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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...

One Research-Backed Way to Effectively Manage Your Stressful and Busy Schedule

James Clear | Posted 11.17.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

About twenty years ago, a group of college students at Stanford University headed home for winter break. While they were gone, they were given the tas...

#Enterpriseof1: The Future of Work Augmented with Machine Learning

Laiza King | Posted 11.17.2016 | Technology
Laiza King

With a large amount of information all over the web, it can be quite difficult to keep up, especially for enterprises that depend on data analytics fo...

Keeping Corporate Innovation Alive

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.22.2016 | Technology
Vala Afshar

The difference between market takers and market makers is not product innovation, it is business model innovation. To compete in the age of the custom...

6 Steps to Prepare For Tax Season

Jared Hecht | Posted 11.16.2016 | Business
Jared Hecht

A small business owner wears many hats--and one of them is usually an accountant's. Deciding whether to do your taxes on your own or hire a professio...

How To Attract More 5-Star Business Reviews Online

Jonathan Long | Posted 11.15.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

Did you know that 61 percent of customers read online reviews before making a purchase decision? They are essential if you operate an e-commerce website. Accumulating a large number of 5-star reviews builds brand reputation and credibility, and ultimately drives sales.

In Memory of WWII Veteran Entrepreneur Jack Nadel

Jack Nadel | Posted 11.15.2016 | Impact
Jack Nadel

This year we lost an incredible WWII veteran and award-winning entrepreneur, who many considered to be one of the nation's top thought leaders and grandfathers for the "vetrepreneurship" movement to inspire more veterans to explore entrepreneurship as a career path.

The One Thing Holding Back Most Small Businesses

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 11.15.2016 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

I've been working in the success arena for decades. I've seen, and experienced first hand, the thrill of victory. I've also been privy to the agony o...

Thank You, Constant Contact, For Shutting Down My Email

Gene Marks | Posted 11.15.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Constant Contact shut down my email -- and it wasn't for the first time. In fact, it was the third time they did this in the more than six years I've ...

5 Important Habits Healthy Entrepreneurs Must Have

Jeff Charles | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Jeff Charles

So let’s talk about your health. I’ll start with a couple questions. Are you as healthy as you should be? Are you focusing on making sure your bod...

Why Freelancers are the Secret Ingredient for Our Economy

John Rampton | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Freelancers may have had a reputation for being lazy writers living in their parent's basement in the past, but times have changes. Fortune 500 compan...

Women Leaders Are Redefining Business - On HER Terms

Jennifer Love | Posted 11.15.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

To ensure the success of women and girls is to ensure that they attain literacy and self-confidence in financial matters big and small. And it's happe...

Get The Media Hooked

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 11.11.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

Are you looking to generate media coverage of your work? Here three tips for hooking the media, followed by a recent sample ABC clip featuring one of ...

Are SBA Loans Worth the Hassle?

NerdWallet | Posted 11.11.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

By Ben Pimentel Getting a loan from the federal Small Business Administration could give you a major financial boost. But the process of trying to g...

4 Tips to Boost Your Chances for an SBA Loan

NerdWallet | Posted 11.11.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

By Ben Pimentel Buying new equipment, opening a new branch or refinancing a high-interest loan for your small business? SBA loans, with low annual ...

Why Ecommerce Businesses Need Email Marketing in 2017

Sarah Peterson | Posted 11.09.2016 | Business
Sarah Peterson

Back in 2014, email marketing was responsible for over a quarter of all ecommerce Black Friday sales across all industries. This made email marketing...

Entrepreneurs Have The Whole World In Their Hands In 2017: Getting Organized Is Paramount

Carla Deter | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
Carla Deter

Featured Photo by messtiza / bianca francesca, found on Flickr, licensed under Creative Commons. This post is intended to share a few tips I used whe...

4 Smart Ways to Create Connections That Boost Your Business

John Bowen | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
John Bowen

It's time to stop trying to differentiate the product or service you offer and start differentiating yourself. Let's face facts: Your product or s...

5 Tips for Running a Successful Seasonal Business

Molly Reynolds | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
Molly Reynolds

Running any business is hard. But running a seasonal business marked by sharp peaks and troughs at certain times of the year is not for the faint-hear...

5 Ways to Keep Business Expenses From Creeping Up

John Rampton | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
John Rampton

As we get nearer to the end of the year, many small business owners start to think of last-minute business expenses they can deduct on their business ...

Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs From a Successful CEO

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Atlanta, GA - TowerPoint Capital is a leading institutional investor in and manager of wireless real estate -- or, for the uninitiated, cell towers --...

What Keeps You Up At Night?

Sophie Andrews | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
Sophie Andrews

Running a business is tough, and there are so many hurdles and issues that it's any wonder we get any sleep at all. Taking cash flow out of the equati...

How To Become A Wedding Planner

Victoria Yore | Posted 11.07.2016 | Weddings
Victoria Yore

Before spending money on a certification course or spending months interning with an existing company, spend a day or two reading up on the wedding planning business and you'll be much more prepared to start your career on the right foot.

Trump, Sexual Harrasment And The Workplace

Steve Strauss | Posted 11.07.2016 | Business
Steve Strauss

It is axiomatic to say that no woman should be subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace. Let's double down on that and say that no person shoul...

Beyond Skype: Meet the Next Phase in Mobile Communication

Liesha Petrovich | Posted 11.07.2016 | Technology
Liesha Petrovich

We tend to forget the amazing things that smartphones can do. We carry around maps, a compass, flashlight, and communication wizard in our pockets. Th...