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  1. Market Makers Play a Significant Role in Reverse Mergers By Joseph Quinones
    One overlooked individual in the process of taking a company public through reverse merger is the market maker. The market marker is critical especially if the company is going to be listed on OTC Bulletin Board or the NQB. Pink sheets.Once the private company has decided to go public and has engage a consultant to advise management on the best way to proceed. And a determination has been made to do a reverse merger.The first step is to identify an available corporate shell to purchase and …


  2. Yesterday I Read A Book, Yikes By Chris Ellington
    Yes, I admit it. I did.Now, don't get me wrong. I am an internet marketer. I spend hours and hours in front of my computer, answering questions from my customers, working with prospects, improving my offering. I personally take calls from my customers and I react to ensure that their needs are met. I work hard to squeeze every dollar out of my website, both for me and for my affiliates.But yesterday I read a book.Nope, it wasn't a book on marketing, or persuasion, or Google. Nope, it wasn't an…


  3. Divide and Conquer By Arvind Kumar
    Any attempt to describe a human mind in physical terms is bound to be symbolic. Yet there are certain symbols used in both military and marketing operations that seem to be especially appropriate.In a military war, hills or mountains are usually considered strong positions, especially useful for defense. In a marketing war, management people often refer to strong positions as “high ground.” So it seems appropriate to use the mountain as a key concept in marketing warfare.But in warfare, a moun…


  4. How To Pay The Lowest Wholesale Prices For Wholesale Merchandise By Donny Lowy
    The high level of competition at the retail level, whether on eBay, at a flea market, or at a shopping center, means that success is often dictated by who has the lowest price.Customers can easily see who has the lowest price by conducting a simple search on eBay, walking around at a flea market, or visiting a few stores in a shopping center.Long gone are the days when a consumer had to limit his choices to a few local stores.Today, in large part because of the Internet, dollar stores, flea ma…


  5. Top 10 Record Keeping Mistakes Business Owners Make (and How To Avoid Them) By Caroline Jordan
    If you interviewed business owners of failed businesses, a majority will tell you that they didn’t understand or feel comfortable dealing with the “book work”. Your ability to understand and perform day to day accounting tasks in your small business is a critical success factor. Here are some tips to help you avoid the most common mistakes business owners make.Top 10 Record Keeping Mistakes Business Owners Make1. Not having a record keeping system set up (the shoebox approach)2. Procrastinatin…


  6. Trailblazer Interview with Diane J. Levin, Partnering Solutions By Dina Beach Lynch, Esq.
    Today is a Red Letter Day! It's special because today is the first edition of the Trailblazer Interviews.You'll meet some of the most fascinating, talented folks in the ADR world who I call Trailblazers. These women and men have taken mediation and other ADR tools in directions no one ever thought about before. They've enhanced the profession, and our world, with their ground-breaking work. The Trailblazer Interview Series is my way to do a double mitzvah: honor them and bring their wisdo…


  7. Dig Deep for Small Business Ideas Before You Start the Wrong Business By Greg Payette
    If you're serious about wanting to start a business, the first thing you want to do is take the time to understand what really makes you tick. Where do you get your drive? What gets you in a "zone?"However, there's a lot more to figuring out the BEST business idea that will make you more money and give you more freedom to enjoy more success in your life.And success to you may be different than success to someone else. It may not be all about money at all. It may not be about finding something …


  8. Accounting and Billing Procedures for Small Business By Lance Winslow
    No matter how small your small business is, it is essential to have some sort of accounting and billing police and methodology. This will prevent you from making mistakes and upsetting vendors or even bouncing checks. Most sole proprietor and single employee companies do not have a plan of attack for accounting and billing procedures until there is a crisis. There is no sense in allowing a crisis to take hold, especially when a few procedures are set in place to prevent it. Remember Noah built…


