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November 29, 2012
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  • 6 strategies for creating lead generating content
    Online content can drive important connections for sales organizations, writes Chris Horton. Create great content by carefully identifying and focusing on your target audience, and embrace audio and visual media as well as written content to reach more people, Horton advises. He also recommends using social media to monitor and reach out to those who interact with your content. B2C Marketing Insider (11/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • How to lower your 2012 tax bill
    It might be smart from a tax-planning perspective to create a retirement plan and consider distributing dividends before the end of the year, according to Craig Castanos, who has a firm that provides financial advice. Also, you should know you might be able to get a tax credit if you hire a veteran in 2012. Intuit Small Business Blog (11/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • The 5 keys to wellness program success
    Creating an effective wellness program begins with determining what employees need and then giving them the tools required to succeed, according to the Intuit Small Business Blog. Incentives should be things employees will want to have and the goals set for attaining them should be realistic. Employee feedback also is a good idea. Intuit Small Business Blog (11/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • 2012 has brought many new rules for annuities
    Several states have enacted regulations this year that affect insurers that sell annuities, writes Kathy Donovan of Wolters Kluwer Financial Services. Unclaimed property; the method by which claims are settled; senior protections; and annuity contracts, riders and nonforfeiture standards are key areas addressed by the rules, she writes. Further action on retained-asset accounts, unclaimed property and consumer protection is likely in 2013, she adds. National Underwriter Life & Health (11/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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