Tech companies are trying to raise the bar when it comes to compassion for its workers. A new study found that companies like Microsoft and Netflix, especially, are offering the most paid maternity and paternity leave in the U.S. now. Companies, of course, aren't mandated to give any paid time off for parental responsibility.
Monthly Archives: September 2015
Competition between two big service providers can actually benefit customers. In this case, that includes small businesses in need of inexpensive communications.
Nominations are now open for the 2015 Small Business Influencer Awards. The awards showcase the best people, companies, and products important to small business.
Thinking of creating your company's logo but a little overwhelmed by the thought of it not being good enough? This may be a job for crowdsourcing. Lots of designers are ready now to craft your company's logo and keep you on budget in the process.
Drop Messages is aware that there are a lot of location-based photo sharing apps available today. But this startup says it's different than the rest. Read how in this week's Small Biz Spotlight.
Toshiba used the IFA 15 conference in Berlin to unveil the Satellite Radius. It's a 2-in-1 laptop/tablet that's stocked with a 4K HD display.
If you've worked hard to create what you think is a great company website, then it only behooves you to make sure people are reading it. Here are ways to boost your readership with some content marketing tweaks.
A recent NLRB vote gives more wage negotiating powers to workers at establishments that rely on contractors. The vote likely will make it harder for businesses to outsource their help.
When you have a lean staff and limited resources, many small business owners have little or no choice. They must shoulder some of the responsibility for completing tasks themselves. But how can entrepreneurs avoid burning themselves out? How can they take a break without letting customers fall through the cracks?
One of the most effective means of communicating with your customers is through email. But just because you hit Send doesn't guarantee your message is getting read. Here are some tips for writing proper Subject lines that are sure to get the reader's eye.
Hearts and swirls in your latte simply aren't enough anymore. And Israeli startup Steam CC has the answer to your sophisticated beverage art needs. The company has developed a machine that can put any image on drink froth.
Have you ever been to house ware and furniture retailer Ikea? If so, then you know the effective way this chain works at keeping customers engaged. But did you know that you can do much the same with your website?