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What You Need to Know About Incorporating Your Business

What You Need To Know About Incorporating Your Business by Diane Hughes

Most US-based small businesses are getting eaten alive in taxes! That statement has proven itself true over and over again. However, while small business owners want to save money, many are literally afraid of incorporating their companies. The paperwork, the additional reports, having a set payroll amount each month, and other visions swirl around their heads. Those visions could be costing you a ton!

Let me take a few minutes to explain what you need to know about incorporating your business. While it certainly isn’t a move every business will want to make, there are definitely some large benefits associated with incorporation.


Seven Reasons to Use Direct Mail for Sales Lead Generation

Seven reasons to use direct mail for sales lead generation. by Alan Sharpe

1. Personal
Unlike an advertisement in a trade publication, which can be read by anyone, your sales letter arrives at your prospect’s place of business as a piece of personal communication from your mind to his. Also, unlike any other medium, direct mail can be personalized (Dear Mr. Smith) and customized to each reader (“As an IT manager, you know that . . .”), showing your prospect that you know about him by name and understand his business in particular.


A Home Based Business Modeled After Google

A Home Based Business Modeled After Google
Copyright 2005 Gobala Krishnan

Probably the most exciting company to not only survive, but
come out strong out of the dot-com crash of the late 90’s
is Google Inc (http://www.google.com). Having started out
small as a company operated in the garage of a friend and
employing a staff of three, Google’s meteoric rise to a top
name on the Internet is not really that perplexing when we
analyze the core strengths and policies of this company.


7 Ways to Get to the Truth: When the Sale “Disappears”

7 Ways to Get to the Truth: When the Sale “Disappears”
by: Ari Galper

You’re close, really close, to making a sale. Your potential client is in the market for your product or service and you’ve had a couple of good meetings.

Based on his most recent e-mail, “Everything looks good — I’ll get back to you so we can move this forward”–everything points to a probable sale. You feel so relaxed, happy, and hopeful. Then a couple of days go by with no phone call or e-mail. You tell yourself, “He’s probably busy. I know he’ll get in touch tomorrow.” But tomorrow comes and goes with no word.


CDL Practice Test

CDL Practice Test – Offers Practice Tests To Prepare For The CDL Exam
By John Lewis

As you take CDL practice test, you do become more
familiar with the CDL test, and being familiar
with the test will make the actual test much less

In fact, if used correctly, CDL practice test
can be an extremely targeted study tool that
will precisely pinpoint the areas in which you
are weakest and then help you to learn how to
combat and overcome those weaknesses.


7 Tips to Setup Your Budget for Your Home Business

7 Tips to Setup your Budget for your Home Business
By Alex Timaios

Every Home Business entrepreneur in the world has a clear and well defined goal: to earn money with his/her Business. Then the next question would be: how can we know if we really „earn“or are just loosing money? Allthough it sounds trivial, it is not.

I assume that only in few cases a fellow home business entrepreneur will be able to have an own accountant to calculate the Profit/Loss sheet. So you may need to help yourself. Let’s go step by step. Setting an own Budget could help you to know „when you are in plus“and when the opposite is the case.


Build it and build it cheap

by: Brian Hawkins

Build it and build it cheap!


Ten Effective Ways to Reduce Your Business Costs

Ten Effective Ways To Reduce Your Business Costs by Dan Brown

Business cost for everyone can get out of control very fast. Here’s ten simple yet POWERFUL ways to reduce cost that can have a GREAT effect on the health of your business.

1. Barter If you have a business you should be bartering goods and services with other businesses. You should try to trade for something before you buy it. Barter deals usually require little or no money.

2. Network Try networking your business with other businesses. You could trade leads or mailing lists. This will cut down on your marketing and advertising costs. You may also try bartering goods and services with them.


What were they thinking?

I saw an ad on my google adsense bar that said “Never Work Hard Again.” I was immediately suspicious. I have never seen anything online that you can do and not have to work hard. I wonder what kind of scam, I mean opportunity they were pushing. I’d click on it, but then it would be an invalid or unauthorized click. Can someone tell me what the heck it was for?


What is Podcasting?

What is Podcasting
Podcasting is quickly becoming a buzz word among the techie
crowd. So what is podcasting, anyway? Podcasting is online
audio content that is delivered via an RSS feed. Many people
liken podcasting to radio on demand. However, in reality,
podcasting gives far more options in terms of content and
programming than radio does. In addition, with Podcasting,
listeners can determine the time and the place, meaning they
decide what programming they want to receive and when they
want to listen to it.

Listeners can retain audio archives to listen to at their
leisure. While blogs have turned many bloggers into
journalists, podcasting has the potential to turn podcasters
into radio personalities.