social media marketing

Danger of Relying On Social Followers: When Social Algorithms Change, You Lose.

Absolutely, social media is on FIRE and “everyone” is using Facebook, Snapchat, Instragram, Twitter or some other social network. For sure, EVERY business must be using social media. However, it’s also important to build your own list of email addresses and other contact information (cell, physical mailing address) so you have direct contact with your […]

Tips to Build a Winning Ecommerce Store

Tips to Help Your Business Build a Winning Ecommerce Store

Whether you’re starting up a new business or own an existing brick-and-mortar location, you’ve likely considered setting up an online store to reach a wide customer base. If you’re considering selling products or services online, there are two things you should know: There has never been a better time for e-commerce. It has never been […]

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Build A Tribe And Sales Will Follow. Learning From “Humans of New York” Photog

Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton is using his viral fundraising prowess to help pediatric cancer patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, reports Crains NY. Sure, with 17.6 million Facebook users and 5.3 million Instagram followers it’s pretty “easy” to raise millions for a cause. But there’s a lesson here for ALL of us […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Robert Herjavec Interview, Hiring Tips, & Protecting Your Biz in a Divorce

Smart Hustle Recap: Robert Herjavec Interview, Hiring Tips, & Protecting Your Biz in a Divorce

It was a great week at Smart Hustle, where we tackled a variety of important topics related to small business – growth advice shared in a Robert Herjavec interview, hiring tips for your small business team, and even guidance on the uncomfortable topic of protecting your business in the case of a divorce. On Wednesday, […]

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Accelerate Your Business Recap: It’s Time to Upgrade Your Aging Devices!

Recently, I had the honor of speaking at the Accelerate Your Business symposium, presented by Microsoft, Dell and Intel and taking place in Denver on May 4. Couldn’t attend? I realize that there are SmallBizTechnology readers located all over the country (and the world!), so I wanted to share a recap of the event and […]