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  • Webcasts // May 2011

    Your Online Business: Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing services were some of the hottest small business tools around until a recent meltdown. Amazon.com's cloud-based services crashed for several days, crippling some sites. The breakdown showed one problem with cloud-based computing, but should small business owners now be wary of it? the presenter, the editor of smallbiztechnology.com,...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    Elevator Pitch: NPower Peg

    Can one Imagine going for a walk or a run and generating enough power to do things like charging the cell phone? The elevator pitcher says his product is a back-up battery designed to harvest the energy created by basic, human movement. Let's find out if the panelists get a...

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    Government Contracting Success Story: Quality Support, Inc.

    In this webcast the author imparts valuable advice on winning a government contract, including doing your research, visiting the client, the importance of the Small Business Administration and much more.

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    Insights From The Small Business Administration

    In this webcast the author, Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development, Small Business Administration (SBA), discusses prospects for the future, how the SBA is helping owners and how government contracting events impact the industry.

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    The Small Business Administration ? Here To Help

    In this webcast the author, Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development, Small Business Administration (SBA), outlines what the SBA is doing to assist the Small Business Owner (SBO) in gaining access to government contracts and contracting opportunities.

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    The PTAC?s Role In Government Contracting

    In this webcast the author explains why small business owners should seek assistance from the PTAC and discusses the differences between the PTAC and the Small Business Development Center.

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    Licensing Your Product

    Like most entrepreneurs, you probably have ideas that you want to bring to life. Licensing your product can be a great way to do that. The co-founder of inventRight, the author of "One Simple Idea: Turn Your Dreams into a Licensing Goldmine While Letting Others Do the Work," and a...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    Your Online Business: Website Design

    The website acts very much like a storefront. One want online customers to click, look around and maybe make a purchase. Building a user-friendly site is not something one should do in a day. The presenter, the founder and CEO of Webimax, tells one about some common website design mistakes.

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    Business Answers: Recruiting Advisers & Avoiding Scams

    The founder of Obsidian Launch and also author of the book "The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur," and managing partner with venture capital firm The Bridge Investment Fund, answers viewer questions about recruiting advisers for your business and ways to broker licensing and patent deals without running into scams.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    American Business: Converting Customers

    Have you ever thought about turning over your company's sales responsibilities to some of your most loyal customers? The owner of a Texas-based startup has found a way to make that business strategy work for her. She's recruiting people who love her company and then getting them to spread the...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Small Biz Newsmakers: Urban Entrepreneurs Find Success

    Each year the National Urban League releases a report focused on the country's urban and underserved communities. This year's theme is about rebuilding jobs and putting urban America back to work. As part of this programming, a number of resources are being provided to small business owners.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Getting Customers: Loyalty Programs

    Everyday millions of people get stamps for coffee, points for hotel stays and miles for flights, but are all of these customer loyalty programs good for business? Business strategist and author of the new book "The Entrepreneur Equation," tells whether or not the stamps, points, and miles are worth it.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Top Five: Surviving A Sales Slump

    Every company has slow periods from time to time no matter how successful your business may be. If you're looking for some advice on how to survive a sales slump, here are five ideas courtesy of Entrepreneur.com.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Business Answers: Breaking Your Business Plan & Using A Personal Brand

    Colleen DeBaise, small business editor at The Wall Street Journal and author of the "The Wall Street Journal Complete Small Business Guidebook," and serial entrepreneur Paul Lewis answer viewer questions about deviating from your business plan and using a personal brand to market your company.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    American Business: Stopping Employee Theft

    The betrayal and financial loss of having an employee steal from you can be emotionally draining. The founder of the Shulman Center for Compulsive Theft and Spending; an attorney and chair of the New York City advisory board for Astia; and the founder and CEO of Behance, talk about ways...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Business Answers: Negotiating A Lease & Surviving Your Surroundings

