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Welcome! and Online Contact Management with HighRise

Welcome to Web Technology for Entrepreneurs! The goal of this category is to bring entrepreneurs news of web applications and technology that they can start using today to help their businesses. I'll bring you the latest and greatest from the internet world, and break it down for you in terms of what you need to [...]

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Advertising funds for franchises – benefits and drawbacks

As part of many franchise agreements, franchisors require franchisees to contribute to an advertising fund. Sometimes these funds are national (i.e. McDonald's) and others are regional … the deciding factor 99% of the time is the number of units a franchise has and if it makes sense for a national reach vs. a more targeted [...]

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Want your eBay questions answered Live?

This coming week, I will be on StartupNation Radio, broadcast across the country to answer your questions about eBay and Internet business. We will be selecting 6 or 7 eBay sellers to join us on the radio to ask questions about eBay for me to answer that the rest of the nation will hear. This [...]

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Build A Support Team To Grow Your Boomer Business

In their corporate positions, many Boomer managers are particularly adept at working in teams and with support staff.  The same leveraging of talent is critical to growing your new business.  Many new Boomer entrepreneurs are what I call “owner-operators” where they are the “chief cook and bottle washer” for their businesses. The variety of demands [...]

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First Impressions

Nice first impression for a weary traveller hoping for a relaxing soak after a long day. Not. Take a look at your company’s first impression. Hopefully it it better than this one in Lake Geneva.             Andrew Field is President of PrintingForLess.com, known by its thousands of happy customers as [...]

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The Benefits of Email Marketing

I've been thinking a lot lately about why I first started using email for marketing. There are some obvious down-sides: mostly the effort you must put in to avoid being thought as spam. But, if you do it right, the benefits far outweigh the drawbacks. At some point I discovered that, to use email effectively, [...]

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