Small Business

25 Features Every Business Website Must Have in 2017 (Infographic)

Building your online business? Here are some things to remember.<p>Even though online businesses are becoming more prevalent, they haven't become any easier to launch.<p>To give your online business a greater chance to succeed, there are certain things you need to incorporate on its website. Of course, …

Online Life

How to Write the Perfect Business Blog Post

Business blogging is one of the basic tenets of inbound marketing, and one of the best ways for businesses to gain greater online visibility.<p>Business blogging is one of the basic tenets of inbound marketing, and one of the best ways for businesses to gain greater online visibility. It drives …

Small Business Marketing

How to Make Real Money with Affiliate Marketing

Making money online has become an economy all by itself.<p>Many people dont realize what possibilities are available to make some money online. Whether …

Small Business Marketing

Your Apple Account May Have Been Hacked...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?<p><b>1—Hackers might be holding up to 300 million Apple accounts hostage.</b><p>Another week, another possible data breach – this time by music fans. A hacker group called Turkish Crime Family …

Business

Millions will have to file FIVE tax returns per year

Anger is growing among Britain’s army of self-employed individuals and small business owners over an impending overhaul of the tax reporting system which they fear will add hugely to their costs and workload.<p>Pilots for the project – called “making tax digital” – begin within days.<p>Millions of people …

Business (UK)

More Than Obamacare Repeal, Small Businesses Want Congress to Rein In Costs

LaRonda Hunter, a business owner in Fort Worth, Tex., views the Affordable Care Act as a literal job killer. Fearful of triggering the law’s employer mandate, which requires businesses with 50 or more workers to offer health insurance or pay penalties, Ms. Hunter has held off on expanding her small …

Health Care

7 Tax Facts Entrepreneurs Need to Know Before Filing This Year

The yearly ordeal is not getting any simpler any time soon.<p>As the Tuesday, April 18th tax-filing deadline looms ahead, you probably have already started to gather all of your necessary tax documents and are likely spending your afternoons organizing them into neat piles of paperwork. This may …

Taxes

10 Steps For Any Man to Fall at Your Feet (without exceptions)

Relationship<p>All women know techniques for a man to fall at their feet. Here is a short list of steps for you to achieve your goals. <br>There is a famous …

Women's News

How to Start and Develop Your Career in Marketing and SEO

Finance is supposed to be the backbone of every business while Marketing is supposed to be the front man of that particular business. Every …

Small Business Marketing

Big Government Kills Small Businesses

The iron fist of an out-of-control centralized government is especially detrimental to a crucial part of the economy: small businesses.<p>PragerU's …

Conservative POV

Be Yourself, To Attract The Right People Into Your Life

Relationship<p>Many times we submit ourselves to fit into a mold that does not correspond to us. Seeking acceptance, waiting for the approval of others …

Between Riches and Poverty: Chinese Christian Business People

Background<p>Christians in business are quite common. In Western countries, any Christian may work in any industry or field, and what he or she believes …

China

Late payment an $8b domino in the market

Richard Powell describes his wholesale and retail bicycle parts business as "a hobby that went wrong".<p>The keen mountain bike rider started Dirt Works …

Business (Australia)

Deadline approaching for federal drought assistance

Central Alabama residents hurt by last year's drought are running out of time to apply for federal small-business assistance.<p>The Small Business …

Alabama

Creating Emerging Markets - Business History - Harvard Business School

Assistant Professor of Business Administration<p>Arthur Lowes Dickinson Professor of Business Administration; HBS One Harvard Faculty Fellow; Senior …

Business Administration

Social Jukebox Provides Alternative to Hootsuite, Edgar

If you’re looking for a way to manage your social media accounts, you may want to give Social Jukebox a try.<p>What is Social Jukebox?<p>Social Jukebox is …

Social Media Marketing

Applications for federal drought relief loans due May 1

Small businesses in New Hampshire's Carroll, Rockingham and Strafford counties have until May 1 to file for federal economic injury disaster loans as …

Loans

Five Ways To Attract More Customers To Your Website

In a sea of never-ending changes to the digital landscape that we call the internet, there seems to always be a new way to market your business and attract new customers to your website. While newcomers to the field of online marketing seem to chase one strategy after another, the veterans in the …

Small Business Marketing

10 Tips To Find The Perfect Employee

A key to small business success is finding and hiring “perfect” employees—people who exemplify the ideals of your business and become long-term, loyal workers. Paying attention to these 10 key factors will help you identify and hire top-notch employees:<p><b>1. Good fit—</b>Your best employees need to have …

Leadership

Tips for Building a Small Business Through Branding

When you launch a small business, no matter the industry it’s in, it is important to spend a lot of time and energy on marketing. This is the way to …

Small Business Marketing

The Top 15 Blogs All Startup Managers Should be Reading

Reading blogs like these will help you in the long run.<p>Being a manager within a startup often means feeling unappreciated. CEOs are the idea guys - you're the glue holding everything together while translating their visions into executable actions.<p>These blogs have your back, and they're packed full …

Startups

5 Steps You Can’t Afford to Skip When Building a Startup

Takeaways from Small Business Basecamp in Atlanta<p>From left: Brent Leary, Miguel Lloyd, Rob Forman, Brooks Robinson<p>This week I had the pleasure of …

Entrepreneurship

10 Tips for Connecting With Customers Online

If you want your business to succeed online, you can’t just sell to customers — you have to actually connect with them. Luckily, there are tons of …

Small Business Marketing

For Trump, no closing this deal

Washington (CNN)More than 30 minutes into a meeting White House and House leadership officials wanted -- needed -- to be a breakthrough, it was time for everyone to put their cards on the table.<p>For White House budget director Mick Mulvaney and House Speaker Paul Ryan, the members of the House …

Politics

5 Questions to Improve Your Digital Marketing

Every online company needs to use marketing effectively to generate traffic and leads. With so many platforms available to publish the content, …

Digital Marketing

4 Secrets to Improve Your Startup's Sales

Most startup disasters are caused by a failure to connect with the customer. The commonly acknowledged startup killers -- premature scaling, running out of capital and a lack of market interest -- all have a root in broken sales strategy.<p>Here are four secrets entrepreneurs can use to nail their …

Entrepreneurship

It May Be a Good Idea to Change Your iCloud Password Right Now

For the many small business owners that are using iCloud, the newest hacker threat to Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is a serious issue.<p>The Turkish Crime …

Security

Get Leads Free at the Public Library

Your local city or county library isn't just a place you can go to find a new novel without paying for it. Libraries subscribe to a number of …

S&P 500

The 7 Most Important Invoices for Your Small Business

Small business owners, if they are engaged in any activity, need to send out invoices on a regular basis. While most tend to use the standard invoice …

Businesses want meeting with Liam Fox to hammer out export strategy

Small businesses want a meeting with Liam Fox to create a long-term strategy for export support, replacing what has been described as a “shambles” in the current system of trade aid.<p>The government wants to promote Britain as a global trading nation, but the British Chambers of Commerce warned that …

Business (UK)