Monthly Archives: August 2015

G Pad II 10.1

LG Promises Large Screen and Long Battery Life with G Pad II 10.1

LG is expected to formally introduce the G Pad II 10.1 tablet early next month at the IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany. The 10-inch tablet may not wow customers with all of its specs but the company expects to price it competitively and maintain a strong battery and be able to perform multiple functions at once.

lowest priced internet

Is the Lowest Priced Internet Really the Best Way to Go?

When choosing the right Internet service provider, don't let cost be your only consideration. Especially when choosing a service for your small business, remember that poor Internet service can also cost you productivity. And that too can have an impact on your bottom line.

creative leader

Want to be a Creative Leader? Adopt These 10 Qualities

There are leaders of all types in the small business world. What style have you adopted or do you see yourself as? If you think you're a creative leader, check to see if you possess these 10 distinct qualities.

Renewable Energy Group

Renewable Energy Group Acquires Imperial Renewables

Renewable Energy Group has agreed to purchase all the bio-diesel production abilities of Imperium Renewables. The $15 million acquisition could serve as a watershed moment for smaller ag businesses looking to monetize their waste as byproducts.

Professional Wedding Guests

Professional Wedding Guests Are Part of a Growing Industry in Korea

If you want to have a big wedding but don't know enough people to fill a small hall rental, there are ways of putting guests in those empty seats. In fact, in South Korea, professional wedding seat fillers has been an industry since the 1990s and today, it's growing.

hacked on public wifi

5 Ways to Keep Hackers on Public WiFi at Bay

Just because access to the Internet is easier today more than ever thanks to public WiFi hotspots, it's probably not a good idea to operate your business using these connections exclusively.

Make the Most of Summer Season Events

Make the Most of Summer Season Events

There are events to fill up the end of your summer schedule and those that take us into the home stretch of 2015 included in this week's Small Business Trends Small Business Events Calendar.

10 Community Tips for New Businesses

10 Community Tips for New Businesses

Members of the small business community have plenty of advice to give for those opening their doors for business for the very first time. Those tips for startups are included in this week's Small Business Trends Community News and Information Roundup.