    An attorney and chair of the New York City advisory board for Astia, and the founder and CEO of Behance, answer viewer questions about negotiating a new lease when you've outgrown your current space and how your business can survive being located in a dying mall.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Business Answers: Writing A Business Plan & Refusing Funding

    The founder and CEO of Corporate Turnaround, and the head of the Hayzlett Group, answer viewer questions about the importance of a business plan and whether or not it's alright to refuse funding for your business.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Business Answers: Most Effective Marketing & Going Global

    Alfred Edmond, multimedia editor-at-large for Black Enterprise, and Cameron Johnson, a serial entrepreneur and author, answer viewer questions about the most effective forms of marketing and getting funding to take your business global.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Manage Your Cash Flow

    In this webcast the author tells to view the exclusive footage from the Cash Management Solutions panel, where a group of experts offered key advice about how to streamline business processes to be more efficient while helping to save time and money.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Build Customer Relationships

    Make him a Million $ Business is the leading national program to raise awareness of the growth challenges facing post-start-up, women-owned businesses. In 2010, founding partners Count In and American Express OPEN brought women business owners to the Make him a Million $ Business event in San Francisco, CA.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Creating Real Loyalty

    During the fall of 2010, the Women Presidents' Organization (WPO) and American Express OPEN hosted the Fall Regional Seminar Series in four U.S. cities: Boston, New York, Chicago and Seattle. The series brought together women business owners to hear a keynote address presented by the author on "The Living Brand,"...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Multiple Layers of Your Brand

    During the fall of 2010, the Women Presidents' Organization (WPO) and American Express OPEN hosted the Fall Regional Seminar Series in four U.S. cities: Boston, New York, Chicago and Seattle. The series brought together women business owners to hear a keynote address presented by the author on "The Living Brand,"...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    The Living Brand

    During the fall of 2010, the Women Presidents' Organization (WPO) and American Express OPEN hosted the Fall Regional Seminar Series in four U.S. cities: Boston, New York, Chicago and Seattle. The series brought together women business owners to hear a keynote address presented by the author on "The Living Brand,"...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    It?s A Brand, Brand, Brand World

    During the fall of 2010, the Women Presidents' Organization (WPO) and American Express OPEN hosted the Fall Regional Seminar Series in four U.S. cities: Boston, New York, Chicago and Seattle. The series brought together women business owners to hear a keynote address presented by the author on "The Living Brand,"...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Business Answers: Finding Success In A Competitor~s Failure & Attracting Customers On Facebook

    In this webcast the authors answer viewer questions about getting access to customers of a competitor that's going out of business and what kinds of posts attract customers on Facebook.

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    American Business: Trial & Error

    Most entrepreneurs do their best to avoid small business blunders, but not all missteps are bad ones. Sometimes, you can learn valuable lessons. In fact, one business owner and her team are making it a habit to test their theories and analyze the results.

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Business Answers: Who To Hire First & Overseas Competition

    The small business editor at The Wall Street Journal and author of the book "The Wall Street Journal Complete Small Business Guidebook," and the chair and managing partner of Next Street, a firm which supports businesses owned by women and minorities, answer viewer questions about which employees to hire first...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Tech Trends Forecast From CES 2011

    What does new technology really mean for small business? How do one sort out the hype from the must-have? Hear industry thought leaders share their perspectives on how trends like tablet computing and mobility will enhance the lives of small business owners, from behind the scenes at this year's Consumer...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    American Business: Betrothed To Business

    The advantages of working with your significant other can be quite obvious, but there are some clear drawbacks as well. Would you feel comfortable managing your better half? How would you handle taking work home with you? Meet a husband and wife business team who've been able to successfully navigate...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Business Answers: Getting Clients To Pay & Lessons Learned

    Business strategist, who you can find online at CarolRoth.com, and the president and CEO of Predictable Success and author of the book "Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track and Keeping It There," answer viewer questions about getting clients to pay their bills in a reasonable amount of...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Better Your Business: Jen Groover & Amilya Antonetti

    A serial entrepreneur and author of "What If? And Why Not? How to Transform Your Fears Into Action and Start the Business of Your Dreams," and the founder and CEO of AMA Productions and author of "The Recipe: A Fable for Leaders and Teams," provide some tips to help you...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Business Answers: Best Practices & Manufacturing In China

    The CEO of Behind the Burner and Send the Trend, and the president of the Marks Group and small business columnist for The New York Times, answer viewer questions about establishing best practices for your business and protecting products that you're manufacturing in China.

