Time to build your base with a weekend business long run. Remember these are articles that I have come across this week that would be good to look at to improve your business. So what do you have this weekend? Actually a pretty good week of running for me. This weekend I'll look to stretch my run out a little bit then read these posts to improve my business.
Pitching For Money at Ideas To Deals, this week's Ideas To Deals post of the week ~ Here is an excerpt from my report "The Art of Pitching for Money" where I discuss a couple of differences between how banks work and how investors work.
4 Tips for Getting Large Retailers to Stock Your Products at SBA.Gov ~ Looking to get your products on to retailer's store shelves? Here are some tips.
Top 10 Content Marketing Tips For small business at Business 2 Community ~ Content marketing can work for your small business just as it does for the big boys.
8 Tips for (Successfully) Pitching to Bloggers at PRNewser ~ Tips to help you pitch bloggers that may help you sell your product.
8 Blogs For Your Business Development Reading List from Previous OGS Keynote Speakers at Ohio Growth Summit ~ Looking for some great blogs to follow? Look no further than the blogs of previous Ohio Growth Summit keynotes.
14 Steps to Generating Leads on Twitter at Entrepreneur ~ Still looking to get a handle on how to build business with Twitter? Check these tips.
10 smart ways to motivate your unproductive employees at AmEx Open Forum ~ Some ways to get your employees engaged and fired up
How to Think About Pricing and Value at The Sales Blog ~ Your value really needs to be more than the price
How Your Big Goal Can Mess You Up at Momentum ~ Competing with others that are bigger and stronger may be a recipe for disaster. Focus on yourself and what you can accomplish and you will succeed.
5 ways taking venture capital could hurt you at VentureBeat ~ Taking money from investors isn't always all it is cracked up to be. Is VC right for you?
Be sure to get out and put in your mileage this weekend so you are ready for your business marathon.
p.s...My thoughts and prayers go out to all of those whose lives were changed by the bombing at the Boston Marathon on Monday. It is a terrible and senseless tragedy. If we all stand together we will overcome. "Never Forget"