August 31, 2015

Small Biz Spotlight

The Small Business Spotlight is a series of quick, fun interviews that profile successful small businesses, called the Small Biz Spotlight. To apply to have your business appear in a spotlight feature, read the FAQs and start the application process. If you’d like to sponsor the Small Business Spotlight, please contact [email protected]


Spotlight: GMR Web Team Evolves With Client Needs

GMR Web Team has learned the value in adaptability. The company has thrice evolved to meet the changing needs of its customers. Read more about GMR Web Team. It's in this week's Small Biz Spotlight.


Spotlight: Testbirds Harnesses the Power of the Crowd

When launching a new product, it's helpful to have some inkling of how your potential customers will respond. But how do you find this out before your new software, wearable or other tech is put on the shelf. Testbirds just might have the answer.


Spotlight: HowGood Rates Food Items on Sustainability

The founders of HowGood have a mission to catalog foodstuffs so consumers have an idea of how it was grown, where it was grown and whether it's socially conscious to eat. Their story is the focus of this week's Small Biz Spotlight.


Spotlight: SkyPlanner Creates Salesforce Customization

If your company is using Salesforce -- and a lot of companies are these days -- startups like SkyPlanner are designed to help your business get the most out of the platform. The company is the focus of this week's Small Biz Spotlight.


Spotlight: Heeluxe Steps Up in Footwear Licensing

Every small business owner could be accused -- at least at some point -- of trying to do too much. That's what happened to Heeluxe CEO Geoffrey Gray and it nearly cost him his business. Find out how he turned it around in this week's Small Business Spotlight.

shadow team

Spotlight: Shadow Consolidates Online Reviews in One Place

The online startup Shadow aims to be a one-stop shop for consumers to get reviews on just about anything. The difference with Shadow is that it collects reviews from multiple sites and presents them in one spot.

wonolo founders

Spotlight: Wonolo Can Find Your Business Extra Help

Building a team for your small business can take time. But what about when you just need some extra help for a special project, extra busy time or special event? This small business prides itself in helping find those people fast.


Spotlight: Veteran Finds New Challenge in Window Genie Franchise

When Duane Turner's military career started winding down, there was no doubt in his mind what his next move would be. Turner had worked with entrepreneurs in the military and became so impressed with the lifestyle, he had to take the plunge himself.

DrumUp Office

Spotlight: Win Social Media Marketing Freedom with DrumUp

Declare your freedom from endless hours spent tweaking your social media marketing campaigns. The creators of an app called DrumUp have an idea they say will put that time to more productive use. Check out the details here.


Spotlight: SketchyLaw Creates Visual Depictions of Laws

Some people just don't learn as well from lectures and books as they do from more visual information. For people who fit into this category and happen to be studying for the Bar exam or for classes in law school, there's SketchyLaw. Learn more about this unconventional educational business here.