Another training session? A lot of small business employees can find them a drag. And a lot of small businesses find them a waste of money. But that's not true. In fact, properly and regularly trained employees can prove to be just the opposite for them and the business.
AT&T has announced an exclusive deal for its users on the Samsung Galaxy S6 active. This is a version of the company's critically-acclaimed flagship smartphone.
Big team or small, running a small business or living life as an entrepreneur can sometimes be a lonely job. Intuit's VP of Product Management spoke with Small Business Trends to explain what his company is doing to help entrepreneurs fight that lonely feeling.
Social media was once only a tool to build your brand. You could drive traffic to your website and increase engagement. But social media activity was limited to marketing a business not selling its products -- until now!
You may have heard of a mobile-first design strategy. But does mobile-first thinking go beyond how you design your online presence? When launching a new venture or evolving an existing company, should mobile-first be part of your business strategy too?
A new study suggests that women are more inclined to want to balance work and personal lives more than men, but it's men that actually take the steps to make that balance happen.
Freelance writers and bloggers have a lot on their plates, typically. But the plate will be bare at the dinner table if they're unable to effectively invoice their contractor and get paid. Here are some helpful tips for freelancers getting paid.
These 11 startups were able to raise millions of dollars before they even opened their doors (or virtual doors). Find out how these companies got their funding.
It's an accepted axiom that relationships are important in business. So then why do some entrepreneurs spend so little time building and nurturing healthy relationships? Don't wait until you need a partner, customer or favor to start reaching out.
For the first time in its report history, Biz2Credit's Small Business Lending Index reveals that institutional lenders are approving more loans to small businesses than alternative lenders.
Think running your own campground involves putting up some tents and clearing land? Think again. One Pennsylvania family escaped lucrative jobs and a restored Victorian home to give the camping life (and business) a go. Lessons in life for their children was the goal but the whole family continues to learn from this undertaking.
Today's vending machines are a far cry from the ones that stole your dollar and never deposited the goods. Check out these newer vending machines that are doing a lot more.
Some great companies don't start with venture capital and a multimillion dollar budget. They start with an entrepreneur who has a vision and the willingness to bootstrap a dream from almost nothing. Susan Petersen started with just such a vision -- and a talent for making due with the things at hand.
Take your small business on the road, or to the beach, or to a festival ... With the increasing popularity of pop-up retail spaces, a lot of small (and big) businesses are extending their locations to increase sales and boost brand awareness.
Google is updating Maps and business listings. The changes will tell searchers how soon a business is closing. So, if your business hours aren't updated on your Google business listing, people could get the impression you're closed when you're really not.