Alex Steward
 
40 Percent of Small Business Owners Say Presidential Candidates Don’t Get Them
It seems like a horse race, the Presidential candidates with first one, then another in the lead. Most election years, that would be true of all the...
Specfinance     Mar 1 2016
Samsung Gear 360 – A “Virtual Reality” Camera in the Palm of Your Hand
The 360-degree video capture market is relatively new, but many see the technology as a stepping stone for virtual reality (VR) content. A truly immersive VR...
Specfinance     Mar 1 2016
14 Ideas for Storefront Window Displays
For local businesses, your storefront window displays offer a unique opportunity for you to grab customers’ attention and get them to come into your store....
Specfinance     Mar 1 2016
Checklist for Finding a Small Business Mentor
Having a business mentor can really help you advance your goals and avoid some common business mistakes. But not just any mentor will do. Finding a small...
Specfinance     Mar 1 2016
Is Your Staff Too Fearful to Deliver Helpful Employee Criticism?
Are your employees providing outstanding customer service, or do you just think they are? A new study by VitalSmarts reveals that in both B2B and B2C...
Specfinance     Feb 29 2016
Join the Women’s Small Business Outlook Webinar
An upcoming webinar examines the future for small businesses run by women in today s economy. Sign up today for Women s Small Business Outlook 2016 coming...
Specfinance     Feb 29 2016
What is a Custom 404 Page and Why Do You Need One?
In the life of every online marketer, there comes a time when one simple truth is realized: driving traffic to your website is a very hard thing to do. Yep, it...
Specfinance     Feb 29 2016
4 Steps to Building a Successful Online Store
There is a lot to consider when you are trying to figure out how to build an online store. You want to find balance between your branding and the actual...
Specfinance     Feb 29 2016
Pay to Place Twitter Video Ads at the Top of Every Timeline with First View
The impact of video in advertising is undeniable, and whether it is GIFs that are seconds long or longer formats, everyone is using video ads to connect with...
Specfinance     Feb 29 2016
Are You Making These 3 Ecommerce Website Design Mistakes?
The growth of the ecommerce industry has been very rapid over the past few years. Many organizations and individuals are selling different products and...
Specfinance     Feb 29 2016
Easy Fixes for 5 Ways Your Website is Losing Customers
As a small business owner, your website is just about the most powerful marketing tool you have. Time and time again, when I meet with clients needing a new...
Specfinance     Feb 29 2016
Insurance Discounts, Credit Card Savings and More: 10 Benefits of NFIB Membership
Sponsored Post As a small business owner, you strive to give your business its best chance of success. And many times, savings on things like regular...
Specfinance     Feb 28 2016
9 Signs of a Toxic Boss – Are You Being Poisoned?
We all have toxic tendencies, some of us more than others. That goes for employees, interns, managers and bosses. Being toxic can mean many things, but it’s...
Specfinance     Feb 28 2016
Why University Spin Offs Need Engineers on the Founding Team
Recently a team of graduate students came to me to talk about a company they were planning to start. They had an option to license a university invention that...
Specfinance     Feb 28 2016
A Workaholic’s Guide to Not Getting Burned Out
If you are a workaholic, committed to work too much or just spend your time between work and office while doing nothing else during the week, then, chances are...
Specfinance     Feb 28 2016
Take The “Pitch” Out Of The 30-Second Commercial
Think about when you go to a networking event. Everyone is primed and ready with their routine, polished, standard and canned 30-second commercial. They are so...
Specfinance     Feb 28 2016
Everyday is a Holiday: Are You Making the Most of Obscure Holidays?
The 2015 holiday shopping season is in the rear-view mirror, and for most retailers, that means slower sales. Easter, Mother s Day and Father s Day are on the...
Specfinance     Feb 28 2016
Need to Hire an Accountant Specializing in Small Business? Check Out Countup
Whether you are starting a business or already in the process of operating one, you ll need to hire an accountant. If you can’t really afford a full-time...
Specfinance     Feb 27 2016
“How to Write Effective Business English” in Today’s Changing World
In the words of Bob Dylan, The Times They Are A-Changin' and the Internet and social media have certainly changed the way we now do business. But what many...
Specfinance     Feb 27 2016
Phoenix, Charlotte, Miami Among Business Destinations This Week
If you re going out of town on business this week, you may be headed for Phoenix, Charlotte or Miami. Those are three big destinations for business events this...
Specfinance     Feb 27 2016
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