February 7, 2016

Anita Campbell - CEO

Anita Campbell

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Google Cracks Down on Robocalls That Mislead Small Businesses

Google is tired of robocallers that imply they are representing Google to try to trick small businesses into hiring their services. Google has set up a special security center with educational information about robocall scams, including a form to report scams. Google also filed a lawsuit against a marketing firm making robocalls.


Use the 5 Senses for a Great Customer Experience

Your neighborhood grocery store has mastered the art of seducing the senses. And there's no reason your retail business shouldn't do the same. Whether you sell yummy produce or the latest fashions, learn to plug into your customers on a whole new level.


Drama at HubSpot as CMO Fired After Book Investigation

Hubspot has fired one key executive, another has resigned and a third was sanctioned in the wake of allegations of violating the company's code of ethics in attempts to procure a manuscript of a book written about the company.

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The Small Business Guide to Getting Ready for Vacation

If you're like many small business owners, you know the importance of taking some time off from your small business. But you may not always have time to do it. Perhaps you don't have a staff up to the task. Perhaps you have no staff at all. In either way, there are options to get some down time. Read on.

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This Team Gets Inside the Heads of Small Business Owners

Naumi Haque uncovers surprising insights about how small business owners across North America think and act. For instance, the insight that “small business owners are not cheap” is one of the things that sometimes is a revelation to clients of CEB’s small business program, where he is Research Director. And the surprises don’t end there. Recently he and his team pulled together revealing insights about who influences who in the world of small businesses.

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What it Takes to Build a Strong Company Culture

As an entrepreneur or small business owner, you're the one responsible to build a strong company culture. Shape your company culture the way you want it. Don't simply let it evolve on its own without your guidance. Think of it as your company's personality. Are you happy with the personality your business exhibits?

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How Employee Benefits Can Be a Bold Strategic Move

High salaries aren't the only way to recruit and retain great employees. Great benefits are another popular option. Check out this upcoming podcast outlining how benefits can help you retain your best employees. See how affordable benefits can be by simply doing your homework.