Lisa Froelings

Lisa Froelings
Lisa is a Staff Writer for Small Business Trends focusing on marketing technology, productivity and general small business news. Lisa is also a business and productivity consultant with over 4 years of experience in human resources working for a major retailer in the country before she decided to build her own business. Her interests include technology, mindfulness as well as time management.

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Gmail Will Warn You About Accounts that are Unsecured

A new feature added to Gmail will let users know if recipients of their messages or messages they're receiving are to or from a secure account. The addition to Gmail was part of Google's Safer Internet Day recently.

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eBay Plans to Challenge Amazon, Announces Turnaround Strategy

It once seemed implausible but things are going swimmingly at ebay and the company is in a fight to stay competitive in a growing ecommerce pool. But it is determined to transform itself into a major player once again ... even challenging Amazon in ecommerce growth.

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Business Fined Whopping $1.75 Million for Docking Wages

A Pennsylvania telemarketing firm of business publications has been ordered to pay $1.75 million in back wages for forcing employees to "clock out" when doing ordinary activities like restroom breaks and even stretching at their desks.

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Can’t Attend the Meeting? Send Your Robot

You've said it a million times and until now, a million times it's been true ... You can't be two places at once. Now, that's not really as true as it once was. The Double 2 robot uses video conferencing technology and a mobile robotic pole to put your face in front of someone elsewhere.

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Do Your Employees Expect a Raise This Year?

A favorable economy may mean a lot of small business employees will see an increase in their pay this year. Is your small business in a position to offer raises to your team?

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Did A Single Tweet Get Trump Quote Removed from Bottle Cap?

Honest Tea is known for its use of quotes from influential people printed under the bottle cap of its popular iced tea drinks. But one quote from Donald Trump got a customer in a tizzy. He took to social media and Honest Tea says the company is in the process of taking Trump's quote out of circulation.