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New Fiverr Interview Shows Small Businesses How to Capitalize on the Freelance Trend

New Fiverr Interview Shows Small Businesses How to Capitalize on the Freelance Trend

Has your small business embraced the freelance trend yet? A recent survey found that over half of small businesses with ten or fewer employees had employed a freelance independent contractor or 1099 employee in the past year. With the number of freelancers predicted to reach 40 percent of the American workforce by 2020, the extent […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Entrepreneur Advice to Grow Your Small Business

Smart Hustle Recap: Outsourcing 101, the Changing American Workforce + Taking Your Business from Hobby to Reality

We are back for another week of the Smart Hustle Recap – recapping the best stories that have appeared on our sister publication, Smart Hustle Magazine, in the past week. This week we have three different styles of articles: an inspirational piece on making a full-time business out of your favorite hobby, a tip-based article […]

Are You Tracking Your KPI Metrics? New Staples Quick Wins KPI App Can Help

Are You Tracking Your KPI Metrics? New Staples Quick Wins KPI App Can Help

Are you currently tracking your KPI metrics? If you said no (and if you don’t even know what KPI stands for) then you’re not alone. KPI stands for key performance indicator, and a recent Staples survey found that more than half of business owners aren’t tracking these important business metrics as often as they should. […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Entrepreneur Advice to Grow Your Small Business

Smart Hustle Recap – Valentine’s Day Marketing, Upcoming Tech Twitter Chat & More

We’re back for another addition of the Smart Hustle Recap, a regular feature on SmallBizTechnology where we look at the latest articles on Smart Hustle with links so you can explore your favorite stories. This week we’ve got articles that touch on all your favorite small business topics – marketing, technology, and sales. Our two […]

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Should You Switch to a Standing Desk? A Look at the Pros and Cons to Help You Decide

Standing desks are a current fad sweeping offices and schools across the country. However, surprisingly enough, standing desks aren’t new at all. The history of standing desks dates back to the 1400s and in the 18th and 19th century they became especially popular among the rich. Several famous people throughout history have used standing desks, […]

Overwhelmed by Marketing? New Survey Shows Just How Tough Small Business Marketing Is

Marketing is of utmost importance to small business owners, but it is also one of the most challenging parts of running your business. Which marketing strategies should you use? Who should handle your marketing? How do you fit marketing in a small business budget? And is your marketing even effective? If you’ve ever been overwhelmed […]