Carnival of Business and Entrepreneurship #8

Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 8:50am by Site Administrator

Greetings! Welcome to the 8th edition of the Carnival of Business and Entrepreneurship. Though we had received 72 posts for this edition, we had to reject 19 posts for different reasons – spam, duplicate submissions from a single person and below par content. Finally, we have selected 53 post for this edition. Here you go:

Nohel presents The Single Most Important Trait In Managers: Congruence posted at Personal Development. Balancing your life can be a huge challenge. This article points out how they are all interconnected and one area greatly affects the other.

GP presents So You Want to be an Innkeeper posted at Innside Montana-Your Home at the Range. "We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.” This quote is an innkeeper’s motto!

Colleen Palat presents Starting Your Own Online Tutoring Business Can Be Simple | posted at Scott Palat. Discover how to start a successful online tutoring business.

Andrew Erickson presents Merchant Processing 102 posted at WebSite Werx.

Maria Palma presents What’s The Big Idea? posted at Online Business Resources. Do you have a big idea but haven’t taken action on it yet? Here’s some inspiration to help you get started.

Jane Chin PhD presents But What Type of ?Leaders? are Bred? posted at PEERLESS PROFESSIONALS.

Michel Fortin presents Give Your Joint-Venture Offer An Extra Punch posted at The Michel Fortin Blog. How do I motivate a potential joint venture partner to bite? When you have a great idea and you’ve located the perfect partner, how do you motivate them to do business with you?

Joshua C. Karlin presents The Best Fundraising Idea posted at Marketing & Fundraising Ideas. Unfortunately young charities or schools that grow out of the vision of one person or a small group too often continnue to think small. Bake sales, wrapping paper sales, and small events all too often pass for fundraising at the immature organization.

Kenton Newby presents Video Tip of the Week: Automatically Backing Up Critical Data posted at This video tip covers online data backup.

Hill Robertson presents The Votes Are In And The Winner Is posted at Internet Business Success Guide from a Geek. No one else will make you successful. Success is your choice.

Ivona presents The Worst Thing About Best Practices posted at Thought leadership articles at TopITconsultant.

Louise Manning presents Communication skills posted at The Human Imprint.

Matt presents DataSync Business News » Blog Archive » A Comparison of Zimbra & Outlook’s Web Clients posted at DataSync Business News.

Brian Terry presents Why Bill Gates is unreasonable posted at Big Selling Website Design.

Chris Exline presents Consulting vs Ownership posted at My Micro ISV Journey. This post describes the revenue potential of consulting vs owning a business.

Nicolas Messe presents The Thrill of Competition | Search Engine Rankings Everlasting posted at Search Engine Rankings Everlasting.

Steve Oliphant presents stop gambling with your future and start making money posted at Steve Oliphant’s Musings. Everyone seems to want to get rich quick, make money with little or no effort, basically have a fortune handed to them with no effort on their part.

Warren Wong presents What Commiting To Something Means And Why You Should Do It posted at Personal Development. Here are good reasons why you shouldn’t be afraid of commitment.

Steven Lohrenz presents Increase Your Productivity Today posted at Steven Lohrenz. Steve presents a host of things that you can do immediately to get more done in your business, marketing and personal life.

Tali presents Become a Blogger with Yaro Starak and Gideon Shalwick posted at The Marketer Review. If you’re a beginner blogger, or just want to move your blog to the WordPress service, Yaro Starak’s and Gideon Shalwick’s Become a Blogger is just for you.

WebSiteWerx presents Merchant Processing 102 posted at WebSite Werx. How to incorporate e-commerce into your business.

Ask Matt presents Dealing With A PR0 Penalty From Google For Blogroll Links posted at Dealing with A PR0 penalty from google for blogroll links.

Andrew Erickson presents Merchant Processing 101 posted at WebSite Werx.

Carol Bentley presents Getting your thoughts on paper posted at Carol Bentley.

Woody Maxim presents It really is a numbers game posted at Woody Maxim.

John Crickett presents Will Angel Investors Invest In An Idea? posted at Business Opportunities And Ideas. Ever wondered if a business angel would invest in your idea before it’s been implemented?

Susan Tatum presents Website Design: Why You Shouldn’t Trust Your Website to a Design Firm. posted at TechnoBuzz.

