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14 Business Startup Costs You Need to Know

Jared Hecht | Posted 12.21.2016 | Business
Jared Hecht

Deciding to start a business is an incredibly exciting moment, but for new entrepreneurs, that excitement is often accompanied by uncertainty, anxiety...

Top 14 Record Breaking Pay-Per-View Sporting Events (Infographic)

Jonathan Long | Posted 12.20.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

The UFC, professional wrestling and professional boxing are extremely popular right now, and while events are selling out, the audience at the live ev...

5 Ways to Make Your Brand Appeal to Millennials

Jonathan Long | Posted 12.20.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

Millennials now occupy the largest segment of the population, so if you are a business-to-consumer company, it's important to figure out how to engage...

A Merchant's Breakdown of Credit Card Processing Fees

John Rampton | Posted 12.19.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Credit cards are here to stay; the modern customer craves the convenience of paying with credit cards - even for B2B payments. There are many benefits...

7 Creative Ways to Manage Your Business While on Vacation

Adeyemi Adetilewa | Posted 12.19.2016 | Business
Adeyemi Adetilewa

You own your business - it's your baby. Your lifeblood. Your sole existence. You are your business. So, the temptation to work 9, 10, 12, 16 hours a d...

Why Sweet Loren's is a Sweet Business Built to Stand for Some Important Lessons

Meg Seitz | Posted 12.19.2016 | Business
Meg Seitz

When Loren Brill started to study nutrition and take baking classes, she immediately sensed something was off. She noticed a disconnect between the ...

4 Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners in 2017

Nadya Khoja | Posted 12.16.2016 | Business
Nadya Khoja

Being a small business owner is not always easy, especially when you constantly need to stay up to date on all the new trends, strategies and algorith...

How to Take Advantage of the Upcoming Holiday Season For Your Retail Business

John Rampton | Posted 12.16.2016 | Business
John Rampton

For retailers the holidays are often the most hectic time-of-year. While most business owners have hopefully already begun preparations to stay ahead ...

The Healthy Alternative

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.16.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

Support your local small businesses. Support the Mom and Pop family businesses. Support true quality and real organic food.

Trump’s Small Business Pick Has A Record Of Crushing Smaller Competitors

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 12.16.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Linda McMahon, the former World Wrestling Entertainment chief executive whom President-elect Donald Trump has tapped to run the Small B...

Top 5 Payment Processing Challenges for Small Businesses

John Rampton | Posted 12.15.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Making money is supposed to be enjoyable, but actually collecting that money isn't always easy. In fact, the payment processing landscape can be confu...

Cut Any Expense You Want, But Don't Dare Take the Coffee Away!

Gene Marks | Posted 01.26.2017 | Business
Gene Marks

I had a lunch the other day with a friend of mine who was just elected to be the managing partner of a mid-sized engineering firm. Being the good mana...

ATTN: President-Elect Trump - Here's An Efficient Way To Create Jobs

Bob Keefe | Posted 12.14.2016 | Business
Bob Keefe

Let's hope our new leadership in Washington and beyond recognizes the importance of the energy efficiency industry and the policies that support them.

Closing The Skills Gap: Small Businesses Get Creative To Address Worker Training Shortfalls

John Arensmeyer | Posted 12.14.2016 | Business
John Arensmeyer

The skills gap is a significant hurdle to growth for most businesses in the United States. And while this gap is well documented in sectors like manuf...

HOAs Gone Haywire, Part III: The 411 On Everything You Need to Know About HOA and COA Board Elections

Jack Hanson | Posted 12.13.2016 | HuffPost Home
Jack Hanson

HOAs Gone Haywire, Part III: The 411 On Everything You Need to Know About HOA and COA Board Elections Last May, two Pike County, Pennsylvania men we...

12 Principles to Developing Millennial Talent

Jared Buckley | Posted 12.13.2016 | Business
Jared Buckley

As Jack Miller, the General Manager at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, spoke about millennials at the Arizona Hospitality Summit in November, I was impr...

Seven Things I Wish I Knew As A Young Entrepreneur

Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 12.13.2016 | Business
Rajan Thapaliya

I always find young folks who start up a business enterprise due to their desires to have fun in the work that they are passionate about. These people...

5 Dead Simple Ways to Increase your Pitches' Open Rate

John Rampton | Posted 12.13.2016 | Business
John Rampton

As a freelancer, chances are you're interested in independently pitching your services to businesses instead of dilly-dallying around, awaiting job li...

How Obama's New Overtime Rule Could Affect Your Small Business

John Rampton | Posted 12.13.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Most of us aren't crazy about working overtime - especially when we're not being paid for it. President Obama's new overtime rule will make some changes in the way workers are paid that may correct that problem for at least some workers.

Complexity shapes the future. How will we prepare our kids?

Jason Moriber | Posted 12.12.2016 | Business
Jason Moriber

"Smart" toys for the next generation hold the key to the business world's bright future Out of a former post office tucked away in an industrial s...

10 Ways Workplace Diversity Helps Your Business Grow

Diana Rodriguez-Zaba | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
Diana Rodriguez-Zaba

From financial corporations and law firms to commercial office cleaning companies and HVAC contractors, businesses thrive here in Chicago. I believe...

Use These 12 Tools to Manage Your Business from Any Corner of the World (Infographic)

Jonathan Long | Posted 12.11.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

The internet has completely changed how businesses operate. Many companies are able to eliminate the traditional office setting and build an organizat...

Yes, Your Internet Is Very, Very Slow

Gene Marks | Posted 12.08.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Would you like to play a game of baseball...inside of an elevator? Or drive from LA to Vegas in a BMW 7 Series...on a dirt road? If this is what you l...

Own a website? You need to read this. 

Erika Dickstein | Posted 12.08.2016 | Business
Erika Dickstein

Remember that old saying, "when I tell you to jump, you ask how high?" Every industry has an 800-pound gorilla that periodically tells everyone to jum...

5 Ways to Overcome Obstacles and Hurdles in your Startup

John Rampton | Posted 12.08.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Both startup founders and employees should be familiar with overcoming adversity. The startup life is a never-ending battle of establishing yourself a...