By Rieva Lesonsky

Did you miss any of my blog posts from around the Net this week? Check out the latest:

What’s the number-one factor in keeping your employees happy? It might be as simple as putting on a pot of coffee. Read more in my post on AOL Small Business.

Learn the 4 trends your business should take advantage of–now–in my post on Anita Campbell’s Small Business Trends.

Ever feel frustrated trying to figure out what your customers really want? Then you’ll enjoy my post on American Express OPEN Forum.

Do you think the SBA is worth our tax dollars? I sure do. Find out why in my column on

Is your small business prepared for disaster? Getting ready isn’t as hard as you might think–and will give you peace of mind. Learn the steps in my post on Network Solutions’ GrowSmartBusiness blog.

Shopping is going social! Find out the different ways men and women are using social media when they shop in my post on AT&T’s SmallBusinessInSite.

Are you considering going after government contracts or subcontracting to a big corporation? Then you’ll want to learn more about the Business Matchmaking program and how it can help. Visit my post on the SCORE Success Blog.

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