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Hiring Doesn’t Have to Be Hard: Here Are 4 Challenges and Their Solutions

Small business owners are optimistic about almost everything, including their hiring plans, according to the latest Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) and Gallup Small Business Index. More than three in 10 (31 percent) predict the number of jobs at their companies will grow in the next 12 months; just 6 percent say it will shrink. Small Business Hiring Challenges But although small business ... Read More »

How-To Videos Among the Most Watched on YouTube

Want to drive more traffic to your YouTube channel? Make sure you upload more how-to videos because they are among the most watched on the site. This insight comes from data presented by San Francisco-based video production company, Visual Z Studios. Why You Should Post How-To Videos Research reveals how-to and style videos on YouTube receive, on average, 8,332 views. This makes ... Read More »

Tools to Help Bolster Employee Efficiency

Employee productivity and efficiency will always be one of the top concerns for growing businesses, especially for small businesses that can’t afford to lag behind their competition in local markets. While there are plenty of tools out there that claim to bolster productivity, some are far more effective than others. With that in mind, here’s a look at several tools ... Read More »

Saving Time and Money with More Realistic Educational Opportunities

You may have undergone a host of training in how to sell to your customers. These classes may have been campy and comical in nature and little more than a session in how to become a paid cheerleader for your brand and business. While amusing in design, these classes also may have been a big waste of your time and ... Read More »

Enhance Conversion And Optimize Authority With These Growth Techniques

There’s nothing quite as exciting as watching your business become increasingly powerful. However, this process will not magically transpire. Rather, companies experience profound, ongoing growth when their leaders continually implement high quality, proven growth techniques. If you’re ready to experience signs of growth such as enhanced conversion and optimized authority, you may find the following techniques particularly beneficial: 1. Update ... Read More »

How the Hospitality Industry Can Benefit from Wireless Broadband

In the early days, Internet connectivity used to be regarded by many as a luxury or simply as some sort of status symbol. These days, however, it is truly a necessity. From connecting people to keeping them updated about news and current events around the world, the Internet has become a constant source of real-time information for people everywhere. Internet ... Read More »

GST impact: Jayant Sinha urges trade, industry to trust the system

Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation speaking at an awareness meeting on GST in Coimbatore on Tuesday S Siva Saravanan The wet grinder cluster in Coimbatore finally had something to cheer about when Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, took note of their plea on GST rate fitments and assured the members that he would do ... Read More »

50 Most Creative Instagram Bio Ideas for Business Users

One of the first things you should do upon signing up for Instagram for your business is create a bio. But not just any old bio will do. To add some interesting tidbits to your small business Instagram bio, check out this list of Instagram bio examples for inspiration. Instagram Bio Examples for Small Businesses Richard Branson The famous entrepreneur’s Instagram bio features some ... Read More »

Could 3D Printed Tire Open Door to Small Auto Parts Manufacturing?

For decades, automotive manufacturing has been reserved only for large businesses with huge factories and plenty of resources. But that all could be about to change thanks to 3D printing. Michelin just unveiled an airless, 3D printed tire-wheel combination concept. The product could help drivers avoid issues like flat tires. And it could potentially even be customized to different driving conditions ... Read More »

10 of the worst companies to work for in the UK – according to their employees

JD Sports employees rated the sportswear brand just 2.6/5 for job satisfaction  CREDIT:NICK ANSELL/PA WIRE The Financial Ombudsman, Laura Ashley and Ladbrokes are some of the worst companies to work for in the UK, according to employee ratings on the job site Glassdoor. The website holds a database of millions of company reviews curated by those who know the company best — their employees. The ... Read More »