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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 20 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.
Joshua is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and 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 then 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 University, he provides many of the graphic overlays for feature images on the site.
Small Business Trends thanks everyone taking time out of their holiday and working on Christmas.Dec 24, 2018 114 Shares
We're giving away an Amazon Kindle Fire 7 tablet to celebrate Cyber Monday! Check out how you can get BONUS entries!Nov 14, 2018 196 Shares
Want to win a Chromebook 3 from Samsung? Who wouldn't? Enter our Black Friday contest today and then check back to boost your odds!Nov 12, 2018 360 Shares
It's National Veterans Small Business Week and the SBA and VA are partnering to extend benefits to military vets who want to start or grow their business.Nov 5, 2018 116 Shares
Businesses in Wilmington, NC are boarding up stores and offices ahead of the hurricane. Here's more on the small business impact of Hurricane Florence.Sep 13, 2018 97 Shares
Based on the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index August 2018 report, you'd have to go back to 1983 to find small business owners this optimistic.Sep 12, 2018 149 Shares
Guides, tips and advice are jam packed inside this latest edition of Small Business Trends magazine. Get your free copy today!Jul 27, 2018 122 Shares
Here are 11 tips for moving customers through your cart and checkout page, ultimately reducing your abandonment rates and increasing your revenue.Jul 26, 2018 97 Shares
A great customer testimonial can provide many benefits to your small business, even new customers. Here are some website testimonials tips to get you started.Jul 12, 2018 226 Shares
An FAQ page on your company's website can be one of your best customer service tools. Here are some tips on how to make it great.Jul 11, 2018 209 Shares
Behind-the-scenes jobs available at small businesses suggest a rise in business activity. Here are the most popular small business jobs.Jun 11, 2018 133 Shares