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10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Market Your Business

Every business owner needs to make the most of their marketing dollars and sometimes thinking outside the box can help you do much more with less.  Here are 10 great ways to market your business without busting your bank account provided by business owners across the country.   I love writing posts like this.  The advice [...]

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5 Creative Marketing Ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is Sunday May 13th, 2012, and is an excellent opportunity to build buzz for your business with some creative marketing! From Mother’s Day Contests to Mother’s Day themed promotions, here are 5 creative Mother’s Day Marketing ideas that will help you bring more customers in your door. 1. Create a Mother’s Day Gift [...]

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QR Codes in Marketing- Is it Right for Your Business?

There is a lot of buzz about how QR codes are the latest and greatest marketing thing for small business. According to a study by Mobio Identity Systems, the number of QR code scans increased by 4549% in the US in one year.  But for some small business owners, this might feel like just one more thing [...]

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7 Hot Summer Small Business Marketing Ideas

With summer just around the corner, business can slow down as folks head to the cool country or go on vacation. However it doesn’t have to be a slow time of year for your business. Here are 7 hot marketing ideas that will keep your business humming all summer long! 1.  Host a food-eating contest! [...]

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Photos and a Contest Make for a Happy Friday for Entrepreneurs

We’re constantly, all the time, every day, never stopping making improvements to Startupnation.com. In other words, we’re your normally typical entrepreneur. It’s one of things that make StartupNation so uniquely valuable to people starting their own businesses. We’re a startup company ourselves! So, what’s up for today? A killer enhancement to the StartupNation Marketplace AND [...]

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Entrepreneurs Capture the Flag for Smarts & Prizes

We’ve been running a daily contest the past two weeks at StartupNation.com (there are still 2 days left!) and awarding daily prizes leading up to a Grand Prize drawing. The winner gets $1,000 to go toward starting and growing their small business. The really cool thing is that we have been getting overwhelmingly “I LOVE [...]

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Entrepreneurs Love Pizza!

The new StartupNation “Capture the Flag” Contest is giving out daily prizes and the first prize was $100 of pizza from the winner’s favorite pizza joint. This could be our most popular promotion ever!! A budding entrepreneur in Las Vegas, Teresa, won the pizza and has offered to share it with other StartupNation community members [...]

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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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Dell Serves Up a Chance to Win!

StartupNation has partnered with Dell on an exciting new contest – you can register for a chance to instantly win a Dell Handheld, Dell Laser Printer, or a 50” Dell Flat Panel TV. You can play the instant win game every day between Monday September 18 and November 16. Head on over to this page [...]

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Southwest Airlines Ticket Winner #4!

THE 4TH & FINAL WINNER IS… Our congratulations go to GuruConnector of Lincoln, Rhode Island! You are our the 4th & final lucky entrepreneur to win two free roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines through our "Work Hard. Play Harder." Contest. GuruConnector has been a member of the StartupNation community since its beta launch. It’s clear [...]

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Southwest Airlines Ticket Winner #3!

AND THE 3RD WINNER IS… Our congratulations go to contestbill! You are our 3rd lucky entrepreneur to win two free round trip tickets on Southwest Airlines through our "Work Hard. Play Harder." Contest. contestbill is a new StartupNation community member as of this month. We love having you in the StartupNation community and are looking [...]

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Southwest Airlines Ticket Winner #2!

AND THE 2ND WINNER IS… Our congratulations go to davenny! You are our 2nd lucky entrepreneur to win two free round trip tickets on Southwest Airlines through our "Work Hard. Play Harder." Contest. davenny is a power networker as evidenced by both his high level of activity right here in the StartupNation community and his [...]

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Southwest Airlines Ticket Winner!

AND THE WINNER IS… (drumroll) Our congratulations go to bridalchic! You are our first lucky entrepreneur to win two free round trip tickets on Southwest Airlines through our "Work Hard. Play Harder." Contest. bridalchic is a part time entrepreneur and started it up with a company called The Bridesmaid Party after being in the bridal [...]

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Home-based business owner wins an office!

My favorite thing about the winner of the “Home Office From Hell Contest” sponsored by Offices2Share.com is the name of his company: Ancient Geek. The owner of the formerly home-based business’s name is Jason Welshonse, and his startup business (as you probably guessed) is a computer consultant to regular folks like you and me (well [...]

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