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March 15, 2013
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  • How to make your small business seem bigger
    You may be able to attract more customers to your small business if you make your company seem a little bigger than it actually is, writes Bryan Janeczko, founder of startup consulting firm Wicked Start. You can project a big-company feel in several ways, such as by installing a phone system with multiple extensions, setting up a website and using high-quality business cards. SCORE Small Business Success Blog (3/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • The keys to building your brand on social media
    Instead of obsessing over the size of your audience on social media, serve the followers you have, Scott Steinberg writes. "[T]his commitment will help your business build a loyal and involved following, the influence of which may far outstrip that of larger, less engaged audiences," he writes. Pay attention to the feedback you receive and make sure your posts are concise. Mashable (3/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Selling your business? Here are 7 things you should do now.
If you're considering selling your business, you should be doing everything you can to get the best possible price. In just 7 simple steps you can improve your chances of attracting buyers and getting big bucks for your business. Read the article and learn the 7 steps.

  Industry Insight 
 
  • Feds may play role in more exchanges than expected
    HHS will run health insurance exchanges in 33 states, but officials might have to step in to facilitate exchanges in the 17 states that were granted conditional approvals to run their own. Officials said states facing problems setting up exchanges may need the federal government to intervene. Reuters (3/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Insurers must bid to participate in Calif., Vt. exchanges
    Health insurers that want to sell plans on Affordable Care Act marketplaces in California and Vermont will be required to submit bids. Twelve other states running their own exchanges will not require bids. Minnesota has not decided whether it will require bidding, and Massachusetts will hold a limited auction for insurers offering state-subsidized policies for low-income residents. Bloomberg (3/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Transformational Journeys: Modern Business Planning
Harvard Business Review explores why CFO's and their finance organizations must adapt to the changing landscape of their markets and how big data, organizational collaboration, and new cloud-based planning and analysis technologies are driving successful change.
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    AHIP's Institute 2013, June 12 to 14 in Las Vegas, features an exhibit hall filled with hundreds of product and service solutions, and a lineup of foremost health influencers and business experts. It's easy to see why leading organizations are eager to align themselves with this successful meeting. Won't you join them? Click here or contact BusinessDevelopment@ahip.org to learn how.  LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Innovations in Medicaid managed care report released
    You'll be inspired when you read about programs from 16 health plans that are improving the health and well-being of Medicaid beneficiaries throughout the country. Programs focused on working with community partners, addressing obesity, and caring for people with complex needs are boosting health care quality and outcomes and helping beneficiaries live healthier lives. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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