How Solo Lawyers Can Add More Revenues – Quickly

With the changing economy, medium to large-sized law firms have been shedding staff as clients reduce their needs and legal budgets. In California alone, the State Bar Association recently stated that “too many attorneys are graduating from law school” and that the industry could not afford to support the number of new entrants into the marketplace.

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How Taco Trucks Can Make More Money Using IVR – in 5 Easy Steps

An abbreviation for Interactive Voice Response, an IVR system is the automated greeting we hear when we call many businesses. You know, “Press 1 for sales, 2 for support…”

While it’s a relatively old technology, the emergence of all things “in the Cloud” mean small businesses (and I mean really small businesses – the kind that fit onto 4 wheels) can have an IVR system that’s super cheap and very easy to set-up and change.

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6 Community Banks Start Lending as Part of the Small Business Lending Fund

Finally! The U.S. Treasury announced it has given $123 Million as part of the first phase of capital provided by the SBLF (Small Business Lending Fund).

“Expanding access to credit for small businesses will provide a powerful spark for growth and job creation,” said Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. “These funds will help ensure that more Main Street entrepreneurs have the opportunity to expand their businesses, invest in their local communities, and create new jobs.”

So far, however, the only bank to lend any money to a small business is Community Trust Financial Corporation of Ruston, Louisiana. Come on folks, small businesses are the cornerstone of turning our recession around, let’s get lending!