Category Archives: News

Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week March 4, 2017

4 Simple Questions to Ask Before Getting Excited About Your New Business Idea

Inc. By: Serhat Pala
Not all Business Ideas are Brilliant
Not all business ideas are brilliant. CREDIT: Getty Images
You've probably come up with at least one seemingly brilliant business idea in your life but then after some sober thought, [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week February 25, 2017

Trim your tax burden by deducting phone, Internet bills

USA TODAY By: Kelsey Sheehy When looking for deductions this tax season, remember your cell phone and Internet service.  Deducting these expenses can help offset income from side gigs, self-employment and other tax scenarios. Knowing the rules is key to avoiding scrutiny from the IRS.  Read more »


 

Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week February 18, 2017

How to Build the Best Marketing Strategy You Can Using Only Free Tools

Entrepreneur By: Murray Newlands As an entrepreneur, it is more important than ever for you to create an efficient marketing strategy. Because startups often have low budgets, finding the right marketing stack that covers the variety of different sectors within a [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week February 11, 2017

4 Tips How Better Quality Whitepapers Can Improve Lead Generation

Business 2 Community By: Will Humphries 4 TipsWhitepapers are a valuable content marketing tool used to provide in-depth information to a prospect, typically during the consideration stage of the buyer journey. A recent DemandGen report indicated that 82% of B2B buyers rely on white [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week February 4, 2017

4 Emotional Struggles You Must Confront as an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur By: Kimanzi Constable Entrepreneurship can be a wonderful path to a life of freedom. You have the opportunity to earn an income doing something you love. You can help the people your business serves. Entrepreneurship is not for everyone, but if it is for [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week January 28, 2017

7 Reasons to Start a Business While in College

FORTUNE By:  Josh Steimle Play your cards right and maybe you'll be the next Mark Zuckerberg. Read the full story

20 Best Business Podcasts Every Entrepreneur Should Listen!

EmergeBlog By: Raviraj Here are the podcasts we find most useful and [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week January 21, 2017

Sales and Marketing Strategy for Professional Services: What Every Firm Needs to Know

Business 2 Community By: Lee Frederiksen Bringing in new clients is essential to the health of every professional services firm. And nothing is more central to the success of that endeavor than an effective sales and marketing strategy. This article will [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week January 14, 2017

How to Market Your Business on Social Media in 2017

Inc. By: Gary Vaynerchuk getty_503043564_126411Serial entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk lays out his predictions for the year ahead. Read the full story

These 2 Lady Bosses Tell Us Exactly How to Quit Your Day Job and Follow Your Passion

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week January 7 2017

40 Small Business Trends and Predictions for 2017

Business News Daily By: Adam C. Uzialko shutterstock_377448043What do business owners, professionals and experts expect 2017 to hold for small business? After a tumultous election season, entrepreneurs can finally expect a little bit of certainty and stability. Keeping an eye on key trends [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week December 31 2016

Niche vs General Marketing: What’s the Difference?

nichemarketingtable-pngBusiness 2 Community By: Jessica Mehring Let me ask you a serious question. Do you want to compete with Walmart? My guess is no. Not many businesses try to compete with Walmart. Walmart stores have everything under the sun, for every kind of person … at the [...]

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