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Online community for sellers of handmade items Etsy has filed for an IPO to seek $100 million in investment. Considering the number of small businesses already using the service, this is more than just news for Wall Street. But it remains to be seen how the company going public will effect users. Read More

How To Design the Perfect Home Office [Infographic]

How To Design the Perfect Home Office [Infographic] Avatar Posted by HomeBusinessMedia under Resources
From http://www.chrisducker.com 1246 days ago
Made Hot by: sophia2 on January 28, 2015 3:06 pm
Entrepreneur Chris Ducker claims to spend about 90 percent of his week working from his home office. While his company does have a physical headquarters, he says he only visits its once a week for a few hours to talk with his team. So Ducker would be the right guy to tell us about what's needed to Read More

Chicago Opens Small Business Center

Chicago Opens Small Business Center Avatar Posted by HomeBusinessMedia under News
From http://abclocal.go.com 1788 days ago
Made Hot by: kingofcontent92 on August 5, 2013 10:35 pm
Mayor Rahm Emanuel launches an effort to make things better for small businesses at city hall. The idea is to help entrepreneurs get through all the red tape city government has put in their way. Too bad governments are so intent on putting up barriers that hamper small business owners. Then they w Read More

This Startup Focuses on Making People Happier

This Startup Focuses on Making People Happier Avatar Posted by HomeBusinessMedia under Success Stories
From http://tech.fortune.cnn.com 1789 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on August 7, 2013 4:55 am
These days it seems like there's an app for everything, but wait until you see this. Nataly Kogan, CEO and Chief Happiness Officer (Yes, it's really a title) of Happier, says her company's app tackles a problem everyone can relate to, how to be happier. Read Nataly's story for a unique look at a co Read More
Advertising and marketing are not the same thing. Content marketing and native advertising. Ditto. The flood of content marketing posts (840,000 search results) contain wise words about quality, authenticity, storytelling. But like social media, what is preached is seldom practiced... Read More
One of the most important and compelling qualities we develop as business people is perseverance. The ability to endure, keep going, stick to our vision and trudge through the plan and the way it rolls out... Read More

How to Grow Your Shop Without Losing Your Mind

How to Grow Your Shop Without Losing Your Mind Avatar Posted by HomeBusinessMedia under Strategy
From http://www.etsy.com 1833 days ago
Made Hot by: seobromino on June 17, 2013 2:56 pm
What does it look like to grow an artisan or Etsy business today?
Good news: It’s not adding X number of new workers to the assembly line or going public just to cash out. Today, the question of business growth is really about understanding where you want to take your business in terms of reach, d Read More
By now, most businesses have gotten the message that fresh, compelling content is the key to a successful digital marketing strategy, but many small B2B companies struggle to keep their content updated often enough to achieve optimum results... Read More
Did you know that Patch is a marketing tool? There are over 900 Patch towns across the web and there are ways that business owners can leverage Patch for your business. For specific advice, contact your Local Advertising Manager and/or Editor, but here are a few recommendations and a video to get y Read More
When you’re first starting out as an entrepreneurs there is one trait shared by each and every businessperson on that path – budget. A budget dictates how your business will be run on the beginning, what promotions you will have, where your business will be located and in some cases what kind of pr 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 …

Roy Opata Olende @RoyBoss Targets Employee Engagement

Roy Opata Olende has some insight what will make your employees work more effectively. He didn't plan to become … More
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