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Productivity Secrets for Entrepreneurs Running Global Small Business

by Rieva Lesonsky | June 30, 2015 | No Comments

Global Productivity Small Business

Time management is a challenge for every entrepreneur. But as your small business expands to selling globally, the challenges involved in managing your time grow exponentially. How can you maximize productivity when doing business internationally? The essential principles are the same as for any small business owner, but some elements take on even more importance […]


3 Ways to Go Mobile and Meet Your Customers in the Palm of Their Hands

by Janet Granger | June 25, 2015 | No Comments

Mobile Small Business

Updated version of an original post by Misty Young. Of all the hats small business owners wear these days, the one that may be most unfamiliar to them – and the one that’s also the newest – is that of social media manager. There are just too many platforms, and new ones being added all […]


5 Ways to Maintain Steady Cash Flow

by Janet Granger | June 23, 2015 | No Comments

Small Business Cash Flow

Updated version of an original post by Jane Applegate. Say you finally land a contract you’ve been after for a while, or finalize a big sale. The hard part is over, right? Unfortunately, for many small businesses, that’s not always the case. Often, it’s the part after the sale – making sure the money is […]


3 Tips for Profiting from the ‘Daily Deal’

by Janet Granger | June 18, 2015 | No Comments

Buy Online Sale Daily Deal

Daily deal websites. We’ve all used them at one time or another, or heard of them. Sites such as Groupon and LivingSocial are popular because they can be a win-win for businesses and customers alike.  They allow businesses to sell via special offers when a minimum number of customers sign up for a limited-time-only deal […]


Taking Your Website Global

by Rieva Lesonsky | June 16, 2015 | No Comments

global ecommerce

The number of Internet users around the world is currently over 3.1 billion, according to Internet Live Stats, and by the time you read this, the number will be significantly more. Almost half of all Internet users are in Asian countries, with the U.S. and India running neck-and-neck for second place. In fact, Smartling, an […]


3 Ways Unifying Sending Powers Commerce

by Patrick Brand | June 11, 2015 | No Comments

Shipping and Mailing Sending Solutions

As I mentioned in Part I of the “Send Smart” blog post series, the line between “mailing” and “shipping” in business settings has blurred, to the point where many organizations increasingly lump everything they deliver – parcels, flats and mail – into one activity they call “sending.” This crossover between mailing and shipping is a direct result […]


Money Well Spent: How to Calculate Your Marketing ROI

by Janet Granger | June 8, 2015 | No Comments

small business marketing ROI

This post features contributions from Nicole Fende. As the old saying goes, you have to spend money to make money. That’s essentially the concept behind marketing – investing in strategies that gain people’s attention so that you can win a potential customer. At the same time, you shouldn’t necessarily funnel money into marketing plans without […]