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Forecast 2011

Ready for a rebound in 2011? Who isn’t? But if you’re like most micro-business owners, you’re more than a little concerned about how an unsettled economy will affect your sales in 2011.

Published on February 25, 2011

Schmoozing For Sales

When consultant Jennifer Schaus joined LinkedIn a couple of years ago, she looked upon the social network as little more than a convenient way to keep track of clients and prospects.

Published on September 13, 2010

Lending A Hand

Diane Parker expected to pay for her new home with the funds received from the sale of her previous one. Suddenly the sale of her first house fell through, creating a serious cash squeeze. Common problem, right? What’s not so common was the solution.

Published on May 13, 2010

The Art of the Deal

As a micro-business owner you don’t have to accept the opening terms from suppliers or even demanding clients. Instead, continually look for ways to create transactions that are mutually beneficial to you and the other party.

Published on March 05, 2010

Get More Bang for Your Labor Buck

Micro-business owners everywhere are relying more than ever on freelance workers.

Published on January 06, 2010

Property Lease Do-Over

Carla, the owner of an Atlanta gift shop, knows only too well what a recession can do to the financial health of a micro-business. Earlier this year a steep sales decline made it tough for her to pay the rent.

Published on October 30, 2009

Anchors Away

The failure of an anchor store can cause a shock that’s as much emotional as financial for surviving retailers. But, you can take action to mitigate the potential financial loss and improve the well-being of the surviving small retailers. Here’s how.

Published on August 31, 2009

Retail Redo

A showroom retooling can be just the ticket to get shoppers excited about buying. And that’s what you need to move that moribund merchandise sitting on your floor.

Published on July 01, 2009

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