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How to find financing for your business

Whenever I'm at a party, entrepreneurs seem to find me. Once they find out I work for Register.com, they start telling me about their business idea. The next thing I know, they want my advice on where they can find the money they need to start their company.

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5 Social Media Tools for Your Business

Which social media sites are best for your business? It depends on your company size, your industry, and your social-media goals. It also depends on what type of social networking you enjoy and will persist in doing.

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7 Reasons to Add Video to Your Marketing Strategy

With everything small business owners have on their plate, it's probably difficult to imagine finding the time to produce and post videos on your Web site. But there are some compelling reasons to do it

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8 Easy Ways to Track Your Online Reputation

Positive word-of-mouth is an Internet business owner's best friend... but negative word-of-mouth can become their worst enemy practically overnight.

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5 Tips for Using Twitter to Grow Your Business

Many small business owners don't see how Twitter can help them market their business. But many major retailers have already gotten the hang of the Internet's fastest-growing and most talked-about social media site and are using it to their advantage.

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Blogging and social media Ė What's Legal

Think the Internet is a fun free-for-all where you can say whatever you want? Think again. The world of blogs and social-media sites may feel like the Wild West, but it has rules, and breaking them can hit you right in the cash register.

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10 Design Tips for Your Web Site

There's nothing like a cluttered, clunky Web site to drive away prospective customers. How can you make your site an enticing place? Here are my tips for improving 10 key aspects of your Web site.

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How to Grow Your Business in a Downturn

Patrick Sullivan and his business partner didn't pick a great time to start their digital-music royalty tracking service - it was late 2007 when they founded New York City-based Rightsflow. But that hasn't stopped the company from growing. At the end of 2009, Rightsflow had grown tenfold during the year and Sullivan expected revenue to quadruple in 2010.

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Tips for Customer Retention

If your Web site is up and it's helping you find customers and make sales, then you're ready for the next step: Make sure those customers stay with you and return to buy more.

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Social Media - A Beginner's Guide

Social media can be boggling. There are hundreds of social-media platforms online, and it's easy to spend dozens of hours visiting them, creating and updating profiles and leaving comments. But will that really help your business? If done right, social media can be a productive tool for keeping existing customers happy and finding new ones. Below, we outline how busy small-business owners can use social media effectively and efficiently.

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SEO Made Easy

The process of search engine optimization (SEO) isn't terribly complicated. However, getting improved search engine rankings for your site takes time and an understanding of how search engines work. Register.com's SEO expert, Don Deveau explains that they keys to success are increasing the content on your site and increasing the number of links into your site from other sites. In this article, Don shares specific steps you can take to improve your site's rankings.

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How To Monetize Your Site

Many small businesses have already set up Web sites, but still aren't quite sure how to use these sites to make money. In this article Register.com shares concrete strategies for the many ways a small business owner (even a services-based business owner) can generate additional income from their site. The key to a successful approach is building off of your core business and engaging your customers. Then, find ways that you can expand these strategies to different audiences.

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Looking for a web hosting service but have no idea where to start? Overwhelmed by all the options? Confused by the choices? Or perhaps you already have a web host, and youíre searching for something to give your site an extra push. Casting about for features to add? Wondering if itís time to upgrade? Trying to stretch your web development dollar? Wherever you are along the winding path of website building, turn to Hosting-Review.

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From Entrepreneur.com: Choose the Right Domain Name

It's going to be your identity in cyberspace, so make sure it's a name you can live with.

See this article on Entrepreneur.com

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Learn How You Can Get Noticed

Register.com is happy to welcome Scott Ginsberg (that guy with the nametag) as a contributor to the Learning Center. Through a series of short videos, Scott tells entrepreneurs and small business owners how to 'stick yourself out there' and get noticed. You can learn more from Scott in the below video and in his interview found in the News section of the Learning Center.

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Register.com Talks about Premium Domains with SmallBizTrends

Learning Center Editor Wendy Kennedy talks about why anyone would spend thousands on a domain name on SmallBizTrends.com.

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