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Build Better Business Through Social Media

    The author one who expert in the Social Media offers advice on how to make the most of tools like Facebook and Twitter to better engage and form meaningful relationships with your customers.

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    3 Rules Of Local Search Marketing

    How do you get potential customers to find your business when they are searching online? The author suggests it's easier than you think, especially when you start close to home.

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Better Your Business: Norm Brodsky & Jerry Silberman

    In this webcast the serial entrepreneur and columnist for Inc. Magazine, and the founder and CEO of Corporate Turnaround, provide some tips to help you better your business.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Your Online Business: Cyber Attacks

    The threat of cyber attacks is a real concern for businesses of any size. For smaller companies, there are certain steps one can take to protect the business from electronic intruders. Rich Mogull, the CEO of Securosis, explains what one can do to stop hackers or viruses from damaging the...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    From The Floor: Dealing With Bad Customers

    It's the bane of any small business owner's existence: how do you handle bad customers? That's the question we asked a group of small business owners in this week's "From the Floor."

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Business Answers: Setting Up Your Business & Managing Digital Marketing

    An attorney and chair of the New York City advisory board of Astia, and the editor of Inc.com and deputy editor of Inc. Magazine, answer viewer questions about how to set up your business and the best way to manage your digital marketing.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Better Your Business: Brad Harrison & Jeffrey Carr

    The founder and CEO of BHV, a strategic business development firm, and the Executive Director of The Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at New York University's Stern School of Business, provide some tips to help you better your business.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Business Answers: When To Expand & Hiring Your First Employee

    Norm Brodsky, Inc. Magazine columnist, and the CEO of 12Gurus and author of the book "Effective Gratitude for Organizations and Individuals," answer viewer questions about the right time to expand and what to look for when hiring your first employee.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    American Business: Converting Customers

    Have you ever thought about turning over your company's sales responsibilities to some of your most loyal customers? The owner of a Texas-based startup has found a way to make that business strategy work for her. She's recruiting people who love her company and then getting them to spread the...

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Business Answers: Most Effective Marketing & Going Global

    Alfred Edmond, multimedia editor-at-large for Black Enterprise, and Cameron Johnson, a serial entrepreneur and author, answer viewer questions about the most effective forms of marketing and getting funding to take your business global.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Manage Your Cash Flow

    In this webcast the author tells to view the exclusive footage from the Cash Management Solutions panel, where a group of experts offered key advice about how to streamline business processes to be more efficient while helping to save time and money.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Build Customer Relationships

    Make him a Million $ Business is the leading national program to raise awareness of the growth challenges facing post-start-up, women-owned businesses. In 2010, founding partners Count In and American Express OPEN brought women business owners to the Make him a Million $ Business event in San Francisco, CA.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Negotiating For More

    The author tells Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget that small business owners need to understand what's going on emotionally on the other side of the negotiation. By talking and getting to know what the other side really wants, you find intangibles that can increase the value of a deal.

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Top Five: Managing Your Travel Budget

    This webcast speaks about the high price of travel can easily send your expenses through the roof. Here are five tips for managing your company's travel budget courtesy of AllBusiness.com.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Business Answers: Steady Vs. Fast Growth & Approaching Partners

    The authors answer viewer questions about finding investors for a company that isn't growing fast and the best way to establish contact with the decision maker in a larger company that could be a potential partner.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Top Five: Budgeting For 2011

    In this webcast the author speaks "The New Year is just weeks away. Have you already set your budget for 2011? Here are five budgeting ideas to keep in mind courtesy of Inc.com."

