Ed Lieber


Ed Lieber

Ed Lieber is a staff writer for Small Business Trends. He is a journalist and marketing copywriter with 20 years of experience writing, editing and managing for both print and digital vehicles.

Ed also writes a pseudonymous blog about organized crime in America and has authored a Kindle best-seller.


Staffing

How to Use Social Media to Find Employees

Everyone seems to be on social media, at least on one platform. Finding someone to fill a job opening at your small business on one or more of these sites seems like a natural thing to do. Here are thing to do and not do when scouring social sites to find the right person for your company.


Staffing

How to Grow Your Staff AND Keep Expenses Low

Your small business is growing and you're in need of some extra help to get all your work done. Hiring an employee may just not be feasible at the moment, either. Luckily, freelancers are everywhere these days and there are plenty of sources to find the help you need AND keep your costs low.



Don’t Have a Website? Your Competitors Soon Will

New research commissioned by GoDaddy reveals that more than half of all small businesses in the U.S. -- a total of 55 percent -- do not have a website. Why is it important to have a website for your small business? Most startups include a site as part of their initial plans; that's why.



MyBlogU Contest Invites You To Start a New Site

A new contest from MyBlogU encourages Internet entrepreneurs to create a new blog from scratch and build its traffic with help from MyBlogU. The winner -- based on traffic data -- will get a one-on-one coaching session with MyBlogU experts to double the site's traffic.



GoDaddy Expands Small Business eCommerce Options

GoDaddy is following the trend of website companies offering more add-ons to their services available to small businesses. The company has unveiled a trio of services that small businesses can use to boost their Web presence and integrate their sites more into their daily operations.


Sales

How to Hire Your First Sales Rep

When you're deciding to expand your small business, one of your most momentous decisions will be to hire your first sales rep. These insider tips, including numbers and lessons learned, will help minimize the risks inherent in hiring a salesperson to increase your all-important sales revenue.