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Smart Hustle Recap: Finding Your Niche, Avoiding Legal Issues & More

Smart Hustle Recap: 3 Outstanding Smart Hustle Interviews Take You Through the Small Biz Journey

If there is one thing Smart Hustle is known for, it’s one-on-one interviews where Editor Ramon Ray speaks to entrepreneurs and small business owners about their journeys, including the challenges, successes, and their advice for other small business owners. Last week, there were three outstanding Smart Hustle interviews, and we’re putting the spotlight on them […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Finding Your Niche, Avoiding Legal Issues & More

Smart Hustle Recap: Establishing Culture in Your Business, Better Analytics, & More

There are a million small details to consider when growing your business, from the technology you’ll use to whom you’ll hire and how each individual task should be performed. In this edition of the Smart Hustle Recap, we’re going to share tips on a few of these areas that are sometimes neglected as you focus […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Finding Your Niche, Avoiding Legal Issues & More

Smart Hustle Recap: The Importance of Existing Customers, Surcharging Credit Cards, & More!

What part of the sales funnel does your business focus on? Are you constantly looking for and finding new leads? Or is your main goal to nurture your existing leads, so they become customers? Or do you make your existing customers the spotlight of your sales and marketing efforts? Clearly, there is something to be […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Finding Your Niche, Avoiding Legal Issues & More

SH Recap – Market Your Business, Improve Your Sales, and GROW!

Sales and marketing are two of the biggest concerns for small business owners, and admittedly these are two of our favorite topics to cover over on Smart Hustle. In this week’s Recap, we’re sharing some of the best marketing and sales articles recently published that are sure to give you new strategies to think about […]

GoDaddy Hosting & Ecommerce Review: A Great Option for SmallBiz Owners

GoDaddy Hosting & Ecommerce Helps SmallBiz Owners Set Up an Online Presence

This article was written in partnership with GoDaddy, a company that offers domain name registration as well as hosting and ecommerce services to help you develop your online presence. The phrase rings out on websites all over the Internet – if you’re a business, “you HAVE to be online!” Although most small business owners will […]

Choosing the Right POS Technology for Your Small Business

Choosing the Right POS Technology for Your Small Business

This article was written in partnership with ShopKeep, an iPad POS System used by over 20,000 small businesses in the United States and Canada. Choosing the right point of sale (POS) technology is one of the many tasks for setting up your small business, and like other areas of building your business, it is complicated […]

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Make It, Ship It, Test It on Social Media, Then Sell It To Your Fans. The Power of MVP Creation.

I was reading the Wall Street Journals article about how designer Michelle Smith, sketched a dress “Selena” and after seeing the interest on social media, decided to accelerate it’s manufacturing. The Journal writes, “Over several weeks following Milly’s September show, the Selena dress garnered more than the usual attention on social media, particularly vogue.com, which […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Finding Your Niche, Avoiding Legal Issues & More

Smart Hustle Recap: Developing the Right Pricing Strategy, Using Color in Your Branding, & More

The Smart Hustle Recap took a break last week as the team celebrated Memorial Day with friends and family. We hope you also enjoyed the unofficial ‘kickoff to summer’ with your loved ones! Now it’s back to work, and we have a lot to share with you from the past couple weeks. The stories featured […]