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If you are a small business owner seeking a business loan, you should consider an online lender. While these creditors — companies like OnDeck, Lending Club, Prosper Loans Marketplace — currently account for a tiny fraction of all small business finance, they are currently the most rapidly growing Read More
Many of us can remember life before Netflix, when TV watchers were forced to sit through commercials.
Many of us can also remember life before social media where the only “twitter” one had to worry about was a bird, and the only “book of faces” was a photo album.
What happened to those days?
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The race to win a Samsung Digital Signage TV for your business is in its last weeks. Small Business Trends is giving away two and one could be yours.
Check out the weekly question and Tweet your best answer to enter for a chance to win. Remember to include the hashtag #SSTVGiveaway for your answer Read More
There are so many different things that go into running a business – it can be easy to get distracted. So sometimes it can help to get back to basics. Things like remembering how to handle failure and improving productivity can have a bigger impact than which new app you’ve downloaded this week.
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Plenty of small businesses use blogging as a way to promote services or build a community around their brand. But blogging can actually be a business in and of itself.
More and more individuals are beginning to take advantage of all the different opportunities out there to monetize blogging.
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There aren’t a lot of books that cover how to be a good Team Leader at Target or a Product Line Manager in a manufacturing company.
Yet, that is precisely what companies need to address. Front line managers are the most visible and influential level of every business. They influence the culture an Read More
A change is coming to PayPal that is designed to protect both buyers and sellers should a dispute over digital goods arise.
On its website, PayPal gives the examples of services, digital goods, travel and event tickets as intangible items. As of July 1, if a buyer claims they did not receive the i Read More
Not all news is good news. That’s especially true in the world of small businesses this week. Search engines, social media platforms, and other tools regularly update and add to their offerings for businesses. But not all of those updates necessarily make life easier for small business owners.
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When you tell your employees it’s time for the weekly training meeting, you can almost see their groans. Training is generally not anyone’s favorite hour of the day and it can be expensive, especially for small business startups.
However, when it comes to a small business training new employees, p Read More
This cartoon was a thorn in my side for a full day.
I ran across the idea about correlation and causation and knew there was something there, but it was tricky. At one point, the caption was a full paragraph and there was some sort of Venn diagram involved.
I’m not kidding. It was a mess. Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …
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Lori Byron @LoriByron Turns Clients Into Superstars

Lori Byron believes any business owner or entrepreneur can be a superstar. With a love of reading and writing going … More
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