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You don’t need to be a champion in business to know that you should pick up the phone.
But did you know that most phone calls placed to small businesses go unanswered?
That’s right. An eye-popping 62 percent of all phone calls to small businesses just keep ringing and ringing and ringing … Read More
The need for a gender-balanced form of leadership in the modern workplace has been documented for years. While some progress has been made, there is still a lot of work to be done before the world makes even a dent in the so-called “glass ceiling”. Author Melissa Greenwell wants to know why it’s ta Read More
Ninety percent of businesses in the United States are family owned. Some of the biggest brands in America were family founded and are controlled by a family.
Walmart and Berkshire Hathaway are two of the largest examples.
While family-run businesses can be close-knit, friendly, successful and ins Read More
Whether you run a local business or one that’s completely online, your success probably hinges less on the products or services you sell than about the entrepreneur you are. So how do you upgrade your skills, creativity and instincts — for the benefit of your business, of course. Members of our sma Read More
National Small Business Week is just around the corner. That means there are plenty of different events and opportunities for small businesses to network and grow.
One such opportunity is an upcoming Twitter chat hosted by SCORE. The #SmallBusinessWeek Twitter chat takes place on May 2 and will fe Read More
As the business world encounters technology, the barriers keeping many entrepreneurs out are slowly disappearing. Previously, you needed a huge investment of cash, good connections, a 50-page business plan, and a prayer. Now you just need a laptop and seven days. Actually, with 48 Hour Start-up: Fr Read More
The best way to protect your small business from data loss is to always back-up your data. However, sometimes, data loss just sneaks right on you. It could be as a result of incompatible software, data corruption, hacking, accidental deletion or even a simple power surge or outage. Whatever the cas Read More
Jack Ma built one of the world’s largest eCommerce companies, Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) by leveraging opportunities in a local market.
Ma was born in Hangzhou, China, in 1964. He grew up poor and started off by giving English tours to foreigners for free.
Today, his net worth amounts to approximately $ Read More
WordPress 4.7.4 is now available. The release contains 47 maintenance enhancements and fixes. Chief among them includes a visual editor compatibility fix for an upcoming version of Chrome. Read More
The United States Census Bureau pegs the number of Americans with health insurance at 90.9 percent according to their most recent statistics. According to the same set of numbers, over half of the majority with coverage (55.7 percent) got it from an employer.
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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 …
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Paul Cox @SpinLessPlates Offers Business in a Bag

Paul Cox was looking for a way to cut back on the hours he was spending on his business. Like many entrepreneurs, Cox … More
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