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Win Prize Package in StartupNation ’10 Step Challenge’

We want to learn from the StartupNation community and we’re giving away a prize package to one lucky winner this month, along with four 2nd prizes too. This contest is sponsored by Southwest Airlines, PrintingForLess.com, Atlas Business Solutions and LegalZoom. Grand Prize package: One winner will receive • Southwest Airlines:1 round-trip airline ticket • PrintingForLess.com: [...]

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Wacky Idea to Grow Small Business Sales

I just took a walk at lunch. I had already eaten a sandwich at my desk (peanut butter & jelly). I just wanted a walk break. I walked by 2 movie theaters & thought how cool, and creative-thinking-mind-changing, it would be to watch 45 minutes of a movie during my lunch hour. But the idea [...]

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What’s OUT! What’s IN! The ‘Wayne Gretzky’ Small Business Trend Spotting Strategy

Out: heal-hurting leather-soled dress shoes Out: Clothes Out: Web 1.0 In: run-through-the-airport rubber-soled dress shoes In: Working from a home office via computer In: Web 2.0 Out: Tanning beds Out: Thinking out of the box Out: business devices with a cord (including white cords) In: Healthy tanning……….Sunless tanning, spray or lotion! In: Not allowing yourself [...]

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Contest Winners Every Day from Dell and StartupNation

We launched a contest last week in partnership with Dell where you can enter every day between last Monday September 18 & November 16 to win. Pretty cool prizes too: you can instantly win a Dell Handheld, Dell Laser Printer, or a 50” Dell Flat Panel TV. Some of the winners have bragged about their [...]

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