  9. Take a Break - Have a Pity Party By Debbie Jenkins
    Pity parties are nothing new. In fact, we do it all the time and I'm guessing that you probably go to many... you know, you get together with some friends and you'll bemoan the state of your industry. No one understands what we do and how we can help them. Companies are always spending less and less on the services I have to offer. I only get called in to sort things out when it's too late. Then they expect me to work miracles. Why don't people plan ahead?Then you'll despair at the how much st…


  10. Franchises Must Meet Legal Definition to be an Actual Franchise By Lance Winslow
    All franchises must meet the legal definition of a franchise no matter what they call it before it is an actual franchise. This is the Federal Trade Commissions take on the franchise rule. It is not illegal to call a company a franchise even if it is not one and if it is not it does not have to follow the rules. In this opinion of law, I do have a quick summary of thoughts for the Federal Trade Commission Franchise Rule Making Group:So what you are saying is that even if a company calls what t…


  11. Success & The Nature of Things By Roy DeBrule
    The story is told of a tiger chasing some goats to catch one for dinner. During the chase the tiger is injured and as she is dying, gives birth to a tiger cub. The goats had never seen a baby tiger before, so they stopped running to watch and decided to make the motherless cub a member of the goat herd.As the cub grew, he couldn’t quite get the hang of being a goat. He didn’t have the right teeth for chewing grass, and he liked to sleep in the trees. This made the goats jealous (because eve…


  12. Single and Multi Owner LLC Taxes By Dennis Gardner
    LLC owners must report their business income and losses on their personal income tax returnsSimilar to a sole proprietorship or partnership you must report your income to the IRS. An LLC is not a separate tax entity like a corporation. The IRS considers Limited Liability Company a ‘pass through entity." Earnings are taxed only once. Profits and losses of the LLC ‘pass through’ the business to the LLC owners. Owners (members) must then report this information on their personal tax returns. The …


  13. Don't Wait - Sell The Future Now! By Larry Galler
    Just as you are about to say “good-bye” to your hair stylist, you get the question, “shall we make our next appointment?”Most businesses sell products or services that are cyclical in their “need” curve. In other words, the client has need of your product at regular intervals of time. Examples are a veterinarian (varying amounts of time between “needs”), a tax accountant (at least annually, often monthly or quarterly), or a house painter (five to ten years). The customer, once finished wit…


  14. 10 Hiring Tips for Small Business Owners By Peggie Arvidson-Dailey
    As a successful small business owner,you're accustomed to long hours; non-existent holidays and weekends spent working.When was the last time you went to your dentist? When was the last time you had an uninterrupted night out with your partner?Whether your goal for 2005 is to find more time for family or personal enrichment --like attending classes and conferences -- you'll want to consider bringing on some help.The following tips can help you get started whether you want to bring on a team o…


  15. The Workers’ Compensation Situation in this Country is Nuts, Arnold in CA Takes Action By Lance Winslow
    The Workers’ Compensation situation in this country is unbelievable. Why, well because of lawsuits and attorneys mostly. The costs of workmen’s compensation on the business community is part of the reason for the slow return of high paying blue collar jobs in this country and the demise of the manufacturing sector. The system covers some 122 million workers nationally, but it is regulated state by state, not nationally and there is nothing close to being a Federal Oversight on this, not that I…


  16. Justice In Action By David Handler
    During the 1980 presidential campaign, candidate Ronald Reagan vowed, if elected, to appoint the first woman to the United States Supreme Court. Six months after his inauguration, President Reagan kept his promise – nominating a member of the Arizona Court of Appeals. The Senate soon confirmed her by a vote of 99-0.Recently, Sandra Day O’Connor sent a short letter to the current Chief Executive announcing her retirement: “It has been a great privilege, indeed, to have served as a member of the…


  17. Introducing the 15 Frameworks of Successful Self-Employed Professionals By Rose Hill
    A framework is a way of thinking, a point-of-view, a perspective on something. Here are the 15 frameworks of the successfully self-employed professional. You'll find some of these to be radical and foreign. Don't let that stop you! Try them on; see what you learn from them.1. Marketing is more important than mastery.Being a master of your craft, skill, or talent doesn't ensure the success of your business. You can be the greatest at what you do, and if nobody knows about you, you're quickly ou…


