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.

Interview With StandDesk CEO, Steven Yu

Interview with Stand Desk CEO, Steven Yu

If and when you decide to take the entrepreneurial leap, you will need passion, lots of energy and a depth of market insight to make the business a success. StandDesk’s CEO Steven Yu has all those characteristics and that is partially why his new product and company have been so successful. That along with determination and the willingness to take on a lot of risk. The reward: an affordable adjustable standing desk. In our latest “People Who Rock the Web” series interview, we had the chance to ask Steven about his journey and experience. Find out what sparked the idea, what benefits there are to standing desks, tips on how to adjust to using them and general business advice he’s learned through the development of StandDesk…

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MailChimp Review: Free Plan, But How Does It Scale?

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MailChimp has the best free subscription plan of any email marketing service provider out there. Along with the long list of features including unlimited image hosting, Google Analytics and the integration with hundreds of apps, MailChimp is an excellent choice for beginners or those who have limited funding…

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Affiliate Marketing For Advertisers: Affiliate Networks vs Tracking Software

Are traditional advertising approaches too expensive or not driving consumers to your online business? Looking for a way to spread the virtual “word of mouth” on the web to market your products or services? Affiliate marketing could be your solution. It’s a relatively easy and often less expensive way to drive your business, without you having to pound the virtual pavement yourself. All you really need is to find a good affiliate network (or several networks) and/or affiliate management software. Here we’ll give you an in-depth look into how you, the merchant, can use affiliate marketing to boost your sales. And we review some of the top affiliate networks and software to help get you started…

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How To Register Your Trademark Online

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If you’re considering launching a business, you need to think about trademarking your new company’s name. Obtaining a trademark is of particular importance when legally marketing your business’s services or products. The last thing you want is a lawsuit from a competitor or another company challenging your name. So, what’s involved with trademark registration? Do you need an attorney? And what does it cost? Our legal expert Sally helps answer all these questions and more and introduces you to some popular online trademark registration services, which can take the hassle off your hands and save you money at the same time…

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Protect Your Business With A Website Development Agreement

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Whether you’re a web designer/ developer yourself, or you run a business and have a web developer on staff, it’s important for you to have a contract that protects you and your company from fraud and liability. Liability protection, even for corporations, has many loopholes. For this reason discuss and provide web development contract resources for those interested…

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How Can I Create An LLC, And What Are The Pros And Cons?

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Starting a limited liability company (LLC) is an exciting but nerve-wracking adventure. One of the most important items you’ll need to address is finalizing the legality of your new venture. Navigating the necessary documents and other confusing requirements can be a chore, but which is why it’s nice to be in the 21st century where the whole process can be done online…

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Standing Desk Benefits: Get Off Your Butt

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Without trying to break down the hundreds of articles that illustrate the benefits of standing desks, we want to ask you, the reader, to take part in a little study. Don’t worry, you don’t have to do much. If you’ve been sitting for 15 minutes, stand up and try to reach down and touch your toes. Do you notice any tightness in your lower back, maybe stiffness in your shoulders or legs? Now move around for 5 minutes. Walk to the other side of the room and come back. Try to touch your toes again. Did you notice that that tightness loosen up a little bit? The point is, human beings were never meant to be locked into a seated position for hours at a time. Our bodies were built to move…

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