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Snapchat's New Custom Stories Could Revolutionize Local Marketing - Small Business Trends

Snapchat (NYSE:SNAP) may have just changed local marketing forever.<p>If you use Snapchat to market your small business, you can either post content to …

Small business owner: Here's how not to be a starving artist

You live for your art. Every day, you paint or compose music or write short stories or make beautiful hand-crafted objects. But every day, you also need to eat.<p>If you aren’t engaging in your art just for pleasure, you’re not only an artist, you’re a small business owner. And if so, it's all the …

10 Thought Leaders You Should Be Following to Be More Successful

Learning from others is a key part of life. Don't miss learning from these people.<p>People are spending an enormous amount of time each day checking social media. A recent study showed teens are spending as much as nine hours a day, and the average person is spending roughly two hours.<p>In today's …

How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict

Avoiding or delaying a difficult conversation can hurt your relationships and create other negative outcomes. It may not feel natural at first, especially if you dread discord, but you can learn to dive into these tough talks by reframing your thoughts.<p><b>Begin from a place of curiosity and respect,</b> …

7 Podcasts That Will Make You a Smarter Leader

Top tech investors share the best podcasts for becoming a better leader.<p>"Venture capitalists are great aggregators of information (and opinions) on specific industries, geographies and market sentiment," said Kara Nortman a seasoned entrepreneur and venture capitalist at Upfront Ventures. "They're …