Liz Magill

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    10 Small Business Blogs to Help You Save Money

    by on June 22, 2011

    There is so much good content available from blogs for small businesses these days, but how do you sort through it all to find trusted quality sources? We sifted through the web’s myriad offerings to find the 10 best blogs for saving you and your small busi…

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    Valpak: Should Your Business Do It?

    by on June 15, 2011

    Full service direct mail marketing service company Valpak provides 45 million U.S. homeowners discounts and deals from local and national brands on everything from dental services to pizzas tucked in those signature blue envelopes. As a small business owner…

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    Make Your Next Vacation a Volunteer Vacation

    by on June 2, 2011

    VolunTourism, or combining travel with volunteering, is becoming a popular way to “give back” while on a personal or business trip. Whether you’re inspired to save manatees in Florida, rebuild homes in New Orleans, or clean up our nation’s parks, you’ll find…

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    10 Businesses Your Teens Could Start This Summer

    by on May 25, 2011

    According to a May 6, 2011 press release, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the teen unemployment rate in the U.S. is 24 percent. Summer jobs that many teens have become accustomed to taking are dwindling or becoming nonexistent. So, what can we d…

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    Why You Should Conduct Website Usability Testing

    by on May 24, 2011

    After many painstaking months of hard work and coding, you’ve finally got a website that’s functional, attractive-looking, and perfect. Or so you think. After launching, you expected a flood of new product orders, but you’re let down when users exit your we…

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  • 7 Google Tools to Increase Your Marketing Effectiveness

    by on May 24, 2011

    Need to increase your small business marketing effectiveness? There’s a Google tool for that. In fact, there are probably many. Over the years there’s been a steady stream of products coming out of Google Labs, many especially geared to help improve your bu…

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    6 Contests Offering Small Businesses Cash and Other Goodies

    by on May 17, 2011

    As the tight lending market persists in hindering small business growth, some well-known companies are on a mission to inspire entrepreneurs and small businesses across the country to greatness. (We presume you’re already well acquainted with Intuit’s own Lo…

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    Become a Two-Wheeled Commuter for Bike-to-Work Week

    by on May 16, 2011

    It’s time to put away the car keys and put on the bike shorts. Today marks the beginning of “Bike-to-Work Week,” which runs through May 20. Friday is earmarked as “Bike-to-Work Day” and the entire month of May is dubbed “Bike Month.” In an effort to lower …

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