• RT @smallbizlady: How to Set Your Price to Achieve Your Profit Goals http://t.co/3W4iiAux interview with Nicole Fende @BizFinanceForum #
  • RT @nytimes: Amazon Rewrites the Rules of Book Publishing http://t.co/8B6ZYgyy #
  • RT @nytimes: RIM Offers Free Apps as Apology for Outages http://t.co/kwFSAUeA #
  • RT @connect113: Get your free social media marketing consultation from @w3consulting via @alexvasbdc – Looking forward to my 1st session… #
  • RT @mashable: New FCC Rules Could End Cellphone Bill Shock – http://t.co/AviAafly #
  • RT @hiscoxsmallbiz: Want 2win $10,000 for ur #smallbiz Enter the #MyStartupStory Contest & tell ur story! http://t.co/cQvtbMmR #
  • Sign up for a free 30-day trial of HootSuite Pro – http://t.co/bIcLD15k #smallbiz #
  • …WordPress: Design Your Own Blog or Website http://t.co/h78N7N1T #book We have affordable WordPress hosting: http://t.co/HdyfOF7f #
  • @BizFinanceForum I had a last minute distraction myself. This week @gtddc will conflict w #smallbizchat so next wk. so glad prez went well! #
  • @YellowDotDesign So glad you were able to watch the #GoogletoGreat Webinar on Feedburner. :-) #
  • RT @FedEx: Q1: WHAT MAKES A BRAND EFFECTIVE FOR A SMALL BUSINESS? #fedexsmallbiz #
  • RT @smallbiztrends: A1: An effective brand can fit into any budget – whether yours is $500 or $5,000 or $50,000. #fedexsmallbiz #
  • A1: Brands = unique experiences ur audience has w ur org. Effective brands are planned and not created by the consumer. #fedexsmallbiz #
  • RT @FedEx: Q2: WHAT ARE THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS TO MARKET A #SMALLBIZ TODAY – NAME UP TO 5 MUST-HAVES? #fedexsmallbiz #
  • Q2: I think the essential elements are consistency, unique selling proposition, brand-enabled name/tagline, mission/vision #fedexsmallbiz #
  • RT @smallbiztrends: A2: Core elements for small biz marketing: logo, website, own domain name, social media, business cards. #fedexsmallbiz #
  • RT @FedEx: Save 40% off FedEx Office holiday cards and calendars this season. Orders must be placed–> http://t.co/3cevl7JM #fedexsmallbiz #
  • A2: I think many small business owners need tangible representations of their brand and much marketing doesn't. @eggmarketing #fedexsmallbiz #
  • The pos/neg stuff! RT @jfajgenbaum: A2: ask ur customers what they think of when they think of u = brand essence #fedexsmallbiz #
  • RT @FedEx: Q3: WHAT BUDGET RANGE DO YOU NEED FOR YOUR CORE MARKETING ELEMENTS? #fedexsmallbiz #
  • A3: I don't think you need to spend any money for the items I mentioned, but for the marketing collateral… #fedexsmallbiz #
  • A3: …I would definitely budget about 2-3% of your low sales goal range for year one as collateral (logo, website, printed) #fedexsmallbiz #
  • RT @tylergarns: A3: Depends on the business. The key is to HAVE marketing budget and stick to it. #fedexsmallbiz #
  • @eggmarketing As long as it's consistent with your brand, yes! cc @claritygal #fedexsmallbiz #
  • RT @smallbiztrends: A4: Retailers need signage, labels, branded packaging, printed brochures/catalogs. #fedexsmallbiz #
  • YES! RT @FedEx: Q5: LET’S TALK ABOUT BUSINESS CARDS. SHOULD A BUSINESS CARD BE PROFESSIONALLY DESIGNED? #fedexsmallbiz #
  • A5: I don't take new businesses seriously that don't have professional business cards (Vistaprint is fine but brand is KEY!). #fedexsmallbiz #
  • I did that once and it hurt my biz. RT @KyleJudd: a simple straight forward cheap business card can still get the job done #fedexsmallbiz #
  • A5: If you take making $ seriously, then the most common takeaway for networking shouldn't make you look/feel cheap @kylejudd #fedexsmallbiz #
  • A5: Customers think you're fly-by-night or that they can take advantage of you because you look desperate. @kylejudd #fedexsmallbiz #
  • RT @FedEx: Q6: WHICH SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILES SHOULD GO ON YOUR BUSINESS CARD, AND WHY? #fedexsmallbiz #
  • A6: I like the idea of using http://t.co/YMBmTJ6C or flavors.me to put on business cards that has all ur social media URLs #fedexsmallbiz #
  • A6b: That way, you can change networks and media, and customers know where to go to find updated info. #fedexsmallbiz #
  • LOL RT @TJMcCue: What to put on your business card? Twitter. All the rest is fluff. ;-) #fedexsmallbiz #
  • RT @FedEx: Q7: IS A BLOG AN ESSENTIAL PART OF SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING? #fedexsmallbiz #
  • Q7: I think blogs will be the future standard in websites. "Brochure websites" will lose credibility. #fedexsmallbiz #
  • RT @smallbiztrends: A7: A blog is ultimate “shoestring” marketing – costs $0 if you write it. Or you can hire pro bloggers #fedexsmallbiz #
  • A7: I find that our clients that we help edit and blog for, are seeing much more conversion than "brochures." #fedexsmallbiz #
  • RT @washmbb: RT @DeborahShane: Blogging increased my database 40% this yr Big Impt piece of the small biz puzzle… #fedexsmallbiz #
  • RT @fedex: Q9: WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE MONEY-SAVING TOOLS FOR MARKETING? #fedexsmallbiz #
  • A10: Start your blog http://t.co/y6rZHW9L using ur own hosted account. This will save you tons of money long-term! #fedexsmallbiz #
  • Thanks @smallbiztrends @fedex @washmbb @harrisment_uk @kylejudd @tesaraecreative for the great chat! #fedexsmallbiz #
  • Thanks @eggmarketing @visualmktgbook @smbinfluencer for the great chat! #fedexsmallbiz #
  • Anyone interested #productivity join @rsidneysmith @ #prodchat 10/28 7pm ET http://t.co/cTZfmk0L #fedexsmallbiz #
  • I find it hilarious that Twitter is recommending at the same time that we follow @nickiminaj & @scifri. ^RS #
  • Check this out: WATCH: New Gmail coming? Yup – http://t.co/BDriyrcj @mashable #
  • Google Reader's Social Features Merging With Google+ http://t.co/JIJYJ6MT #tech RT @getitdoneapp #
  • RT @wired: The @wired app guide (w/ 400 app reviews) will be available in a digital version at some point; no publication date yet, however. #
  • Wow! Great day of Virginia #smallbiz consultations on Skype. ^RS cc @valleysbdc #
  • RT @techcrunch: Dropbox's Mobile API Gets A Security Boost (And Is Now Mobile Web-Friendly) http://t.co/yci2c70L by @jasonkincaid #
Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-10-24
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