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Running an eCommerce business isn’t easy. Even if you list products through popular platforms like Amazon or eBay, there’s so much that goes into the logistical side of running such a company.
Rob Wray, founder of eCommerce automation company Whitebox said in a phone interview with Small Business Read More
When a CEO slashes his own salary by 93 percent and uses the money to raise the minimum salary of all employees to at least $70,000, it is bound to make headlines.
And that’s exactly what happened when Dan Price, founder and co-owner of Gravity Payments, made the big announcement earlier this year Read More

How to Justify Moving to the Cloud to Your Boss

How to Justify Moving to the Cloud to Your Boss Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Technology
From http://smallbiztrends.com 103 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on November 5, 2015 11:46 am
As technology progresses, more and more services are becoming available in the cloud. There are lots of benefits to moving your operations to the cloud, but many still hold onto non-cloud methods such as storing data on a PC instead of safely on the cloud. Read More

What Are Twitter Cards and How Do I Use Them?

What Are Twitter Cards and How Do I Use Them? Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Social Media
From http://smallbiztrends.com 109 days ago
Made Hot by: MasterMinuteman on October 30, 2015 2:41 pm
One of the biggest shortcomings of Twitter has always been its 140 character per tweet limit. Nonetheless, creative small business marketers have been using the social media platform successfully for years. Twitter’s latest take on the traditional tweet, Twitter Cards, have opened a whole new world Read More
The holiday shopping season is coming up quickly. If you have an eCommerce business, this time of year probably accounts for a huge proportion of your profits. So now is the time to make sure your website is prepared to deliver standout customer service for the holidays. Read More
Managing Twitter and Vine accounts just got easier.
Twitter has announced closer integration with Vine, which means your Twitter followers will now be able to reach your Vine profile and vice versa.
In a post on the official Vine blog, the company explained: “We’re making it easier for you to fin Read More
Karhoo thinks it can make taxi drivers more competitive.
A 10-month-old startup that won’t formally launch until January 2016, the company has raised $250 million and plans to raise an additional $1 billion to challenge Uber.
Karhoo partners with licensed taxi companies to allow you to digitally Read More
After years of tense negotiations and deliberation, the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal was finally struck in October.
The historic trade agreement will boost trade for 12 member countries and cover 40 percent of the world’s economy.
For small businesses in these countries, the de Read More
Having a professional, comprehensive website is important for pretty much every new business. But getting started can seem intimidating for those who have never had their own website before. Here are tips for building your first business website. Read More
Here’s one reason why your small business should consider selling products at Amazon.com. According to a new study from BloomReach, 44 percent of American consumers go directly to Amazon before using search engines like Google (34 percent) or a retailer’s site (21 percent) to search for products. 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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Ian Smith @IanDSmith Builds a Remarkable Business

Ian Smith likes to say that your business is either remarkable or invisible, and that which one it is depends on … More
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