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Weekly Round Up

by Employee ‎02-04-2011 10:34 AM - edited ‎02-04-2011 10:34 AM

info.pngHappy Friday!  It’s February already… some folks like me just celebrated Lunar New Year and many others will tune in this Sunday to watch the Super Bowl.  Before we break for the weekend check out these interesting reads below.

 

If you haven’t heard, President Obama unveils ‘Startup America’ he said it’s “a national campaign to help win the future by knocking down barriers in the path of men and women in every corner of this country hoping to take a chance, follow a dream and start a business.”

 

For those who have a business, read this article from the WSJ Blogs to see if you need a patent to protect your brilliant ideas.

 

Businesses going global or are already global, make sure your company avoids these I.T. slip-ups.

 

We talk about social media in this blog and have provided free webinars with expects offering you advice to get started and to find leads.  But are you getting results from your social media initiatives?  Let us know by commenting below and also check out this article as it may get you back on track if you were a little off.

 

If you are looking for a bunch of small business related news at your finger tips visit Alltop’s small business section (http://small-business.alltop.com/), where you’ll also find Verizon’s small business blog posts. :smileyhappy:

 

Lastly, it’s great that your business is buzzing along nicely, but ask yourself if your business is vulnerable to security threats?  Here are some useful tips that may help reduce security threats in your business.  For additional tips download the Verizon Business 2010 Data Breach Investigations Report.

 

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Contact the editor: vzsmallbiz@verizon.net

About the Authors

Mark W. Adams

Director: Verizon National Marketing

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Mark leads the way to bring innovative solutions to small businesses.


Mark Smith

Executive Director: Verizon Ventures

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Mark works with and identifies entrepreneurial companies for Verizon to invest in and fund.


Dan Keoppel

Executive Director: Verizon Ventures

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Dan works with and identifies entrepreneurial companies for Verizon to invest in and fund.


Paul Macchia

National Public Relations Manager

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Paul handles corporate communications for Verizon Wireless with a focus on enterprise and government sectors.



Ellen Yu

Sr. Manager: Media Relations

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Ellen provides PR support to Verizon's small business team, landlines and FiOS in apartment buildings and small and medium-sized commercial properties such as strip malls, and street-level shops and offices.


Kathy Johnson

Manager: SMB Product Marketing Messaging, Verizon Wireless

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Kathy manages the SMB product Marketing Messaging Strategy for the Business Solution Group. She also develops and manages various SMB marketing programs to support channel enablement.

Jarryd Gonzales

Sr. Manager: Media Relations

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Jarryd provides PR support to Verizon in CA and TX.


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