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JoAnn McFarland is a Staff Writer for Small Business Trends. She covers breaking news such as new product announcements, government policy, acquisitions and other industry developments.
JoAnn was born and raised in Hermiston OR where she currently resides with her husband, Jerry, and youngest son Darrell and his family. Graduating from Hermiston High School, JoAnn went on to Blue Mountain Community College and attained a certificate for Licensed Practical Nurse and an Associate degree in General Studies. She later obtained her Associates in the Science of Nursing from a self-study program at Regents College (now Excalibur) NY State University.
JoAnn enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, playing the piano and reading. She sings on her church’s worship team and has written a novel, The Ancients, a medical mystery with a supernatural theme, available on Amazon. JoAnn is currently working on her next book which will feature experiences in nursing homes that will act as a guide book regarding placing your loved one in nursing homes.
Countup promises to connect small businesses with freelance accountants. The company has also offered a number of other tools and new integrations with accounting software popular among small businesses.Feb 28, 2016 276 Shares
Visage has released an update to its popular infographic software tool that it says will help small businesses create more engaging content and infographics.Feb 23, 2016 307 Shares
New data shows that more than one-quarter of all American workers are unsatisfied with their work situation and could leave at any time. So, how do you prevent a revolving door at your small business?Feb 18, 2016 266 Shares
Google says that it's slowly phasing out the support of Flash display ads on AdWords. Instead, the company will only support the use of ads in HTML5.Feb 16, 2016 237 Shares
Endurance International Group has announced that it has completed a previously announced acquisition of Constant Contact. Constant Contact joins a host of other brands that offer services to small businesses. The Constant Contact name is expected to stay intact.Feb 11, 2016 378 Shares
What started as an ebay business has blossomed into something a lot bigger. But the owners of UpakNShip have decided that giving back to their military veteran brothers and sisters in need is equally important as their success. Check out what they're doing to help.Feb 8, 2016 233 Shares
Analytics and marketing will take center stage at this year's ICON 2016 conference, hosted by Infusionsoft. Radio talk host Dave Ramsey is one of the keynote speakers at this event.Feb 2, 2016 283 Shares
Eat USA is looking to get back into the swing of things via a crowdfunding campaign. The company lost its entire inventory following the terrorist attacks of 2001 in New York.Jan 29, 2016 233 Shares
These two small authors and publishers decided against finding someone to print and promote their books. Instead, they're doing it themselves.Jan 23, 2016 307 Shares
Small businesses that deal with a lot of contracts need to take a look at what Concord is offering. The founder of the company describes the inspiration for creating Concord.Jan 21, 2016 198 Shares
On January 4, 2016, FedEx begins a new system of Zip Code-based rates. Here's what you need to know before shipping out your next customer order.Jan 3, 2016 343 Shares