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Welcome to the Self Made. This is a blog focused primarily on the self-employed and micro-business and full of fantastic posts by not only our team of experts but by YOU!  We realize that there are many ways to help the small businesses out there which is why we invite other business minded individuals to post here and help the rest of the community as well.

Hot Links (8/23 – 8/27)

Aug 27, 2010

Posted by Rosemary Hambright – Hello, NASE Members and NASE Staff Blog readers!  But, alas, now is also the time to say goodbye.  This will be the last of my weekly Hot Links because it is the final week of my internship at the NASE.  It’s been really fun for me to scour the web for interesting articles and relevant small biz news, not to mention educational.

Speaking of the internet, social media has been a popular topic this week (as per usual!).  Philadelphia might start taxing bloggers. gave advice for making merchandise sites Mobile-friendly.  Inc. explained how to use Google Places. weighed in on the new Facebook Places.

If you read my blog entry about attending a hearing on the Durbin Amendment, you may be interested to know that the restrictions on credit card transaction costs have taken effect. presented a very optimistic story about the adaptability of a small guitar-making business.  The New York Times blog also showcased a tale on a small company's second life.

And last, but not least, compiled a list of 10 resources to acquire new clients.

Take care and enjoy Autumn!

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[The Talk of the Town]
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[A Second Product Line Revives a Struggling Guitar Maker]
[How I Saved My Company: Vital Wave Consulting]
[The Best of FreelanceFolder: Our Top 10 Resources for Getting Clients]

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