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    Should You Let Employees Use Social Networks at Work?

    by on November 9, 2010

    Should you let your staff update their Facebook status at work? Or watch a YouTube video during a break?
    How to manage your workers’ — and your own — use of social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter is a delicate balancing act, according to a recent …

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    How To Prepare For Your Maternity Leave When You're a Small Business Owner

    by on November 4, 2010

    Having a baby isn’t easy. Having a baby and owning a small business at the same time — now that’s really tough. Chances are you have no HR department to coddle you, no second-in-command who can pick up the slack while you’re out, and no paid time off at all…

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  • Five Tips for Making the Most of Your Business’s Facebook Page

    by on November 1, 2010

    With 500 million people registered on Facebook, having a Facebook page for your small business is a free, simple, and effective way to stay in touch with customers and find new ones, offering a place to post the latest news about your business, offer promotion…

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  • Insider Interview: Intuit Ready for Tax Cut Extension

    by on November 1, 2010

    Will they or won’t they? All eyes are on Washington as lawmakers weigh whether to extend the current tax cuts.

    A decision won’t come until after the elections, but Intuit’s Susan Anderson says that the company is already prepared to roll out any and all c…

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    Using Twitter and Coupons to Build Customer Loyalty

    by on October 25, 2010

    In 140 characters or less, Parties That Cook shares a regular stream of recipes, events and news for its foodie followers on Twitter.

    Occasionally, the San Francisco-based small business, which organizes cooking parties and team-building events, also offers a…

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