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2019 Holiday Sales Outlook is Bright

As shoppers flock to buy on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Super Saturday (the last Saturday before Christmas), the year 2019 is shaping up to be another positive year driven by the American consumer. The U.S. economy…

Secrets of Trademarking Revealed

Have copycat competitors used your business name? This can lead to customer confusion and revenue loss. In nightmare scenarios, you might even get accused of infringement. That’s even if you swear that “you were the first.” Doing Without a Trademark?…

Banking Conference Brings Lenders and Small Businesses Together

Financial transactions in the digital age have given small businesses clear advantages. From getting a loan to eCommerce, small businesses can now optimize all things finance to grow their company and make it more efficient. The Small Biz: Banking Conference…

This Week in Small Business: A Look at the Gig Economy and Tips for Better Management

The gig economy seems here to stay. And look how it has transformed the workplace. In this week’s roundup, we look at The History and Future of the Gig Economy. Moving on, we also look at some important reasons you…

25 Secret Santa Gift Ideas for Your Business

Office secret Santa gift exchanges involve each person choosing a secret coworker to purchase a gift for. As a result, you need to personalize your gift. And make sure it’s useful for the recipient. Secret Santa gift exchanges are popular…

California Small Businesses Face Survival Challenge During Wildfires

Most of the 2019 California wildfires got extinguished or mostly contained recently. But the damage and impact of those fires will be felt by Californians for years. And among the many people particularly hurt by the wildfires are California’s small…

Squarespace Adds Point of Sale to Its Commerce App

The point of sale solution Squarespace introduced to its commerce app looks to provide an all-in-one platform for your business. Whether you are in the digital or the physical space, you will be able to accept payments on the spot….

Tight Job Market Keeps Wages at Small Businesses on the Rise

The latest Small Business Employment Watch Report shows a tight job market has positively affected wage growth in October. The annualized growth for hourly earnings has reached 3% and the annualized growth of weekly earnings touched 3.36% in October 2019….

Onshore Software Teams Are Better Than Offshore, and Ashkan Rajaee Isn’t Afraid to Say it

Developers remain scarce. For example, you might find less experienced ones satisfactory with trial and error. And ‘guess and check’ methods may work too. These observations come from innovation think tank FourSight. As a result, the company further asserts that…

Don’t Miss Important Zoho Events Coming to Denver and Other Cities

If you live in Denver or happen to be there on November 14, Zoho is holding a free seminar for Zoho One. With more than 40+ integrated business and productivity applications, Zoho One is a fully integrated suite of products…