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It seems that despite the growth of mobile shopping technology, retail customers still like to “get physical” when it comes to shopping — and they aren’t planning to stop any time soon.
In a new study by TimeTrade Systems, The State of Retail 2015 (PDF), 87 percent of consumers plan to shop in phy Read More
A few years ago, anyone looking to buy razors had to go to their local drug store and pay exorbitant prices. But over the last couple of years, Dollar Shave Club has begun changing that reality.
The company’s success, however, would likely not have been possible without the video below going viral Read More

13 Colonial Small Businesses Making a Big Comeback Today

13 Colonial Small Businesses Making a Big Comeback Today Avatar Posted by lyceum under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 22 days ago
Made Hot by: blogexpert on July 8, 2015 7:20 am
Small businesses have been at the core of America’s economy since people started calling this place America.
If you weren’t making it yourself, there was a shopkeeper in the middle of town peddling the wares you needed. Wagon running a little wobbly? Take it to a wheelwright.
Well, you’d be hard- Read More
WordStream and Constant Contact are announcing a new business partnership.
As part of the partnership, WordStream and Constant Contact will develop an integration that brings new customer leads collected via WordStream Advisor seamlessly into Constant Contact, letting small businesses engage with Read More
If HR professionals aren’t focusing on company wide career development programs in 2015, a new study show they’ll regret it in 2016.
Recent research (PDF) conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) revealed that career advancement opportunities were highly important to nearly ha Read More
What if some of our favorite brands were types of beer? What would they look like? What would their slogans be? Would they taste any good?
The company Printsome, which prints custom t-shirts, answered these questions with “Beer-tualising“, a clever series of brews based on the popular brands Apple Read More
You can have all the free coffee in the world, but if you aren’t offering the types of benefits employees are really looking for, you will lose them to the competition quickly. That’s why we asked 11 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question: Read More
Content marketing is obvious. If you’re here reading Small Business Trends, odds are that you’re engaged in content marketing.
Your websites, apps, and updates probably try to offer something of value — information, humor, tips, advice, how-to instructions, or even well crafted opinion — that peop Read More

EGO NetCast is Not Podfading [podcast]

EGO NetCast is Not Podfading [podcast] Avatar Posted by lyceum under Social Media
From http://egonetcast.com 27 days ago
Made Hot by: MasterMinuteman on July 3, 2015 7:29 am
Here is a Midsummer greeting to my listeners, patrons and fellow podcasters:

EGO NetCast is not podfading! I will be back! Stay tuned! Cheers!

Reading and listening material:

025 It’s The One About Podfading - She Podcasts
Podcasting: Because Your Audience Wants To Hear From You by Vernes Read More
If you’re an entrepreneur, you already know how hard selling can be.
Many business owners struggle in their attempts to move others to action. In order to succeed, you have to be able to effectively communicate what your product, service, or idea means to the people you need to influence.
A few 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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Suzie Poirier @aceconcierge Builds Virtual Partnerships

Growing a business, especially online, requires you to wear many hats. If you focus on all the little things, you can … More
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