By Rieva Lesonsky

Did you miss any of my posts from around the Net this week? Here’s what I’m writing about.

Keep your business one step ahead of the pack by learning the 6 trends you’ve got to know about for 2012. You can read them over on American Express OPEN Forum.

Did your business “give back” over the holidays? Keep the feeling going all year round–check out my post on Anita Campbell’s Small Business Trends to learn how.

Now that the frenzied holiday shopping season is over, how did it all shake out? Get the final tally of how much consumers spent, where, and what it means to your business on AT&T‘s SmallBusinessInSite.

Speaking of retail, smart marketers are using social media to stay in the game in 2012 and beyond. Learn more on Huffington Post Small Business.

Will consumer spending pick up in 2012? Get a handle on projections for the New Year in my post over on the Network Solutions’ GrowSmartBusiness blog.

If your business gave bonuses in 2011, you’re part of a dying breed. Find out why bonuses are dwindling in my post on Huffington Post Small Business.

In 2012, it’s all about the money–you want to make more of it, right? To see what might be holding you back, check out my post on the SCORE Success Blog.

No matter what the New Year brings, I know your business can handle it. Get my tips for surviving in this rollercoaster economy over on the SBDC-LA website.