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January 2009 Blog Posts (8)

Play The Investor Game...Things Not to Say to Investors

Do you want an investor for your business? If you do there are things you need to discuss like your total addressable market, your experience and ability to execute. You also can kill your chances if you say the wrong things. Keep in mind investors have money what they don't have is time...they are looking for reasons to say no so they can move forward and maximize their available time. Dan Casey recently wrote a blog with a list of things you should not say to investors...… Continue

Added by Michael Bowers on January 28, 2009 at 7:55am — No Comments

Micro Entrepreneur Awards Nominations Are Open...

INCREASE Community Development Corporation is proud to announce the Fifth Annual Micro Entrepreneur Awards brought to you by Huntington Bank. This exceptional event is the only one of its kind in Central Ohio where community residents can nominate a well-deserving micro entrepreneur for their work and accomplishments. It is small businesses like micro enterprises that not only bring… Continue

Added by Michael Bowers on January 26, 2009 at 2:55pm — No Comments


When Dissertation Troubles Surrounded Me:

This is an appreciative letter to thank the people who provided pin-point and professional dissertation help at the time when I was totally disappointed and had braced myself to meet the disaster regarding my PhD degree. It was the worst time of my life when I even thought of my dissertation disapproval.

I was busy working and handling my social life. You can say that… Continue

Added by suzzane donald on January 24, 2009 at 2:04am — 1 Comment


Added by Mark Lomax, II on January 23, 2009 at 10:17am — No Comments

How Small Businesses Can Win With E-Commerce

"Organizations will become both smaller and bigger at the same time; they will be flatter, more flexible, and more dispersed…Life will be unreasonable in the sense that we shall have to make things happen for us rather than wait for them to happen." Charles Handy, British academic, business consultant and author.

For businesses there are many advantages to using e-commerce; one of the greatest advantages is that online commerce is a great equalizer, allowing small businesses to… Continue

Added by Jonathan Scott on January 22, 2009 at 9:37am — No Comments

Credit Card Payment Surcharges and Fees - Are you in violation?

If you charge your customers a fee to pay by credit card, you are in violation of a heavily pursued rule of Visa and MasterCard. This violation, if continued could cost you thousands of dollars in fines and a listing on the Terminated Merchant File, which would prevent you from accepting credit cards for years to come.

Unfortunately, this is something that a lot of merchants are simply unaware of. While it’s all too common for a processing company to not take the time to properly… Continue

Added by Evan Metelko on January 13, 2009 at 11:27am — No Comments

How to Spinout a New Business

One of the areas that we work with at the SBDC is when an existing business comes up with a technology that helps them in their processes then they decide to spin that product out and create a new business. Jeff Shick ,the Director of the Manufacturing and Technology SBDC, discusses how that process of innovation leads to the development of a new… Continue

Added by Michael Bowers on January 9, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

Search engine optimization and paid search blog

I started a blog/site a little while back here: Levit.ME - Search Engine Optimization and Paid Search, PPC and SEO. I try to write about organic search optimization and paid search as much as possible and sometimes can't help but digress. Check it out sometime and leave me a comment or two.

Added by Vitaliy on January 5, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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