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Should Bosses And Employees Be Facebook Friends?

Should Bosses And Employees Be Facebook Friends?

Rieva Lesonsky  03.26.2012
Should bosses and employees be friends on Facebook? With rules about personal and professional behavior blurring, it's a bit surprising...
Study: We Literally Can't Live Without Our Phones

Study: We Literally Can't Live Without Our Phones

Rieva Lesonsky  03.23.2012
Nomophobia is on the rise. In a recent study by SecurEnvoy, 67 percent of respondents are afraid of losing or being without their mobile...
Do You Really Want Your Customers To

Do You Really Want Your Customers To "Like" You?

Rieva Lesonsky  03.22.2012
Including Facebook "like" and Twitter "tweet this" buttons on your website is widely considered a no-brainer -- a great way to encourage...
Are Millennial Employees Flakes?

Are Millennial Employees Flakes?

Rieva Lesonsky  03.19.2012
Do you think millennial employees' work ethic falls short of other generations? If so, you're not alone. In a recent poll for Workplace...
Customers Turn Off When You Make Them Log In

Customers Turn Off When You Make Them Log In

Rieva Lesonsky  03.15.2012
Do you make customers register an account in order to leave comments on your blog, access information or shop? You could be driving them...
What's Your Least Favorite Part Of Being An Entrepreneur?

What's Your Least Favorite Part Of Being An Entrepreneur?

Rieva Lesonsky  03.13.2012
What's the biggest headache small-business owners face in running their businesses? Nearly one-third (29 percent) say legal issues are...
Tablet Shoppers Spend More Than Smartphone, Laptop Shoppers

Tablet Shoppers Spend More Than Smartphone, Laptop Shoppers

Rieva Lesonsky  03.12.2012
As I recently told you, the number of tablet users is growing more rapidly than many experts had predicted -- and that number will likely...
Tablets, Tablets, Tablets!

Tablets, Tablets, Tablets!

Rieva Lesonsky  03. 7.2012
As if Apple needed any more of a boost with its announcement of the new iPad 3, U.S. tablet sales have been surging as of late -- and only...
How Can You Stand Out On Twitter?

How Can You Stand Out On Twitter?

Rieva Lesonsky  03. 5.2012
Worried that people aren't reading your tweets? In a study led by Carnegie Mellon University, Twitter users rated only 36 percent of the...
Some Red Tape Helps Small Business

Some Red Tape Helps Small Business

Rieva Lesonsky  02.29.2012
What is hindering small-business owners' growth? While some politicians would have you believe it's “too much” government regulation,...
On Social Media, Most Consumers Play Nice

On Social Media, Most Consumers Play Nice

Rieva Lesonsky  02.28.2012
The Web may be home to plenty of negative chatter, but turns out most people have no interest in badmouthing companies online. In fact,...
No Marketing Budget? Social Media May Be The Answer

No Marketing Budget? Social Media May Be The Answer

Rieva Lesonsky  02.27.2012
Small-business owners are feeling good about their future, with 70 percent saying they are "optimistic," according to the sixth-annual...
Corporate America's Facebook FAIL

Corporate America's Facebook FAIL

Rieva Lesonsky  02.23.2012
Although 48 of the top 50 brands in the latest A.T. Kearney Social Media Study have Facebook pages, the way they use these pages is falling...