8 STRATEGIES FOR FEWER ABANDONED SHOPPING CARTS

Virtually all businesses that sell anything are developing or already using e-commerce websites or landing pages to sell their products...

UNDERSTANDING CUSTOMER EMOTIONS AND ADDRESSING THEM IN YOUR SALES STRATEGY

Emotion is the driving force in today's buying process. Customers seek objective analysis as a counterbalance to their emotions. This...

 
 
 

10 MARKETING STRATEGIES THAT WILL BOOST YOUR HOLIDAY SALES

The holidays bring fierce competition but also plenty of opportunity to capture new customers. In 2017, the winter holiday sales brought...

AMAZON VENDOR CENTRAL VS. AMAZON SELLER CENTRAL: UNDERSTANDING THE KEY DIFFERENCES

Sales on Amazon this holiday season are expected to reach $38.8 billion according to digital agency NetElixir. Their projection includes...

 
 
 

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IS THE NEW DRIVER: CAN YOU COMPETE?

By now, it's a given that customers will write a bad review if they're unhappy. In fact, they're likelier to write a negative review...

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO INSTAGRAM FOR SMALL E-COMMERCE BRANDS

Instagram's journey over the past year has been nothing if not a constant evolution. With the changes to its algorithm, the expansion...

 
 
 

IS AN MBA NECESSARY FOR STARTING A BUSINESS?

More business professionals are pursuing higher levels of education today. A prime example is the MBA, a degree many business majors...

LOOKING FOR A BUSINESS CREDIT CARD? DISCOVER EXEC HIGHLIGHTS WHAT TO CONSIDER

From building up your business credit score to making it easy to differentiate between personal and business expenses, using a business...

 
 
 

WANT TO HIRE 'A' PLAYERS? 7 QUALITIES OF TOP PERFORMERS

Amazing employees can be hard to find. Sure, you can find people who will show up on time and do what they're supposed to do, but what...

YOU CONDUCTED AN EMPLOYEE SURVEY. NOW WHAT?

One recommendation internal communicators hear often is to conduct employee surveys to learn their communication preferences. And it...

 
 
 

AS CANADA LEGALIZES MARIJUANA NEXT WEEK, HERE'S WHAT U.S. BUSINESSES AND INVESTORS SHOULD KNOW

The idea of recreational marijuana available for citizens to purchase in Canada is attracting investors to marijuana producers, retailers...

7 SIMPLE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND SALES ABILITY

Of the many sales techniques and buzzwords that get thrown around these days, few have garnered more attention than emotional intelligence....

 
 
 

CYBERSECURITY: WHAT EMPLOYEES CAN AND CAN'T DO TO PROTECT YOUR COMPANY

When it comes to cybersecurity, we hear a few common refrains. "Security is top-down." "Invest more in your IT." However, the current...

WHAT I WISH I KNEW BEFORE I STARTED UP

It's been four years since my husband Chris and I started our business, Pink Lily. And thanks to the hard work of our team and the...

 
 
 

THE TAX MAN COMETH: NEW STATE, FEDERAL LAWS USHER IN CHANGES FOR AMAZON FBA INTERNATIONAL SELLERS

In our article last year on the taxation of Fulfillment by Amazon international sellers, we covered some of the basic U.S. tax considerations...

5 MARKETING TIPS FOR YOUR RETAIL STORE

With retail stores projected to come back on the up and up in 2018 and beyond , entrepreneurs that adapt to a changing industry and...

 
 
 

6 STEPS TO CREATE A SUCCESSION PLAN FOR YOUR SALES TEAM

Staff turnover happens - sometimes planned, sometimes not. Many industries are facing an aging workforce and the possibility of losing...

5 TIPS FOR WRITING A PERSUASIVE 'ABOUT US' PAGE

An About Us page is one of the principal elements of any company website, and it's also one of the most visited pages. But your About...

 
 
 

4 TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL CONTENT MARKETING

Whether you own a startup or a business of any other size, actively marketing your business should be one of your highest priorities....

HOW TO ALIGN YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA AND BLOG STRATEGIES

When small businesses build their brand, it's important they maintain a consistent voice across marketing platforms. Consumers want...

 
 
 



The 'Wonder Woman' sequel has been pushed back 7 months, and Warner Bros...

The 'Wonder Woman' sequel has been pushed back 7 months, and Warner Bros. says it's because it wants a summer release

"Wonder Woman 1984," the sequel to the 2017 hit, "Wonder Woman," has been pushed back from next November to June 2020. Warner Bros. said it's because the first "Wonder Woman... Read more ...

Cowboys try to save season with Amari Cooper blockbuster

Cowboys try to save season with Amari Cooper blockbuster

Jon Gruden is sending another talented weapon packing for another big return. The Raiders and Cowboys have agreed on a trade that will send Amari Cooper to the Cowboys for a... Read more ...

College basketball rankings: Kansas, Kentucky lead preseason AP Poll

College basketball rankings: Kansas, Kentucky lead preseason AP Poll

The AP has released its preseason poll for the 2018-19 college basketball season. Kansas and Kentucky are on top, as usual, but who else made the top 25? Read more ...

See the world's longest sea-crossing bridge

See the world's longest sea-crossing bridge

Costing $20 billion, this 35-mile-long bridge connects Hong Kong and Macau to Zhuhai on the Chinese mainland. Read more ...

Massive recall issued for frozen beef, chicken taquitos for salmonella...

Massive recall issued for frozen beef, chicken taquitos for salmonella, listeria concerns

The foods included in the recall were produced from July 1 to Oct. 10, 2018. Read more ...

Kushner: US still seeking facts in Khashoggi death

Kushner: US still seeking facts in Khashoggi death

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said Monday that the US is still seeking facts in the slaying of Jamal Khashoggi, who Saudi Arabia claims died after a fistfight with... Read more ...

Security guard shoots man trying to get into DC TV station

Security guard shoots man trying to get into DC TV station

A security guard shot a man who was trying to get into WTTG-TV, the local Fox station in Washington, D.C., Monday afternoon, WBAL-TV's sister station, WRC, reported. Read more ...

Losing Jaguars sticking with Blake Bortles as starting QB

Losing Jaguars sticking with Blake Bortles as starting QB

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jaguars are sticking with Blake Bortles as the team's starting quarterback. Read more ...

TCU's Turpin suspended after alleged assault on girlfriend

TCU's Turpin suspended after alleged assault on girlfriend

FORT WORTH, Texas - TCU receiver and standout returner KaVontae Turpin was suspended from the team Monday after his arrest over the weekend on an assault charge for an alleged... Read more ...

Ronaldo defends himself against rape accusation

Ronaldo defends himself against rape accusation

MANCHESTER, England - Speaking publicly for the first time since being accused of rape, Cristiano Ronaldo defended himself against the allegation and said Monday he is... Read more ...