Your Business

Microsoft Promises Multi-Day Battery Life...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 —</b> <b>Microsoft claims Windows 10 ARM battery life will be a “game-changer” for laptops</b><p>In 2016, Microsoft first unveiled its plans for ARM-powered Windows laptops, powered by Qualcomm’s …

Entrepreneurship

How to Keep Your Business Running When You're Traveling All the Time

I've got one conference after another for the next three weeks. Two of them require travel. Here's how I plan on keeping my business running in the midst of a busy travel schedule.<p>After deciding to take a hiatus from business travel, I'm back at it again. This time I've got two major conferences in …

Ahead-Of-Time

You're Wasting Your Time Analyzing the Wrong Data

Everything about your business success and strategic direction can be found within the data you have available, thanks to the various tools and …

Big Data

Nutpods has connected with its customers on ecommerce

October 22, 2017: Getting a food product to market used to be almost impossible for small companies. Today, things are different. We talk to the …

Business

5 Simple Tips for Your Small Business Facebook Page

More entrepreneurs are tapping into the world’s largest social media network: There are more than 70 million businesses now on Facebook, up from …

Small Business

Hiring Tips From Business.com Experts

At Business.com, it is our job to talk to and hire experts for small businesses. We compiled 469 of the best pieces of advice to share with business …

Small Business

3 Simple Tips From Jeff Bezos That Can Change Your Business

Even if you're struggling in the short term, you should start thinking long-term.<p>Jeff Bezos is the definition of an exceptional entrepreneur. How else can you explain the meteoric rise of Amazon which not only survived every market tide over the turn of the century and beyond, but emerged even …

Jeff Bezos

How to Avoid Common Ecommerce Marketing Mistakes

In this sea of established and growing businesses online, it can sometimes get tough to be noticed and reach out to your audience to sell your …

eCommerce

5 ways to separate life and work when you’re the boss of your own business

For many small business owners, your week is so overrun with meetings — not to mention requests from both clients and employees — that you have to …

The Workplace

11 Ways To Win Customers With A Strong Online Presence

In today’s business world, not having a strong online presence is equivalent to not having an ad in the Yellow Pages thirty years ago.According to a …

Content Strategy

How Chatbots Will Redefine Your Business

Chatbots are not a new concept. They’re not even from this century.<p>Alan Turing’s 1950 paper on ‘Computing Machinery and Intelligence’ laid the foundations of computer conversation via the Turing Test. And in 1979 (the same year Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web), Moviefone launched …

Chatbots

There is No Shame in Failing to Bootstrap Your Business

4+ years ago I quit a job I loved.<p>My focus changed to building software for digital marketers.<p>Two brilliant developers signed on to help.<p>Our goal was …

Entrepreneurship

5 Ways to Use Interactive Broadcasting for Your Business

Just a few years ago, Twitter’s Periscope interactive broadcasting service sounded like an interesting idea with possible business applications. But …

Marketing

Four Overlooked PR Opportunities To Generate A Ton Of Free Publicity

Planning to pitch a story on your business to a journalist in your field? You’re certainly not alone, and you may find it difficult to get any responses, especially if you have your sights set on mainstream media coverage.<p>Public relations people outnumber news reporters five-to-one in the United …

Digital Marketing

How to Make SEO Easy for You and Your Business Needs

Whether you already have your own business or are planning to start a new business it is important to have a strong online presence. And, as we all know, Google is king; in fact, there are more than 2.3 million Google searches per minute! But how can you raise awareness for your product or service? …

SEO

5 Surprising Benefits of Content Marketing Campaign

There’s one vital question you should be asking about your business: “<i>How will I find my next customer?</i>” Or, better yet, “<i>How will my next customer</i> …

Digital Marketing

IT Support Services To Ensure Your Business Success and Growth

IT support services including managed IT, security, User Support, and more ensure the alignment of your business objectives and helps you to achieve your goals quicker.

5 Things You Must Know Before Starting a Business

rawpixel / PixabaySo, you want to start a business. That’s great! Starting a business can be a great way to make extra money, achieve financial …

Small Business

3 Creative Ways To Use Twitter To Grow Your Business

People either love Twitter’s 140 character limit or hate it, there’s rarely any in between. Yes, it keeps messages concise and to the point. But when dealing with important issues, the character limit can leave a lot of important information out. And from a business perspective, getting the message …

Marketing

Startup Tips: Know Your Market

Know Your Market<p>Make sure your business or product is what people want! Talk to your target market directly with surveys and focus groups. You can …

Startups

POS Machines: Reasons Why They Are Used Everywhere | Times Square Chronicles

POS Machines: Reasons Why They Are Used Everywhere<p>When it comes to retail business, using a good Point Of Sale (POS) machine can be a major asset.<p>If …

Banking

Local Networking with Travel Planners International

TPI helps you strengthen your local support system.

Networking

Business Planning For 2018, And How To Cash In On The New Year

Last week on Forbes, I discussed the importance of preparing your year-end, 2017 tax strategy, and as 2018 looms ever-closer, I thought this week we’d continue the conversation by focusing on your overall business strategy for the new year.<p>Whenever the fiscal year of your business ends, whether …

Entrepreneurship

How Data Science Can Help Grow Your Business

Today, the advent of the Internet of Things and the development of AI technology has simplified implementation of big data solutions to the degree …

Big Data

5 Things Businesses Should NOT to Do on Social Media

StockSnap / PixabaySocial Media Marketing has become a powerful tool for increasing exposure, growing a business, and generating revenue.However, …

Social Media Marketing

How to Use Traditional Marketing to Promote Your Freelance Business During the Holidays

The holidays are closing in quickly. Are you ready for them?<p>The holiday season is pretty much here already, and the internet is still probably the outlet of choice for much of your marketing. But, don't count out traditional marketing just yet. Just as in-person interactions can personalize your …

Small Business

Can’t Use Social Media for Business? Think Again, and Get Visual!

Is a picture worth a thousand (marketing) words? Most of the time, when we think about social media for business, we tend to think of Facebook, …

Social Media Marketing

Why Innovators Rely on Their Gut, Not Data

Does your business need a boost? Take a cue from other executives and find inspiration wherever you go<p>Want to drive sales, boost brand awareness, spike web traffic and triple sales?<p>Keep reading.<p>Now, while more companies are turning to a data-centric approach to sales-and-marketing strategies, …

Skin Care

If you want to grow your business, start by increasing your social media following

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>You've seen the job listings: "we're looking …

Social Media Marketing

Marketing Your Business on Instagram

Being an entrepreneur of an online business makes you aware of the importance of having a viable social media presence for your organization to …

Marketing