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How Retailers and Small Businesses Can Grow With Less [Video]

How Retailers and Small Businesses Can Grow With Less [Video]

In the past ten years, the functionality of work offices has changed drastically.  Gone are the days of notebooks and filing cabinets and here are the days of cloud computing and using new technology and apps to run your business.  In this presentation from the 2014 Small Business Summit, Jason Richelson, founder of ShopKeep, gives us the [...]

Modern Technology Debunks Small Business Myths

Modern Technology Debunks Small Business Myths

There are a whole lot of small business myths out there that are just no longer true in today’s technologically advanced world. In order to debunk these myths, I’ve teamed up with Microsoft to create a series of videos that will help educate and inform small business owners. What kind of myths are we talking [...]

The Rise of Small Business: How Technology is Finally Favoring Mom’n’Pops Over Walmart

The Rise of Small Business: How Technology is Finally Favoring Mom’n’Pops Over Walmart

If you’ve booked a flight, read a book, or listened to a song recently, you are a walking testimony to how new technology can change entire industries. However, the unwelcome truth behind most new innovations is that they are accessible, at least at first, only to the lucky – and wealthy – few. Innovation can [...]

6 Ways to Get Paid Faster and Keep Your Business Rock’n and Roll’n

6 Ways to Get Paid Faster and Keep Your Business Rock’n and Roll’n

For growing businesses getting paid on time is crucial for survival. Recurring delays in payment of invoices can quickly turn into a cash flow problem, especially with your business creditors waiting at the other end of the line. With payments piling up, you waste productive hours trying to collect amounts that customers owe instead of [...]

11 SaaS Products All Entrepreneurs Should Start Using

11 SaaS Products All Entrepreneurs Should Start Using

What is the number one SaaS product you think every entrepreneur should start using 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 StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Basecamp The [...]

2 Reasons Google Beats Microsoft in the Cloud

2 Reasons Google Beats Microsoft in the Cloud

There have been a number of epic rivalries throughout history –  Hatfield v. McCoy, Ali v. Frazier, Connors v. McEnroe, Coke v. Pepsi, Yankees v. Red Sox; iOS v. Android – all of which have proponents from one side or the other spewing why they are clearly better than their rival. Well, there is another battle [...]

9 Tips for Successfully Vetting SaaS Products

9 Tips for Successfully Vetting SaaS Products

What is one important thing to remember when vetting SaaS products used to improve my business? 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 StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Make Sure [...]

Online Billing and Invoicing Execs Discuss Hiveage. Free and Simple Sri Lankan Built App for Small Businesses

Online Billing and Invoicing Execs Discuss Hiveage. Free and Simple Sri Lankan Built App for Small Businesses

Hiveage is a free online billing and invoicing service created by two Sri Lankan entrepreneurs. In this Google Hangout they discuss with Ramon Ray, why their service is free and how it’s different than competing services. If your current invoicing service is not working for you or you’re using manual systems, Hiveage is a service [...]