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Starting a Small Business and Need Some Advice?

When you start a small business, you have to do everything.

Do you feel like you have so much to do to get your business on track and sometimes, feel overwhelmed by all that you need to do and all that you don't know how to do? Well, as you know, the web can be a terrific resource for small business owners and other entrepreneurs. But how can you find the good resources that are out there? Here's one resource I found to help you. "...there is a lot [of information] out there for small and home based business owners, but it is not always easy to find the best small business blogs amidst all the clutter.

It’s not hard to waste a lot of time looking for the good stuff. So we set out to discover the most useful ...for small business owners." writes 60 Second Ideas. This article selects their picks for the Top 10 Small Business Blogs for the first quarter of 2006. Their suggestions include:

Entrepreneurs Journey - produced by Yaro Starak, an interesting young entrepreneur from Australia. The blog posts useful articles aimed at starting and running an Internet business, interviews with other entrepreneurs and podcasts. Recent posts include What Is The 80/20 Rule And Why It Will Change Your Life, How I Have Made Money Online, The Top 8 Search Engine Optimization Techniques.

Marketing Experiments Blog - The Blog of Dr. Flint McGlaughlin and his research team at marketingexperiments.com, this is far and away the best website and blog for providing detailed information and research with real life case examples of what really works in the world of Internet Marketing. This blog is an absolute must read. Recent posts include How People Look at Web Pages, What to Include on Your Home Page, and Blogging – A Natural Starting Place for Transparent Marketing.

Small Business Today - Businessknowhow.com founder Janet Attard's blog posts comments on news, trends, and information to help you run your small business more effectively. Brief and to the point, this blog has a wealth of information and will not waste your time, Recent posts include Banner Clickthroughs, Help Customers Find You, and Marketing Strategy: Give Old Products a New Twist. I think its a geat resource and you can read it in full here.

Comments
May 3, 2006
by Inventor Wannabe

LET OUR VOICES BE HEARD & REQUEST FOR ANOTHER SEASON OF " AI "

TOPIC: RAISING OUR VOICES IN ORDER FOR A SECOND SEASON OF AI.

I don't know about each an everyone of you inventor out there but for me a show such as AI is the best thing ever happened since sliced-bread. Because such a show is where us individual inventor get noticed and our ideas get protected and exposure in the event that big companies decided to steal our ideas, we will get support.

We all need to do our part by contributing our voices to the show even though ABC is not doing a dame good job advertising the show either on paper or on the internet. My suggestion is each one of us send email directly to Doug Hall and ABC producers letting them know what not only we enjoy the show but to let them know that with a little bit more exposure on the Internet getting their viewers aware of the upcoming show could yield a higher audiance each Thursday.

Also, had we got plenty of notice by ABC spending some money on advertising, I am sure there will be more real inventors that have real ideas that can change the world instead of the 12 right now where I am not too excited about jumping out of my seat and wait for it to come out to market so that I can buy.

My plan is to write my letter requesting that they should have at least one more season to try it out now that the viewers are aware of the show and the real good inventors with great inventions will show up to audition for the next show. Having such a show will be the only way for us to keep the momentum going if each one of us feel that we are indeed the inventor.

I know the person that makes the decision for ABC her name is something Wang, I don't have her email address so if someone has it please forward the email over so we all can email to her requesting for a second season. I am sure everyone knows Doug Hall email address by now so please email to him so that he can pass the message onto Peter Jones as they are best friends.

Our voices mean something to ABC and their producers. Let make our voices count, one viewer at a time.

INVENTOR WANNABE

May 3, 2006
by Inventor Wannabe

THERE SHOULD BE ANOTHER SEASON OF AMERICAN INVENTOR

TOPIC: RAISING OUR VOICES IN ORDER FOR A SECOND SEASON OF AI.

I don't know about each an everyone of you inventor out there but for me a show such as AI is the best thing ever happened since sliced-bread. Because such a show is where us individual inventor get noticed and our ideas get protected and exposure in the event that big companies decided to steal our ideas, we will get support.

We all need to do our part by contributing our voices to the show even though ABC is not doing a dame good job advertising the show either on paper or on the internet. My suggestion is each one of us send email directly to Doug Hall and ABC producers letting them know what not only we enjoy the show but to let them know that with a little bit more exposure on the Internet getting their viewers aware of the upcoming show could yield a higher audiance each Thursday.

Also, had we got plenty of notice by ABC spending some money on advertising, I am sure there will be more real inventors that have real ideas that can change the world instead of the 12 right now where I am not too excited about jumping out of my seat and wait for it to come out to market so that I can buy.

My plan is to write my letter requesting that they should have at least one more season to try it out now that the viewers are aware of the show and the real good inventors with great inventions will show up to audition for the next show. Having such a show will be the only way for us to keep the momentum going if each one of us feel that we are indeed the inventor.

I know the person that makes the decision for ABC her name is something Wang, I don't have her email address so if someone has it please forward the email over so we all can email to her requesting for a second season. I am sure everyone knows Doug Hall email address by now so please email to him so that he can pass the message onto Peter Jones as they are best friends.

Our voices mean something to ABC and their producers. Let make our voices count, one viewer at a time.

INVENTOR WANNABE