What the Microsoft LinkedIn Deal Means for Businesses

What the Microsoft LinkedIn Deal Means for Businesses

On Monday, June 13, Microsoft made a surprise announcement, saying that it had purchased the social media site LinkedIn for $26.2 billion – Microsoft’s biggest acquisition ever. The move has many wondering why Microsoft would make such a large investment and what the future of each company will look like. Although many of the details […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Entrepreneur Advice to Grow Your Small Business

Smart Hustle Recap: Small Business Community Launched, Peter Shankman Joins the Team & More!

Last week was a busy week for the Smart Hustle team, so there is plenty to share in this Smart Hustle recap! As you know, we typically feature 3-4 of the hottest stories in our recap. This week, we also have some exciting news to share with you. Smart Hustle has welcomed Peter Shankman as […]

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14 New Ways to Check in With Your Remote Team

What is an innovative software/app you use to check in with your team remotely, and why is it effective? 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 BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. […]

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Intel Small Business Advantage: A One-Stop Solution to Boost Productivity and Security (Interview with Intel’s Chad Constant)

In today’s world, there is an abundance of technology for small businesses, a fact that can sometimes be a blessing and sometimes a curse. On the one hand, nearly any problem you have has a technological solution. On the other hand, many small business owners find themselves gathering so many different programs and apps that […]

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Four Guidelines To Choose The Best Software For Your Business: No Software Can Help You 100%

As the CEO of a small business, there are a myriad of products for you to choose from when considering software solutions. What criteria do you use when trying to choose a new software platform or app? Will Reynolds, CEO of SecureDocs (virtual data room provider) offers these four guidelines: Quantify the Problem: When looking for software for […]

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Tips & Tech to Boost the Productivity of Your Next Online Meeting

With a growing number of remote workers in businesses large and small, traditional meetings are now being replaced by online meetings where team members can collaborate from multiple locations. Whether you’re thinking of holding your first online meeting or are already a seasoned pro, this article will provide tips & tech to boost productivity and make […]

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New Features from Xero Makes Accounting That Much Easier for Small Business

Most companies want to “work smarter, not harder” and as most business owners know, the best way to do this is through the use of technology. Take Xero for example, an easy-to-use online accounting software for small businesses. They know how important good technology is for small businesses and continue to add features to their software that […]

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8 Tools to Efficiently Manage Temp and Remote Team Workers

What is your favorite tool for managing temporary (contract or project-based) team workers, 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 We have […]