• PODCASTS
    Why Apple’s Podcasts App Is About to Get a Lot Better

    Apple’s Podcasts app hasn’t been a favorite of many iPhone users over the years. But a recent acquisition suggests it might get some important updates. The tech giant has acquired a small audio file organization company named Pop Up Archive, Nicholas Quah at Nieman Lab is reporting, citing sources. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, […]

  • STARTUPS
    Is it Better to Invest in Startups Early or Late?

    In a recent blog post, venture capitalist Jason Lemkin made an interesting point about the valuation of seed stage companies. He said that the right valuation for a seed round is “one-third or less of what the next round investors will pay … If not, it’s a bad deal. It’s way too much risk versus the next round. […]

  • LIFE
    Lucy Hone Life is better with bounce

    Given I’m frequently asked about resilience, I thought I’d cover some fundamentals about what has become an often used but little understood term of the zeitgeist. Starting with a robust academic definition, the term resilience refers to our ability to persevere and adapt when things go awry, to overcome or steer through challenging circumstances. In […]

  • STARTUPS
    10 Rules for Better Managing Client Expectations

    Rome wasn’t built in a day. To establish credibility and create trust, it’s important to communicate timelines effectively. That’s why we asked 10 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question: “What’s one rule for better managing client expectations early in a relationship?” Managing Client Expectations Here’s what YEC members had to say: 1. […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Better Business Bureau Reviews, LinkedIn Apps and More

    It’s the end of another week. What are you missing that can make your business better? One thing may be that all-important news and information to help you grow your business in the future…and maybe make important decisions just around the corner. No worries. The Small Business Trends editorial team is here to help. And […]

  • LIFE
    Is Bigger Better? Office Politics and Working Real Estate Space

    “What are you doing in Frank’s office,” I ask Bob who is staring at the overhead light fixture. Startled, he quickly looks down. I continue to tease him, “What is this? A meditation room? What are you doing?” Bob mumbles, “Counting.” “Counting what?” I ask. Bob takes a second, takes a breath and confesses, “ceiling […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Is Bigger Better? Office Politics and Working Real Estate Space

    “What are you doing in Frank’s office,” I ask Bob who is staring at the overhead light fixture. Startled, he quickly looks down. I continue to tease him, “What is this? A meditation room? What are you doing?” Bob mumbles, “Counting.” “Counting what?” I ask. Bob takes a second, takes a breath and confesses, “ceiling […]

  • NEWS
    How To Get Old Content Ranking Better

    Do you ever look at a piece of content and feel a sad swell of nostalgia? It did so well back then, when it was first published. Maybe it even hit viral status. But the ravages of time did their dirty work, and before you know it the traffic has dropped off to nothing. The […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    10 Ways to Use Technology to Better Your Business

    Technology offers plenty of opportunities for businesses to make things like marketing and managing a team easier. But with so many different tech tools out there, it can be difficult to even know where to start. For tips on utilizing technology to better your business, check out the list below from members of our small […]

  • LIFE
    Uber rolls out new app for better user satisfaction

    For frequent users of Uber, the new app will throw up shortcuts that predicts destination of a rider. Photo: AP Bengaluru: Ride-hailing service Uber Inc; has rolled out a redesigned app for commuters with an eye on personalising travel, the company said in a blog post on Wednesday. Founded in 2009, Uber, the world’s most […]