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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Thou Shalt Not Spam

Spam is worthless and dangerous junk mail and most people treat it accordingly. How can you keep your email marketing from falling in with that bad crowd? Here are some tips.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

The People's Stimulus Plan

Today: Local efforts to create local stimulus for small business. Also, reaching peak performance with competitiveness audits, tax tips for new small businesses, B2B marketing and so much more.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Paying the Sales Taxman—Not Negotiable

Even though you do not benefit in any way from collecting sales taxes, it is still your responsibility and the government takes that very seriously. Make sure that you do, too.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Is Obama Listening to American Business?

Today: Business leaders on Obama, Nydia Velazquez pushes for relief for small business, the communication gap between men and women, legal problems with wellness programs, big ad opportunities for small business and so much more.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

The Law of Unintended Consequences: How Healthcare Reform Will Effect Small Business

President Obama’s healthcare reform initiative is filled with unintended consequences that will cripple American small business and change the way entrepreneurs do business.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Enforcing Your Non-Compete Agreements

As an employer you want to protect yourself from unfair competition, ensure that your trade secrets remain secret and that your employees remain loyal to you and your company. By following these tips, with the advice your attorney and benefits professional, you can lay a contractual and fiscal groundwork to make sure your company remains as safe as possible from competition arising from former employees.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Conflict Resolution: 3 Tips to Returning Harmony to Your Business

There will always be conflict, but knowing how to handle it and being able to bring the parties involved back to productive work will save you a great deal—on a great many levels—in the long run.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Space to Grow: Small Business and Commercial Space Flight

NASA's search for a commercial vendor that can handle the engineering and operation of cargo rockets for the International Space Station is bringing small and mid-sized businesses into what was once the sole domain of NASA and the Air Force and stands as a tribute to the quality, innovation and low-cost that small business can deliver.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Treasury Getting into the SBA Loan Business

Treasury officials want to use bailout money to buy small business loans in an effort to assure lenders and financiers that reliable funding will be available even if private investors begin to balk again. Will it work? There are still a lot of questions to be answered.

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Treasury to Buy SBA Loans

Today: Treasury is preparing to buy billions in SBA loans to breathe life into the agency's faltering small business loan program. Also, the power of innovation, 3 steps to increased productivity, funding alternatives to CIT, and so much more.

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