Only 31% of Employees Get Annual Training on Cyber Security

The Chubb’s Third Annual Cyber Report reveals employee education is key for small businesses to prevent cyberattacks. Even with headline after headline about the latest data breach, people are not encouraged to defend against their cyber exposure. The goal of the report is to determine the level of understanding… [Read More...]

Looking for Top Talent? Give Employees More Paid Time Off

Small businesses are discovering it is getting harder to find talent in an economy with historically low unemployment. Not only are they competing with businesses in their segment, but also large enterprises. This means they have to get creative to find and retain the available talent in the marketplace. And… [Read More...]

Constant Contact Expands Marketing Suite

In most cases, the journey of the small business owner now includes a working understanding of the digital ecosystem. This includes having a website, eCommerce, social media, and even creating logos. Constant Contact Marketing Suite With that in mind, Constant Contact has created a suite of branding, eCommerce and productivity… [Read More...]

68% of Entrepreneurs Not Looking for Gig Work

In the fourth edition of the Megaphone of Main Street report from SCORE, 68% of entrepreneurs say they are looking for full-time self-employment, as opposed to gig work. Even though gig workers are now classified as contractors by the Department of Labor, the fact they need to always… [Read More...]

Inbound Marketing Leads to 72% More Leads for Businesses

There are now more ways for people to communicate and purchase things. This means there are also more ways to market to consumers. And inbound marketing is one of the strategies businesses are increasingly using for lead generation and conversions. And just how are small businesses using inbound marketing? This… [Read More...]

New Skype Features Improve Workflow for Small Businesses

Work has evolved to mean anywhere and anytime, and this is made possible because of digital technology. And platforms like Skype are adding more features to the collaborative and communications process to increase productivity. A little over two months ago Skype added screen sharing, call recording, and subtitles on mobile… [Read More...]

10 Ways to Accomplish Your Top Sales Priorities

The internet has empowered the consumer/client, and this has changed the way sales pros go about their business. For companies training sales candidates, it means making these and other changes brought on by digital technology part of the process. A new infographic by the RAIN Group, titled, “10 Ways… [Read More...]