Does Seattle's proposed minimum wage hike adversely hurt franchise businesses more than others? Not necessarily. Having a plan to combat the wage hike to maintain profits probably makes the better prepared than an independent business.
Want to control who's viewing your LinkedIn profile? How about your activity on LinkedIn? Do you want your views publicized so other can see what you do there? Check out these helpful tips on LinkedIn Privacy Settings and security settings.
Think Valentine's Day is a made-up phony holiday? Bitter feelings about love aside, the holiday is a big one for a lot of businesses. Here's how your small business can get in on the spending frenzy that precedes the day.
Want to keep good help from walking out the door for good? Check out these proven strategies for reducing employee turnover and retaining those good employees and contractors and keeping them satisfied.
Want to get your business's website noticed by search engines but can't afford an SEO expert? Here's a DIY guide to SEO your website without paying for that expert.
Whether you're on the East coast or the West coast, there's a small business event near you really soon. This week, check out upcoming events in The Emerald City or the Big Apple, among others.
The littlest things are usually the ones that matter most. The small business community knows that the small things and making changes to them, can make a big impact on your success. Check out what they shared this week regarding tips to make your small business stand out from a growing crowd.
Giving back to the community that's made your small business a success is a great way to pay it forward. The goodwill you dispense can have a lasting impact on your future success. Check out this BIG list of ways your small business can pay it forward.
Despite many challenges, small business owners remain an optimistic lot. Another survey, this from Wasp Barcode Technologies, finds that most small business owners remain optimistic over the economic climate ahead.
The FAA's drone registry system has gotten 300,000 unmanned aircraft registered in just its first month. Also, Sage has new cloud accounting software and Adobe has a new website tool for creative types. These headlines top a busy week for small businesses in this week's Small Business News and Information Roundup.
If you're running a retail clothing shop or any business that requires the use of changing rooms, pay attention to the small details. Keeping these rooms updated, clean and welcoming is a good way to keep your customers coming back.
Despite social beliefs, there are plenty of men using Pinterest. Here are the top male user topics searched and posted about on Pinterest. Learn how male pinterest users are using the site.
Timo Rein, the president and co-founder at Pipedrive, discusses results of new data that shows Americans aren't the best sales closers. In fact, we're not even on the podium. Who is and why aren't we?
The new AdWords app for iOS is chock full of new features that aim to help you better manage your ad campaigns. Check out these 5 things you need to know when getting started with it.
Where are you spending your online advertising dollars? A new study from Adobe shows that the rate of mobile search advertising is up and the amount of mobile site visits prompted by a paid ad are trending the same way.