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THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Small Business

From: Kent S.
Sent on: Sunday, January 6, 2008 12:17 PM

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Small Business

 

January 3, 2008 -- 10:24 a.m. EST

 

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Many resource-strapped business owners fail to create a Web site. Big mistake.

 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119885305078855727.html?mod=djemSB

 

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Scrambling to spend all the capital they have raised in the past two years, venture investors made significant investments in bigger, more mature companies in 2007, rather than put a few million dollars into tiny and riskier start-ups.  - Chart: Consumer purchases

 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119923316833261001.html?mod=djemSB

 

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The arrival of a new year gives small-business owners an opportunity to create or revise human-resource procedures.

 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119923580917961155.html?mod=djemSB

 

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A veteran space scientist turned entrepreneur is making a big bet that a new generation of small, low-cost satellites can revolutionize the collection of weather and environmental data used to track storms and monitor climate shifts.

 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119906160031258555.html?mod=djemSB

 

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The Dec. 17 Small Business Link focused on creative ways small companies were using public relations to seek publicity. We asked readers to share their thoughts.

 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119906883674958905.html?mod=djemSB

 

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PODCAST

 

Wall Street Journal on Small BusinessInsights for starting and running a small business with timely information from reporters at the Wall Street Journal and Startup Journal and experts in areas including management, finance and personnel. This week: Online tutoring pays. And Joe Connolly tells us it's actually popular with many teens. Getting organized in the new year. Jeff Bellinger says a lot of business owners resolve to do just that.

 

http://feeds.wsjonline.com/~r/wsj/podcast_wall_street_journal_on_small_business/~5/[masked]/pod-wsjsmbz.mp3

 

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RELATED CONTENT

 

Funding from 'informal investors' -- most typically family members and friends -- often is the only choice for many small-business owners who have used up all other options.  - Read the Full Report

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Hospital Group Cooks Up Attention with Its Annual Chef Competition How small companies on a budget spread the word about their business in the media. This hospital supplier organized a 'Battle of the Hospital Chefs' that drew national television coverage. Plus:  - Paying for PR, But Only When It Works - Company Stands Out By Winning Awards - Snagging the Blue Ribbon - Video | Podcast | Forum

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TOP SMALL WORKPLACES  - Read the 2007 Report - Nominate an exceptional small employer for Top Small Workplaces 2008

 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119635462939308109.html?mod=djemSB

 

 

Check out the Online Journal's Media & Marketing Edition!

 

Stay on top of the emerging trends and breaking stories in Advertising, Media, Entertainment and Marketing.  This special daily edition is part of your regular subscription to the Online Journal! 

Check out the Media & Marketing Edition today.

 

http://online.wsj.com/home/media

 

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Copyright 2008 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 

 

 

Kent Sovern

Entrepreneurial Evangelist

Business Collaboration and Innovation Strategies

1534 Germania Drive

Des Moines, Iowa[masked]

 

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