43% Wonder if Return to Workplace is Necessary

About 43% of American workers are on the fence about returning to work amid high levels of productivity from remote work. That’s according to a June survey conducted by the Conference Board. 43% are considering returning to the workplace As more and more offices plan to reopen in the coming months, so do concerns about … Read more

Wells Fargo Re-imagines Traditional Open for Business Sign

As businesses struggle to recover after months of disruption caused by the pandemic, the iconic “Conquest” sign they can display at their entrance has been given a new lease of life. Wells Fargo reimagines the Open for Business brand Wells Fargo, a leading financial services company, is a leader in the “open” label activation campaign. … Read more

The Latest Financial Trends in the Post Pandemic Economy

As a result of the COVID-19 vaccine, customers are starting to buy again through in-person retail and dining in restaurants. Accelerated consumer spending is now helping small businesses transition from survival mode to growth mode this year. On this week’s Small Business Radio Show, I spoke with Brodie Oldham, Director of Analytics Consulting at Experian … Read more

These are the Richest Instagram Influencers in 2021

Did you know that Cristiano Ronaldo has over 308 million followers on Instagram? And his followers make him the highest paid person on Instagram in 2021. He earns an average of $1.6 million per post. The data comes from HopperHQ’s 5th Annual Instagram Rich List, an Instagram planning and scheduling tool. While the amount that … Read more

16 Tips for a Successful Lunch Meeting

As more and more business meetings move out of conference rooms and into more informal settings like lunch meetings, there are a few important things to keep in mind. Having a successful lunch meeting can have a lot of benefits, as it can be more relaxed and informal, and you can have more frank conversations. … Read more

Are You in the Best State to Incorporate?

There are many benefits in choosing one state over another to register your business. Whether you are expanding your business to another state or just starting out, Best State to Incorporate will answer questions about incorporating your company in a particular state. Nellie Akalp, CEO of CorpNet.com and Anita Campbell, founder and CEO of Small … Read more

10 Ways to Take Advantage of New Business Opportunities in 2021

If you’re feeling down after a rough 2020, you’re not alone. But all is not lost in the business community. This year may actually provide some unique opportunities for small businesses to grow, market, or even get started. Here are some ideas from members of the online small business community. Take advantage of opportunities in … Read more

Raju Vegesna of Zoho: Transforming from a Tech Company into an Ad Company Puts Strain on Hard-earned Customer Trust

When Google announced at the beginning of the year that it would gradually stop using third-party cookies in its Chrome browser, it sparked a strong reaction in two ways. Some saw this as a sign of improving customer data privacy, as cookies allow companies to track where you go on the web and create opportunities … Read more

In the News: Are Too Many Meetings Affecting Your Productivity?

There is something to be said for a good productive meeting. However, there are many meetings where almost nothing gets done. Moreover, said meetings prevent people from being productive and affect job performance. And according to Doodle’s 2021 State of Meetings report, it’s having an impact. In this week’s report, 56% of employees think that … Read more