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7 Ways to Convert More of Your Holiday Website Traffic into Sales

Jonathan Long | Posted 11.30.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

We are in the middle of the holiday season, which is a prime time to generate increased online revenue. Last year, holiday season U.S. retail e-commer...

Learn How Commercial Real Estate Loans Work

Jared Hecht | Posted 11.29.2016 | Business
Jared Hecht

Buying real estate for your small business? It's an exciting move, but also a stressful one. So, let's start with the basics.

The 5 Advantages Startups Have Over Big Businesses

Jose Vasquez | Posted 11.29.2016 | Business
Jose Vasquez

Startups may seem at a natural disadvantage, but they actually hold key strengths over big businesses. When you first start a business, it's easy to...

Get Endorsed by VIPs in Your Field

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

A successful media, marketing, and PR campaign is a game of psychology, a matter of perception. I find that it's based on three components: media, VIP...

How to Start Building Your Credit Fast

Jared Hecht | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
Jared Hecht

We're thinking of a number between 300 and 850... and it's your credit score. Do you know what it is? And most importantly, is it where you want it t...

Don't Fail Because Your Small Business Lacks Accountability!

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

Accountability within a small business is more important than ever before. With the ever-increasing complexity in the day-to-day running of a business...

5 Secrets to Successful Infographic Creation and Dissemination

John Rampton | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Infographics have played a huge role in blogging and content marketing this year, and you should expect the same to be true in 2017 and beyond. Howeve...

Failure's Silver Lining

Jason Olsen | Posted 11.25.2016 | Business
Jason Olsen

Failure. Just reading the word makes us uncomfortable. Try whispering the word under your breath. Do you physically feel the discomfort? Most of us do...

6 Factors Businesses Should Consider Before Acquiring Property

Vicky Law | Posted 11.23.2016 | Business
Vicky Law

Every business looking to have a long term identity and presence in the corporate world needs to have some sort of "nerve centre" of operations, a loc...

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Prepare for the Holidays

NerdWallet | Posted 11.25.2016 | Business

By Jackie Zimmermann The doorbuster deals are set and the Black Friday ads are out, perennial indicators that the holiday shopping season is in ful...

How to Manage Your Profitability in Your Small Business

Melinda Emerson | Posted 11.23.2016 | Business
Melinda Emerson

A profitable small business is rarely an accident; you have to constantly work for new revenue. Projecting profits on a financial statement in a busi...

4 Steps to Disrupting a Traditional Industry

Molly Reynolds | Posted 11.23.2016 | Business
Molly Reynolds

Back in school, if we were "disruptive" in class, we'd probably end up spending long hours after school in detention, doomed to a punishment of writin...

These Are 3 Reasons Not to Use Microsoft's New Outlook CRM Offering

Gene Marks | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

My ten-person company is a Microsoft Partner and a fan of Microsoft. We specialize in Customer Relationship Management (CRM). We sell their recently r...

Here's How To Make Small Business Saturday Bigger Than Ever

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business

Small Business Saturday is fast upon us, and the timing couldn’t be better. American consumers are gearing up to spend an average of $935 per person...

Work-Life Balance Tips for a Freelancer Struggling to Do it All

John Rampton | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Finding balance between freelance work, handling other aspects of your business and your personal life can be a challenge. While there isn't a perfect...

Overcome Fear of Failure Once And For All

Ann Davis | Posted 11.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Ann Davis

Does this sound familiar? You imagine risking everything to follow your crazy dream. Time, money, pride, stability, energy--you give it everything...

Talking With Music Supervisor Laura Katz About Her New Company: Supe Troop

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 11.22.2016 | Los Angeles
Gregory Weinkauf

Pretty much everyone loves music in the movies, but who gives much thought to how it gets there? Initially, music supervisors, that's who -- and few a...

4 Ways Millennials Can Get Involved on Small Business Saturday

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

During the holiday season, it's easy to assume millennials are either caught up in Black Friday madness or going on a Cyber Monday shopping spree on t...

3 Workplace Trends For 2017

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 11.25.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

Over the past few years we have noticed many and varied trends that impact our workplace.  Some of them already exist today, but their importance wil...

Plagued by Uncertainty? Take Your Small Business BIG!

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

The recent election has put many small business owners on edge. The election of an unknown, untested President adds an element of uncertainty to the e...

Family-Friendly Workplaces Are Good For Business

Joe Keefe | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
Joe Keefe

Family-friendly workplaces have a lot going for them, including basic decency and fairness, advancing the rights of women, and promoting the health an...

Are Your Daily Habits Holding You Back?

John Rampton | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
John Rampton

You have aspirations, right? You have goals you want to achieve. Like so many of us, you most likely have a few daily habits that are getting in your ...

Small Businesses Can Make a Big Impact on the Economy

David M Kirby | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
David M Kirby

Credit: Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau Being a small business owner is challenging. Small business owners come from a variety of ...

5 Tips for Booking Prestigious Speaking Gigs

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

Back in my 20s and 30s, I made my living as a Jewish multicultural educator, lecturing at prestigious venues like Harvard University and Barnard Cente...

5 Technologies Your Business Should Adopt Right Now

Clair Jones | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
Clair Jones

Business technology is always changing, and if you don't do your best to stay ahead of the curve you could find yourself playing a very dangerous game...