Lyceum submitted the following stories to BizSugar

If you’re a self-employed consultant, you know the importance of regular client communication. If you don’t keep up with weekly meetings, needs quickly fall by the wayside. Expectations aren’t met. What does that mean for you? Loss of business. Your success as a consultant depends on your ability t Read More
The number of micro venture capital firms — funds that raise money from limited partners to invest small amounts of money in many very early stage companies — have grown dramatically, from fewer than 50 in 2011 to about 250 today. This rapid growth has occurred because micro VCs fill an important g Read More
If you own a small business and manage other people, one thing you have to realize is that the success of your company depends on the success of your team. If you empower your employees, they will blossom into employees who work harder and make your business better. This is one reason why more and Read More
With 27 million members and more than 250,000 separate groups, the 14-year-old Meetup is surely a relatively popular online social networking portal that very few people talk about. Placed among the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, Meetup is practically invisible.
For more than Read More
Looking at the numbers, there can be no doubt that the “gig economy“, the robust marketplace of freelancers, is alive and well. In fact, one recent report shows that one in three Americans is a freelancer:
Nearly 54 million Americans participated in some form of independent work in 2015, an increa Read More
Most online marketing campaigns are already successes or failures at the planning stage. If you choose to go in a “wrong” direction, or an unprofitable one, it doesn’t matter if you execute your plan flawlessly — you’ll never achieve your original potential.
One of the most important elements of a Read More
Visuals play a vital role in how marketing, advertising and the relay of information work — especially online. Whether it’s a certain color that grabs your attention or hazard symbols that give a warning message, your brain responds. That’s why it should come as no surprise that 90 percent of the i Read More
Setting up an LLC is relatively straightforward. You may have been pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to prepare your Articles of Organization and form the company. But, figuring out how your new business is going to operate can be a little trickier. That’s where the LLC’s Operating Agreement Read More
A new FedEx (NYSE:FDX) survey has found 65 percent of small businesses trading internationally see revenue growth versus 46 percent of businesses that haven’t gone international yet.
The newly launched FedEx Trade Index also revealed that businesses trading globally are 20 percent more likely to s Read More
It seems as if everyone in IT is talking about chatbots in some form or another, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft to name a few. All this excitement makes chatbots look like a new innovation just conceived in Silicon Valley, but the technology has been around for more than half a century. And if Pul Read More

Give millennials a reason to stay - The benefits that can help you retain young talent

Job-changing is fast and furious in the early years of millennials’ careers: Young adults born in the early ‘80s …

Marie Forleo Kicks Ass For Small Business @marieforleo

Marie Forleo not only talks the talk. She also walks the walk. In 2001, she quit her job in publishing and embarked on … More
Editor's Picks

Have you tried BizSugar's new video posting feature?
Post your small business video to BizSugar today!
Did you know you can now post video on BizSugar?
It's time to up your game with video on BizSugar!