An new Gmail feature will help you avoid shame and embarrassment even after you've pushed save. But that little feature is just the tip of the iceberg. Read this week's Small Business Trends news roundup for all the stories affecting your small business this week.
The Smappee Pro System is more than just a dash board and some flashy analytics. It also includes some gadgets called Comfort Plugs that can actually shut down energy draining appliances in your place of business on holidays and weekends.
This week, Inc. editors and writers examine Uber's war chest of lobbyists, how to get in on crowdfunding, and what side small businesses are on in regards to the Confederate flag debate.
Twitter 101: How To Craft the Perfect Tweet written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing You’re a small business owner, trying to make an impact in the wild world of social media. Twitter is tempting. Show More Summary
The first Plantagenet king of England, Henry II, is important to contemporary small business owners because he’s considered the founder of a legal system to which entrepreneurs owe their freedom to be. Ambitious and highly intelligent, Henry's attempts to consolidate all of the 12th century British Isles under his rule created [...]
Content marketing can be a challenge to a small business. There are numerous pieces to put into place for a successful content marketing campaign and the results must be tracked efficiently to determine what is working and what is not. Fortunately, many of the content marketing challenges that small businesses face can be overcome by […]
Financial technology or fintech businesses may be major players in the near future, not just as tools for consumers but also has partners for other startups and small businesses. How could technology redefine the way your business handles its finances?
Litigation isn’t something any of us want to think about, but having to put a plan together when the time comes isn’t an option. Johnny Lee is a Managing Director at Grant Thornton, forensic investigator, and licensed attorney. He shares...Show More Summary
Twitter wants to make targeting easier for advertisers, so today it unveiled a feature called "personas," which lets brands target groups of consumers based on whether they have college degrees, are parents, make more or less than $100,000 or run small businesses, to name a few. Show More Summary
Facebook is rolling out video ads amongst a small test group of publishers in a move designed to attract more content and ad revenue. The post Facebook to Roll Out Video Ads, A Threat to Google’s YouTube Ad Business by @mattsouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
As the FCC moves forward with its review of special access rates that incumbent telcos charge to CLECs, the U.S. Small Business Administration has asked the regulator in a letter to consider the impact such transitions have on small businesses.
As the Puerto Rico debt crisis cuts deep, small business owners on the island learn to get stronger.
New survey of small business owners and business brokers reveals a knowledge gap between owner expectations and the reality of the selling process
People form impressions in the first couple of minutes after entering a new place. Have you ever considered what your business says to them? Businesses offer many types of nonverbal communication, just like people do. It makes no difference if it is a physical place or an online location. Customers look for these same key […]
The Demise of Facebook’s Organic Reach written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing Since its launch in 2007, Facebook’s Pages have promised businesses a free online presence with which to...Show More Summary
Use Infographics Effectively written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing Because of the constant bombardment of information we experience on a daily basis, the average human being now has...Show More Summary
USA Today: An East Tennessee hardware store owner decided to express his beliefs following the Supreme Court’s ruling allowing same-sex marriage by putting up a sign that reads, “No Gays Allowed.” Jeff Amyx, who owns Amyx Hardware & Roofing Supplies in Grainger County, Tennessee., about an hour outside of Knoxville, added the “No Gays Allowed” […]
What is the difference between a startup and a small business?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow QuoraShow More Summary
By Megan Cassella (Reuters) - U.S. small businesses put hiring on pause in June after five straight months of solid increases, but the outlook for the labor market remained relatively upbeat, a survey showed on Wednesday. The National Federation of Independent Business said its monthly survey of members found hiring was little changed last month. Show More Summary
On Wednesday, CBS launched Small Business Pulse, a website that will give small businesses a helping hand. The website is CBS' latest initiative to support small-business owners and help them tackle... To view the full story, click the title link.