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The Benefits of Facebook Messenger for Small Businesses 2

Growing technologies such as mobile and social media have become important tools for entrepreneurs looking to grow their small businesses. In addition to advertising on social platforms that have become household names, new opportunities in the digital realm are popping up all the time for business owners to take advantage...

What Startups Can Learn From Dell's Telecommuting Initiative 17

With all of the technologies available to us these days, is commuting to work an outdated practice? As CNNMoney reports Texas-based computer manufacturer Dell seems to think so and has encouraged a number of its employees to work from home. In fact a quarter of the companies staff already telecommutes either...

Is Being a Franchise Owner Right For You? 3

Starting a new business is scary. Whether you're entering a competitive market or trying to build a category that doesn't even exist yet it can be extremely difficult to execute your idea and turn it into a successful company. Furthermore there are many Americans who may not have an idea for...

Employee Perks Perfect for Building a Small Business 8

For small businesses looking to grow a loyal team your first instinct as an entrepreneur might be to offer a strong starting wage and lofty raises. Unfortunately that might not always be an option especially in the early days of any new company. Luckily a survey by Glassdoor shows that...

GoDaddy Builds App for Entrepreneurs to Get Idea Feedback

When you're an entrepreneur there's really no telling when your next great idea will hit you. Additionally, while you may sometimes instantly know that you're on to something, other times your idea needs developing and some honest feedback. Traditionally this is where the advice of friends and family has come...

Overtime Pay Expands to More Salaried Employees 1

Beginning December 1st of this year salaried employees who make less than $47,476 a year will become eligible to recieve overtime pay (time and a half) when they work more than 40 hours in a given week. Prior to the new rule announced by the White House this past week that...

Looking for Entrepreneurial Advice? Check Snapchat 2

Just when you thought you knew all about Snapchat it manages to surprise you again. Against all odds the app that seemed prohibitively geared towards young people has expanded into attracting advertisers and now even some business professionals. As Digiday reports some of Snapchat's latest power users are entrepreneurs with startup...

7 Big Businesses Who are Small Business Allies 8

When it comes to small business and larger corporations there's often an "us versus them" mentality. For example small shop owners might fear a big box retailer coming in and crushing their business. While that may be a legitimate concern not all big businesses are bad. In fact many giant...