Intuit Reaffirms Outlook, Loss Grows (Reuters)
Personal and small business finance software maker Intuit Inc. (INTU.O) on Tuesday posted a fiscal fourth-quarter pro-forma loss that doubled from last year, due to a drop-off in highly profitable Internet advertising and marketing fees.
– Aug 21 7:27 PM ET
My spin: Intuit’s down in this quarter but overall this company has only light ahead if it keep satisfying it’s core small biz customers.
SMALL BUSINESS — Dot-Biz: Points to Ponder (Business Week)
Nice article about the “.biz” domain name -…Small Business: SMART ANSWERS By Karen E. Klein On Oct. 1, a new Internet address reserved exclusively for…
– Aug 21 10:00 AM ET
My spin: Listen, you could get all worked up about the new “.biz” domain names – but don’t. Let’s say you’ve invested 5 years in your online business – just becuase someone has a duplicate of your domain name, but instead of “.com” has “.biz” does that mean they are going to snag your customers? It’s going to take probably several months at the least for people to even get used to these new top level domain names. Execute, execute -that’s the key!
Microsoft Offers Commission Junction’s Online Ad Services to bCentral Clients (Business Wire)
Commission Junction, the largest pay-for-performance ad network, today announced a strategic relationship with Microsoft bCentral, the leading provider of small business services on the Web. – Aug 21 9:04 AM ET
My spin: I told you folks – you can cry about MS all you want, but their bCentral portal is doing VERY well. I may switch to their services myself!
Implementing CRM Applications In A Small Business Is A Swim Or Sink Proposition (Business Wire)
A new white paper on Customer Relationship Management applications for small business is now available as a downloadable PDF file from Advantage Product Marketing, Inc., an independent marketing consulting organization.
– Aug 20 4:18 PM ET
My spin: Take a look at this free report….I”m downloading it for myself
Executive Software Marks 20th Anniversary With Release Of Diskeeper(R) 6.0 Small Business Edition (SBE); (Internet Wire) Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Executive Software today announced the release of Diskeeper 6.0 Small Business Edition for the European market. Diskeeper, which has consistently been the best selling network defragmenter for the corporations worldwide runs on, Windows 95, 98, ME, Windows NT and Windows 2000. – Aug 20 7:00 AM ET
My spin: Happy b-day!
247 Sitewatch Announces the Cure for the Broken Link! New Web-Based Site Monitoring Utility Provides Unique Link-Checker for Websites! (Business Wire)…Broken links are endemic in small business websites, many intranets and extranets, and the websites of not-for-profit agencies,… – Aug 21 3:01 PM ET
My spin: I wonder how many dead links I have on…..hmmmm