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Rise To The Top With Facebook EdgeRank Facebook can be a great place to market your small business; many of you have set up fan pages and are actively building a Facebook audience. One thing you may not realize, though, is that not all of the messages you share on Facebook are being seen by your fans. In fact, many of the posts you share on your Facebook page will only be seen by a handful of people, regardless of how many fans you have. How To Make The World's Easiest $1 Billion With all the banks paying back the TARP money, some folks are assuming that the great Wall Street bailout is finally coming to an end. But of course it isn't! Taxpayers are still guaranteeing all big bank bonds (Too Big To Fail) and subsidizing huge bank earnings and bonuses with absurdly low interest rates. But instead of bellyaching about it, you might as well just smile and cash in. After all, that's what Wall Street's doing.

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How Your Employees Can Be Your Best Salespeople Column by Janine Popick, Inc.com "Girl Power Female CEOs" June 21, 2011 How can you get your non-sales employees to help "sell" your business? If you have salespeople, you know what they're usually motivated by: cold hard cash. And if they're not, they shouldn't be your salespeople.

7 Steps to Closing a Deal Via Email In most cases, you’ll want to close deals either in person or on the telephone. It’s more personal and more likely to work. And you’ll know, right away, whether you’ve got the business. Even so, it’s sometimes more convenient to ask for the business via email. Here’s a simple seven-step process for writing an email that can actually close:

While this is a USA type list, it can generally apply to other countries. Major differences might be tax systems, insurance (some countries force you to take out insurance). Common ideas might be all business have to consider what legal structure they will use and if they need to register a business name. by electronics Nov 3

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