Smart Hustle Recap: Entrepreneur Advice to Grow Your Small Business

Smart Hustle Recap: Capitalizing on Freelance Workers, Boosting Biz Security & Calming Angry Customers

We know how busy small business owners are, which is why we created the weekly Smart Hustle Recap feature – a feature that allows you to quickly get caught up on the latest small business news, tips and tools. Each week we hand-pick the stories that are most relevant to the SmallBizTechnology audience, and this […]

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 […]

SuperTasker – An Outsourcing Solution for Your Digital Tasks

Small business equals small staff, a fact that has many benefits but also some drawbacks. For example, at some point you’ve likely encountered tasks that go beyond your team’s skill set or available time, causing you to hire outside freelancers or independent contractors to complete the work. With the growth of platforms, finding a qualified […]

12 Major Turnoffs When Hiring Virtual Employees

What’s a major turnoff to you (on a resume or in the interview) when hiring virtual team members? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program […]