Survey Says: Attracting New Customers Is Small Businesses’ Biggest Headache (PR Newswire)
With an uncertain economy, small business owners are faced with the constant struggle of either attracting new customers or risk being one of the thousands of small businesses that falter each year.
– Oct 11 9:03 AM ET
“Thousands of small business owners have struggled because of the difficulty in attracting new customers,” said Pam Gibert, vice president, Retail for the Postal Service. “A survey conducted by Millward Brown shows that small business owners need an easier and more cost-effective means of attracting new customers. The U.S. Postal Service’s website, www.usps.com , has a Small Business Tools page that will help small business owners gain new customers, and features tips and strategies to help keep those customers coming back.
My spin: For sure! If you can’t attract and RETAIN customers you’re dead
NewSouth Communications Launches NewSolutions for Small Business (PR Newswire) NewSouth Communications, a broadband Integrated Communications Provider in the South, has launched NewSolutions for Small Business, a service specifically designed for small businesses with the need for high performance Internet service. – Oct 11 9:55 AM ET
“NewSouth offers our small business customers the opportunity to purchase both data and telecommunications services at the same time from the same company. That gives us a distinct advantage over other competing ICPs,” said James W. Akerhielm, President and Chief Executive Officer of NewSouth Communications. “By combining our existing small business voice service, Small Business Solutions, with DSL technology, we are offering the most cost- efficient communication package available in our market.”
My spin: VODSL – Voice Over DSL is a very good solution for small businesses. As voice can now be data, no longer just an analog signal, it can all be sent over a DSL circuit
VerticalResponse Partners With Oracle Small Business Suite Provider NetLedger (PR Newswire) VerticalResponse(TM), the emerging leader in self-service email marketing, today announced an alliance with NetLedger, Inc., to co-market VerticalResponse’s services to Oracle Small Business Suite customers.
My spin: Good biz dev

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