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David S. Rose’s book is written for the “startup” you have in mind when you think about startups. It’s the business that grows fast, moves fast and is looking to get bought out (by a Google or Facebook) or “go public”. Many books have been written on “the startup”, but few of those books focus on t Read More
As a founder, you know what makes a good CTO, CFO, Social Media Manager and so on. But can you identify the same sort of qualities in your clients? We asked nine entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question:
“What is a sure sign of a loyal customer?” Read More
What is your business worth? Do you have any idea?
BizEquity, an online provider of business valuation big data, recently announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Equifax (NYSE: EFX), an information solutions and global insights provider, to help answer this very question. The co Read More
When you think about some of the big industries that have a major impact on the economy, you might think of things like banking, manufacturing or the technology sector. But your mind probably doesn’t go right to religion.
However, a recent study found that religious goods, services and institution Read More
Our colorful friend Google drops the hammer by dishing out manual penalties by the thousands. Their commitment to user experience and trust is what makes them the top dog of search engines, which is why SEO practices have to be carried out in a legitimate, procedural way.
Shortcutting or investing Read More
I think I’ve said before that one of my biggest influences as a humorist is George Carlin. His use and examination of language (even, maybe especially, foul language) was just incredible.
So one day I was playing with combining a bunch of idioms like “get to work” and “get to the bottom of it” and Read More

How To Use Instagram Stories for Small Business: A Guide

How To Use Instagram Stories for Small Business: A Guide Avatar Posted by lyceum under Social Media
From http://smallbiztrends.com 10 days ago
Made Hot by: fundpr on September 20, 2016 9:47 am
About a month ago, Instagram introduced Instagram Stories and now, instead of having to choose a few photos for posting, Stories allows you to post a bunch of photos throughout the day. The photos, however, disappear after 24 hours.
Does this sound familiar? That’s probably because Stories feature Read More

Presidential Election Has Small Businesses Uneasy of the Future

Presidential Election Has Small Businesses Uneasy of the Future Avatar Posted by lyceum under News
From http://smallbiztrends.com 10 days ago
Made Hot by: robinandy58 on September 19, 2016 1:47 am
Small business owners are losing optimism and refusing to expand operations in the run up to November’s high-stakes presidential election.
According to researchers at the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), America’s Index of Small Business Optimism declined two-tenths of a point i Read More
Inventory tracking isn’t a “sexy” industry, but it’s a necessary one for almost any business involved in manufacturing or shipping tangible goods. You need some way to track how much you’re producing, how many raw materials you’re consuming, where those products are going, and how much money you’re Read More
More and more terms like customer engagement and customer experience are being used in today’s business lexicon. And more and more you see them being used interchangeably. On top of that customer service and customer experience are used the same way. And if that weren’t confusing enough, in many 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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Kimberly Turner @kimberlyaturner Helps Moms Succeed

At age 16, Kimberly Turner was on her way to becoming a statistic. An unmarried teenage mom with few prospects, she … More
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