By Rieva Lesonsky
Did you miss any of my posts around the Net this week? Here’s what’s on my mind as we head into year-end.
Find out the real reason people aren’t buying from your website in my post on Huffington Post Small Business.
Also on Huffington Post, get my top trends to watch for 2012.
Getting financing these days isn’t easy – but for some entrepreneurs it’s easier than for others. Find out more in my post on Network Solutions’ GrowSmartBusiness blog.
Young adults are a hot market today–but finding out who really influences their purchases may surprise you (I know it did me!). Get the scoop in my post on AT&T‘s SmallBusinessInSite.
This holiday season, moms took to tablet shopping in a big way. Learn why mobile commerce isn’t going to die out after January 1 in my post on American Express OPEN Forum.
Who’s your business nemesis? Maybe you could learn a thing or two from them. Discover how in my post on American Express OPEN Forum.
Will you be hiring in 2012? Find out what other small business owners are planning in my post on Anita Campbell’s Small Business Trends.
The end of the year is a good time to get organized for next, so with that in mind, check out 5 of my “favorite things” for small businesses in my column on AllBusiness.com. And as you look back on 2011, take a moment to look ahead and plan for a better 2012–my SCORE Success blog post shows you how.
One plan for 2012 should be getting a grip on your business finances. Learn how a P&L statement can help in my Q&A on the LA-SBDC website.
Finally–this time of year is a time for celebration, so don’t forget to celebrate your customers (and build your business in the process). Read my post on the SBA’s Industry Word blog to learn how.