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How to convert Facebook fans into paying customers
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Many small business owners are perplexed by all the fanfare surrounding Facebook marketing. Sure, they can see the return in terms of interactions and maybe even new fans from sharing videos, photos, questions and other content. But why invest all that time and energy in community-building efforts when the real goal is to sell? More



The secret phrase top innovators use
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How do Google, Facebook and IDEO jumpstart the process that leads to innovation? Often by using the same three words: How Might We. Some of the most successful companies in business today are known for tackling difficult creative challenges by first asking, How might we improve X…or completely re-imagine Y…or find a new way to accomplish Z? It's not complicated. More

Go for a small business award or contest today
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Winning a small business award, contest or competition can bring your business publicity, give you a competitive edge with clients, and generally set your business apart from the pack. Here is Small Business Trends' latest list — see if one is right for your business. More

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5 steps to successful work relationships
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If you've got a knack for it, all your working relationships are smooth sailing and your career is like a rocket ship to the stars, great. If not, here's a five-step process for learning to put yourself in other people's shoes, improving your business relationships and organizational effectiveness, and facilitating your climb up the corporate ladder. More

Survey reveals our intense affection for pets
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According to a new survey, women are more likely than men to let their pets sleep in the bed with them. The survey, conducted by Consumer Reports, found that 70 percent of females, compared to 57 percent of males, let their pets, cats or dogs, sleep in the same bed with them. Consumer Reports surveyed 1300 subscribers. More

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Bayer to buy Teva Animal Health for $145 million
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Bayer HealthCare LLC of Shawnee, Kan., plans to acquire the animal health business of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. of Jerusalem, for up to $145 million, the companies reported. The companies signed an agreement through which Bayer will acquire Teva's animal health business for an upfront payment of $60 million plus $85 million in milestone payments linked to manufacturing and sales targets. More

After pit bull ruling, Maryland shelters swamped with unwanted pets
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More pit bulls are being surrendered to shelters since a Maryland court ruled the purebred dogs "inherently dangerous" and decided not only dog owners but property owners are now liable for pit bull related incidents. The shelters, meanwhile, are struggling to find people to adopt the dogs. More

New NFL Jerseys from Mirage!
New jerseys are available from Mirage in all the NFL and major NCAA teams. Thrill all your football loving customers with a football display complete with Mirage's matching collars, leashes, and cheerleading uniforms


Perrigo to buy Sergeant's for $285 million
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Sergeant's Pet Care Products Inc. of Omaha, Neb., is being sold to Perrigo Company in an all-cash transaction valued at $285 million, the companies reported. Allegan, Mich.-based Perrigo develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter and generic prescription drugs, infant formulas, nutritional products, dietary supplements and pharmaceutical ingredients for the human market. More
 


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