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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 always being wooed to conferences and expos year-round. There are plenty of reasons to go -- and a few reasons to stay away, too -- but we want to know what gets you to these events?Oct 13, 2017 253 Shares
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The Dreamforce 2017 agenda features big names, keynotes on business growth, and break out events focused specifically on small business.Oct 12, 2017 272 Shares
After 20 years, AIM will shut down on December 15, 2017. Take a look back at the history of this groundbreaking product that changed the way we communicate.Oct 9, 2017 127 Shares
For the first time in this year, small businesses lost jobs according to the September 2017 ADP Small Business Report. Franchises however, fared better.Oct 6, 2017 121 Shares
Will Congress ever pass meaningful legislation for small businesses? A House hearing this week will attempt to get a proposed plan moving forward.Oct 1, 2017 227 Shares
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This infographic can be a decision-making guide when your small business needs to make off-the-shelf or custom built software choices.Sep 29, 2017 188 Shares
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