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News For Entrepreneurs – MARCH 16, 2009

Struggling AOL Lures Google Exec. Tim Armstrong he News: The Wall Street Journal reports with Tim Armstrong becoming AOL’s new chief executive, speculation has intensified that it may split from parent Time Warner Inc. Full report. Why It Matters: AOL grew on aggressive marketing (remember all the AOL CD’s in your mail), but collapsed on … Read More

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News For (Toilet Paper) Entrepreneurs – March 12, 209

Small Biz Outlook: More Pain Ahead The News: With sales down and unlikely to pick up any time soon, business owners are slashing staffs and inventories in an attempt to keep their companies afloat. Full report. Why It Matters: When the going gets tough, as an entrepreneur you got to do what you got to … Read More

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News For (Toilet Paper) Entrepreneurs – MARCH 11, 2009

Airlines Slashing Capacity On Slowing Demand he News: The Wall Street Journal reports Delta Air Lines, American and United airlines said Tuesday they would further reduce seat capacity this quarter because of slowing consumer demand. Full report. Why It Matters: This is going to greatly inconvenience regular travelers who are still traveling.  Use this as … Read More

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News For (Toilet Paper) Entrepreneurs – MARCH 10, 2009

More Spending Is Required To Save The Economy he News: USA Today reports Christina Rumer, head of the president’s Economic Advisers, said the government must keep spending to sustain the economy until a recovery is well established.. Full report. Why It Matters: Interesting read on how the Great Depression was made greater by certain government … Read More

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News For (Toilet Paper) Entrepreneurs – MARCH 9, 2009

Entrepreneurs Cut Their Own Salaries Before Others The News: CNN reports on a poll that shows most entrepreneurs cut their own salaries before laying off staff. Full report. Why It Matters: It sounds noble at first past, but if an entrepreneur cuts too deep into their own salary – they can’t survive and every employee, … Read More

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News For (Toilet Paper) Entrepreneurs – MARCH 6, 2009

The World’s 50 Most Admired Companies The News: Fortune produced a slide slow of the 50 most admired companies in the world and what makes them great. Full report. Why It Matters: Toyota is #3.  Even with the crushed auto market, Toyota has yet to lay-off a single person.  Learn how they do what they … Read More

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News For (Toilet Paper) Entrepreneurs – MARCH 5, 2009

Federal Stimulus Scams The News: The LA Time  reports the FTC is warning against Web ads that promise you a chunk of the federal stimulus package — for a fee or your personal information. Full report. Why It Matters: Desperate people do desperate things.  Check out anything and everything thoroughly, scams are going to be … Read More

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News For (Toilet Paper) Entrepreneurs – MARCH 4, 2009

Consumers Continue To Put Off Major Purchases The News: Fox News reports auto sales continued their downward slide as consumers put off major purchases in order to boost savings. Full report. Why It Matters: Without a new car, consumers will want to improve the ones they currently have.  Are you in the “new car smell” … Read More

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News For (Toilet Paper) Entrepreneurs – MARCH 3, 2009

PC Sales Drop 12% The News: Bloomberg reports less people are buying new computers as the recession bears down. Full report. Why It Matters: More people are repairing! 60% Of The World Has Cell Phones The News: ChannelWeb reports that more than half of the world has cell phones, in a large part due to … Read More

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News For (Toilet Paper) Entrepreneurs – MARCH 2, 2009

Votes Being Accepted On How To Run Facebook The News: PCWorld reports last week Facebook launched a campaign polling users over its new draft Terms of Service . Full report. Why It Matters: Democracy in business – will it work for Facebook?  Would it work for you? Intel Hires Someone Else To Make Their Processors … Read More

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