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Government, Politics, and the Economy
U.S. Chain Sales up 0.1 Percent in September
Chain sales increased in the United States for  the first time in 14 months, according to ICSC. ManageSmarter.com

Management and Operations
Dealing With Demanding Customers
We all experience it, customers who are over-demanding. Figure out how to deal with these customers and still show respect. BusinessKnowHow.com

Management and Operations
Break Bad Habits, Make More Money
Working for change pays off. Here's how to break through psychological barriers. CNNmoney.com

Management and Operations
The Nightmare Employee
He seemed like the perfect hire ... at first. Find out what you can do to prevent a bad hire, and what you can do after the fact. CNNmoney.com

Taxes and Financial Issues
The Government's Fuzzy Small Biz Math
The Small Business Administration's count of federal money spent with small businesses isn't adding up. CNNmoney.com

Technology Issues
Three Best Ways to Improve Your Online Reputation
Have a damaged reputation on the Internet? Here are three of the best ways to improve it to get your name out there positively. WSJ.com

Health, Benefits, and Labor Issues
5 Tips to Keep Your Mind Sharp
Constant learning is the foundation of a successful business owner. Here are 5 tips to keep your mind sharp & ready for business. Enterpreneur.com

Branding, Sales, and Marketing
9 Ways to Improve Your Direct Mail Brochure
Improve the pulling power of your next brochure with these 9 simple tips. BusinessKnowHow.com

Branding, Sales, and Marketing
Six Ways to Integrate Twitter into Your Site
Twitter is a great social media tool for your small business. Find out how you can integrate it into your business website. SmallBizTrends.com

Branding, Sales, and Marketing
Entrepreneurs Create Their Own Recovery
Hardy business owners are running uphill, growing their companies despite the recession. CNNmoney.com