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Business Answers: Recruiting Investors & Hiring The Best

    The executive editor of AOL Small Business and the founder of Obsidian Launch and author of the book "The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur," answers viewer questions about when to start talking to potential investors and the best way to hire the most skilled employees.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Getting Customers: The Power Of Groupon

    In an effort to gain customers, many small business owners are wondering whether it makes sense to offer discounts through companies like Groupon or Living Social, author of "The 1% Windfall," and founder of Culture of Profit, a company that consults with businesses on their pricing, provides some tips on...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    How To Scale Your Business

    Three years ago, one of the author started Bonobos, a pants manufacturing company, out of his own New York City apartment. Today, Bonobos has expanded its operations overseas and he reveals to the other author how he has been able to scale his business so well.

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Top Five: Tax Tips

    2011 is almost here and that means tax season is right around the corner. Here are five tips for keeping your taxes in order courtesy of the author, small business columnist for The New York Times.

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Business Answers: The Value Of Your Company & Limiting Social Media

    In this webcast the authors answer the viewer questions about determining the value of the company and how much social media interaction might be too much for your customers.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Top Five: Venture Capital Funding

    Some areas of business tend to attract more investors than others. Here are the five industries that received the most venture capital funding in the third quarter courtesy of Price Waterhouse Coopers and the National Venture Capital Association's Money Tree Report.

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    How To Motivate Employees

    While some companies offer bonus opportunities as a way to motivate its employees, Dan Ariely thinks bonuses causes just the opposite. The author of The Upside Of Irrationality tells the author of this webcast that bonuses create internal competition that will leave certain employees feeling under-appreciated. At the same time,...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    American Business: Betrothed To Business

    The advantages of working with your significant other can be quite obvious, but there are some clear drawbacks as well. Would you feel comfortable managing your better half? How would you handle taking work home with you? Meet a husband and wife business team who've been able to successfully navigate...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Small Business Rules: The Inhabitat Rule

    This episode of Small Business Rules talks to the author, an eco-designer, blogger, and green design consultant. As founder of the Inhabitant family of websites, she's helped business people, architects, new parents, and even fashionistas find their way to a more sustainable lifestyle.

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    Government Contracting Success Story: Quality Support, Inc.

    In this webcast the author imparts valuable advice on winning a government contract, including doing your research, visiting the client, the importance of the Small Business Administration and much more.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    Insights From The Small Business Administration

    In this webcast the author, Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development, Small Business Administration (SBA), discusses prospects for the future, how the SBA is helping owners and how government contracting events impact the industry.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    The Small Business Administration ? Here To Help

    In this webcast the author, Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development, Small Business Administration (SBA), outlines what the SBA is doing to assist the Small Business Owner (SBO) in gaining access to government contracts and contracting opportunities.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    The PTAC?s Role In Government Contracting

    In this webcast the author explains why small business owners should seek assistance from the PTAC and discusses the differences between the PTAC and the Small Business Development Center.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Small Biz Newsmakers: Urban Entrepreneurs Find Success

    Each year the National Urban League releases a report focused on the country's urban and underserved communities. This year's theme is about rebuilding jobs and putting urban America back to work. As part of this programming, a number of resources are being provided to small business owners.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    American Business: Trial & Error

    Most entrepreneurs do their best to avoid small business blunders, but not all missteps are bad ones. Sometimes, you can learn valuable lessons. In fact, one business owner and her team are making it a habit to test their theories and analyze the results.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Be Strategic With Certifications

    In this webcast the author, in the title of "Be Strategic with Certifications" discusses the importance of carefully choosing certifications to match the capabilities of your business.

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Small Business Rules: The GrubHub.Com Rule

    It's easier to make a million dollars than it is to make that first dollar. - The GrubHub.com Rule. After ordering yet another pizza on a late night work shift back in 2004, programmers Mike Evans and Matt Maloney dreamt up a website that would allow them to expand their...

