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Are your business metrics useless?
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If data drives decisions, measurements drive data. That's why managers and business owners love metrics. They use — and sometimes overuse — metrics to quantify profitability, return, productivity, efficiency, quality, etc. Metrics should provide an objective scorecard of results. Should provide an objective scorecard, but not always. More

The blog is dead — long live the business blog!
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You will hear from time to time that blogs are dead, but the fact is that business blogs remain very important. Blogs can be the center of your online presence, creating content to be shared via social media from Facebook to Twitter. They can include video and other media and improve your site's SEO. Here's more about the small business blog and its benefits. More

How small companies are marketing through Facebook
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No movie theater in America understands the importance and business value of social interaction better than the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. The 11-theater chain headquartered in Austin, Texas, has featured marquee attractions that have transformed moviegoing into a communal experience: A quote-along screening of Pulp Fiction, the Tough Guy Cinema series and the HeckleVision showcase. And now they're taking their message to Facebook. Here's how. 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.

SuperZoo, the pet industry's hot spot!
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Mandalay Bay Convention Center
Las Vegas, Nevada
Sept. 13-15, 2011
Experienced pet pros know that SuperZoo is THE place for business. Hosting top suppliers, thousands of pet retailers, quality networking and comprehensive educational opportunities, the National Show for Pet Retailers™ has just what you need to sell more, profit more, and succeed bigger.

California seeks to ban roadside pet sales
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California legislators are scheduled to hear a bill next week that seeks to prohibit the sale of animals in public places. As proposed, Senate Bill 917 would make it a crime to willfully sell or give away, as part of a commercial transaction, a live animal on any street, highway, public right-of-way, parking lot, carnival or boardwalk. More


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Retail dog sale ban being considered in Suffolk County, N.Y.
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The County Legislature of Suffolk County, New York is considering a local law that would ban the retail sale of puppies within the county. The ban would only allow pet stores to sell puppies obtained from an animal shelter, animal rescue or a breeder located in Suffolk County. The legislature has scheduled a public hearing on the proposal for Tuesday, June 21. More

New Lyme disease test speeds diagnosis
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A new multiplex test for Lyme disease in horses and dogs developed by researchers at the Animal Health Diagnostic Center at Cornell, speeds diagnosis and pinpoints time of infection, the researchers say. "Now we can distinguish between infection and vaccination and also between early and chronic infection stages," says Bettina Wagner, DVM, associate professor of Equine Health at Cornell's veterinary college and lead test developer. More

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