best approach for this sort of venture, it can work because unlike a store or other conventional business, you [...]

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Getting Things Done on The Business Side of Freelancing

When you start out as a freelancer, you are naturally focused on the great work you do for your clients, whether that work is graphic design, accounting, or marketing. However, doing great work for clients is not enough. To be a successful freelancer, you also need to get business tasks done that were done by [...]

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Empowered Flower Girl inspires powerful living and promotes mentoring

When people hear the name of my company, Empowered Flower Girl, they often conjure images of a hippie chick selling daisies on the side of the road. Yes, we do sell goods like t-shirts, bookmarks and other products. But most importantly, we promote powerful living and mentoring. In other words, Empowered Flower Girl is a [...]

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You Sold Me at Hello: How to Get People to Buy Without Being a Salesman

Short Author BIO: Award-winning author Doug Johnson has written this book to help businesses survive and thrive during both bad and good economic times. He is president of G. R. Johnson & Son Consulting, a businesss management consulting and coaching firm. His 35+ years of business experience is utilized to help small businesses, large corporations, [...]

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Interview with Marc Joseph Author of the book “The Secrets of Retailing…or How to Beat Wal-Mart!”

Biography With over 30 years in the retail and wholesale industry, Marc founded www.dollardays.com in 2001, which has become the premiere online Wholesale and Closeout Company helping small businesses compete against larger enterprises; offering over 140,000 high quality general merchandise products. Products sold through the site cover the same categories as Macy’s, Target and Wal-Mart [...]

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Divorcing Divas – It’s Not the End…It’s the Beginning! By Christine K. Clifford

On the recommendation of a mutual friend, I met a total stranger for a cup of coffee on April 22, 2010. Sharing stories of our divorces (her first; my second), I came to realize how challenging this experience is for most people: where do I start? Who do I speak with? Where do I turn [...]

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TingleMedia – the start of something delicious

This is a story about a woman and her quest to help other women maintain passionate relationships and secure sense of their own sensuality. The woman with the quest is me – Scarlett James, and my method is tinglemedia.com. TingleMedia began with a couple of simple observations – women today find it difficult to keep [...]

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Teamly, a productivity and people management tool for ambitious entrepreneurs

URL: http://teamly.com What is Teamly? Teamly is a productivity and team management web app which aims to make people more focused and effective, and businesses more successful. With Teamly workers identify, commit to, and focus on their top priorities, and at the same time share that information with their colleagues and manager. It does not [...]

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