Dun & Bradstreet and Intuit to Offer New Suite of Online D&B Services to Small Business Owners (Business Wire)
Dun & Bradstreet, the world’s leading provider of business information, and Intuit Inc., a leader in small business financial management solutions, today announced a strategic initiative to offer small businesses a new suite of Web-based D&B business services. – May 03 8:15 AM ET
My spin: Intuit is really positioning itself as the grand daddy of small biz information AND solutions. This D&B and other deals that I’m sure are coming are good for Intuit, good for its partners and most importantly good for small businesses
Online Opportunities Still Exist (Associated Press)
Before disaster struck the dot-com industry last year, small business owners were told the Internet was the place where they just had to be. While the Web isn’t looking quite as attractive now, people who follow online trends say there are still opportunities for entrepreneurs and existing companies. – May 02 5:09 PM ET
My spin: Reuter’s Joyce Rosenber, gets it exactly right in this piece!
If you didn’t have a good reason to be in business in the first place, you shouldn’t be on the Internet, said Larry Kesslin, president of Let’s Talk Business Network, a New York-based company that runs or licenses small-business support groups in several big metropolitan areas.
OfficeMax.com Launches New Online CopyMax Services (PR Newswire) CLEVELAND, May 3 /PRNewswire/ — OfficeMax, Inc. (NYSE: OMX – news) announced today its e-commerce business unit, OfficeMax.com, has launched a new online CopyMax custom printing service at www.officemax.com or www.copymax.com. The Company said the site’s new CopyMax service offering allows customers to design, proof and order custom-printed stationery products and office supplies from over 32 categories including full-color business cards, letterhead, promotional items, customized stamps, business forms, banners, apparel and more. OfficeMax said the new CopyMax site is powered by iPrint, inc. (Nasdaq: IPRT – news) and utilizes iPrint’s XML-CommerceConnect(TM) technology to streamline customer transactions.
– May 03 8:53 AM ET
My spin: Office Max joins the ranks of other online retailers adding more and more value to it’s Web site. Using the Internet as a TOOL. Congrats to iPrint for “powering” this service!

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