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Good Stuff from the Week: Weekend-Roundup (through 7.17.11)

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Since Twitter goes by so quickly, here are some great posts and information from the past week, some of which I have contributed to and some of which were brought to my attention, that you may have missed.

Small Business Influencer

: I was nominated for the Small Business Influencer Award.  It’s 1 vote per day- although I hate the concept of voting weighing in, if you have a moment, can you spare a click vote?

Social Media

Is Social Media Killing the Economy?: Via Dashal’s Blog

Daily Deals/Customer Loyalty

Is Groupon Bad For Your Business?: Season 2 of Business Boxing where I appear with Barry Moltz started at AllBusiness.Com

Groupon’s Loyalty Fail: Interesting blog via Simon Salt


I Will Loan You My Umbrella: 5 Tips to Face the Tough Times: I contribute to the Women on the Fence blog

What I Want You To Learn From Me: Excellent post via Margie Clayman

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Carol Roth is a national media personality, ‘recovering’ investment banker, investor, speaker and author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Entrepreneur Equation. She is a judge on the Mark Burnett (Shark Tank, The Voice, Survivor, The Apprentice) produced technology competition series, America's Greatest Makers, airing on TBS and Host of Microsoft's Office Small Business Academy show. Previously, Carol was the host and co-producer of The Noon Show, a current events talk show on WGN Radio, one of the top stations in the country, and a contributor to CNBC, as well as a frequent guest on Fox News, CNN, Fox Business and other stations. Carol's multimedia commentary covers business and the economy, current events, politics and pop culture topics. Carol has helped her clients complete more than $2 billion in capital raising and M&A transactions. She is a Top 100 Small Business Influencer (2011-2015) and has her own action figure. Twitter: @CarolJSRoth