3 Ways to Bridge the Gap Between Small Businesses and Retail Giants

Amazon is known for being one of the largest online retailers in the eCommerce world however, despite their many resources, it seems that small businesses still have a fighting chance to compete with them and all the other big dogs. Amazon, along with other retail giants, create stiff competition for small businesses, but there are some unique opportunities that smaller […]

The 10 Best Invoicing Apps for Service-Based Businesses

Name your favorite invoicing app or software for service-based businesses (please include a link) and explain 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. Plasso […]

7 Examples of Everyday Technology That Should Change in 2015

What’s one everyday technology you use all the time that you wish a startup would totally rethink in 2015? 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. The […]

Mobile Card Readers Let Any Business Accept Plastic – Even Those On The Go!

A 2010 Federal Reserve study showed an increase in the percentage of consumers making non-cash payments. They found consumers reaching to plastic alternatives like debit, credit and pre-paid cards instead. If you’re a small business owner who has relied on paper currency, it’s time to update your technology and offer customers payment options that work […]

Stop Wasting Time on Recurring Invoices: Three Services That Send Professional Invoices Automatically

If you’re running a business that requires a number of clients to make recurring payments, it’s counter-productive to have to send an invoice out yourself or hire someone to send an invoice to each client every single payment period. But where can you find an automated billing platform for you to just schedule recurring invoices […]