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Happy National Small Business Week!

What can you do this week to take advantage of this annual event? Here are some resources to help you with your business. Enjoy!
Here's how you can get involved in the Small Business Administration's week-long celebration of the American entrepreneur.
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I appreciate your post:)
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Wilson Hung

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Learn how ClickMinded generated $22,000 in 8 days by automating their email marketing (took 1 hour).

Acquire users while you sleep with this step-by-step guide on how to automate your own email marketing system: http://sumome.com/stories/email-marketing-automation?src=google-communities-sumome.com/stories/email-marketing-automation
How To Build An Automated Email Marketing Machine (In 1 Hour) - A step-by-step guide to creating an automated marketing process that will boost your sales.
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A Givens

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What business security system do you use?

What do you thing the best business security system is for a small business? Fit Small Business suggest Simpli Safe. The article compares Simpli Safe to ADT with cost and what each offers. You can see the full article in the link. Who do you think is the best?
Install DIY or hire a professional? This article compares 2 of the top business security systems - ADT and SimpliSafe - including pricing, features and more
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Qwickbands

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What do you think of our new prints for the new Qwickbands sweatbands collection?
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Beautiful desings, I like it
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Becky Mollenkamp

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Are you expecting a baby? Planning to have a family soon? I asked 16 really amazing entrepreneurs about how they managed to run their businesses while expecting.

Summary: Many of these tips focus on preparing your business for baby's arrival (funding maternity leave, getting help and handing off as many tasks as possible, finding time to relax), and then how to manage those first few weeks after baby arrives (take advantage of nap time, don't plan on accomplishing much, ease your way back into work). These are some really top-of-their-game mompreneurs and their advice is great for anyone you know who owns a business and is having or wants to have children. Thanks in advance for sharing with those people.
Whether you're expecting, a new mom, or have been raising kids for a while, get inspired by mompreneur advice from 16 high-profile business owners.
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Very interesting article +Becky Mollenkamp  we often hear the challenges from our clients who are trying to do both their business and raising a newborn child.
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el mustapha ben bihi

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I want all this community members to join my course!
I'm giving away my project management course to all newbies interested in it. Do me a favor when you enroll, please make sure you'll take 100% of the lectures and leave a review as it'll help me update the course based on your feedback.
Thank you
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Nawaz Ahmed

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Sharing Sample Business Plan
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GARDEN CENTER NN

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Welcome to the community +GARDEN CENTER NN!
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Grace Conyers

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This is a fascinating idea about how the internet is bad for us, but more so the idea that growing too big, too quickly, and putting a wad of cash in front of everything -- including long term standards -- is damaging our business world.
It's harder for most people to making a living now than it was before the rise of online businesses like Facebook and Amazon. That's because the digital economy is hurting the real economy.
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+Grace Conyers​ It can be done. If pet rocks sell anything is possible. Makes me think how everyone is the perfect parent till they have kids. Fluff sells and we focus on the the unrealistic success story. It's not popular the speak the truth. The truth is if he has a fancy car and house he can be a life couch or mentor but the reality is it's just gimmick to play the masses. 
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Robert O'Connor

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Free Facebook Groups posting software. Use this Facebook software to put your message in front of your targeted group of prospects today!
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GW Human Resources

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Just wanted to share this NEW info with business owners: New overtime rules are expected to be released next week. Salary threshold anticipated to be slightly less than what was in proposed rules -- $47,000 instead of $50,440.  I will keep you updated on this Fair Labor Standards Act ruling - FLSA.  If you are not aware of the proposal, the FLSA will be changing the way exempt employees are classified. Depending on your business size and the amount of salary & exempt employees you have, this ruling may affect you.
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Telsec Business Centres

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How did you support #smallbusinessweek  ? Everyone talks about it, but no one says what they did or are doing for Small Business Week. In Fact the only other post in this community about Small Business Week was made by +Rebecca Quinn . This community needs more contributors with advice for small business owners.
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Richard Bach (Archie)

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Good Morning,

I am looking for idea for a transaction for a sale of our E-Commerce Dropship Business.

There are two options with me:
1. Sell it off as Lock-Stock-Barrel
2. Invite Partnership

Aim here is to recover the development cost. WE have invested quite a bit of money in the same.

As for revenues, E-Comm is not contributing a lot. Media (Ad Sales) is the biggest contributor to revenue.

Any ideas suggestion etc. is most welcome.

PS: I have already listed the Business for Sale on Flippa
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I am me where posted. If interested Google plus me in collections. Thanks! :.)
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I am getting ready to set up a bank account for my business. Any recommendations on banks from the US?
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For small businesses, I do really recommend those that you can build a relationship with. I have found banks with a strong local presence and services to be best overall. With them you can more easily establish lines of credit, endorsements for payment bonds, etc.
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Pivotal Payments

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Here's a great way to participate in this year's #SmallBusinessWeek - Take some time to discover the local businesses around you and find out if any could use your services! 
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PeoplePerHour

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Disclosure: This article was written by a PPH staff member as a general knowledge point of view of what not to do in a small business email campaign:
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#SmallBusiness owners don’t have a luxury of large companies to hire #emailmarketing experts and, therefore, miss out on potential #sales opportunities daily. Just because they’ve made some classic, easily fixable mistakes with their #email #marketing campaigns like these
Almost 50% of people who own smartphones check their emails as soon as they wake up. Just take a moment to ponder that figure. Yes, it’s massive. Although, just because I like to skim through my in…
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GW Human Resources

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STAT SHARE: Recruiting on Social Media
Top 3 reasons employers DO and DO NOT recruit on social media. These  two infographics are results from a SHRM survey of employers' use of social media to find and hire talent.
Even though many employers are using social media to find great talent, these stats may also help us to understand why other businesses have reservations when deciding to use social media to increase their talent pool or funnel.  Are there any other reasons that your business USES or DOES NOT USE social media when recruiting.  Please share!
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Ritesh Sanghani

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2016 will be an extraordinary and testing year for BPM industry. Here are top 5 outsourcing developments.

http://www.bpmwatch.com/columns/2016-extraordinary-yet-challenging-year-bpm-industry/
2016 will be an extraordinary and testing year for BPM industry. Here are top 5 outsourcing developments The changing business environment and requests of the customers will pose new difficulties, hard to handle without master learning
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2 Small Biz Guys

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What is Entrepreneurial DNA? How does it work for you?

What are your thoughts?

The Guys get into biology in this week's show, exploring the theme Joe Abraham introduces in his book - Entrepreneurial DNA. Do you have it? If you've built a business, most assuredly. What kind do you have? There's a survey for that and we provide access.

There are strengths and weakness in each type. Listen in to learn more about what drives you and what you can avoid to capitalize on your strengths.

Look for the blog post later, from 2 Small Biz Guys on www.2smallbizguys.com. It will have the link for the survey in it.
One of the great things about 2 Small Biz Guys is the wealth of information stored up in the tenure of Ray Silverstein's level of business engagement. He's a veritable encyclopedia of reference, compiling his own crib notes on top business books, too. You get the benefit of the condensed version.

It's on-demand now... and streams in the Star Worldwide Networks Live Feed at Noon (AZ Time) on Wednesdays. Join them for a happy hump day nooner.... http://ow.ly/4npM9s
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jammi us

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Business News UK structure output rises at its laziest rate in closely three years: Construction output in the UK grew at its slowest rate in nearly 3 years in Apr, a survey showed on Wednesday, suggesting the economy w...
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Welcome to the community +muhammad aslam! What is your business?
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