Larry Alton


Larry Alton

Larry Alton is a professional blogger, writer and researcher who contributes to a number of reputable online media outlets and news sources. A graduate of Iowa Sate University, he’s now a full-time freelance writer and business consultant. Currently, Larry writes for Entrepreneur.com, HuffingtonPost.com, and Business.com, among others. In addition to journalism, technical writing and in-depth research, he’s also active in his community and spends weekends volunteering with a local non-profit literacy organization and rock climbing.

He pursued his undergraduate degree in English Literature and transitioned to freelance writing full-time upon graduation. The years he spent studying and working the corporate daily grind prepared him well for his work with various companies ranging from small, locally-owned shops to Fortune 500 firms. A featured writer with numerous national publications, he’s positioned himself at the top of the tech writing field and is known for “translating” industry jargon into easily digestible, readable content.

Particularly interesting fields for Larry include digital media, thought leadership, any and all things Android and iOS, entrepreneurship, and social media.


Take Care Of Your Business

Taking Care of Your Business Means Taking Care of Yourself

As a small business owner, you probably have realized that your businesses deserves and commands full-time attention. To do this effectively over time, you need to take care of yourself. Here are some quick ways to adapt a healthier lifestyle that will boost your productivity and keep you healthy.


taking calculated risks

How Entrepreneurs Can Take Calculated Risks

Most business decisions are about evaluating the best course of action without being certain of the outcome. Taking foolish risks can increase the probability of a bad outcome but becoming risk adverse results in lost opportunities. Fortunately there is a middle path entrepreneurs can follow.


small business team

7 Ways to Bring Your Small Business Team Closer Together

There's no I in TEAM and that's especially true running your small business. A strong team will help build your business faster and stronger. Here are 7 ways to use a team to build your business closer and stronger.


investment tips

7 Investment Tips for the Small Business Owner

As a small business owner and entrepreneur, it's possible you're not keen on putting all your value into one venture. And opportunities may arise to broaden your horizon, as it were. Here are some valuable investment tips for small business owners.


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5 Industries Struggling with the Current Economy

Different economies impact businesses in different ways. What's good for some isn't so good for others. Here are some industries and businesses that are struggling with the current economic state.


data visualization

Why Visualization Matters in Data and Content Marketing

Small business owners don't have to be short on data about their companies these days. There are umpteen ways to get data about your company's activities. Now, how do they present that information to their audience in a visually appealing way?


protect company email

4 Ways to Protect Your Company Email Account

Social media aside, email remains one of your most important small business communications tools. But email accounts are also always at risk, so here are some tips for protecting yours.