• ENTREPRENEURS
    Measure Your Business Networking with this Mobile App from BNI.com

    The Networking Scorecard app from BNI.com encourages you to build your business networking skills by scoring the different actions you take to grow business relationships. BNI.com, the world’s largest networking organization, created the Networking Scorecard app with some gamification features. The activities you perform when you network with your colleagues, partners, vendors and customers are scored with points so you can measure the […]

  • MOTIVATION
    12 Motivation Apps Perfect for Small Business Owners

    Nobody said running a small business was easy. With a million and one things to do, it’s not difficult for small business owners to steer off the motivational trackevery now and then. Fortunately, help is at hand in the guise of apps. Check out the following motivation apps that are perfect to help retain small business owners’ […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Four Considerations Before Obtaining a Business Acquisition Loan

    Aspiring entrepreneurs have two options when they decide to pursue the American Dream of business ownership: start one from scratch or purchase an existing business. Many companies start with an entrepreneur’s great idea, such as Uber, the app that connects people looking for rides with independent contractor drivers who often charge lower rates than traditional yellow […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    20 Important LinkedIn Groups for Business

    If you want to connect with small business professionals like yourself, then one way to do it is by visiting LinkedIn Groups. They provide both resources and connections, but there is just one problem – there are so many of them. Just type “small business” into the LinkedIn search engine, and you will see how popular the […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Intuit’s Small Business Movie Shows the Power of Tech and AI for Every Small Business

    I’ve started four companies and sold one. Starting and growing a business is challenging and hard. We entrepreneurs spend late nights pouring over paperwork, spend days working on client projects and spend weekends catching up and getting ready for the coming week. Intuit’s powered millions of businesses with its legendary Quickbooks software to manage business […]

  • STARTUPS
    Don’t Take These 6 Shortcuts with Your Startup Business

    Plunging right in and recruiting a top-notch executive for your startup who has tons of experience working in large companies might seem like a good idea. However, in reality, recruiting candidates without any startup experience can do your business more damage than good. Taking shortcuts might seem like a good idea to save you time, money and […]

  • PODCASTS
    10 Expert Tips to Make a Great Podcast for Your Small Business

    Wailin Wong is one professional who has made use of podcasting for years. Wong is one of the hosts of Basecamp’s Rework podcast. And she’s previously hosted another podcast for Basecamp called The Distance. So Wong’s experience isn’t just about the logistics of running a podcast, but also about using the format as a way for businesses to […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    How Predictive Analytics Can Help Your Business See the Future (Infographic)

    Your customers are supplying you with data that can help you predict the future. Now more than ever, predictive analytics are becoming available to small businesses looking to get ahead of the competition by mining their data and generating meaningful intelligence. From mapping customer purchase trends to optimizing product campaigns, predictive analytics can be the digital […]