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Colossal overhead can be enough to kill even the most promising of small businesses – and staff-related costs tend to be one of the biggest culprits.
When starting up a new business, quite a few entrepreneurs will inevitably fail to budget in mandatory employee benefits like medical insurance. Wor Read More
Since they launched in 2014, Reserve has always been known as a ‘dining concierge’ and now they look ready to do more as they recently unveiled two new tools:, a website for users to find restaurants and make reservations, and a table management software Reserve for Restaurants. Read More
Shipping and mailing products provider Pitney Bowes just launched a “first of its kind” shipping software called SendPro, that enables small businesses to utilize the same technology used by large companies to manage shipping, mailing and parcel payments but at a price that fits most small business Read More
There’s exciting news for those of us who love small businesses: the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) found that nearly 14 percent of working age Americans are now either starting or running new businesses. That’s a record high for this study since it first began 16 years ago.
Small Busi Read More
I have now been blogging for 14 years and published 2770 posts. Pageviews so far: 809,347.

I haven't been active on this blog during the year, but I will keep blogging here now and then.

I will do an update on my birthday on May 25 with a special podcast episode, celebrating 10 years since I Read More
Cranberry LLC, a content marketing and amplification platform that provides native content distribution to improve customer engagement, announced recently it has acquired and is re-launching the award-winning online radio and podcasting network as Cranberry Radio (
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I’m no designer, but I think I have a good eye for good design. I at least appreciate it if nothing else.
A while back there was a big push to have more white space on Web pages, which I totally loved. I like feeling like the elements of a page have a little room to breathe.
Anyway, lately I’ve b Read More

Retail Marketing Email Campaigns That Work!

Retail Marketing Email Campaigns That Work! Avatar Posted by lyceum under Marketing
From 5 days ago
Made Hot by: fusionswim on May 25, 2016 12:12 am
A targeted retail marketing email campaign is a great way to bring customers into your store and build customer loyalty for your retail business. But are your retail marketing emails having the opposite effect from what you intended? If you’re sending emails too often, a recent survey cautions, you Read More
Digital technology has permeated every aspect of our lives, and the workplace is no exception. One of the things that technology has done in the workplace is bring people together no matter where they are, making collaborative solutions a critically important technology for the way we work moving f Read More
You can already find just about any type of product or service to help grow your business online. But even so, there are new products and services coming out pretty much every day.
Recently, Google, GoDaddy and others announced new services and features that could impact small businesses. Read abo Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …

Miranda Marquit: Contributor, Journalist, Entrepreneur

There was a time when a graduate from journalism school dreamt of nothing so much as landing that first beat reporter … More
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