Monday, Monday

Happy Monday! Enjoy the articles of that struck my interest from last week’s readings. And have a great week.

8 Tips for Small Business Homepage Design
Good advice for making a first impression with your website’s home page. Small business doesn’t have the budget of large corporations, so every little bit of an advantage helps.
http://www.openforum.com/articles/8-tips-for-small-business-homepage-design

Planning your exit strategy by increasing value
I am always talking about having a plan—a business plan and a marketing plan. It’s difficult to be successful in business without proper planning. This article talks about another important plan for your business. It’s an exit strategy. There are very good points in the article.
http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/blog/business/2011/08/planning-your-exit-strategy-by.html?ed=2011-08-05&s=article_du&ana=e_du_pub&page=all

How to Successfully Manage Your Online Reputation
Managing your online reputation is a job in itself, but it is very important. If you spent a large amount of time building your reputation, be sure you know what is being said about you and your company online. We have always had to monitor word-of-mouth chatter about our business and ourselves, now we must do the same for online chatter.
http://www.openforum.com/idea-hub/topics/the-world/article/how-to-successfully-manage-your-online-reputation?cid=email_weeklydigest_insights

How to Combine A Personal And Business Trip Without Angering Uncle Sam
There is good information about staying on the good side of the IRS when it comes to business travel expenses, particularly when there is an additional element of leisure travel during the business trip.
http://www.openforum.com/articles/how-to-combine-a-personal-and-business-trip-without-angering-uncle-sam?cid=email_weeklydigest_insights

7 Ways to Promote Your Business Online For Free
Take advantage of all free tools available to get the word out about your business online. Technology has leveled the playing field more than ever today. Use the available technology.
http://www.openforum.com/articles/7-ways-to-promote-your-business-online-for-free?cid=email_weeklydigest_insights

How to Overcome Startup Fears
The points in this article are quite thought-provoking. It will help you determine if you are an entrepreneur. It will also show you what fears may be irrational. It’s worth reading.
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219762

How Small Companies Are Marketing Through Facebook
This is a good article about small business using Facebook. It was interesting to see they way these 3 businesses used it and how they were successful. It shows social being social.
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219643

How Entrepreneurs Can Connect With Twitter Influentials
There are good tips in here about Twitter influencers and how to connect with them. Do you know these people? Should you know these people?
http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219935

Please contact Anna Brice at Pinnacle Peak Marketing, Scottsdale AZ about Marketing for Small/Medium Business.

Email: anna@pinnaclepeakmarketing.com
Phone: 480-661-0292
Website: http://pinnaclepeakmarketing.com

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