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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.
National Small Business Week 2018 is coming close and the calendar is full of things to do and participate in. Check out what's happening after the jump.Apr 26, 2018 468 Shares
Get expert tips and insights on your company's profitability (or lack thereof) in this latest edition of Small Business Trends magazine.Apr 24, 2018 91 Shares
A new study reveals that communications apps designed to make work easier are actually wasting a lot of time. Here's what you need to know about app overload.Apr 22, 2018 155 Shares
Submit your Small Business Week events today to be included in our big list publishing next week!Apr 19, 2018 147 Shares
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At 40 days, Slack downtime was way too high in 2017. Does your company have a plan for when the collaboration tool is down and, how is the company behind the tool trying to fix this issue?Apr 2, 2018 83 Shares
Are you holding too many meetings during the week? Check out the meeting statistics after the jump to discover how those pesky events can actually hurt your small business.Apr 2, 2018 154 Shares
If you're the boss, you've got no time for April Fools pranks, but that might not apply to your employees. Here's some advice for handling April Fools Day pranks at work.Mar 31, 2018 107 Shares
The 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill spending plan is being hailed by small businesses in one corner and shunned in the other. Here's what you need to know.Mar 29, 2018 95 Shares
After the recent privacy scandals, many Americans are losing trust in Facebook. Get all the numbers from the latest public poll after the jump.Mar 29, 2018 96 Shares