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Personal information & knowledge management, Self-management

How to Start an Ice Cream Truck Business

April 28, 2022

Via: Small Business Trends

We all “scream for ice cream” and you’ll shriek at the profit potential in a mobile ice cream business. Operating an ice cream truck business is one of the most popular food truck ideas. How to run the business is […]


Department management, Marketing

4 Tips for Building a Following–and a Robust Revenue Stream–on TikTok

February 9, 2022

Via: Inc.

Some business owners still have a perception that TikTok is little more than a repository of videos of teenagers singing and dancing. But the platform–which now has an estimated 73.7 million monthly active U.S. users–can in fact be a vital […]


Personal information & knowledge management, Self-management

6 Menu Maker Options for Your Restaurant

January 31, 2022

Via: Small Business Trends

Restaurant menus A well-designed restaurant menu is one of the top ways to retain customers because it showcases the best of what your restaurant has to offer! Menu design and how the information is arranged can make a big difference […]


General organization management, Systems management

Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR)

December 17, 2021

Via: Business 2 Community

Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) is a stack of compatible software programs that enables an organization to collect data about security threats and respond to security events without human intervention. The goal of using a SOAR platform is to […]


Administration, General organization management

Simple Remote Work Tips and Tech to Keep Employees On-Point

November 1, 2021

Via: Small Business Trends

A recent Harvard Business Review article highlights the record-breaking number of job openings in the U.S. labor market in mid-2021. Calling it “the Great Resignation,” a key trend the article identifies is that mid-career employees are among those resigning their […]


Department management, Information Technology

Hardware Security Module (HSM)

September 28, 2021

Via: Business 2 Community

A Hardware Security Module (HSM) is a physical security device that safeguards and manages digital keys, performs encryption and decryption services, strong authentication, and often have tamper detection and prevention built into the devices themselves. Each HSM contains one or […]


General organization management, Systems management

How To Embrace Low-Code To Scale Business

September 14, 2021

Via: Small Business Trends

No-code and low-code software tools have garnered much popularity, especially recently. Whether a business is already familiar with the software or has never heard of it till now, learning about how to leverage low-code in a dynamically changing workforce will […]


Administration, General organization management

How Small Businesses Can “Hack” Their Way Into Overseas Hiring

August 17, 2021

Via: Small Business Trends

Small businesses face a variety of obstacles to their growth. From changing market conditions to the increasingly digital marketplace, the average small business owner can be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed. A rarely discussed obstacle is the quality of talent that […]


Accounting, Department management

The Manual Dilemma: 4 Ways To Streamline Invoicing

August 2, 2021

Via: Small Business Trends

Small and medium-sized businesses contribute majorly to the growth of an economy. Yet with resources and tight budgets, many businesses continue to struggle with their invoicing operations. Whether it be invoicing through spreadsheets and paper-based methods, or struggling to optimize […]


Communication, Department management

How Effective Employee Communication Boosts Productivity

July 21, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

Effective communication amongst members of the workforce is capable of scaling business whether small or large. Irrespective of your industry, your business needs not just good but effective communication. According to statistics, effective communication can increase your organization’s productivity by […]


Department management, Information Technology

Knowledge-Based Verification (KBV)

July 2, 2021

Via: Business 2 Community

Knowledge-Based Verification (KBV) is a strategy used to verify identities based on knowledge of private information associated with the claimed identity. This is often referred to as knowledge-based authentication (KBA) or knowledge-based proofing (KBP). KBV is regularly practiced when users […]


Personal information & knowledge management, Self-management

Amazon Launches Black Business Accelerator Program

June 15, 2021

Via: Small Business Trends

Amazon just announced that it’s launching a $150 million Black Business Accelerator program for third-party sellers on the site. Almost all third-party sellers on Amazon are small to medium-sized businesses. Third-party sellers represent nearly 60% of product sales on Amazon, […]


Administration, General organization management

6 Tips On How Businesses Can Weather Unpredictable Futures With Limited Resources

June 3, 2021

Via: Small Business Trends

Businesses have weathered various storms through out the last year due to the instability and changing markets caused by COVID-19. With limited resources and budget constraints, companies have struggled to digitize their entire organization for remote work and keep business […]


Personal information & knowledge management, Self-management

Spotlight: Presidents’ Leadership Council Fills an Important Need for SMB Leaders

April 28, 2021

Via: Small Business Trends

Many small business owners and leaders feel like they have to do everything on their own. However, surrounding yourself with other entrepreneurs can provide major benefits. Even if you usually work alone, organizations like Presidents’ Leadership Council may help. The […]


Customer relationship management, General organization management

CRM implementation, eco-friendly branding: Friday’s daily brief

April 23, 2021

Via: Marketing Land

Good morning, Marketers, I hope you had a good Earth Day, yesterday. Below, we found a study that suggests environmental messaging might be the biggest miss in the world of marketing. What is your organization saying about the health of […]


Finances, Self-management

Where to Get a Loan to Buy a Business

April 7, 2021

Via: Business 2 Community

When seeking to buy an existing business, you may need to get a loan to cover all or part of the initial purchase. There are plenty of small business financing options to choose from, including SBA loans, bank loans, seller […]


General organization management, Systems management

Streamline Your SaaS Vendor List With These 13 Entrepreneur-Recommended Tips

March 4, 2021

Via: Small Business Trends

Many businesses rely on software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies to help them run their everyday operations. However, with so many specialized vendors, it’s easy to lose track of the number — and price tag — of the SaaS providers you’re working with. […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

5 Reasons You Should Not Aspire to Building a Massive, Multibillion Dollar Empire

February 23, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

Everybody loves a good success story. However, the media dedicates much of its attention to businesses that take the world by storm. Whenever you check the news or scroll through your social media timeline, you’ll likely see an article about […]


Department management, Financial

32% of Small Businesses Have a Month or Less in Cash Reserves

February 18, 2021

Via: Small Business Trends

One of the biggest challenges small businesses face is shoring up their cash reserves. And the February 2021 Alignable: Road to Recovery Report, highlights this very issue. According to the report, 32% of small businesses only have a month or […]


Communication, Department management

Anatomy of the Ideal Email

February 3, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

Would you introduce yourself to a client without bathing, without combing or with shoes in two different colors? The way you write your email is part of your extended image , just like your social networks, your car, your office […]