Archive of March 2016

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14 New Ways to Check in With Your Remote Team

What is an innovative software/app you use to check in with your team remotely, and why is it effective? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. […]

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14 File Sharing Tools Perfect for Growing Teams

What is your favorite (low cost) file sharing service that can be used easily by an entire team? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. […]

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Leveraging Technology for Smarter Marketing and a Better User Experience

For businesses to turn profit, it must churn out products and services that their customers will want enough to purchase. It’s not easy to get insight into the minds of customers – but it is possible to improve customer experience through leveraging information gained by implementing the right processes and focusing on the right points. […]

old IT equipment

11 Cool Things to Do With Old IT Equipment

What is one creative way I can get rid of old (but still functioning) computer/IT equipment when I upgrade our office’s machines? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start […]

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Electronic Prescriptions: Some Doctors Are Angry. But They Should See The Opportunities.

Starting this month, in New York State, doctor’s writing patient prescriptions must do so electronically. Sure, there are downsides to using electronic prescriptions – but my guess is that it will only evolve and get better, as reported by the New York Times. It’s “forced upgrades” like that that doctors and small business owners can see […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Entrepreneur Advice to Grow Your Small Business

Smart Hustle Recap: Small Business Administration Interview, How to Seize Small Business Opportunities, and More!

Small business owners may sometimes feel like they are struggling alone, but the truth is there are many resources available if you know where to look. One excellent resource is the Small Business Administration, or SBA. The SBA is an educational portal that includes articles, videos, and resources you need to get your business running […]

scheduling appointments

10 Apps That Take the Stress Out of Scheduling Appointments

What is your favorite appointment scheduling app, and what sets it apart from the rest? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Calendly We’ve had […]

website testing

10 Multi-Feature Tools for App or Website Testing

What is your favorite tool for load-testing your app or website and why? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Bees With Machine Guns I […]

business receipts

10 Apps That Manage Pesky Business Receipts (And Will Save Your Sanity)

What is your favorite software or app for managing business receipts? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. H&R Block Small Business H&R Block Small […]

payroll

10 Solutions for Payroll That Will Make Your Life Easier

What platform does your company use for payroll and why do you like it? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. ADP We currently use ADP for […]