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December 29, 2008


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"The Number of Small Businesses Will Increase in 2009". I'm not sure if that is the case. IN fact, despite many job losses, many people will try to turn to self-employment and small business.... but one thing is try, another thing is succeed.

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Very true, small business is really a trend right now. My wife just started a business that I am promoting.

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