Welcome to BlogNotions' Small Business Blog

The BlogNotions Small Business Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the world of small to medium sized business. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the technologies being used by successful and growing small businesses, discussions of common problems and solutions faced by small businesses, best practices for scaling your business, tips and tricks for successful marketing, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Right Entrepreneurs In The Right Place Get Funded

I’m a strong believer that investors invest in people, before they invest in a business plan, or an idea. But I continue to learn that there are a host of other factors, maybe not even related to you or your business, that could keep you from getting the funding that you need. You may not […]

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How to Prevent Workplace Porn Problems

Published on October 19, 2014 Do you need to lock down your entire network to prevent porn at work? Pornography in the workplace is a problem in more ways than you might imagine. Here are two examples: In a case that got a lot of publicity, a high-ranking official at the Environmental Protection Agency downloaded […]

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Starting from scratch

Starting from scratch Posted by on Sat, Oct 18, 2014    You have skills. In fact, sometimes you hear from others that you are are a genius as people gain from your wisdom and experience. You have decided to take advantage of your talents. and think “If I am such a genius, why not add […]

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How To Maximize Your Odds With A Part-time Startup

Many experts will tell you that you can’t succeed as a part-time entrepreneur, as any good startup will require a 100 percent commitment of your time and energy. But not many of us have enough savings to live for a year or more without a salary, fund the startup, and still feed the family. Thus […]

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3 Direct Mail Flubs Costing You Big Bucks

Save marketing dollars and maximize your results by avoiding these direct mail marketing mistakes You’re probably pretty adept at risk management. I mean, if you’re still in business – at any level – you’ve made choices that either increased or decreased your risk of failure. Some of them panned out. Others probably didn’t. Point is: As a […]

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Word-Of-Mouth Wins Big: Now What?

Published on October 17, 2014 In Alignable’s poll of over 1,000 local business owners, 64 percent selected “word-of-mouth referrals” as the most effective way to acquire new customers—by a mile. In fact word-of-mouth was 3.5-times higher than the next result, Social Media. ().  But now what?  Since you can’t simply go out and buy word-of-mouth, […]

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