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The Google Small Business Community has a new home and we’re excited to invite you over. We’re joining the rest of the online family on the Google Advertiser Community. Please visit us starting today at: https://goo.gl/6mH7Ze
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What is google small bussines tell me gys plz bcz im. Intrested
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Charles D

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How to Write & Build Effective Emails for Better Conversion? - 5 insanely actionable tips to help you build emails that will make you conversion superstar. http://www.designhill.com/design-blog/how-to-write-build-effective-emails-for-better-conversion/?utm_source=email%20conversion&utm_medium=Google%20PlusEmail&utm_term=Emailconversion&utm_campaign=google%20plus%20track
5 insanely actionable tips to help you build emails that will make you conversion superstar.
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Anthony Friday

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I can't possibly deny the fact that, Sex with you, Is the best I've had thus far. Haven't had much of it these days, Switched priorities! I Seldom reminisce about some naughty moments of you and your fuck me face, Maybe...
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Anthony Friday

Getting Found Online  - 
 
I can't possibly deny the fact that, Sex with you, Is the best I've had thus far. Haven't had much of it these days, Switched priorities! I Seldom reminisce about some naughty moments of you and your fuck me face, Maybe...
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A Givens

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How do you protect your business assets from would be thieves?

This article by Fit Small Business discusses how to reduce retail theft. First things first, know your enemy. Who exactly is it that might be stealing from you. Employees and customers are generally at the forefront of suspicion. According to this article shoplifting accounts for 38% of retail theft and employee theft makes up 35% of retailers’ total shrinkage. The other percentage (which I never thought about) are your own suppliers, errors with administration contractors etc. If your suppliers are overcharging you they are effectively stealing from you. The article then goes into steps that you can take to reduce and prevent theft. Item one inventory management. If you know what is on hand it is easier to track what is missing. You can read the full article to get more details on precautionary methods. And share any methods that you have to prevent theft.

  #thieve   #busines   #worksmart   #protectyourbiz #thief   #retail   #smallbiz
US businesses lost $40 billion in 2013 to retail theft. Here's an in depth overview of low, medium, and high end options for reducing retail theft.
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Mike Schoultz

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Are these laws your best ways to influence consumers?
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PostNet San Dimas

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Please let me know if the site that is representing itself as being the new site for this community is true. I did go over and registered and it looks and feels so different, I like this community better even though I am new to all of this.
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Hi +PostNet San Dimas, We have indeed moved to the new location. This community will be closed down soon after a period of transition.
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Charles D

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How To Create Engaging Interactive Infographic For Your Startup? - To create engaging and interactive infographic, startups must ensure well research-based data, right visuals and multidimensional data in a story format.

http://www.designhill.com/design-blog/how-to-create-engaging-interactive-infographic-for-your-startup/?utm_source=interactiveinfographic&utm_medium=Google%20PlusinteractiveInfographic&utm_term=interactiveinfographic&utm_campaign=google%20plus%20track
To create engaging and interactive infographic, startups must ensure well research-based data, right visuals and multidimensional data in a story format.
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Mickey McMahon

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+Oshogbemi Peter that's great Peter. Build your business around what you love the most so that work is fun. Use your poet and prophet skills and build a business around it. Consider your target audience first, give them value, find their needs and solve them. Do this constantly by your actions and don't focus on the results, that will happen automatically. If you want to build online I have great training tools for that. Have a great day 
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About this community

The Google Small Business Community has a new home and we’re excited to invite you over. We’re joining the rest of the online family on the Google Advertiser Community. Please visit us at: http://goo.gl/6mH7Ze
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Sandra Wojcieszak

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Talking about issues is not the same as solving ones. http://bit.ly/22o1RgR #startup #leadership
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TyLe Mazur

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For those that deal with insurance agents make sure you don't pay any penalties. Get an expert to help. #legalhelp4biz.com 
Here are some of the important things to be aware of regarding changes to the Affordable Care Act in 2016.
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Anthony Friday

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I heard Bruce Willis say; "God gives us children so we can have roses in December". But I know with you, he'll give me a garden full. That's a bounty for the bountiful, From a birds eye view, I'll watch you grow into ...
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PoshedbyLeslie

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What blog website do you suggest to use?? What's the best for marketing products?
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Closed Captioning Services

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Hi, I'm Tami Hetrick, the owner of Impact Media, a post production and closed captioning company. We specialize in Broadcast TV captioning, but we do get the distinct pleasure of captioning movies and documentaries for various media outlets. For a number of years we filmed live events, and edited them for television, but now we mostly focus on closed captioning. If you're looking for closed captioning or subtitling services for you upcoming films, TV shows, or documentaries please be sure to check our website to learn more about our services. http://closedcaptionservice.com
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Thanks for participating in the Google Small Business Community! We’re so glad to have you, and we love that you’re interested in participating in the community.

