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This Week in Small Business: 15 tips and tricks, $15 minimum wage and 15 lousy industries

Fifteen seems to be a magic number this week. We have 15 SEO tips and tricks, the 15 least profitable industries and the impact of a $15 per hour minimum wage in San Francisco. Need more than 15? How about 53 great ideas for blog posts? Leadership, management and productivity Are you talking to your […]

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Three Keys to a Killer Elevator Pitch

After badly hitting a golf shot one day, comedian Tommy Smothers said, “I’m going to write a golf book: The 99 Things To Remember at the Point of Impact.” Duffing your elevator pitch can put your head in a similar place. There were so many things you wanted to say, but you had so little […]

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Charles Payne on the mistakes amateur investors make

Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com FBN’s Charles Payne, NewOak Capital President James Frischling, small business expert Susan Solovic and Penn Financial Group founder Matt McCall on the psychology behind amateur investors and hedge funds.

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How to Successfully Crowdsource Anything for Your Small Business

Most of us have heard the legendary question medieval theologians asked, “How many angels can dance on the head of a pin?” A modern day version of that might be, “How many people can you fit into your office who are willing to help you with funding, projects and brainstorming?” The answer would be thousands […]

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Create a Compelling Pitch for Your Small Business

In one of the worst business pitches ever featured on the ABC reality show, “Shark Tank,” Michael J. Desanti tries to wow the panel with a bird feeder that can be remotely triggered to electrocute ravenous squirrels.  The only thing that got zapped was any potential for interest from the prospective investors. Tip: Be sure […]

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Great Advice on Creating a Compelling Pitch for Your Small Business

In one of the worst business pitches ever featured on the ABC reality show, “Shark Tank,” Michael J. Desanti tries to wow the panel with a bird feeder that can be remotely triggered to electrocute ravenous squirrels. The only thing that got zapped was any potential for interest from the prospective investors. Tip: Be sure […]

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Women Business Owners Venture Capital Opportunity

Are you a woman business owner whose business is the next “big” thing in digital media and marketing?  If yes, then Springboard is looking for you!  Apply to the Springboard: Media/Tech 2013 program and move your business to the next level! Springboard’s mission is accelerating women entrepreneurs’ participation in the private equity capital markets.  The […]

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Serving up Delectable Dishes May Help Start-up Restaurant Find Investment Dough

With the right business plan, experience, and unique dishes, one Sous chef dreams of attracting investors for his own culinary dream.

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