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Joshua Sophy - Assistant Editor
Joshua Sophy is the Assistant Editor for Small Business Trends and the Head of Content Partnerships. A journalist with 17 years of experience in traditional and online media, Joshua supervises the day-to-day operations of Small Business Trends’ busy editorial department including the editorial calendar and outgoing assignments.
He is a journalist with 17 years of experience in traditional and online media.
Joshua got his start in the rough and tumble newspaper business of Pennsylvania’s coal region, first as a sports writer and later as a beat reporter covering daily news.
He eventually founded his own local newspaper, the Pottsville Free Press, covering his hometown. There, he served not only as editor but also doing layout and even delivering the paper and selling ads.
Joshua eventually moved to the online copywriting world after a stint as a weekly newspaper editor for the Journal Register. He joined Small Business Trends as a breaking news and tech writer in 2013, where he covered such memorable events as the launch of Instagram video.
A student of graphic design at Waynesburg College (now Waynesburg University), he also provides many of the graphic overlays for feature images on the site.
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Small businesses are beginning to look for more employees to fill open artificial intelligence and machine learning jobs.Feb 9, 2017 244 Shares
For many small businesses, offering more money to retain great employees may not be an option. We want to know - what's your best incentive besides money?Jan 20, 2017 151 Shares
Obamacare and small businesses are more closely tied than previously thought. To keep owners on his side, President Trump will need a replacement, fast.Jan 18, 2017 185 Shares
Twitter is shutting down its Dashboard app. This feature was specifically aimed at business users, but could not gain enough traction.Jan 13, 2017 191 Shares
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A recent survey shows that many small business owners do not see a holiday as a vacation from work. In fact, most continue to check-in everyday.Jan 5, 2017 311 Shares
Do Facebook ads work? A new survey from Weebly reports that 62 percent of small business owners say the ads miss their targets.Jan 3, 2017 742 Shares
Twitter's Jack Dorsey took to the site to ask users how to improve it in 2017. It could have gone worse.Dec 30, 2016 191 Shares
Need tech talent for your small business? You're probably not looking for a Silicon Valley hotshot to fill the vacancy. Even so, you're likely to struggle.Dec 22, 2016 217 Shares
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