Sally Jones

While attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s graduate school for journalism and public relations in the late 1990s, Sally began a long career researching and writing about business, technical and scientific topics.

Her decades of experience as well as a passion to stay on top of the latest online tools and resources combine to help small businesses (and freelancers like herself) flourish. Her work has appeared in many notable media outlets, including The Washington Post, Entrepreneur, People, Forbes, Huffington Post, and more.

Our Ultimate Guide To E-Commerce

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Are you thinking about starting an online business or adding an online component to your existing brick-and-mortar store? There’s a lot you need to know about e-commerce (electronic commerce) and its unique challenges and benefits. We can help you start your business on the internet, and we review some of the unique e-commerce tools you’ll want to consider, including e-commerce platforms, website plugins and more. We also help demystify the industry jargon by explaining in laymen’s terms what everything means…

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A Beginner’s Guide To Commerce In The 21st Century

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When you’re trying to get your retail or service-oriented business up and running or streamline your existing practices, there are a ton of details to iron out — and an overwhelming number of options to consider. Have you found the most efficient way to track your inventory? What cost-effective ways can you process and manage your customers’ payments?  What do you need to know about running an online store? We have some ideal solutions to help you run your small business as smoothly as possible…

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Our Experts Help Bring Your Business’ Finance Solutions To The Next Level

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Keeping your finances organized and running like a well-oiled machine can make or break any small business. Don’t have time to stay on top of it all? Who does?! Our finance experts comprehensively review the latest solutions for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Our articles cover everything from accounting, payroll and taxes to online lending, crowdfunding and franchising opportunities…

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Getty Images Review: Does This Powerhouse Live Up To Its Reputation?

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Getty Images is arguably the largest and most well-known stock photography agency in the world. This company has a huge collection of premium conceptual media and exclusively licensed, high-res art that’s perfect for traditional media on a multinational scale. But does Getty Images live up to its prestigious reputation? And is it the best, most value-oriented option for your stock photography needs? Let’s find out…

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SendinBlue Review: The Best Email Service For E-Commerce Companies?

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In an unbelievably competitive industry, SendinBlue has made an impressive name for itself over the last few years. This Paris-based company now has a strong Seattle presence, and many say it offers Americans the same high level of service found across the pond. Does SendinBlue live up to the hype? Find out with our in-depth SendinBlue review…

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Best VPN For Your Business: Take Control Of Your Company’s Privacy

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Whether you’re worried about cyber thieves or competitive spies, a VPN (Virtual Private Network) can help secure communications that happen on your company network. There’s a lot of providers on the market and they’re not all cut from the same cloth, so our experts dive in to bring you the most secure and affordable solutions. We’ve tried to put everything in layman’s terms, but if you’re confused about anything, don’t hesitate to leave us a comment…

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