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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Odem Global Launches All-in-one Marketing Dashboard

Small businesses have myriad technologies at their disposal but they're usually here, there, and pretty much everywhere. Odem Global is working to winnow the field on marketing insights for small businesses with an all-in-one dashboard that tracks all phases of a small business's marketing channels.


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Plonked: Search Engine That Means Business

If you're looking to build a stronger customer base, or perhaps you're looking for an angel investor for some seed money, then Plonked may be the search engine for you.


Digital Wallet Adoption

Will 2016 Be the Year of Digital Wallet Adoption?

Consumer use of digital wallets like Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Android Pay, and the like, is on the rise. Is this a signal that your small business should start accepting these forms of payment?


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Workable: Automates The Hiring Process For Small Business

Workable uses a social media-like platform to streamline the HR process at your company. This includes the many steps it takes to hire a new employee. Workable integrates scheduling, HR-related chatter, and other tasks into a post-based format that includes members of your teams as the network.