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Small Business Speaks: Tax Cuts Are Better Than TARP


Government and Economy

Survey: Entrepreneurs Prefer Tax Cuts to TARP

According to a survey released by online payroll company SurePayroll, Many small business owners believe that tax cuts would be better than spending more money on the Treasury's Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP).

Obama Preparing to Sign Stimulus Bill

While not ruling out a second economic stimulus plan, President Obama flew to Denver to sign into law his $787 billion economic stimulus plan, which he promises will spur consumer spending and create millions of jobs.

Management and Financial Issues

Tax Tips for the Self-Employed

Even though tax season is here, and there are still some things you can do to reduce your 2008 taxes. Follow these seven tax tips and you may possibly save you a lot of money.

Outsourcing On The Cheap

By outsourcing tasks like bookkeeping, marketing and even sales, you can realize some generous savings for your small business.

Technology Issues

Wine Tasting That's Just a Mouse Click Away

An ecology-minded Rhine valley vintner, Laurent Habrard, has discovered a novel new way to meet wine lovers and offer wine tastings. He is doing it over the Internet.

Predictive Analytics
Predictive analytics is more than just a numbers game, and we'll show you why and how you can profit by it.

The Seven Lively Words

There are seven words you need to know if you want your website to sizzle.

Benefits and Labor Issues

Employee Benefits: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
In tough times, company perks tend to be the first to go, but how do you eliminate them while still keeping your employees happy?

Perks in Lieu of Raises

During hard times, raises tend to dry up. To keep their employees happy, employers must offer creative benefits instead. Here are some ideas.

Sales and Marketing

Exceeding Expectations

In tough times, people reduce their spending, they don't stop spending entirely. That means there are still sales to be made and here is how you can make sure you are among those still selling.

New Ways to Work Social Media
Here is how you can leverage you relationships and assets in Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Flickr, and other social media sites.

Marketing your SMB with Time & Elbow Grease

Everyone is hurting these days and tightening their belts where they can, but how do you know where to tighten that belt, and how tight. This first in a series of articles will teach you how to improve your rankings or revenue from search with no dollar investments.