Hey all! It’s that time of the day again here at Extreme John and that means that it’s time for some business news in the daily Business Blitz! Today’s business blitz post is filled with a number of odds and ends for the everyday Joe and small business owners!
Hot Business News For May 25th, 2011
First up this morning a little news that everyone can benefit from – how you can help the victims of the most recent tornado situation in Joplin, Missouri! We have all experienced hard times before but unless you have ever been in the path of a natural disaster it can be hard to understand just how much the little things mean when they are most needed. There are a number of ways that you can help tornado victims as Angel posted about in the last community help post but this article highlights a few more!
Next in business news this morning, an article about why you should take care when using social media tools to promote your business or new products. Steve McKee highlights just how fast bad news travels when mistakes are made when using social networking to spread the word. Sure, it’s a great way to get the word out…as long as nothing goes wrong!
Also in business news this morning the “Top 5 Foursquare Mistakes Committed By Small Businesses” by Lauren Drell. This article caught my eye because I have always promoted the use of Foursquare by small businesses but this article highlights some of the mistakes that quite a few small businesses make when they are utilizing Foursquare with their small business. Are you committing any of these errors?
Last up this morning in small business news Dylan Love has an article titled “What to do when your Business Starts to Fail,” an article that I thought was particularly fitting at this point in our national economy. Love emphasizes finding out why your business is failing to begin with before attempting to rectify the cause of your business woes. What solutions are available? Check out the article and see for yourself.
Today’s articles don’t necessarily highlight the positive aspects of business ownership; however, they do present a few options to identify problems before they become too much to handle!