We’re happy to announce that we have recently joined the online family of communities and invite you to join us in our new home: http://goo.gl/6mH7Ze. This Google+ community will be closing down in July after a transition period.

We look forward to seeing you there!
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SurveyCrest

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Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

Apple seems to have a lot of traffic coming in through their devices and that's because they have a mobile optimized website. Businesses need to focus on having a website that is accessible on every device because this is what customers want. They want to do their transactions and purchases on the go. Have your say!

#BizWhiz #BizTalk #Apple #Traffic #Website #Business #Mobile #MobileFriendly #Web #DYK  
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Anna Lu

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"Ask for customer feedback" Marketers should know where they fail to satisfy the needs of their customers and should make an improvement.

Discover the other ways in improving your small business.
Are you a small business owner? If so, you’re probably doing your level best to keep your customers happy and find ways of earning new ones, right?
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interesting article to read and additional ways to improve business..thanks for sharing
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Lorie Ng

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It is common for us to do more tasks than our desired potential. This can often result in pressure and burnout. Delegation is not running away from your duties but is an important role of management. Learn the art of delegating work to your subordinates as per their skills and capabilities.
As a business owner, there are all sorts of skills you’re going to need to excel at. Among the many examples, is excellent time-management.
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How can i tell me in detail? How to earn money.???
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IMS Cloud

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Does your Small Business need a Mentor?
 
Small Business Lesson – Finding a Business Mentor©

The Entrepreneur ran a piece entitled “3 Steps to Find a Business Mentor” that outlined how to approach an experienced business mentor and request their assistance. However, the title of the Entrepreneur article should not have been “How to Find a Mentor”, but “What to Say to a Mentor, Once Found”. Nevertheless, the information is sound.

The author, J. Carter made the following recommendations:
1. Focus on the Results – Forget the possessive pronouns and never use “I”, “Me” or “My” to describe your business. Explain the benefits to your customers.
2. What Are the Problems Your Business Solves? – Do you provide a product that fills a need or provides something missing that no one had thought they needed? I’ve mentioned in the past that my partner is a “foodie” and nothing makes him happier than kitchen gadgets. In the last week, he purchased pizza cutter scissors and something that looks like a very sharp hair pick that can grab onions safely so that you can cut them. Didn’t know we needed these kitchen tools but they certainly are very helpful.
3. What Help Do You Need? – Do you know your market? What expertise are you adding to the product or service to address your market needs? Ask for help in what you are missing. Is it finding financial backers, providing organizational expertise in areas like accounting or hiring? What price should you charge for your product or service? Is your business plan viable and will you make money from your efforts?

My partner and I have been at times both a Mentor and a Sponsor to Startups and Small Businesses. The roles sound similar but are actually very different.

Mentors provide advice. The assistance and recommendations that mentors provide can be financial, operational, legal or just plain sharing of experiences that the entrepreneur can use to benefit their enterprise. Here are some of the ways we have mentored.

As mentors, we have facilitated in the creation of business plans and developed go-to-market checklists to ensure our clients were ready to release their product. We helped with the creation of pricing models and breakeven calculations as well as flexible budgets to assist their financial viability.

Sponsors, on the other hand, act on behalf of their client. These are some of our sponsorship activities:
• While sponsors in the financial arena, we have researched financial institutions and banks to provide the best possible home for their business funds. Once found, we advised our clients on the pros and cons of their decisions and introduced them to bank officers to ensure the fit was good. However, the final decision was theirs.
• In operations, we have negotiated for the printing of FDA seals on product labels on behalf of a client’s product. We have negotiated with a company providing custom software on behalf of an executive recruiting agency.

The differences are more than subtle but they are substantial, and both Sponsors and Mentors can benefit your enterprise.

Getting back to the misnamed title of the Entrepreneur’s piece, there are many ways to find a business mentor (or a sponsor). Here are a couple to consider:

The SBA (Small Business Administration) has a program called SCORE. With SCORE having over 300 chapters nationwide, you can receive free business advice by searching by key word, your local zip code or contacting a chapter directly.

Contact trade associations, suppliers, chambers of commerce and professional organizations. Frequently, they can provide good recommendations for mentors, BUT look for reviews, meet with them and see if they will be a good match.

Consider family and friends for referrals. Think about it. When you and your neighbors meet, what do you discuss? You talk about the latest restaurant you or your friends have visited, how happy (or not) they are with their dentist or who does their hair? Ask them if they know of an experienced professional who can help you with your business needs and again, see if it will be a good match.

As always, I look forward to hearing your insights.

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