• PODCASTS
    Now Hear This: Podcasts are Here to Stay

    2017 has been a year of widespread change, but if there’s one certainty in the world of media, it’s that podcasts are here to stay. Not only has ad revenue grown 85% year on year, but from 2012 to 2015 the sheer number of podcasts in existence has more than doubled. That’s no small feat, […]

  • PODCASTS
    Here Are the Podcasts That Influencers Turn to for Inspiration

    With a wealth of insight on every topic imaginable, podcasts are becoming almost as popular as music as a source for inspiration. We asked some adland decision-makers to share their top podcast picks for helping to foster creativity. Britt Dougherty, VP-Consumer Insights and Engagement, MillerCoors NPR’s “How I Built This.” I’m always looking for things […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Small Business Apple Users, MacOS Sierra Is Here

    While Apple might not admit it, the company seems to have a clear preference for iOS, leaving macOS and its users a bit under appreciated. But the company is slowly adding new capabilities to its desktop operating system, making its latest major release, macOS Sierra, the closest it has come so far to an iPhone […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Looking for Funding? Here are Some Resources for Women Entrepreneurs

    The number of women-owned businesses has risen dramatically in recent years, a healthy sign for those who value greater diversity in the nation’s economy. Between 2002 and 2012, the number of women-owned firms increased at a rate 2½ times the national average (52 percent vs. 20 percent) and employment at women-owned firms grew at a […]

  • NEWS
    Can’t Get a Loan from a Bank? Here are Alternative Funding Options

    Securing funds to either start or grow business was once every entrepreneur’s worst nightmare. In the past, big banks and credit unions often rejected loan applications, leaving business owners with the only option of borrowing from friends and family or borrowing against receivables. A lot has, of course, changed mainly because business owners today have […]

  • Entrepreneurship Requires Working Like the Future is Already Here (Watch)

    If you’re a movie buff like me, you may have thrilled to the spectacle when movies like “Star Trek” and the latest “Star Wars” hit the screen. The exciting possibilities of a future in which intelligent robots, speed of light space ships and travel to far flung planets have all become realities are inspiring to […]

  • LIFE
    Here are the Critical USPS Holiday Postal Deadlines for 2016

    The United States Postal Service (USPS) has announced the 2016 holiday mailing and shipping deadlines for domestic and international destinations. The Post Office says it’s encouraging customers to ship early. 2016 USPS Holiday Mailing Deadlines Here are the important deadline dates for domestic destinations: December 15: USPS Retail Ground – Ground service for less-than-urgent deliveries and […]