In Part 1 of our Tips for Small Business Owners we talked about different techniques to stay organized and on top of your work. That was just some of the vast information to be gained from the San Francisco Small Business Expo. Timothy Smith, of Marketure, gave some very helpful lessons for small business owners to increase help increase their online presence, SEO and marketing visibility. Here are some tips and techniques we took away from this year's Expo event: Search engine

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Working from home, while rewarding and convenient, can often times curb productivity. Distractions are ever prevalent, especially with the presence of children, spouses or pets. There is another productivity killer that could be present. Bad posture, dim lighting and uncomfortable work settings can lead to a series of injuries and musculoskeletal disorders. Some injuries, such as carpel tunnel and sprains, could keep you out of work for weeks! Below are some ergonomically friendly ways to avoid injuries while working from home, while increasing overall productivity. What Causes Injuries When Working From Home? When working from home, it is very important to remember your

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Being an entrepreneur is not an easy task. Often times the media will only highlight accomplishments and successes of entrepreneurs, and while it looks amazing, they fail to show the struggle and hard work that allowed them to reach that result. The achievements and success are much more glamorous—nobody wants to read about 18-hour workdays, mounds of stress, and the personal sacrifices. They want to hear about financial gains and building a successful business. There are specific traits that many successful entrepreneurs share. I have put together a list of eight that I believe anyone about to venture down the entrepreneurial path should become familiar with. 1) They have

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