Cindy King presents Best Small Business Tool For Building Trust In International Clients posted at Get International Clients.

James Lee presents The Experts Take a Platform on the Subject of Article Marketing posted at Online Business Freedom.

Rich Vosler presents How to get more belief in yourself posted at Sales Training Tips. Simple things you can do to change your programming which will change your belief in yourself thereby helping you achieve your goals.

Stephen Dean presents The Mathematics Of Testing Your Sales Copy. posted at Stephen Dean’s Copywriting And Internet Advertising Blog – Copywriter.

American Entrepreneur presents Q & A: How to Keep Up With Small Business Growing Pains posted at American Small Business News.

John W. Furst presents Can One Share Overmuch? posted at E-Biz Booster Blog. Ever being ripped off? You had the idea, but someone else stole it! What’s the right balance between sharing and keeping your secrets in today’s attention age. Information age was yesterday, but that is a different story.

Mark Riffey presents A competitor went out of business. What do you do first? posted at Business is Personal.

Jimmy Sansi presents Kaizen Your Traffic posted at The Kaizen Business.

Katherine Reschke presents First steps to making a plan posted at Passions That Pay.

Alvaro Fernandez presents Stress and Neural Wreckage: Part of the Brain Plasticity Puzzle posted at SharpBrains. Alvaro says, “My brain is…fried, toast, frazzled, burnt out.” How many times have you said or heard one version or another of these statements.

Karl Goldfield presents Coaching sales champions: Building a plan Part 3: Hunters, Gatherers, Communicators, and Collaborators posted at Coaching sales champions. Karl Goldfield reviews how to plan around the types of salespeople you employ. A great resource for understanding the nature of sales personalities.

Steve Oliphant presents stop gambling with your future and start making money posted at Steve Oliphant’s Musings.

David B. Bohl presents Is Your Time Worth What You Think It Is? | Slow Down Fast Today! ~ David B. Bohl posted at Slow Down Fast Today!. When we only value our time at what we get paid in an hour, we shortchange ourselves.

Leon Gettler presents New global management rules posted at Sox First. Why is it that certain methods like pay for performance fail to catch on in all countries? Why is that cross-border mergers, like the DaimlerChrysler "marriage of equals" , fall in a screaming heap? The global economy is challenging claims of business schools that there is only one way to manage.

Roger Smith presents Attraction Marketing In MLM…Say What? posted at Magnetic Leadership Marketing.

Neelakantha presents The Top 50 Proprietary Programs that Drive You Crazy ? and Their Open Source Alternatives posted at WHDb.

Jeremy Zongker presents 101 Ways to Make Money Online posted at Destroy Debt.

Raymond presents Airline Credit Cards That Offer Free Miles posted at Money Blue Book. Get free miles using credit offers.

Chris Harris presents Digg – A new venture outsourcing success posted at New venture outsourcing blog. A case study about one of the Internet’s most successful startups using outsourcing to help bring us Web 2.0 as we know it.

Jim Logan presents The importance of customer loyalty and its three element foundation posted at Accelerate Business Group. It’s hard to disagree customer loyalty isn’t a strategic success factor for most businesses. So, what makes a customer loyal?

Larry Staton Jr. presents Acquiring a Trademark posted at Dilution by Blurring. Things to watch out for when buying the trademarks in connection with a business.

GreatManagement presents What I learnt From One Of The UK’s Best Selling Business Authors posted at The GreatManagement Blog. This idea is that you describe your future life in the present tense.

Don D. Morrison presents Generating Targeted Traffic from Forums posted at

Alan K Rudi presents Business Strategies, Models and Ideas to Watch posted at Successful Business Leadership. Here are some interesting new innovations and business strategies to watch in 2008.

Jason Voiovich presents The surprisingly costly $1 cup of Starbucks posted at State of the Brand from Ecra Creative Group :: by Jason Voiovich. A review of the (misguided) business case for $1 coffee at Starbucks.

Charles H. Green presents Buy With the Heart, Justify With the Brain posted at Trust Matters. The "secret ingredient" of sales that you can’t built into your sales process is character.

That concludes this edition. Next edition of this carnival will be hosted here on February 17, 2008. Submit your blog articles using our blog carnival submission form.

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