Small Business Stories

  • Apple-Google War Escalates


    This week Qi Lu, the president of Microsoft’s online services division, was seen on Apple's campus.  He was reportedly meeting to discuss terms with Apple to make Bing the default search engine on the iPad and possibly even the iPhone.  ...

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  • Become a Healthy Entrepreneur


    Living the life of an entrepreneur, it's easy to get lost in the cerebral side of your existence. By throwing yourself into the business, you may have lost touch with the simple joy in movement. We've come up with reality checks for the most popul...

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  • Five Ways to Cut Your Commuting Costs


    Ever wonder how much money you can save by cutting your commuting costs? How about enough to pay for two trips to Ireland plus several major home improvements? As chief of marketing for the Maryland Transit Administration, Buddy Alves set out to s...

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  • BRAND VALUE: The Frontline


    Helen Facey Senior brand manager, Smirnoff We've seen research which indicates that two-thirds of consumers are willing to pay more for a branded spirit and they cite "quality" as a key reason for this. In TNS' Independent Consumer Survey from Jan...

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