Your Small Business News Roundup 8.14.15 - Bplans Blog

Your Small Business News Roundup 8.14.15 - Bplans Blog Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under News
From http://articles.bplans.com 260 days ago
Made Hot by: MasterMinuteman on August 18, 2015 9:46 am
Bringing you the latest news on small business and more—this week we’ve got low oil prices, startups in the shipping and freight industries, and a possible $15 an hour minimum wage.
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Who Is The Rightful Owner Of The Alphabet Name: Google or BMW?

Who Is The Rightful Owner Of The Alphabet Name: Google or BMW? Avatar Posted by TekShouts under Technology
From http://www.tekshouts.com 261 days ago
Made Hot by: sophia2 on August 17, 2015 11:40 am
Unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard at least a little something about Google restructuring to form a new parent company, Alphabet. But did you know BMW won't give up that name without a fight? Learn about BMW's own Alphabet and other issues the Google parent has run into. Read More

Less Than 9 Percent of Businesses Have Made Switch to EMV

Less Than 9 Percent of Businesses Have Made Switch to EMV Avatar Posted by LimeWood under Technology
From http://smallbiztrends.com 262 days ago
Made Hot by: Copysugar on August 15, 2015 11:33 pm
Businesses have less than two months to adopt EMV technology for credit cards and debit cards. But not many businesses owners have made the switch, according to a new poll by Manta.
Last month, Manta surveyed more than 1,700 small business owners and found that only 8.33 percent had switched over Read More

The Smartphone - a Business Friend or Foe?

The Smartphone - a Business Friend or Foe? Avatar Posted by airabongco under Technology
From http://www.noobpreneur.com 263 days ago
Made Hot by: FutureVision on August 13, 2015 11:12 am
Some people think that the smartphone is the best thing that happened to them. It is able to do a lot for a short time. But then it is not what other people think. Some see it as a curse. With this, we have to get this question out. Is the smartphone really a friend or a foe? Read More

The 7 Best Small Business Productivity Hacks

The 7 Best Small Business Productivity Hacks Avatar Posted by aeschenburg under Technology
From http://blog.fundbox.com 264 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on August 12, 2015 3:20 am
You work hard enough. And there’s a limit to how much more effort you can put into your small business. At some point, you are going to have to find a better way to get things done. With that in mind, here is a list of seven simple strategies which have proven to be effective for successful small-b Read More

How MOOC s are Changing the Way we Do Corporate Education

How MOOC s are Changing the Way we Do Corporate Education Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Technology
From http://www.smbceo.com 268 days ago
Made Hot by: sophia2 on August 11, 2015 9:13 am
The popularity of the MOOC has decreased. However, there is room for the MOOC to make major waves in the world of corporate training and education. Read More
This week Peter and Jonathan talk about how to pitch your business, and Park Howell (fromThe Business of Story podcast) explains how to tell your brand story.
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What is Periscope and How Do I Use It?

What is Periscope and How Do I Use It? Avatar Posted by Jed under Technology
From http://smallbiztrends.com 269 days ago
Made Hot by: sophia2 on August 8, 2015 7:06 pm
While Periscope is hotter than a Phoenix sidewalk in July, it can be a bit intimidating to folks new to the platform. That’s why this guide was created. Once you work your way through our guide, you should be ready not only to hold your first broadcast, but also to make it a success. Read More
Whether you are a proper freelancer or just a regular office-going guy, Fiverr a popular global online marketplace where you can earn some quick bucks. But there are other Fiverr alternatives websites that offer similar services. So are you a freelancer looking for some good Fiverr alternatives? Read More

SSTV Giveaway, Meet Our Winners

SSTV Giveaway, Meet Our Winners Avatar Posted by lyceum under News
From http://smallbiztrends.com 273 days ago
Made Hot by: fusionswim on August 4, 2015 1:19 pm
It’s time to announce the winners of the SSTV Giveaway at Small Business Trends.
Kudos to the creators of the two winning tweets: Kimberly Thompson and Suzanne Lankford.
Here are their winning entries: Read More

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