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Big Data for Small Business

Big Data affords every business the opportunity to provide better context for your customers. If you're not actively thinking about how to leverage context and data insights to better serve the needs of your customers, you can bet someone else will.

FedEx Rewards Loyalty With Breaks on Shipping

FedEx is looking to give some shipping and other discounts to its loyal small business customers. The company has extended the participation eligibility in its FedEx rewards program. FedEx says that small businesses can earn shipping and printing discounts, receive exclusive offers. They can also be eligible to earn rewards like gift cards to popular...

Don’t Let This Happen to You

Go behind the scenes of the great Washington DC ice cream parlor war.

The 5 People You Need In Your Digital Marketing Dream Team

When you first get started in business, you and maybe one or two other people wear all the hats. Not only are you the owner of your business, you’re its accountant, IT manager, customer service representative, and marketing rep all at the same time. Over time though, as your company grows, you’ll find it necessary to...

3 Ways to Bridge the Gap Between Small Businesses and Retail Giants

Amazon is known for being one of the largest online retailers in the eCommerce world however, despite their many resources, it seems that small businesses still have a fighting chance to compete with them and all the other big dogs.Show More Summary

Four Travel Lifehacks For Every Entrepreneur

You may be able to make or raise more money as an entrepreneur, but there's no way to get back more time; unless you know some of these tricks.

Why More Men Need to Act Like Women at Work

Adam Grant, author of Give and Take, explains why unfair gender norms around giving--where women are taken for granted while men are rewarded--are bad for businesses.

Platform helps bosses remember names, birthdays and favorite snacks

Awesome Boss is an online platform which helps management deliver a personal touch to engage with and motivate their teams.

Ban 'Busy' From Your Vocabulary Right Now

People like being and saying that they are busy, but this undermines your impact.

Big News in Teeth: Today’s Business Ideas in the News

Smile! Dentists have lost a monopoly and more, in today's Business Ideas in the News.

A Case Study on Startup Equity

I had an interesting exchange over the weekend. Shane Diffily tweeted: @Timberry HI Tim. So what was your answer to How Not to Divide Ownership? It’s v.similar to a situation I am in & I’d love to see your ideas. Tx! — Web Governance...Show More Summary

Keeping Perspective on the Differences Between Mobile and Desktop

Increase the effectiveness of marketing campaigns by knowing the strengths and weaknesses of desktop and mobile.

Pittsburgh Business Offers Another Mother for College Students

College students aren’t known for being the most clean and organized bunch. Often young and just leaving the comfort of mom and dad’s house for the first time, college students sometimes might benefit from a little extra help … perhaps in the form of a mom. Ilene Scoratow, a Spanish teacher and mother of three, aims to...

How do you say no to donation requests?

  Over on our Facebook page, Michelle K. Sholund asked: “Hey! I have an issue I want to propose. I am an owner of a small business – a gift shop that happens to handmake our own candles in the shop – in Maryland. We are getting bombarded with requests for donations anywhere from 2-5 a […]

Small Business May Be Less Innovative Than You Think

Many observers have argued that small businesses are more innovative than large companies because they are more nimble and because they offer greater incentives for people to take risks and be creative. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), for example, points out companies with fewer than 500 employees produce more patented inventions per capita than...

Romanian bikes come in the color of the rider’s city

The Pegas Urban Color app enables cyclists to order a bicycle in any color, sampled from their urban surroundings, using an in-app dropper.

7 Most Required Leadership Skills for 2015

I had the chance recently to be a part of the forecasting and goal setting, for a mobile app company for 2015.

35 Daring Quotes to Inspire Determination and Success

When in doubt, let these quotes help you banish negative thinking and believe in yourself again!

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