Card-Check One Vote Short in Senate

 

Government and Economy

Key Republican Changes Position, Now Opposes Card-Check
Senator Arlen Specter's vote may determine the fate of the pro-union card check bill, which would make it easier for workers to form unions. He declared his new opposition to the bill in a March 24 th Senate floor speech. Workforce.com

SBA Launches Online Community for Small Businesses

SBA’s Business Gateway Program has launched the first government-sponsored online community built specifically for small businesses, Community.Business.gov. Small Business Administration

Toxic-Asset Plan: Tricky Times Ahead

The Treasury's program to cleanse bank balance sheets may be hampered by banks' unwillingness to pony up bad loans—and investors' fears of political risk. BusinessWeek.com

Management and Financial Issues

Home Business Tips

Your family and your business can indeed coexist peacefully, but you will need to take some steps to make sure that this happens. WashingtonPost.com

Technology Issues

'Programizing' Website Optimization
Building testing into an ongoing program to optimize a website is very useful, but it can also be a real struggle. ClickZ.com

Benefits and Labor Issues

Financial Advisors Oppose Obama’s Auto-Retirement Plan
Roughly 84% of the financial advisors recently polled say that the government should not require participation in defined-contribution retirement plans. Workforce,com

Sales and Marketing

Spring Cleaning Your Online Marketing Strategy
Reviewing online marketing programs only once a year is no longer good enough. Here are eight places to look. ClickZ.com

Infomercials Get New Life in Recession

As much as people make fun of them, each year, infomercials generate millions of dollars in revenue for entrepreneurs, and thanks to the recession, you can expect to see a lot more of them. CNNMoney.com

The Time for Strong Marketing is Now

Now is the time to sharpen not only your marketing strategy, but most assuredly your marketing message as well. It’s time to cut the garbage, stop trying to be all things to all people, and get focused with your marketing campaign. OpenForum.com