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How She Made a Business Out of Letter Writing

When Julie Bell printed thousands of her own-design Christmas cards off for sale in Paris almost 10 years ago, but failed to offload a single one, she learned a valuable business lesson.


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Long Lost Postcard: Letters to the Future

Earlier this month, Scott McMurry, a Vienna, Virginia man finally received a postcard from his mother.


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CapJaxMathFax Bizop

Hi Dane, I have a math education software program I license to schools and sell to homeschoolers.


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Make The Most Of Your Holiday Newsletter

photo credit: kevindooley

SmallBizTrendsBe consistent: Whether you’re opting for a monthly, bi-monthly, or weekly newsletter, make sure you stick to a consistent publishing date so that people know when they’re coming.


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Making Money in Second Life?

I stumbled upon your webapge for business ops, looks like a great blog!


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Update from YourCityGuide: Our First Bizop

Hi Dane,

My name is John Stewart and I am the sole designer and programmer of www.yourcityguide.net.


Snail Mail Still Alive

A recent study by International Communications Research, commissioned by Pitney Bowes, found that consumers still prefer receiving promotional information and private communications the traditional way: delivered by the mailman.


Entrepreneur Thinks Inside The Box

Pat Dutched had been a bookkeeper more than 25 years when she got a bright idea.


Email Credited With Public Mailbox Deaths

Email is being credited with the murder of the sidewalk mailbox, joining cell phones in a plot to destroy public communication hubs.


Message from the SBA’s Office of Advocacy

Knowing of your interest in small business and entrepreneurship, I thought you might be interested in the resources available from the Office of Advocacy of the U.S.