So what words of wisdom helped me run my small business this week?  Thoughts on the fiscal cliff, the president’s tweetchat and of course, the holidays. Here’s a few I liked.

@tedalexandro
My notebook says "College Ruled." Bit of an overstatement.

@robdelaney
Kickstarter campaigns make me think “Good for you; power to the people!” & “Have you NO shame?” at the exact same time.

@thesulk
"Eh, I'm runnin' outta money there, Normy." (Fiscal Cliff Clavin)

@dmscott
Inbound marketing success comes from acting like a publisher, not an advertiser.

@johnhawkinsrwn
My thoughts on the fiscal cliff: A good deal is better than no deal, but no deal is better than a bad deal.

@johnhawkinsrwn
It's possible to justify working insane hours to yourself when you're succeeding, but not if you're failing.

@larry_kudlow
Once again I ask, why is everybody talking about higher taxes in the fiscal cliff story instead of lower spending? It's a spending problem.

@cstross
I use the word “computer” to indicate a useful work platform, not a toy/ebook reader/content browser.

@dennis_crystal
An idea is just an #idea ...when it makes an #impact on an organisation ..that's #innovation

@BarackObama Why not just raise taxes on the top tax bracket (income > $388,350) instead of income > $250,000? #FiscalCliff#economy

@whitehouse
hey guys - this is barack. ready to answer your questions on fiscal cliff & #my2k. Let's get started. -bo

@ReformedBroker
President Obama using Twitter to answer Fiscal Cliff questions today. Just like Millard Fillmore.

@Reuters
FLASH: "Can't promise U.S. won't go over the fiscal cliff, decision lies in the hands of Republicans" - U.S. Treasury Secretary Geithner

@Shama
I heard of a new phenomenon today. Low Battery Anxiety - feeling anxious about your draining battery. Do you suffer from this?

@JenKirkman
I hope Ashton Kutcher goes so method act-y in his role as Steve Jobs that he invents a way to make Siri more functional.

@profsufi
we have TON of high quality evidence on effects of fiscal stimulus that rely on careful counter-factual estimation, not silly simple graphs

@justinwolfers
I was about to look up this morning's ADP report, but fortunately, just in the nick of time, I remembered I don't care.

@econjared
Jeez...If the Wizards can beat the Heat, surely the rest of us can resolve the fiscal cliff.

@jimcramer
Can GOP reps actually violate the No-Tax pledge and get away with it? The futures say yes

@timhawkinscomic
Call Me Maybe nominated for song of the year. Fiscal cliff one day, musical cliff the next.

@birbigs
Grover Norquist is making up for a lifetime of being mocked for his name.

@Nouriel
Bearish ECB forecasts for 2013- EZ recession & below target inflation - imply a Dovish ECB in 2013. So Scrooge pospones Xmas gifts to Easter

@michaelianblack

Hey politicians, instead of "my way or the highway," how about "let's travel TOGETHER!!!" #thinkaboutit

@LisaBarone
Facebook paid a billion dollars for a filtering app. Thats how you know content and images matter. #clc

@TheNardvark
If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of this meeting.

@rainnwilson
"Blessed are the top 2% of income earners for verily they are the job creators." -The Bible

@JonahLupton
There are 8 female entrepreneurs for every 10 male entrepreneurs.

@CuseMob
If you're not handing out a note thanking your customer for their business and why it is important they #BuyLocal - You're losing #business.

@JenKirkman
If meeting Zeppelin last week doesn't inspire Obama to start his State of the Union with: "This year, America got the Led out," I'll be

@demingSoS
Wrong Style of #Management: Competition w/out cooperation. Getting a bigger slice of the pie, but not making the pie bigger.

@larryfreed 
#BigData without great #analytics is a time-consuming excercise in futility. Big Data and great analytics is a compeititve advantage.

@Bill_Gross 
"Why do we exist & why should anyone care?" Key question every #startup should ask according to #LeanStartup

@nicolatillin 
"he uses statistics like a drunk uses lamp-posts - for support rather than illumination"

@CMBernard3 
Beware of social media buttons that ask you to link with your other networks - this is not always a good thing! #SMM #marketing

@ValaAfshar 
"we have Twitter, we're a social business" is like "we have an oven mitt, we're a gourmet restaurant"

@Chande 
in 2012, people are sending sales emails like: learn #seo in 2 days. yes. and pigs fly

@CirionGroup 
A good laugh is always welcome, whether in business or personal life, It lightens the mood and breaks down barriers #smallbiz

@YFSEricaNicole
In business you've got to get up in the morning with determination if you’re going to go to sleep with satisfaction. #smallbiz #startup

@StuartAllenFCMI
The most important person in a businesses organisational chart is the CUSTOMER! Do they feature in yours? #bizitalk #business #custserv

@Moore
When it comes to amazing support it takes these qualities in this order: 1) personality 2) empathy 3) accuracy 4) speed #custserv

@billquiseng
Offer #custserv so great that when the customer leaves you, he is telling others, "That's the best thing that has happened to me today!"

@jimmyfallon
Mayor Bloomberg announced that NYC will hold a contest to redesign the city’s payphones. The top prize: a brand new Walkman! #fallonmono