Why Everyone Wants Small Businesses as Customers

Small Business Labs

  This fact was highlighted in a letter sent to the management team of Office Depot by the Hedge Fund Starboard.  They recently bought 13% of Office Depot's stock and are pushing the company to restructure. Google, eBay and Intuit are good examples.  One of the most interesting shifts we've seen since we started researching small businesses is the change in view of small businesses as a target market.

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Disruptive Innovation and Small Business Lending

Small Business Labs

We contributed an article to Banking.com discussing how non-traditional small business lenders - including folks like Wal-Mart, Office Depot, Google and others - are starting to provide small business credit services.    Most of these non-traditional lenders are targeting very small businesses - individuals and micro-businesses - with loans ranging from $5000 to $25,000. 

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How to Organize Business Cards & Networking Conversations - Interview & Giveaway @ContactKeeper

Stephanie LH Calahan

Do you have great conversations and then get back to your office and either forget action steps or details from the conversation? In 2011 we launched the most recent version of Contact Keeper in Small, Medium, and Large sizes and refills for each size in Office Depot and FedEx Office stores. The card with the sticky goes back into the holder until I get to my office.

12 Business Productivity Tools They Can Not Live Without.

Stephanie LH Calahan

You can find it here: Available at some office supply stores. You can find it here: Amazon, Staples and other office supply stores Thanks to Julie Bestry of Best Results Organizing 6. You can find it here: Office Max/Office Depot. Schedule = Success My favorite is: There is no tool more useful to me than an electronic calendar (Outlook, ACT, Thunderbird, Google, it doesn't matter what brand.) Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

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Small Business world News Round-up - 2009/10/27

The Small Business Blog

Concentrate on your business, not your office. For all your IT supply needs in your home and in your office. WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! Planned Maintenance – Upgrade to WinWeb.com The Cost of Borrowing Small Office Tips Finding The Best Employees For Your Small Business Do You Need Encouraging To ‘Go Green’? My Web StumbleUpon Google Bookmarks Technorati BlinkList Newsvine ma.gnolia reddit Windows Live Tailran

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