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Study: Be less self-centered to be more creative
BNET    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Business is, ultimately, all about the bottom line and sometimes focusing on the needs of your fellow man seems like the last thing you need to be thinking about to improve it. Sure, you want your customers and your employees to remain happy and loyal, but can thinking about others do anything else for you in business? More



Using Facebook to capture customers
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A central tenet of retailing is to put stores near customers. Now that 600 million potential customers are on Facebook, retailers are flocking to the site and aggressively experimenting with new communication strategies. Here are five ways they're connecting with customers on Facebook. More

Learning how to think about online marketing
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It's overwhelming. It's overloaded. Sometimes it's just flat out too much! It's the information age and we have answers, tips, advice and thinly veiled marketing pitches for the latest this-that-and-the-other coming at us from every direction. And sometimes we love it. Because (if the marketing department did their job right) we hope that this miracle product will make our business as profitable as we dreamed. More

Boyd Enterprises announces New Mini Chemi-Pure Elite for Nano Tanks!

Good thing now come in small packages. All-in-one filter media is now available for your nano tank! Same quality and formula as our larger containers. Treats up to 10 gallons.
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The state of the Small Business Administration
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Helping small businesses and entrepreneurs gain access to funding, technical assistance, training and federal contracts, is never easy. But amid the worst recession since the Great Depression, fulfilling that already tall order has become an almost herculean task. More

Using social blogging to grow your business
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The next frontier of social networking and weblogging is social blogging. This ever-changing construct represents a way of communicating for people who like to inform each other about their daily activities and share common points of interest, according to Wikipedia authors Lambert M. Surhone, Mariam T. Tennoe, and Susan F. Henssonow. This is usually done through continual updates that often include text, pictures, audio, or video. More

KAYTEE® Introduces NATURES' BENEFITS®

100% Natural with no Preservatives, Additives,or Flavorings. Made with unique ingredients chosen for their nutritional benefit to species. Each variety contains ingredients specially selected to appeal to the natural desires of the bird or small animal. Each ingredient provides specific nutritional benefits, too.


A greener globe?
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Being kind to the environment can be expensive, and that expense has slowed overall consumer demand for eco-friendly products across the globe — but that hasn't stopped companies from jumping on the green bandwagon, reported pet product manufacturers. Producers poised on the eco-friendly movement's cutting-edge understand that the worldwide trend is here to stay, and they're doing what they can to operate sustainably and produce goods that benefit the environment while keeping costs affordable. More

Consumer trends: Buying petfood online
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When asked to give buzzwords to describe trends in the pet food and treat market, many people—regardless if they are industry experts or pet parents—would answer with words found on many pet food packages: natural, organic, corn-free and human-grade. But perhaps the biggest trend is not what list of ingredients pets are getting from their owners, but where those pet owners are getting those popular niche food and treats. More



Heartworm diagnosed in every state in 2010
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The 2010 heartworm incidence survey conducted by the American Heartworm Society (AHS) reveals that despite weather conditions considered unfavorable to mosquito proliferation, heartworm disease was diagnosed in every state in the U.S. and almost every county and parish. More

Pet care spending expected to recover
Green Bay Press Gazette    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Dr. Nick Vukich, a veterinarian and co-owner of Bay East Animal Hospital in Bellevue, said he's seen shifting client spending through the Great Recession, but is noticing a return to providing more regular, preventive care for pets. Bay East, like some other clinics, saw some clients migrate from annual preventive care for pets to more services based on critical care. More
 
 
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