Organizations tackling social problems have taught entrepreneurs the importance of mission. Entrepreneurs know how to get stuff done.
There was big news from Google and GoDaddy this week. And those are just two of the news items with implications for small businesses recently. The Small Business Trends editorial team brings you some of the headlines that could impact your small business in a big way in our weekly small business news roundup. Show More Summary
New studies show that coffee can improve your health and productivity in several ways.
The two companies are testing new strategies to attract coffee drinkers.
Snaks Fifth Avenchew is a punny name. The company, which sells treats for dogs and horses, clearly chose its name as a spoof of the famous luxury retailer Saks Fifth Avenue. But Saks doesn’t think the name is funny at all. In fact, it...Show More Summary
When Microsoft unveils its next iteration of Windows 8, these are the design fixes you'll see.
It’s a commonly held belief that the cost of acquiring new customers is much higher than retaining existing ones. While the exact ratio and cost is often debated, it does ring fundamentally true. Attracting referral customers through...Show More Summary
Inc.com readers had their say this past week on a range of topics. What's on your mind?
At the annual summit in Wyoming, the Fed said any rate hikes will depend on what happens with the labor market. Here's why that's good news for businesses.
For many of you, online advertising drives a big chunk of your sales. So we’ve asked Sheri Firstenberg, Adwords Queen with Ripen eCommerce, to help guide you to the best ways to use Google Adwords advertising and avoid common Adwords mistakes. Show More Summary
An organization is about the people, not the products.
It's time to really start tracking the data on your clicks.
Alex Daly, a crowdfunding consultant, describes how to plan out your first crowdfunding foray.
Pumpipumpe is a Switzerland-based project that is encouraging residents to place stickers on their mailbox to denote the goods they're willing to lend to their neighbors.
The Smart Replicas project uses augmented reality and 3D printed reproductions of priceless museum objects to make visits more hands-on.
Raynforest is a marketplace that helps fans with social influence get paid for reviewing products and promoting brands.
In this morning's speech, the Fed chair stated that the current job market makes it difficult to determine when the rates should be adjusted.
Instagram creates advertising tools for brands. How one company uses its employee handbook as a recruiting tool. Should publicly traded companies have to disclose their tax returns?
Meika Hollender talks through a typical day in her life as an entrepreneur.
Sending emails and doing email marketing campaigns are two completely different things. But with many small businesses living in Gmail today, being able to do full blown email campaigns right from within the popular app may be just what many entrepreneurs need to efficiently execute more successful marketing interactions. Show More Summary