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Starbucks reconsiders their policy against ...

Sep 14, 2014No Comments522 Views

(Business News) Starbucks is often regarded as an example of setting policies and inspires other brands, so what does this change mean?


It’s time to start your holiday SEO p...

Sep 12, 2014No Comments2238 Views

(Business Marketing) SEO planning is a great way to gain a competitive edge in your market and improve your bottom line for months to come.


7 tips for acquiring a family run business

Sep 11, 2014No Comments2237 Views

(Business) If you or your company is considering acquiring a family run business, there are some potholes you should definitely avoid.

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What company outings may cost you in worker...

Sep 09, 2014No Comments1644 Views

You may think company sports are all fun and games, but a recent state Supreme Court ruling may change your mind.


Sumry’s new trackable PDF resumes sav...

Sep 08, 20142 Comments74 Views

(Tech News) Sumry has launched a beautiful new way to hold employers accountable, putting a dent in the black hole that is application hell.

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We dare you to watch IKEA parody Apple and ...

Sep 07, 20141 Comment926 Views

(Business Marketing) Inspired by classic Apple marketing and ol' Jony Ive himself, IKEA is promoting their 2015 catalogue with humor, and we love it - what do YOU think?


Real unemployment at 12%, lowest jobs gains...

Sep 05, 2014No Comments2826 Views

(Economic News) With unemployment continuing to struggle, some question the economic recovery while others remain hopeful.

workplace videos

Noticing a decline in productivity? This co...

Sep 05, 2014No Comments2047 Views

(Business News) More and more Americans are going into stealth mode and sneaking a peek at online videos when they are supposed to be working.

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Can being rude to customers actually boost ...

Sep 03, 2014No Comments1549 Views

(Business News) If you want more sales, is it as simple as being a jerk to your customers and turning your nose up to their business? Maybe.

loyalty programs

Leveraging loyalty programs without breakin...

Sep 02, 2014No Comments2035 Views

(Business Marketing) Loyalty programs for small businesses are a slam dunk way to get existing customers to come back and spread the word about your offering.

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What you must know about Google dropping su...

Sep 01, 2014No Comments3313 Views

(Tech News) Google authorship tags are going away, so what on earth will Google do next, and why do site owners need to do to please the Google Gods now?

ios economy

Top 10 ways your brand’s app can thri...

Sep 01, 2014No Comments6413 Views

(Tech News) With mobile app use on the rise, is your brand jumping in? Here are 10 ways to make sure your iOS app thrives.