Business

Over the years we’ve learned a thing or two about running a small business. From managing our team from around the globe (via a slick virtual office), to content marketing and finance, we can show you the tools you need to get up and running, or to extend your already successful business by transitioning smoothly into the digital landscape. Looking for the best email marketing service? Our email marketing reviews compare the best players so you can match up their services side-by-side. Wondering which virtual meeting software to use for your next meeting? Our best online meeting software review will help you determine which service meets your needs. You’ll find a review on just about anything. Enjoy, and if something’s missing, let us know.

Small Business Tips for Success From Leaders in Tech

Small business packing: Small Business Tips for Success from Leaders in Tech

When it comes to running a business, it is easy to get bogged down in the daily grind and forget to think more strategically about goals and how to run more efficiently. But sometimes a few small changes (marketing, equipment, productivity, etc.) can go a long way in helping your company succeed and grow. Read on to learn more from the top experts in tech as they share some ways to build and maintain successful businesses…

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MOO Business Cards Review: Does MOO Deliver?

Lady holding business card: MOO Business Cards Review

You might wonder if business cards are still relevant in our digital age. The resounding answer from experts is: absolutely! So far, business cards are standing the test of time as a proven and successful hand-to-hand marketing vehicle. But what’s changed in our competitive world is the need for stand-out business cards. Not all companies can deliver these knock-outs like MOO cards can. High-quality business cards are MOO’s specialty, but they’ve moved into the high-tech age as well. Read our MOO business cards review to see what they have to offer and why we’ve chosen them as our best Business Cards Online…

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Use this Sprout Social Review to Simplify Your Social Media

SproutSocial review

Are you overwhelmed with keeping up with all your social media stats? Facebook, twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google Plus, Vine, Flickr – it can all become too much to manage. But, do not dismay, there are social dashboard tools to help and one of our favorites is Sprout Social. It is not only an extremely useful social media monitoring tool but also is very affordable at only $39 per month. If you think about all the time you are spending tracking all those fans, followers, retweets, +1 and conversations, it does not take long to see clearly that time saved with an effective management tool is worth much more than a monthly cost of less than ten bucks! We at Cover Story Media and We Rock Your Web use Sprout Social to track, publish and engage on social media and wanted to share some of the features of this tool so you can get started benefiting from it as well…

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Physical Inactivity Is Killing Us: Benefits Of Treadmill Desks

Man sleeping on his tablet with food:Physical Inactivity at Work

Everyone understands the dangers of smoking and everyone understands the importance of being active. What people may not know is that physical inactivity at work may be just as deadly as taking a smoke break. This has many people questioning their sedentary ways. After all, while many know that activity is good for you, they may not know that not being active could actually kill them. How is this possible and how can physical inactivity and the lack of movement at work be as deadly as a casual cigarette with your co-workers?

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What Is Blogging? A Beginner’s Guide

Thanks to the internet, it’s now easy for everyone to create and promote their own content with little (if any) start up costs via blogs, all you need is a computer and something to say. Some people do it just as a hobby, while other bloggers make it their full time job. In fact, some blogs now have more reach than more established, formal distribution channels. As technology has evolved over the years, so has journalism. Blogging makes it possible for everyone to be a writer and have a soap box. But is that a good thing? We’ll dive into what bogging is, which platform to use, why you should do it, how to start a blog, and more!…

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Interview with Ann Handley, MarketingProfs CCO

Ann Handley Interview

Not only is it an honor to interview one of my content marketing idols, it is particularly exciting that she is our first female featured in our People Who Rock the Web series. And what better way to kick off the girl power than with a kick @ss woman like Ann Handley. Not only is she an accomplished author, speaker, mom, wife and overall awesome person, she is the Chief Content Officer (CCO) at MarketingProfs, where she’s been leading the charge on all things B2B Marketing for more than a decade. But before we get into her Q&A , I have a small back story to share…

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Interview With Cameron Priest, TradeGecko Co-Founder And CEO

Interview with Cameron Priest

What started as an idea by Cameron Priest, his brother and a friend is now a worldwide inventory management software platform in 140 countries and counting. Originally from New Zealand, Cameron Priest and his team of over 100 at TradeGecko are based primarily in Singapore where they’ve found success with the country’s mission of fostering entrepreneurial spirit and offering opportunities for technology and funding. Learn more about the history, struggles and successes of TradeGecko and what it’s like to manage a global startup company…

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How To Start A Drop Shipping Business

Forklift carrying boxes: What is Dropshipping?

Have you ever had a dream of owning your own retail business, but you can’t imagine raising the start-up capital, let alone the hassle of running a physical store, managing inventory, shipping, employees and other major costs? Welcome to the wonderful world of the web and drop shipping companies. Today’s technology provides a wealth of opportunities for almost anyone to own their own online retail biz at a fraction of the capital it used to take to launch and maintain a non-virtual store. Dropshipping is an integral ingredient in this equation, but what is dropshipping and how does it work…

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