September 27, 2016

Small Business News

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eBay Prepares for Post-PayPal World, Institutional Lenders Bounce Back

eBay is making headlines this week in a few ways. The company is making further steps in the post-PayPal world for it and it continues to help its sellers with a new podcast. Check out these and other news stories from this week's news and information roundup.


Community Tips for Improving Your Online Reputation

As more and more virtual customers encounter your business, they've pretty much got your online reputation on which to judge you, your company, and your products. So, protecting your online reputation is paramount today. Luckily, members of our small business community have plenty of advice on how to get positive reviews and feedback from customers.

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Xero, Shopify and More Make Financial Announcements

Four companies announced two big partnerships this week. Wells Fargo and Xero are teaming up to help small businesses and Shopify and Apple are working together to help ecommerce entrepreneurs, too. Read more headlines in this week's small business news and information roundup.


10 Tips for Better Internal and External Business Communication

Communication is vital to success in any field or endeavor. It really goes without saying. But how do you effectively communicate within your company and from your company to the outside world? Members of the small business community have some sage communication advice to share with you this week.

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Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn, YouTube Announces Video Ad App

Microsoft and LinkedIn really took the business world by storm this week by announcing that the two companies were coming together by way of Microsoft's purchase of the social media company. Read about this big news and other headlines in this week's news and information roundup.

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Shutterstock, Wix Announce New Online Business Tools

Shutterstock users got a new way to find just the image they're seeking and Wix says its new tool can design a site for you automatically based on AI. Check out these headlines and other newsmakers in this week's Small Business News and Information Roundup.

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Top Stories: UPS 3D Printing, Google Test Tool Announced

UPS announced a new way to order 3D printing jobs online that can be picked up in one of its able stores. Also, Google launched a tool that tests your company's website. Check out these headlines and more in this week's small business news and information roundup.


YouTube Messaging App Announced, Snapchat Views Increase

YouTube has introduced an app that allows users to talk about videos without going to another site to do it and Snapchat reported huge viewership numbers. These headlines top this week's small business news and information roundup.

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Google, GoDaddy Announce New Online Services for Businesses

Google introduced a new way to file away your saved images discovered on searches that's very Pinterest-esque and GoDaddy acquired another company that lets it add to the host (pardon the pun) of services the company offers its customers. These headlines top a busy week wrapped up in this small business news and information roundup.

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Amazon’s Alexa Links to Google Calendar, Skype Added to Microsoft Edge

This week, Amazon announced that its virtual assistant, Alexa, is now capable of syncing with your Google Calendar. Also, Skype introduced an easier way to connect with your contacts through the Edge browser. Check out these stories and more in this week's small business news and information roundup.


T-Mobile, Yelp Announce Strong Q1 Earnings, Apple Struggles

It's quarterly earnings report season and some that cater to small businesses -- like T-Mobile -- had a great start to the year, while others -- like Apple, surprisingly -- struggled. Read their reports and more in this week's small business news and information roundup.

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