By Rieva Lesonsky

Have you missed out on any of my blog posts from around the Net this week? Keep reading to see what I’m talking about lately.

There’s lots of talk lately about “the 99 percent,” but if you want to reach “the 1 percent” as customers, learn what you need to do in my post on Network Solutions‘ GrowSmartBusiness blog.

Another group of customers that can really pump up your sales is baby boomers. Learn what matters to this key market in my post on  American Express OPEN Forum.

Whatever markets you are trying to reach, using referral marketing can help you do it. Get my top 10 tips for turning referrals into customers on the SBDC-LA network blog.

What do small businesses have to look forward to in 2012? Get the scoop in my post on Anita Campbell’s Small Business Trends, where I detail the results of my company’s latest survey with Zoomerang.

Of course, the upcoming presidential election is a key factor in how 2012 will pan out. Does the Republican candidate have small business’s vote in the bag? It ain’t necessarily so–read my post on the Huffington Post Small Business blog to find out more.

No matter what happens next year, don’t let it stop you from achieving your business goals. Get my advice for making your business dreams come true on the SCORE Success blog.