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.

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JotForm Now Offers Adobe eSign Service

You've heard of eSigh technology. The trend is an exciting one with plenty of implications for improving small business productivity. And now users of JotForm can have access to that technology too. Here are more details.

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Facebook Will Soon Let You Give “Saved Replies” to Customers

Facebook is ready to introduce Saved Replies for Pages on the site. If your business is overwhelmed by a crush of responses to a post or your feed, these canned Saved Replies keep you in immediate contact until you have more time for a proper follow-up message.

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Bombas Socks Has Buy-a-Pair, Donate-a-Pair Retail Model

Socks maker Bombas has a unique twist on the popular BOGO marketing campaign. For every pair of socks it sells, it's agreeing to donate a pair to people in need. The campaign has more than exceeded expectations.

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Yelp Adds eCommerce for Local Boutiques

Yelp is partnering with Shoptiques.com to offer its visitors and reviewers the ability to buy directly with high-end retailers on the boutique eCommerce site.

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Celebrating National Business Etiquette Week

The Protocol School of Washington is hosting a week's worth of events to celebrate National Business Etiquette Week this year. And the school is sponsoring video contests, too, one with an eye on business etiquette practices in the future.

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Ebay Unveils Advertising Service for Sellers

If you're looking for more sales on your ebay items, the auction-style website has announced plans for a seller's advertising program to boost the visibility of your products.

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Alibaba Backs Businesses Purchasing Inventory from China

If your small business is considering a purchase from a Chinese supplier through eCommerce giant Alibaba, a new trade assurance program may offer some further guarantee that the products you buy will be quality or that you will be compensated accordingly.

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Small Business Lending Increases for Six Straight Months

What kind of lender should small businesses go to for a better shot at having their loans approved? Would you be surprised that the answer might be big banks with assets of $10 billion or more -- or how about an institutional lender?

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