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If you are targeting a teenage audience as customers for your retail store and are worried that they’re solely shopping online, you can rest easy.
While teens are indeed becoming more likely to buy online than they were in the past, they still prefer to buy from companies that have brick-and-morta Read More
Before launching a business, entrepreneurs often hone their skills and gather life experience that can help make their businesses successful. Those experiences can come from school, working for others, or some more unconventional sources. For Jeff Ma, many of the lessons he learned that helped him Read More
Ever roll your eyes at a typical Instagram photo?
Artist and illustrator Joanna Zhou created a series of perfect illustrations called “12 Types of Instagram Photos” that showcase the various kinds of pictures you’ll typically find on Instagram. Read More
What kid doesn’t dream that saying, “Open Sesame” opens some kind of secret passageway?
Childhood dreams of magic and treasure aside, even adults would admit that such convenience has appeal. One company is playing on both fantasy and reality with a smart lock that can open a door with a phrase or Read More
Several observers have claimed that crowdfunding — the use of an Internet-based platform to raise small amounts of money from many people for a project or business — will “democratize” startup investing, giving any entrepreneur anywhere in the world equal access to potential investors.
While that’ Read More
Depending on your taste, you’ve probably had some mighty good beers in your time.
But until now, you may not have had a beer that’s literally out of this world.
Now it’s time to leave the capsule, if you dare.
For those interested in trying a beer that’s quite literally been in space, there’s Gr Read More
There are many dangers that go along with being a firefighter. The obvious ones include burns, smoke inhalation and building collapses. But there are also some less obvious long-term dangers that go along with fighting fires year after year. Read More

Marijuana businesses offer opportunities but also risks

Marijuana businesses offer opportunities but also risks Avatar Posted by lyceum under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on April 23, 2015 10:54 am
In emerging marijuana businesses both the opportunities and the risks are, pardon the pun, high. The same could be said for the industry’s startup potential.
And even though traditional banks are not getting behind the industry just yet, there are investors in the marijuana industry. But even if y Read More

10 Online Community Building Tips From Small Biz Pros

10 Online Community Building Tips From Small Biz Pros Avatar Posted by lyceum under Marketing
From http://smallbiztrends.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: sundaydriver on April 26, 2015 1:15 am
Blending in-person and online networking and building active, engaged and loyal communities are key factors in today’s small business success.
We should have an online presence but we cannot hide behind our websites, blogs, or social media platforms. People want to know, like, and trust who they a Read More
Mexican drug cartels. Russian botnets. Chinese hackers.
It’s all in a day’s work for Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit.
The Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) is a unit within Microsoft where employees track cybercrime in real time. The DCU has an important goal: fight cybercrime.
To some this role may see 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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Gee Ranasinha @KEXINO Pictures The Future of Business

Gee Ranasinha has always had a good eye both for great photographs and for future trends in business. Today, Ranasinha … More
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