Paul Chaney


Paul Chaney
Paul Chaney is a Staff Writer for Small Business Trends. He covers industry news, including interviews with executives and industry leaders about the products, services and trends affecting small businesses, drawing on his 20 years of marketing knowledge. Paul is a veteran Internet marketer with 20 years of experience in helping small businesses learn how to use the web for marketing purposes. Formerly, he was editor of Web Marketing Today and a longtime contributing editor for Practical Ecommerce. Paul is a sought-after speaker and author of several books, including The Digital Handshake: Seven Proven Strategies to Grow Your Business Using Social Media, published by John Wiley & Sons, The Social Commerce Handbook: 20 Secrets for Turning Social Media into Social Sales, and Realty Blogging: Build Your Brand and Out-Smart Your Competition, both published by McGraw-Hill. He holds the distinction of leading the very first business blogging seminar ever held in Asia, in 2005, and, in 2011, introduced social media marketing to business owners in Ukraine, at the behest of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Paul has also served as technical editor of many (if not most) of the Internet marketing-related "For Dummies" books, including Buzz Marketing with Blogs For Dummies, the first book ever published to address the topic of business blogging exclusively.

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Groove: Help Desk Software That Works Like Gmail

A lot of small business owners like the ease and simplicity of their Gmail dashboard. Well, Groove is like Gmail but for your company's help desk needs. And it's a platform built for all the members of your team to interact and handle problems together as they arise.


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Last Minute Tax Advice: Home Office Deductions

Procrastinating work-from-home entrepreneurs and employees, we've got your back. Here is some expert advice on deductions and tips to keep in mind as you file your tax return.