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The best place to start a business? Check Amazon’s 2nd HQ list

The best place to start a business? Check Amazon’s 2nd HQ list

I’d put a recent survey by WalletHub, 2018’s Best & Worst Small Cities to Start a Business, in this category. Its top three small cities to start a business were Holland, Mich.; St. George, Utah; and Aberdeen, S.D. Now, these may all be perfectly delightful places to live (Holland has a lovely Tulip Festival in May), but [...]

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I Sat Through the First Stop on Facebook’s Feel-Good Road Show

I Sat Through the First Stop on Facebook’s Feel-Good Road Show

Some time ago, a man named Stephen found himself yearning for his home-state’s famous peaches. He’d grown up in Georgia, but lived in Nashville, Tennessee, where the peaches—desiccated, tasteless things—barely merited the name. Sensing a market, Stephen started selling Georgia peaches out of the back of his truck. The peach truck was a hit, as [...]

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YouTube Addresses Monetization Gripes, Is Your Small Business Effected?

YouTube Addresses Monetization Gripes, Is Your Small Business Effected?

In trying to get rid of materials its advertisers deemed offensive, YouTube instituted policies that hit small creators hard by demonetizing their channels or certain content. Some of these creators include small business owners who had come to rely on YouTube as a major part of their revenue. Months later, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki addressed the creator community [...]

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New York City Council May Regulate whether Employees Must Respond to After Work Emails

New York City Council May Regulate whether Employees Must Respond to After Work Emails

The connectivity today’s technology offers means you can connect with your team anytime and anywhere. But remeber your emplotees need off time too and a new regulation in New York City may see they can get it. New York City Council member Rafael Espinal has proposed a bill to protect employees from any retaliatory action if they [...]

April 10, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on New York City Council May Regulate whether Employees Must Respond to After Work Emails

Vegas Tops the List of Cities Where Millennials Are Seeking Work at Small Businesses

Vegas Tops the List of Cities Where Millennials Are Seeking Work at Small Businesses

We’ve reported how Millennials are looking for something more than money and benefits from their jobs. These are areas where small businesses often fail to keep pace with larger companies. Those bigger employers are able to wave a little more cash around and offer things like health insurance and 401k retirement plans to new recruits. Small businesses [...]

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Presentations: How to Make Your Message Stick

Presentations: How to Make Your Message Stick

I’d guess that most of you that are reading this have either given PowerPoint presentations at one time or another or at least viewed one. Did you know that statistics reveals that listeners only remember 50% of what was presented just 10 minutes after a presentation is given? The following day, it drops to 25%. [...]

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Women and their money business

Women and their money business

It doesn’t matter if you are single or married, working at home or in an office; if you are a woman and you want to be treated as an equal, you should know that financial independence is going to play an important role. However, while having or even earning your own money is the first [...]

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Ms Millennial gets her first job

Ms Millennial gets her first job

Dear Ms Millennial, I’m the salt and pepper hair woman who you may notice walking into one of your hangout joints and exiting quickly for the fear of raising the average age of the room. You must know that I occasionally step into or past your congregations just to inhale some of the new energy, [...]

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IT Downtime Costs Businesses $1.55 Million Per Year, Report Says (INFOGRAPHIC)

IT Downtime Costs Businesses $1.55 Million Per Year, Report Says (INFOGRAPHIC)

Whether small or big, technology downtime is a concern for all types of businesses. Cost of a Tech Fail According to a new report by Ireland-based IT solutions company, ERS IT Solutions, on average IT downtime costs businesses $1.55 million every year. Technology Downtime Causes Loss of Work Hours Businesses do not only lose money due [...]

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Momentum builds in small businesses to curb plastic use

Momentum builds in small businesses to curb plastic use

Around 725,000 plastic bottles a day are used in Wales and it is estimated that only 50% of these are currently recycled Shops and cafes across Wales are stepping up efforts to reduce plastic waste, with some finding it can even boost business. Retailers reported a shift in attitudes, with consumers making a conscious decision [...]

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12 Must-Have SaaS Tools For Small Businesses

12 Must-Have SaaS Tools For Small Businesses

© Tierney – Fotolia.com For every essential business function, there’s an app or cloud-based service to help. There’s no question that we have more apps and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) tools at our disposal today than ever before. If there’s a function your business does or needs to do, there’s a good chance someone has an app [...]

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Trump to meet with world leaders, business CEOs at Davos forum

Trump to meet with world leaders, business CEOs at Davos forum

Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump shakes hands with Gary Cohn, Director of the National Economic Council, during a retreat with Republican lawmakers and members of his Cabinet at Camp David in Thurmont, Maryland, January 6, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, British Prime Minister Theresa May, and [...]

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