Its not a secret that I love the Washington Post. Today I spent a lot of time reading the Business section almost word for word.
Here are links to the articles that were interesting to me and you should check them out.
- A Golden Age for Cheapskates Nancy Trejos The article talks about people looking for frees tuff on the web. I remember the day I got a free pair of Asics in the late 90's I think just for giving them my email address.
- Michelle Singletary talks about how to get a job when your resume feels like you are overqualifed. Landing a Job When Your Résumé's Too Good for It
- Tom Heath @addedvalueth Fitting everything in the Frame that discusses how a local framing business is coping with the economy.
- Mike Musgrove let out a secret Where Tinkerers Take Control of Technology You can follow hacdcat @hacdc to get details of their meetings and to join one. Imagine that they have rigged a device that tweets when someone enters the room at the meeting. Very cool.
- Rob Pregraro tested the latest GPS devices in his blog Fast Forward so I don't have to when I change my car in a few weeks, Rob has his Rob Pregoraro Facebook Page
Another fantastic Small Business post was a syndicated article From Kiplinger from Anne Kates Smith Help for Small Business .Her advice to Small Business is:
Mentors are easy to find. Score has 12,000 mentors nationwide who will advise you for free, in person or online (http://www.score.org). Small Business Development Centers, a joint effort of the Small Business Administration, colleges and local governments, offers management assistance at about 1,000 locations. You can network at your local Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce, at LinkedIn.com, and at sites devoted to small-business communities, such as StartupNation.com.Small Businesses can also visit http://growsmartbusiness.com and learn about the Small Business Success Index a study that found there is optimism despite the economy.