A good list of Small Business Contests and Awards appeared today on Ramon Ray’s excellent Smallbiztechnology.com. I notice there that this blog and Anita Campbell’s excellent Small Business Trends are going to be listing contests every two weeks.

These contests can be a good idea for a growing small business. Winning something like that–and hey, it could happen, right?–is a good boost for team morale, looks good for outsiders and, besides, you’ve earned it. Why not?

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