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Government – Small Business Quote of the Day

A small business quote a day keeps you thinking, inspired and entertained  “The administration (of a nation) must be entrusted to experts. We must not look upon these experts as grand presidents and ministers, but simply as our chauffeurs, as guards at the gate, as cooks, physicians, carpenters, or tailors.” Sun Yat-Sen (1866-1925) Chinese revolutionary…

My Top 5 Small Business Wishes For 2009.

I guess we all know 2009 is not going to be the easiest year for business and for small businesses in particular, but I firmly believe that there are enough opportunities out there to survive and even to make a profit in 2009, especially for a bootstrapped small- or home business. Not loosing business focus…

Marketing – Small Business Quote of the Day

A small business quote a day keeps you thinking, inspired and entertained  “They don’t understand that the cold face of the marketing business is about bringing in cash, not just about having big ad campaigns.” Vijay Solanki (b. 1969) Kenyan marketing executive, Marketing (August 2000)  To find previous Quotes of the Day look here 

New Years Resolution: Start My Own Home Business Or Small Business.

You may have a new years resolution to start your own business, but as you know some of the forthcoming new years resolutions are easy to keep, some others are more challenging and most of them will be broken within the first month. So if you are thinking about starting a small business in the…

Recession Business Start Up: Micro Business Co-op.

I’m thinking more and more about opportunities for people to start a small business, home business or a self-employed business during this recession/depression or once they lose their jobs. This afternoon I had this idea as another company was in the news with over 2000 job losses. I thought about what happens when companies go…

Problem Solving – Small Business Quote of the Day

A small business quote a day keeps you thinking, inspired and entertained  “If key aspects of the business shift around you, the very process of genetic selection that got you and your associates where you are might retard your ability to recognize the new trends. A sign of this might be that all of a…

Book Review: Spare Room Start Up by Emma Jones

I have known Emma for a while and know of her infectious passion for home businesses first hand. When she told me she had written a book about starting and running a home business I asked here for a copy to read and review it here for my readers. Emma also runs Enterprise Nation, a…

What To Do If You Lose Your Job!

These days many ask, what to do if you lose your job? They know it is not easy to find a new job in this economic climate and are worried about starting a business during a recession/depression. The financial worries for many are extreme, as unemployment payments are often not enough to even pay your…

I’m a PC, I’m a MAC, but Should Small Business Care?

Ever seen these silly TV ads Apple and Microsoft are running currently? The ones where normal looking people proclaim to be PCs or Macs? What really worries me is that Microsoft displays a lack of small business and home business understanding on a massive scale. Are they really saying small business should care? For 1…

Recession Is Test Of Character

Mr Brown continues to ‘lecture’ the British public about the recession/depression he has helped to create, for which he should take full responsibility. In a further attempt he cynically demands from the public ‘to work together’ to get through this economic downturn. He even asserts that this recession is a ‘test of character’ – to…

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