A free tool used to block all advertisements while using Mozilla’s Firefox Browser has been released and making some people angry. Creator of Adblock Plus, Wladimir Palant specifically states it is only available for Firefox, and doesn’t plan to create an Adblock for Internet Explorer. For more details of Adblock Plus from Kara Ratliff, keep watching SmallBusinessNewz.
If you’re considering not writing a business plan, let me encourage you to please re-evaluate the idea. SmallBusinessNewz Reporter Abby Prince explains the importance of a business plan not only for the financial advantage, but also for the benefits that will result for the business and business owner. Find out more about business plans right here on SmallBusinessNewz.
Mack Collier of The Viral Garden spoke with SmallBusinessNewz Reporter Abby Prince at Small Business Marketing Unleashed in Texas. Mack explains how to blog for your business and the benefits it will produce for your business. He also tells how a blog is a lifetime commitment and how you should take it seriously. Watch the full interview with Mack Collier, only on SmallBusinessNewz.
Democrats led by Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez are strongly supporting a bill that could negatively affect small businesses. The bill would result in small businesses competing with large venture capitalists. For more information on the proposed bill, watch the SmallBusinessNewz video.
With all the different loans to choose from, how can you know which loan is best for you, especially when you need money fast? SmallBusinessNewz Reporter Abby Prince explores secured personal loans, home equity loans, accounts receivable loans, and other sources of funding that serve as options for you. Check out the full report only on SmallBusinessNewz.
Jennifer Laycock, the Editor-in-Chief of Search Engine Guide, spoke with SmallBusinessNewz Reporter Abby Prince at Small Business Marketing Unleashed in Texas. Jennifer explains how Search Engine Guide is a resource for small businesses. She also discusses how important it is for small businesses to become involved with social media. Catch all that and much more from Jennifer Laycock in the full interview right here on SmallBusinessNewz. Keep watching for more video coverage of Small Business Marketing Unleashed.
Wendy Piersall is the owner of Sparkplugging****, formerly known as eMoms at Home. In an interview with SmallBusinessNewz Reporter Abby Prince at Small Business Marketing Unleashed, Wendy shares her inspiring story of following her business desires. She explains how to overcome challenges as she has and encourages others to follow their entrepreneurial spirit. Check out the full interview with Wendy Piersall, right here on SmallBusinessNewz. Keep watching for more video coverage from Small Business Marketing Unleashed.
SmallBusinessNewz Reporter Abby Prince had the opportunity to talk with Matt Bailey at Small Business Marketing Unleashed in Texas. Matt is the Founder and President of SiteLogic Marketing and offers some advice for people who are in the beginning stages of starting a business. He explains the preparation that must take place before a website is built. For more information, watch the Matt Bailey Interview right here on SmallBusinessNewz.
Wikipedia, one of the largest reference sites is open to the public for editing. But now Virgil Griffith has created a new application for the free site, to allow users to see who has edited the page. Last year, reports showed that several big companies tweaked their own pages to only allow good things on the pages, so Virgil Griffith created WikiScanner. He directed us to the Maltastar page to view a list of vandalism on Wikipedia. We talked with Convergence and Broadband Blogger from ZDnet, Russell Shaw and the communications manager for the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Sandy Ordonez to gain an insight. Kara Ratliff takes you through what makes this so fascinating.
According to a release from the Newspaper Association of America, newspaper Web site advertising is up 19.3% for this quarterly. Due to a number of reasons detailed by Beth Lawton, Manager of Digital Media Communications for the NAA, which spoke with WebProNews. For more details from Kara Ratliff, keep watching SmallBusinessNewz.
Microsoft Corp. purchased the digital marketing services agency, aQuantive for billion dollars. Microsoft looks to improve their online advertising revenues and keep up with the two top money makers, Google and Yahoo. The corporation created the Advertiser and Publisher Solutions Group to handle the advertisements. Catch all the details with Kara Ratliff, right here on SmallBusinessNewz.
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Mike McDonald of SmallBusinessNewz caught up with a couple of guys from Commonwealth Computer Recycling at the Geek Dinner in Louiville, Kentucky. Jim Shields and Jason Lambdin discuss their unique business of recycling computers and electronics to the region of Louiville, Kentucky. They explain how they promote their business and their goals for expansion. For more information on CCR, check out the video only on SmallBusinessNewz.
The online telephone site, Skype experienced difficulties with the network. Many businesses using the service complained there were problems logging into the site. Over 220-million people were put out of contact with one another. Skype released a statement stating they were on their way to recovery, while they are currently trying to stabilzie the site. Engineers for the site also said there was a flaw with every download since the server’s start in 2003. Catch all the details with Kara Ratliff, right here on SmallBusinessNewz.
In the book Stop the Presses!, Joseph Farah calls Google evil. He gives a very detailed description of why he believes Google is evil and has tried to pursue his views through many sources. Farah discusses some of his main topics, including Google’s deal with China and banner ads. For more details from Kara Ratliff, keep watching WebProNews.
NBC Universal and News Corporation decided to name their video-sharing site Hulu****. While many were surprised by the name, no one was more surprised than the staff at Lulu. SmallBusinessNewz spoke with Gail Jordan, Lulu’s Director of Public Relations, about the issue. Lulu has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Hulu. Catch all the details with Abby Prince, including the exclusive interview with Gail Jordan, only on SmallBusinessNewz.
SmallBusinessNewz talked with Eric Dytzel from NoviceSEO**** about a blog posting called “How I Went from 600 to 14 on Google in 100 Days.” He discusses the tips he found while researching SEO. We also talked with Aaron Wall from SEOBook**** and John Chow from JohnChow**** about tips to try when looking to gain page rankings. For more details of the video with Kara Ratliff, keep watching SmallBusinessNewz.
Are you a small business owner that’s struggling with questions of how to compete in the online marketplace? If so, we have some good news for you. Telecentrex LLC recently launched a blog called Internet Marketing for Small Business. The blog can be found at marketme**** and is intended to help small business owners grow their businesses. Catch the full story from Reporter Abby Prince, right here on SmallBusinessNews.