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Five Things You Should Know About India

Rieva Lesonsky  06.30.2012
Recently, 149 women from 15 nations gathered in Delhi, India, for the Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) to learn, network and do...
Dell's $100 Million Initiative: What's In It For You?

Dell's $100 Million Initiative: What's In It For You?

Rieva Lesonsky  06.12.2012
In what it calls a "first-of-its-kind" move, Dell recently launched a major initiative, which includes a credit fund for small businesses....
Young Entrepreneurs Take On The World

Young Entrepreneurs Take On The World

Rieva Lesonsky  06.11.2012
Are young entrepreneurs out to change the world? That was the impression I got last month when I served as a judge at the Global Venture...
How Long Will Customers Wait In Line Before Leaving?

How Long Will Customers Wait In Line Before Leaving?

Rieva Lesonsky  06.11.2012
How long are customers willing to wait for service in your retail store before they walk out? Not very long, according to the results of...

Millennials Evaluate What's Cool

Rieva Lesonsky  06.11.2012
Want to market to millennial consumers? Then play up their sense of themselves as "cool." According to a new report from Insites Consulting,...
Is Your Business Still Addicted To Paper?

Is Your Business Still Addicted To Paper?

Rieva Lesonsky  06. 7.2012
Small-business owners often say they want to use cloud computing solutions or mobile technology to make their businesses more efficient,...
Feel Safer Meeting Strangers Than Opening Email Attachments?

Feel Safer Meeting Strangers Than Opening Email Attachments?

Rieva Lesonsky  06. 7.2012
Today's consumers are highly aware they’re subject to Internet security risks. In fact, they're so conscious of it they feel safer meeting...
Is It Time To Start Spending?

Is It Time To Start Spending?

Rieva Lesonsky  06. 4.2012
Small-business owners who have been hoarding cash as a hedge against the uncertain economy are loosening their purse strings a bit, a new...
5 Things I Learned At National Small Business Week

5 Things I Learned At National Small Business Week

Rieva Lesonsky  06. 1.2012
Every year since 1963, when President John F. Kennedy first made it official, the Small Business Administration has saluted the nation’s...
Small-Business Owners Most Stressed By Running Business

Small-Business Owners Most Stressed By Running Business

Rieva Lesonsky  06. 1.2012
Running a small business is more stressful than anything else in a small-business owner's life -- including raising children -- according...
Report: Your Mobile Strategy Stinks

Report: Your Mobile Strategy Stinks

Rieva Lesonsky  05.30.2012
Small businesses are starting to recognize the importance of mobile marketing and m-commerce, but they still have a long way to go. According...
Is Your Company's Data At Risk?

Is Your Company's Data At Risk?

Rieva Lesonsky  05.29.2012
The growing trend toward BYOD (bring your own device) in the workplace is putting company data at risk, according to a survey by Mozy and...
What My Dad Taught Me About Business

What My Dad Taught Me About Business

Rieva Lesonsky  05.24.2012
I’ve met some of the most renowned entrepreneurs and business experts of our day. Some were disappointing in person, while others lived...

Your Inbox May Be Killing You

Rieva Lesonsky  05.17.2012
Email overload may be doing more than driving you crazy -- it could be sending you to an early grave. Research from the University of California...