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Professional Tips on Site Submission

Small Business ExpertChristian Nielsen, a site submission pro, explains why site submission companies can hurt your site's success and why your site isn't showing up on search engines. Plus, there's a hefty list of what you need to consider when submitting your web site.

For small business ideas, get inspired by Profiles of gutsy entrepreneurs who followed their dreams. You can, too!
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Small Business Forums

Show Me the Money!

Belly up to the Financial Feasts table and talk turkey about money... what to look for, where & how? All money talk is fair game. CyberSchmooz


What flavor should your "Marketing Mix" be? Come fork over marketing questions or serve up your own sizzling sales/promo tips...... CyberSchmooz

Join the Buzz on the Perks (and Jerks) of Running a Small Biz.

Working alone at home? Looking for new ideas or ways to juggle work & family demands? Come on over to the Working at Home forum and see how others are dealing with the same issues. CyberSchmooz

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Loan Your Business Some Good Advice

For the man or woman running a smaller business in 2016, there are countless things to be on the lookout for, one if which is how well your finances are holding up. While there are countless success stories dotted all across this nation, there are al

Start-Up Success: Five Different People You Want On Your Team

Business start-ups require a multitude of individuals in order to operate successfully. Here are five examples of people who you want on your team. Visionary Any venture needs a strong idea in order to be started, and ideas don't simply grow on trees

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$1,000.00 Small Business Grant: It Is Time To Get Your Votes In

Important News for Small BusinessWe are thrilled to present the semi-finalists for the current Idea Cafe's Small Business Grant. It was tough since there were so many super candidates. But now we've selected the cream of the crop from nearly two thousand exceptional applicants.

Make your voice heard! Vote for your small business idol.

Every small business owner takes their own unique path, and it is always interesting to hear things from a different perspective. So, read the stories of our semi-finalists, and cast your vote for the business owner you like most.

Rushelle Wetzel Takes the Prize Entrepreneur of the Year for Second Year in a Row

Important News for Small BusinessShe competed against 190 entrepreneurs from across the country and her win was definitely well-deserved. Congratulations!

Meet the winner to find out what others think of her and her business and what it took to become the IdeaCafe's Entrepreneur of 2015.

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