The top 25 SMB Twitter Influencers (Part 1)

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The top 25 SMB Twitter Influencers (Part 1) Here is our list of the top 25 SMB Twitter Influences (in no particular order) that every SMB should be following. 1. @HarvardBiz 2. @DellSMBnews 3. @SCOREMentors 4. @CNBC 5. @USNewsMoney 6. @BNDarticles 7. … [Read more...]

October Small/Medium Business News Recap

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Our first ever monthly news recap. Every month, at the end of the month, we’ll provide a recap of some of the hottest stories, just in case you missed them. Read on! Small Businesses Turn to Facebook, Mobile Marketing to Drive Growth: Read the post to learn about how many companies are turning … [Read more...]

National Women’s Business Month

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During the month of October the Small Business Administration is putting on a series of weekly web chats focused on the issues facing female entrepreneurs in honor of National Women’s Small Business month. Today women own roughly 30 percent of small businesses in the U.S. compared to the 10 … [Read more...]

The Secret of Productivity: How to Master Your Time

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“I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.” This famous quote by William Shakespeare fits in well with today’s small business owner/executive. Busy schedules, emails, phone calls, voicemails, meetings, lunches, seminars, conferences, demanding clients, product emergencies – oh, and did I mention … [Read more...]

National Boss’s Day

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Tuesday, October 16, marks National Boss’s Day in the U.S. Dedicated to all employers; National Boss’s day is meant to improve the liaison between employers and their staff. The concept began in 1958 when Patricia Haroski, an employee at State Farm at the time, registered the event with the U.S. … [Read more...]

Fuel Your Business with Executive Coaching

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According to a recent Gallup poll over $300 billion is lost annually due to low productivity; and, over 70% of employees are disengaged or “actively disengaged” (deliberate intent to sabotage the company’s efforts) as a result of corporate catabolism. A relatively new term that describes the … [Read more...]

Take Advantage of the New LinkedIn Profile Layout

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LinkedIn is following suit with an updated company page design. Like the Twitter layout update, LinkedIn company pages now feature a prominent image across the top of the page. A couple months ago, LinkedIn initiated an ambitious redesign, making the primarily business-focused social platform … [Read more...]

60th anniversary of the barcode

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The barcode is a fundamental part of how we obtain goods — from scanning items for price comparisons, adding goods to a wish lists and checking out purchased products. We use barcode scanners on a daily basis, but have you ever asked yourself how the barcode came to be? Would you believe that the … [Read more...]