We are far from the days when banking tasks meant driving to a branch, waiting in long lines, filling out deposit or withdrawal forms, and conducting business face-to-face. Now, thanks to online business banking, you can manage all your small business needs quickly and easily through your computer or mobile device. Digital banking has completely
CEO and Founder of dataPlor, human verified small business data in LATAM. getty In the first quarter of 2020, my company, which specializes in human-verified small-business data in emerging markets, pivoted to begin offering a database product to the market at large. Achieving this took deep internal analysis to determine if we had the best team
First, the bad news: Search Engine Land Editor-in-Chief Ginny Marvin is leaving Third Door Media to pursue new projects, and the entire team here could not be more thankful for everything she contributed to the company and especially the search community during her seven years here. Ginny will be leaving behind some very big shoes
ESET just launched its ESET Remote Workforce Offer. This bundle of security products can help small and medium-sized businesses prevent ransomware and malicious threats to protect remote workers. Remote Work and Security: The bundle is specially designed to address the challenges businesses are facing with remote workers and digital security. ESET says the evolving cybersecurity
The Institute of Internal Auditors has begun its formal search for a successor to longtime president and CEO Richard Chambers. The IIA announced in July that Chambers plans to step down March 31, 2021, after 12 years at the helm of the organization and said it would begin an immediate search (see story). On Wednesday,
As more people are working from home and staying in, online shopping has become the dominant means of commerce. It’s more important than ever for small brick-and-mortar retailers to get their products online and accessible to their customers. However, with so many large e-commerce competitors, it can be hard to stand out from the crowd.
Waring Abbott | Michael Ochs Archives | Getty Images When architect David Mason started David Mason & Associates, his infrastructure engineering company in St. Louis in 1989, it was a two-man operation, run from a 10 x 12 room. He and his business partner, James O. Hacking, did business development during the day, then worked
If you run a small business for long enough, you’ll need to change the way you think about certain concepts. From customer data to marketing strategies, making adjustments can help you stay relevant. Check out the tips below from members of the online small business community for changing your mindset. Take a Fresh Look at
By Jay Hartenbach, co-founder and CEO of Medterra CBD. getty I’ve read many articles about how to start a company with your “life-changing idea.” It goes like this: A scrappy entrepreneur has a life-changing idea, creates a business plan and hires the top talent. Together, they sail off into the sunset with all their riches. This
Create videos for any purpose without any prior expertise. September 21, 2020 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Video marketing is
Svetikd | Getty Images More than one-third of the American workforce freelance amid the Covid-19 pandemic, contributing $1.2 trillion to the U.S. economy, a study by Upwork revealed Tuesday. This was a 22% increase since 2019 and it was fueled in part by an influx of younger, highly-skilled professionals seeking flexible alternatives to traditional employment.
Young business woman working selling online. Entrepreneur owner using smartphone or laptop taking … [+] receive and checking online purchase shopping order to preparing pack product box. Packing goods for delivery to customer. Online selling. E-commerce. Online Shopping getty For many people, the Coronavirus pandemic has been a chance to reassess their life choices. For
“Shark Tank” investor Daymond John told CNBC on Tuesday that he believes his new effort with Lowe’s to help diverse entrepreneurs can have widespread appeal — and a big impact. “You can get a million applicants, hopefully. I want people to step up to this,” he said on “Squawk on the Street.” ”When you talk about diversity … you’re
AppZen has announced the launch of Mastermind Analytics, its Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven audit solution. AppZen’s expense report auditing solution combines computer vision, deep learning, and natural language processing to automate expense report auditing and detect intentional and accidental compliance issues and fraud. Mastermind Analytics provides a complete overview of individual transactions as well as
Victims of the Oregon wildfires that began on Sept. 7 now have until January to file various federal individual and business returns and make tax payments. The IRS is offering this relief to any area designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as qualifying for individual assistance. Currently this includes Clackamas, Douglas, Jackson, Klamath, Lane,
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) ASSOCIATED PRESS Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 — Apple has boosted the performance of iPad Air by 40% with a new A14 bionic chip. According to an announcement from Apple this past week,
The U.S. economy may be starting to recover from the coronavirus crisis, but many small-business owners are not. After appearing on Shark Tank, Kelsey Moreira, 29, opened an edible cookie dough bar called Doughp on the Las Vegas Strip in 2019. “Even though I came out without a deal, I had a burst of confidence
Now’s your chance to gain financial literacy from a CPA. September 18, 2020 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Finances and
Whether businesses are a franchise or corporation is a definition that can be traced back to their origins. Originally someone owned a successful business or parent company. That person wanted the business to grow and had to decide the best way to do it. Should the parent company expand by opening and running additional businesses?
If you’ve ever launched an online course or coaching program, you know that one of the hardest parts is figuring out a price point. We most commonly hear prices like $197, $27, and $997, making us think there’s some type of art or science to pricing a program high while still making it sound like
A store displays a sign before closing down permanently in Arlington, Virginia. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images States are poised to raise taxes on businesses starting next year and cut jobless benefits for workers as the coronavirus-fueled downturn continues to stress unemployment systems around the country. Industries like bars and restaurants that were hit hardest
Starting a business after retirement is a growing trend. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, about 25% of workers between 50-59 are self-employed. Of those ages 65-69, 46% are self-employed. And 68% of those between 75-79 are too. All of these groups have higher rates of self-employment than those under 50, where just
Are you Ready to Unlock every Pillar in your life? Learn from a Serial Entrepreneur uncovering the Mindset & Success Strategies of the top1% getty Your exposure to entrepreneurship may have started as a child with a lemonade stand or as an adult working in corporate America. Those who approach this creative career path come to it
So many unprecedented things have happened in 2020 that I’m afraid to start listing them in case that unlocks a portal to even more horrors. And we still have four months to go, bringing with it more hurricanes, the U.S. elections, COVID-19 2.0 and – maybe most frightening of all – the holiday shopping season.
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Improved results and a new product carousel makes it easy to preview a store’s available items, allowing users to safely support local stores. September 17, 2020 2 min read This story originally appeared on PCMag The pandemic purchasing struggle is real, and Google wants to help. The search giant this week rolled out new Shopping
Jon Nazca | Reuters Facebook is increasing its focus on the small business community, launching a new interface called “Business Suite” on Thursday which is targeted at small businesses that have struggled throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. The platform is available exclusively to small businesses at launch, according to a release from the social media and
Small-business owners tend to realize almost immediately how different their businesses are to run from large corporations. For success, a small business needs to adopt its own strategies that work with limited available resources. From figuring out how to find and develop new talent to discussing how to expand the business’s reach, small-business entrepreneurs have
A website reflects the personality of the company in the virtual world. Your website helps to promote and sell your products and services. Besides this, it helps in distinguishing your business from the competition. In fact, it is your business’ most important asset for sharing information, building credibility, and standing out from the competition. In
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Democratic legislative leaders have agreed on a budget deal that will raise taxes on millionaires to fund rebates for about 800,000 middle-class households. The deal will push the tax rate to 10.75 percent, from 8.97 percent, for the estimated 35,600 with incomes above $1 million. It also includes a