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Here are the best practices leaders can use to manage remote and freelance workers for the best results.
Free time tracking apps can track your employees' hours without adding a new expense to the balance sheet. Here's what to look for in a free app – and what you should only expect from paid apps.
Recently, I surveyed my small business owner clientele to see how they were faring through the pandemic. Here are some takeaways – and surprises – based on their answers.
Thousands of businesses went from physical to virtual work environments since March because of COVID-19. What is the future of physical office spaces?
The leadership style that is the most effective at driving confidence and high performance, according to research, is servant leadership.
The small business lending space won't go back to its pre-pandemic configuration because a bumper crop of new highly-skilled fintech innovators are bringing new approaches to lending to the market.
Learn how Blast Beat Network helps multiple online media outlets band together to boost their advertising power while rising to the challenge of serving a misunderstood audience.
With consumers more savvy to advertising efforts and aware of privacy concerns, companies are having to rethink how they promote their products and services.
Learn whether a business grant or business loan is better for your business.
Between social distancing, economic variability and state closures, many businesses are increasingly turning to e-commerce as a way to stay afloat.
COVID-19 brought CSR to the fore, and the increased consumer interest in it will remain. To capitalize on this, businesses must be transparent to investors and report on metrics tied to social good.
Learn more about the best business strategies to follow in the post-pandemic world.
If your business shifted to a remote work model during COVID-19 and you intend to maintain those policies, you'll need the right tools to support your workforce for the long term.
Educate yourself and your employees on the types of speech that are protected in the workplace.
Social media usage is both increasing and changing in the COVID-19 era. Here are some lessons and new best practices to embrace the trends.
What are the changing dynamics of retail and escalating customer expectations due to the COVID-19 pandemic? How can online businesses stay competitive?
Although many businesses across the U.S. are reopening, the pandemic is far from over. Here's how to prepare in case your business is forced to close again during a second wave of COVID-19.
Emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic have a way of highlighting our strengths and weaknesses as leaders. Here are six lessons in crisis management for global companies.
One of the great challenges of automated systems is losing some interaction with your leads and customers. But automation, done correctly, doesn't mean losing a personalized touch with customers.
We've seen how crisis can strike at any time. The only way for a business to weather storm after storm is to build a company culture built on strong values.
As companies look to an increasingly remote future, they must make changes to prepare their teams.
With shutdowns, limited openings, mask rules and more, the pandemic isn't consumer-friendly. Customer complaints are on the rise, but there's a system for dealing with a tough customer: LARK.
The transition to remote work was abrupt, but some changes made during this time will be permanent.
Many business owners have faced uncertainties and challenges around remote workforce management, engagement, and productivity. How do you captivate a remote workforce?
The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted KeyBank like every other business, but how the company pivoted allowed it to become more productive than ever.
Don't reduce your SEO and marketing activities during the current crisis. Learn how SEO will help you stay in the minds of your audience and help you thrive in the future.
COVID-19 upended economic activity and disrupted small business owners' lives. Here are stories from real entrepreneurs about how the novel coronavirus pandemic is impacting them.
Wondering how your business can support Black business owners? Here are some ideas and resources to help you get started.
For small business owners who were able to reopen after temporarily suspending (or pivoting) operations. What is your business and where is it located? When did you first close and/or pivot...
Despite huge losses due to the pandemic, my company is back to profitability after just five turbulent weeks. Here are some takeaways from our success.