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  • Webcasts // May 2011

    Your Online Business: Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing services were some of the hottest small business tools around until a recent meltdown. Amazon.com's cloud-based services crashed for several days, crippling some sites. The breakdown showed one problem with cloud-based computing, but should small business owners now be wary of it? the presenter, the editor of smallbiztechnology.com,...

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    Your Online Business: Website Design

    The website acts very much like a storefront. One want online customers to click, look around and maybe make a purchase. Building a user-friendly site is not something one should do in a day. The presenter, the founder and CEO of Webimax, tells one about some common website design mistakes.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Tech Trends Forecast From CES 2011

    What does new technology really mean for small business? How do one sort out the hype from the must-have? Hear industry thought leaders share their perspectives on how trends like tablet computing and mobility will enhance the lives of small business owners, from behind the scenes at this year's Consumer...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Small Biz Tech: Tools for Your Business

    With so many products on display at CES, one may have a hard time figuring which ones may be the perfect fit for the business. The presenter, the editor of smallbiztechnology.com, tells one which high-tech gadgets one should include in the office or on the road.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Top Five: The Best of CES

    The halls of CES are filled with plenty of new gadgets and tools for small business owners. Here are five of the best that one may want to check out.

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    Elevator Pitch: NPower Peg

    Can one Imagine going for a walk or a run and generating enough power to do things like charging the cell phone? The elevator pitcher says his product is a back-up battery designed to harvest the energy created by basic, human movement. Let's find out if the panelists get a...

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Your Online Business: Cyber Attacks

    The threat of cyber attacks is a real concern for businesses of any size. For smaller companies, there are certain steps one can take to protect the business from electronic intruders. Rich Mogull, the CEO of Securosis, explains what one can do to stop hackers or viruses from damaging the...

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    Licensing Your Product

    Like most entrepreneurs, you probably have ideas that you want to bring to life. Licensing your product can be a great way to do that. The co-founder of inventRight, the author of "One Simple Idea: Turn Your Dreams into a Licensing Goldmine While Letting Others Do the Work," and a...

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    Business Answers: Recruiting Advisers & Avoiding Scams

    The founder of Obsidian Launch and also author of the book "The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur," and managing partner with venture capital firm The Bridge Investment Fund, answers viewer questions about recruiting advisers for your business and ways to broker licensing and patent deals without running into scams.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Getting Customers: Loyalty Programs

    Everyday millions of people get stamps for coffee, points for hotel stays and miles for flights, but are all of these customer loyalty programs good for business? Business strategist and author of the new book "The Entrepreneur Equation," tells whether or not the stamps, points, and miles are worth it.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Top Five: Surviving A Sales Slump

    Every company has slow periods from time to time no matter how successful your business may be. If you're looking for some advice on how to survive a sales slump, here are five ideas courtesy of Entrepreneur.com.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    American Business: Stopping Employee Theft

    The betrayal and financial loss of having an employee steal from you can be emotionally draining. The founder of the Shulman Center for Compulsive Theft and Spending; an attorney and chair of the New York City advisory board for Astia; and the founder and CEO of Behance, talk about ways...

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Business Answers: Negotiating A Lease & Surviving Your Surroundings

    An attorney and chair of the New York City advisory board for Astia, and the founder and CEO of Behance, answer viewer questions about negotiating a new lease when you've outgrown your current space and how your business can survive being located in a dying mall.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Business Answers: Writing A Business Plan & Refusing Funding

    The founder and CEO of Corporate Turnaround, and the head of the Hayzlett Group, answer viewer questions about the importance of a business plan and whether or not it's alright to refuse funding for your business.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Business Answers: Who To Hire First & Overseas Competition

    The small business editor at The Wall Street Journal and author of the book "The Wall Street Journal Complete Small Business Guidebook," and the chair and managing partner of Next Street, a firm which supports businesses owned by women and minorities, answer viewer questions about which employees to hire first...

    Provided By American Express Company