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Should You Be Concerned About Apple Watch Privacy?

The Connecticut Attorney General has questions for Apple about its latest gadget.

This color-changing nail polish could prevent sexual assaults

Undercover Colors is a startup that's aiming to develop a nail polish that changes color when it comes into contact with known date rape drugs.

What's wrong with Markus Persson? He sold Minecraft for $2.5B, but sounds SO depressed!

E arlier this year, Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson was at home with a fever when a group of his more vocal customers violently turned against him and Mojang, the gaming company he co-founded, following a clarification of its...Show More Summary

10 Tips for Making Your Sales Video Stand Out

We’ve all seen stale sales videos. What’s rare are creative and compelling ones. But how do you make that happen while relaying important information? To find out, we asked 10 members from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following...Show More Summary

Today in Small Business: 30 Start-Ups to Watch

An iconic hardware store closes after nearly 100 years in business. Why "Shark Tank" doesn't represent the real world of investing. And how Urban Outfitters became "the official clothing store of Outrage Twitter."

#SMBHolidayPrep Twitter Chat Highlights

Woo-hoo. We’re still super excited after our informative Holiday Boot Camp Twitter chat. And we wanted to quickly share some of the highlights with you. First, we want to thank the FedEx Office team for joining us along with yours truly Small Business Trends founder and CEO Anita Campbell. Show More Summary

What Should You Wear To Work?

Last year, we implemented a dress code at the office. (OK, I implemented a dress code at the office. Plural is probably not appropriate here.) I implemented a dress code and it had some cool effects and every now and again I think about writing an article about it. Then I read this article about […]

The 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards Community Choice Winners Are In!

After much nail-biting and anticipation, we’re happy to announce this year’s Community Choice winners for the 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards. Below are the top five popular votes in each category, including Apps, Corporations,...Show More Summary

Businesses That Ban Bad Reviews, Congress is Coming for You

California's recently passed law forbidding anti-disparagement clauses in a business' terms of sale, could soon get a national review, as Congress looks to take up a similar measure.

Instagram Hyperlapse Allows You to Create Time Lapse Videos

Recently, Instagram announced on its blog the release of its new app “Hyperlapse,” a fun way to film and create your own high-quality time lapse videos. Time lapse videos are sped up videos to show longer footage in a shorter period of time. Show More Summary

Fed Sees Promising Signs, but Interest Rates Will Remain Low

The Federal Reserve indicated that it will keep interest rates low "for a considerable time" as the economy improves.

12 Actionable Techniques to Get 5-Star Reviews

Sponsored Post Customer reviews have the potential to make or break your business. Great reviews can give your brand credibility and lead to more loyal customers. But too many bad reviews can make customers lose interest before they even get a chance to buy from you. Show More Summary

America's 10 Best Cities to Live and Launch

Big cities may be hopping, but these small towns supply ample benefits that might entice startups too.

Why wellness programs are very, very sick

Ineffective? Maybe. Illegal? Possibly. But don't pull the plug on wellness yet

Easy as 1-2-3: Ways to Simplify Your Business

Keeping focused is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Think in threes to simplify your plans, values, and metrics. Here are three questions to ask.

Spotlight: elMejorTrato Runs a Startup With No Bosses

Can a startup function without bosses? has proven that it can work. Two years ago, the tech company decided to get rid of managers and instead trusts its team to do their best work without direct superiors. The business...Show More Summary

Have You Tried Selling Products in China?

For less than the price of a plane ticket to China, Export Now promised to ship a small business's goods to China and put them online in a massive market. Most small businesses were not interested.

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