• PODCASTS
    The 50 Best Podcasts Right Now

    The podcast renaissance shows no signs of letting up. The impulse to retreat into downloadable radio shows appears to be more appealing than ever, and S-Town, the much-anticipated new series from the producers of 2014’s blockbuster Serial, just dropped seven episodes on Tuesday. Once you’ve made your way through the mystery about a man in […]

  • MOTIVATION
    UC Davis Big Bang 2016 Competition Awards $50,000-plus to Entrepreneurs

    Have you ever participated in a university business competition? UCDavis Graduate School of Management recently concluded its annual Big Bang! Business Competition designed to help budding startups improve their business plans. According to UC Davis, university business competitions help turn ideas into lean, mean, well connected startups with great potential for profit. “The real value of […]

  • STARTUPS
    50 Healthcare Business Ideas

    If you’re a healthcare professional or have an interest in working in the healthcare industry, there are plenty of different opportunities for you to start your own business. Some healthcare businesses require medical degrees while others have more specialized forms of training. There are also various certification requirements certain businesses. But for entrepreneurs who have […]

  • STARTUPS
    50 Brain Food Snacks That Don’t Taste Like Tree Bark

    In an effort to improve productivity, some small business owners are turning to smart drugs, substances that can improve certain brain functions like memory and the ability to learn. But for entrepreneurs that don’t want to go quite that extreme, there is a simpler solution. There are plenty of healthy snack items you can keep […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    50 Green Franchise Opportunities for the New Year

    Franchise businesses are going green. Joel Libava of The Franchise King wrote in a recent post, “We are in the early stages of franchise concepts becoming more conscious of how they affect the world around them, and how they can start becoming part of the solution. After all, more than 50 percent of all service and […]

  • STARTUPS
    50 Main Street Local Marketing Ideas for the Holidays

    The holiday shopping season can be a great time for Main Street organizations and Chambers of Commerce to support local merchants and other downtown businesses. There are plenty of different paths you can take to encourage support for business districts. Here are 50 different ideas for marketing Main Street this holiday season. Local Marketing Ideas […]

  • NEWS
    50 Revolving Topics for Social Media Post Inspiration

    Social media provides endless possibilities for small businesses. That means there are seemingly endless types of posts that you can share on different social media platforms. But when you need some extra inspiration, here are 50 different social media post ideas to use when creating content you can share with your followers. Social Media Post Ideas Quick […]

  • The 50 best podcasts of 2016

    Storytelling Mortified People read highlights from their childhood diaries in front of a crowd of strangers. Wonderfully cringeworthy. Episode of the year: The Summer Camp Spectacular, largely for the line: “Dear Mum and Dad, I cut my penis when I flunked my canoe test …” Rowan Slaney The Heart Stories about friendship, love and the […]