This post from Luxr looks at two of the most important aspects of business besides marketing. Specifically, I'm talking about product development and collaboration. And, yes, the two are connected in many ways. Read the post and tell me what you think. How do you use collaboration in your business Read More
In the first part of this series, we discussed how distractions at work are costing businesses.

Here's a few simple ways to stay focused at work Read More

10 Simple Rules for Building Your Social Media Community

10 Simple Rules for Building Your Social Media Community Avatar Posted by marygreencny under Social Media
From http://socialmediafuze.com 529 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on October 16, 2013 9:33 am
Building a community on social media is the most beneficial way for businesses to participate on social media. Learn how to do it here. Read More

What Can Mobile Payment Do For Your Business?

What Can Mobile Payment Do For Your Business? Avatar Posted by Sian Phillips under Technology
From http://tweakyourbiz.com 529 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on October 16, 2013 9:12 am
By Jordan Greer

Faster than a speeding bullet—that’s how fast you can make and receive payments on your smartphone or tablet. Well … maybe we’ve exaggerated just a little bit. But, there’s no doubt the mobile revolution sweeping the technological world today has altered the way we process credit Read More
By Stephan Aarstol

If you want to start a divisive argument in a room full of business leaders, just mention outsourcing. Many leaders lament the rise of outsourcing while others’ businesses thrive on it, but the practice has existed for a long time. Read More
Outsourcing isn't just for big businesses, and it isn't just overseas.

Plenty of smaller business now outsource their processes as well - often domestically.

What do you feel about these trends? Read More
By Kelly Gregorio

One global goal in business (regardless of industry) is to produce a positively recognizable brand. How does one do this? For those of you that answered: “get out there and let yourself be known;” you’re right.

Marketing is a crucial step when it comes to getting the word Read More

Google Plus Could Use Your Profile in Ads by Default

Google Plus Could Use Your Profile in Ads by Default Avatar Posted by airabongco under Social Media
From http://smallbiztrends.com 529 days ago
Made Hot by: SJC on October 15, 2013 9:35 pm
There is an update on Google plus. And no, I am not talking about enhancements, Now, they have made a business decision to start selling your profile information. Learn more about it here. Read More

How To Identify, Prevent And Stop Negative SEO

How To Identify, Prevent And Stop Negative SEO Avatar Posted by jcarson under Online Marketing
From http://www.thatnaijablog.com 529 days ago
Made Hot by: tiroberts on October 15, 2013 7:55 pm
Negative SEO is not something new. Not now, not a year ago and it isn’t stopping anytime soon, so you must ensure you develop a healthy disrespect for it. Read More

Klout Score: What's In a Number? - Jenn's Trends

Klout Score: What's In a Number? - Jenn's Trends Avatar Posted by jennherman31 under Social Media
From http://jennstrends.com 532 days ago
Made Hot by: maestro68 on October 15, 2013 4:11 pm
As humans and marketers we have a constant need to validate what we do. We look for metrics to analyze our effectiveness. Whether professionally or personally, we want to be better – better than we were last week, better than our competitor, better than expected. And this is why Klout is so popular Read More

5 Things Your Latino Employees Wish You Understood

Latino employees are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. workforce – in fact, by some estimates one in three working …
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Daniel Sharkov @DanielSharkov Grows Up Blogging

Daniel Sharkov grew up in the blogging business. Usually when we say that, we are talking about someone who started … More
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