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Top 3 Free Content Curation Tools for Social Media

Marketing your small business on social media requires a lot of time and effort. The rewards for that effort could well be worth it. Luckily, there are automation tools available to small businesses to generate more social media content at a low cost or no cost.


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Do You Have an Android Phone? If so, You May be at Risk

Some Android phones running an older version of the mobile operating system may be at serious risk of a security hack. The problem is caused by the Stagefright media pack installed on the phones. Here's more on the issue and on what is being done.


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9 Skills You’ll Need to be a Great Leader

If you're managing to run your small business along with the people you've entrusted to help you, you'll need to develop some good leadership skills. Here are 9 skills to master on your way to being a great business leader.


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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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You Can Now Invest in Art for a Fraction of the Cost

You've probably never heard of crowdfunding like this before. Imagine you could invest in valuable art work with others for a fraction of what it might cost to buy it yourself. Your purchases could then be stored as their value increased with the possibility of selling it in the future.


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Biz2Credit Report Shows How Small Biz Lending has Rebounded

What a difference four years makes. Between June 2011 and June 2015, small business lending at big banks went from it's lowest ebb to its current record high. Unfortunately, the same can not be said for all lending institutions as we shall see.


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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.


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5 Killer Tips to Keep Your Small Business WiFi Up and Running

Is your business relies on WiFi connections, it's likely that you've been disappointed in its performance. Luckily, there are ways to improve your WiFi connection speeds -- and some could be done in just a few seconds at no cost.


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Finally, Microsoft Releases Windows 10

Windows 10 is here! The Start menu is back. Cortana is now fully integrated with the system and Microsoft has decided to start anew with Web browsing (au revoir, Internet Explorer), introducing the Edge browser.


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How To Use Social Media for Business

Many users may think of social media channels like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram simply as places to share information and the latest news with friends and family. But businesses can also find these sites helpful when promoting a Web presence to online customers.


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10 Tips to Start a Small Business from Nothing

A new documentary series from Vox Creative highlights the stories of some successful entrepreneurs who were able to start a small business from nothing, essentially. The series explains how they made it from the financial doldrums and how you can emulate that success.


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Who’s the Average Stay-at-Home Worker Today?

More than 3 million Americans work at least part of their week at home. So your small business is more likely going to be relying on the services of a remote worker, if it hasn't already. So, who is the average work-from-home person?