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The constant call to innovate can infuriate even the most tech-savvy business owner out there. Not only do businesses have to maintain an online presence. They are expected to constantly monitor the market and correctly use those insights to amaze, delight and capture their future customers (who ar Read More
There are some really weird products out there. But if you think that toys like the trendy “hoverboard” are as weird as it gets — you’re wrong. A new toy item that has recently hit the shelves is adding a whole new level of weird to the boardsport category. Read More
Marketing a business online is no simple task. There’s a lot that goes into it. And members of our small business community have plenty of experience dealing with online and content marketing. Here are some of their top tips for online and content marketing. Read More
Team building activities are great for increasing a company’s efficiency and productivity. It also raises the morale of its employees. However, some employees don’t like team building activities and think that they are counterproductive and raise tensions between coworkers. Therefore, it is importa Read More
A few weeks ago I was pitched for investment by two companies. Both had ideas that would measure industrial companies’ release of environmental contaminants into the air and water. One company said their product was necessary because we need to save the environment for future generations. The other Read More
he month of May is almost bursting with great small business events. There’s an expo in Atlanta plus other great events in New York City, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Miami.
But before you do any of that stuff, why not take a minute to pop over to the Small Business Book Awards page and vote for Read More
As shared in Dirty Little Secrets of Family Business: Ensuring Success from One Generation to the Next, approximately 66 percent of family businesses don’t make it to the next generation. While this fact is known (think about the famous saying about family “shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three gen Read More
Just last month, BlackBerry announced an interesting sales initiative dubbed the BlackBerry Direct Sales Program. The program is supposed to, for the first time, allow IT administrators and business owners to directly purchase and deploy in-volume unlocked BlackBerry devices from the company’s Smar Read More
Very few entrepreneurs get enough sleep, and the “sleep shortage” is affecting employees too. Seven out of 10 workers in a recent survey (PDF) by Accountemps/Robert Half report they are frequently tired on the job — which could be putting your business at risk.
Overall, 77 percent of men and 71 p Read More
Bad times continue for desktop computers. According to a recent Gartner report, worldwide personal computer shipments fell 9.6 percent to 64.8 million units in the first quarter of 2016.
Mikako Kitagawa, principal analyst at Gartner explained, “The deterioration of local currencies against the U.S 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 …
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Benjy Portnoy @SmallBizElevatr Shares Sweet Solutions

Benjy Portnoy's first business was a little candy stand he set up when he was five to sell left over candy bars to … More
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