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.

Top Business Gifts for the Holidays Under $25

Top Business Gifts for the Holidays Under $25 Anyone can buy an expensive gift, but it takes creativity to get business gifts under $25 for your customers. Here is my annual list: Water Bottle that Holds a Smart Phone: $20 This clever design holds your smartphone, credit cards, and cash between two water compartments in. […]

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#406 Sales Expert Anthony Iannarino Helps Small Business Owners Become Better Storytellers and Salespeople, Plus Three New Tools for Handling Legal Disputes, Financing and Cash Flow

Introduction On this episode of Business Insanity Talk Radio, we first discuss why storytelling is a critical skill to be successful in business, especially when it comes to sales. Then, we’ll show you an inexpensive and efficient way to resolve legal disputes that doesn’t require a lawyer. Plus, we have a new non-bank solution for […]

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#405 Dan Roam, Author of The Back of the Napkin, Shows How Drawing Can Help Your Small Business (Even If You’re Not Artistic)

Introduction On this episode of Business Insanity Talk Radio, we first talk to Dan Roam, the author of the most popular visual-thinking business book of all time, on why drawing can help your small business…even if you’re not artistic. Plus, accountability is such a critical part of running a small business, not only for your […]

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What I Am Still Thankful For

What I Am Still Thankful For (Thanksgiving post where I always talk about what I am thankful for.) I am struggling with my words this year because of the unprecedented rancor of the presidential election. Quite frankly, I am questioning what the future of America now looks like.  I have been in a funk these […]

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8 Insights For Millennials To Excel As Entrepreneurs

As an advisor to startups and an angel investor, I encounter many Millennials as entrepreneurs who are leaders and great role-models for the rest of us in business. Unfortunately there are still others who have great ideas and passion, but seem to have a very naïve understanding or acceptance of what it takes to get […]

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10 Principles For Sustainable Innovation In Business

As a startup investor in this age of the entrepreneur, I see many more startups, but innovation is still hard to find. The most common proposals I hear are for yet another social networking site (over 200 active), or another dating site (over 2500 in the US alone). Startups which display real innovation, such as […]

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THE Small Business Expert

By Melanie Luff As the business world evolves at faster pace, trends sometimes come and go on a weekly or monthly basis. To keep up, businesses have to constantly reassess their game plan. These smart business moves will help you boost profits and beat the competition by exploiting the latest technology – but even, in […]

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