Tabby McFarland

Tabby McFarland
Tabby McFarland is a staff writer and web researcher for Small Business Trends. As a staff writer she specializes in social media, technology, special interest features, and eCommerce. A geek at heart, Tabby loves to be online interacting with the blogging community. Tabby is a WAHM (work at home mom) and is also an avid Pinterest enthusiast with a strong sense of style and creativity.

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Top Business Movies for Entrepreneurs this Holiday Season

You might have a little bit of extra time away from your small business at the end of the year. And you may be searching for some inspiration. Where better to turn than Hollywood? Here are 25 movies every entrepreneur or small business owner should watch.

Instagram Partner Program

Instagram Partner Program Unveiled for Business Users

Instagram is interested in having more small businesses use its platform to market their products and brands. It's created a Partner program where larger businesses who've found more success on Instagram mentor those just getting started.


Second-Hand Clothing Site ThredUP Gets $81M in Funding

The second-hand online clothing marketplace ThredUP has just announced an $81 million round of venture funding. The company is trying to stand out in what's becoming a competitive and increasingly crowded marketplace.


Wix Now Has CRM for Small Business, Too

One of Wix's latest add-ons for its users, MyAccount CRM, that collects a small business's contact information has been well received thus far. The company announced that more than 164 million contacts have been stored via the new app.


Yahoo! Small Business is Becoming Luminate

Yahoo Small Business emailed users recently alerting them to a change in company structure. This arm of Yahoo will now be run by Aabaco Holdings -- with its Aabaco Small Business product -- and be re-branded together as Luminate.

Verisign’s #InternetOfficial Contest has a Winner

Verisign’s #InternetOfficial Contest has a Winner

Winners of the first #InternetOfficial build a website that encourages children to take an active interest in cooking. Read more about the people and motives behind in this overview of the contest's winning entry.

Lenovo Smart Cast

With Lenovo Smart Cast, Your Phone Becomes a Projector

The board room may not be a place for the bored if someone's got a Lenovo Smart Cast smartphone. The device, currently in development, will purportedly be the the first smartphone that enables users to display interactive, touch-enabled projections.

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Coolpad Arise is the First WiFi Only Smartphone

Scratch Wireless has a $99 entry-level smartphone that works mostly on WiFi connections. Customers who need mobile voice or data coverage can buy daily blocks of it starting at $1.99.