  18. Image of Your Franchise Automotive Outlet is So Important By Lance Winslow
    Image of your franchise automotive outlet is so important. Some say image is everything, well then if you buy a franchise you should be constantly thinking of image and cleanliness. If you read Ray Kroc’s book “Grinding it Out” (McDonalds Visionary) or Tom Monahan’s (Founder of Dominos Pizza) book “Franchising for Dummies” or Howard Shultz’s book; “Pour Your Heart Into it” (Story of Starbucks) you will see they all built brand on image. Even for those of you who are the extroverted sales type,…


  19. Practical Money-Saving Tips For Small Businesses By Diane Hughes
    One of the primary concerns all small businesses have is saving money. When it's time to trim the fat, most look for one giant expense to decrease or eliminate in order to stay within budget. More often than not, it doesn't work that way.Most budgeting experts will tell you that re-evaluating your overall expenses and cutting each by just a bit will actually gain you more ground than doing without something major that you really need. Here are a few ideas of areas to look at and costs to reduc…


  20. Customer Finance Programs Key to Increasing Sales By RJ Grimshaw
    While studies show that technology spending is once again on the rise, there’s a reason you haven’t heard a collective sigh of relief from the software industry. While many budgets are once again allowing for the purchase of enterprise software, hardware and peripherals, there’s no question that today’s purchasers are smarter, savvier and more selective than ever.Even though the purse strings have loosened, competition is at an all-time high. It’s no longer enough to provide a software solutio…


  21. Microfibers - The New Cleaning Technology By Steve Hanson
    Haven't heard about microfibers? It' not surprising. Although microfiber flat mops and cleaning cloths have been used in Europe for over 20 years, it has only been in the past few years that microfibers have made their way into this country. Many cleaning companies are just now hearing about the value of using microfibers in their cleaning business. Microfiber cleaning cloths and mops offer a more efficient way to clean and can save your cleaning company time and money.Microfibers were inve…


  22. Small Business - Is The Accounting Profession Ripping Them Off? By Kelvyn Peters
    My 16 year-old daughter said, “Gee Dad! You look just like an accountant” And she wasn’t being complimentary. Accountants are perceived to be boring, stodgy and conservative. Over the years we’ve been the butt of many jokes. I’ve heard them all. Why did the accountant cross the road? Because he looked up the file and that’s what they did last year! Ha Ha! What do accountants use as a contraceptive? Their personality! Ha Ha!” Why do accountants become accountants? They don’t have the charis…


  23. Franchise Sales and Use of Online Franchise Directories By Lance Winslow
    Franchising Directory Sites-Paid Advertising, Lead Generation for FranchisingFranchising Directory Sites are not doing the Industry any good. Typically they charge a fee for advertising per month or charge per sales for the lead, there must be 50 such sites. Only a few are able to generate significant leads, which you as a franchisor must pay heavily for. Each day our Franchise Company gets hit up by these online companies pitching their great lead generation sites, we cannot get them to stop …


  24. Web Based CRM Systems: Get Mobile; Get Results By Cameron Brown
    Everyday more web based companies enter the business scene. The low initial investment, potentially high revenue, and convenience of owning and operating a business from your home PC or laptop is enticing an ever-increasing number of entrepreneurs to try their hand at e-business. Unfortunately, most of these would-be companies disappear shortly after their initial market entry.Many of these businesses might have been more successful if they had invested in a web based CRM system. CRM (custo…


  25. Starting An E-Commerce Business: Baby Steps By Colleen Ryan
    Starting your own e-commerce business can be quite the adventure. There is nothing wrong with falling head over heels in love with your ideas and plans and becoming overly excited, but always remember, feet first. Creating a business from scratch is like a child learning to walk. You need to grab on to something solid, feel around, get a sense of balance, and take baby steps.Risky BusinessBefore running full speed ahead with your brilliant business brainchild, proper planning is required. Bein…






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