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The Government is struggling to raise £1 billion from banks to finance its much-delayed National Investment Corporation (NIC), a fund to help small businesses, and may have to contribute a large amount of taxpayers’ money to hit its target. Officials are preparing for a final round of arm-twisting with ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Blue Heron Flight (B)Log » Are you one in 30 million? Recession ...
Here’s a caveat, though: “small business” is defined by the Small Business Administration (SBA) as having fewer than 500 employees. From my desk in my attic space in our town of 5000 people, I still count 500 employees as rather large. In my case – try 1 – meaning 1 person: me. I am one in about 22 million, i.e., ... market research, surveys and trends
Small business, social media not mixing « SaaS Expert
CNNFN.com recently published an article about how small businesses have yet to fully embrace the world of Social Media.  Why?  It appears that they spend their scarce  resources to generate revenue/sales on more traditional methods, especially during these lean times.  This article underscores the need of small ... market research, surveys and trends
The Longmont Times-Call
Phil Bratty, owner of The Simply Bulk Market, 418 Main St. in Longmont, paints trim Friday. The store, opening at the end of January, will sell a variety of products in bulk. Bratty applied for the city�s new Business Start-Up Grant. �It�s extremely meaningful, just because of all the hidden openings costs,� he said.

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Survey software has multiple uses - BizTimes
Midwest Airlines focuses on customer service far beyond the in-flight chocolate chip cookies. Midwest Air Group Inc., the Oak Creek-based parent company of Midwest Airlines, has a Customer Experience Index, which consists of monthly results from customer surveys and operational data. The Customer Experience Index ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Labor Shortage: Fact or Fiction? : Industry Market Trends
The battle cry on one side of the debate of a purported oncoming labor shortage has consistently revolved around retaining jobs in the U.S. Conversely, others say the notion of a labor shortage is ridiculous, for the exact same reasons the aforementioned group use to argue their case. A forthcoming labor shortage: ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Money Weekly for Tuesday, January 5, 2010 - BizTimes
The stock market remains bullish and will continue to present significant investment opportunities in 2010, according to the latest report from Zempel Strategic, a Fox Point-based economic and applied financial analysis firm. The company was founded by Claire Zempel, an economist who formerly served as director of ...
RELATED NEWS
Morning Mix: States Struggle to Support Small Business, Embryonic Stem Cell ...
With states in dire budget straits, their programs aimed at boosting small businesses are facing similarly tough times. ( CNN ) Philly aims to tax bloggers: Bloggers who have turned their hobby into a business, even a very small one, better look out if they’re in Philadelphia. The city wants to collect taxes from anyone who makes money on a blog. ( Reuters ) Embryonic stem cell funding banned, again: One of the most potentially promising, lucrative, and politically divisive areas of research in biotech has been dealt a setback. A Federal judge has put a hold on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. ( New York Times ) market trends, news research and surveys resources
Sonoma Small Business Participation In Global Economy Includes Banking Downside
Christine Mason McCaull and Chip Roberson did their business banking at Sonoma Valley Bank, one of eight banks seized and sold last week by regulators. They wanted to do business locally, but 118 mostly small local banks have been seized this year. If small towns like Sonoma, California, are players in the global economy on the upside , they’re also seeing the downside of a slow-moving national banking crisis, a fact that has come home to roost in this community about 40 miles north of San Francisco. On Friday around 6 p.m., federal regulators shut down Sonoma Valley Bank’s three branches in the historic wine country town of Sonoma market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Small Business Times - Fresh Ideas For Growing Companies
November 11, 2005, Small Business Times, Milwaukee, WI http://www.biztimes.com/ dsp_print.cfm?ID=2&display=Special&num=4 (2 of 2)11/18/2005 3:07:35 PM. technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Light rail is working – in other cities - Small Business Times
Apr 3, 2007 ... Light rail is working – in other cities - Small Business Times http://www. biztimes.com/blogs/milwaukee-biz-blog/2007/4/2/light-rail-. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Jerry Batzner - Batzner Pest Management - Small Business Times. Page 1 of2. Business Times. Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin Business News ...
Customer Retention and Acquisition: Tips for Recessionary Times ...
Recessionary times and cost-cutting exercises put pressure on many small business owners to work smarter - smarter budgeting, smarter use of existing resources, smarter customer relationships, and smarter marketing. However, truth be told, many small business owners often retreat from new marketing initiatives ...
Small Business Tools for Tough Economic Times (University of ...
"To say that times are tough for small business is an understatement. Reduced credit, wary customers and longer payment cycles are all causing many small business owners to lose sleep. But the good news is that small business is the most likely group to start the recovery. It is their persistence, innovation ...
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  1. profile image HaroldMansfield Morning Mix: States Struggle to Support Small Business, Embryonic Stem Cell ...: Tough times for... http://bit.ly/9Z8XqQ #smallbusinessnews
  2. profile image BizBenListings Times When Your Small Business Broker Should Handle Negotiations - BizBen Article Contributed by Peter Siegel, MBA http://ow.ly/2rEae
  3. profile image ianxlisa While most Small Business owners are struggling in recent times and losing business, we INCREASED our business. http://theminiurl.com/hh31
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How many times (on how many machines) can I install Microsoft ...
When you buy Microsoft Products, they come with a license.  If you simply bought Office in a box from a retailer, you most likely bought ONE license, which means that you can put it on ONE machine.  Microsoft in the past has seemed to allow installation on a work machine and a home machine, so long as ...
Starting a Small Business: Funding my Business, web design ...
Over the last 5 years, I have developed a concept for an internet based travel business. I have taken it upon myself to teach myself web design/animation and application coding, giving myself the skills needed to build the website...I am only a few short weeks away from completing the site (www.420getaways.com) I ...
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I can help with preliminary questions related to incorporation (S and C corps), LLC formation, and business entities in general. Additionally, contract law, entertainment, Internet, and intellectual property law (copyright / trademark, no patents). Experience I am an attorney licensed in California and Illinois, ...