Sat.Dec 30, 2017 - Fri.Jan 05, 2018

The New Tax Law: Freelancers Win on Taxes, Lose on Healthcare

Small Business Labs

The new tax law contains a major benefit for many freelancers. It allows them to deduct 20% of their revenue from their taxable income. This is the "pass-through" provision.

2018 202

‘Icarus Six Sixty Six’ VR Music Video Is A Heavy Metal Masterpiece

On The Job

Take a thrilling journey through a dangerous cosmos in an adventure set to a soundtrack from the musical mastermind behind Adult Swim’s Dethklok. Titmouse is one of those companies that seems genuinely committed to breaking the status quo in every project they produce.

2018 191

7 Secrets To Help You Make 2018 Super Successful

Dumb Little Man

There are many ways to be successful. As we move into the new year, you are starting to think about how you can make this your most successful year ever. Well, you’ve come to the right place. You’re going to learn seven practical tips for reaching your goals and improving your life in 2018. Each of these tips will focus on the following aspects of your life: Mind. Relationships. Business and career. Personal finances. Personal limits.

2018 185

What have we got planned for 2018?

Practically Perfect PA

Well, firstly, happy New Year everyone! Welcome to the first blog post of 2018. I hope that you all had a fantastic festive break and you were able to get some much needed R&R.

2018 176

CB Insights on the Trends Shaping Tech in 2018

Small Business Labs

The technology information site CB Insights recently published their list of 15 Trends Shaping Tech in 2018. CB Insights is widely followed in the tech community, especially among investors and tech deal makers. So their list of tech trends is well worth taking a look at.

2018 194

How to Turn Your Career Goals Into Reality (Free Webinar)

Eat Your Career

I often tell people I’m a firm believer in the power of goal setting. But I’ve come to realize that this statement oversimplifies the matter. Goal setting, in and of itself, is certainly powerful.

2018 130

4 Simple Ways To Increase Your Customer Base

Dumb Little Man

So, you’ve been in business for some time now. Do you know how to increase your customer base? When you started out, you’re probably not so bothered about having little or no customer. After all, it’s normal for new businesses. But now, you’re probably thinking why you can’t keep your business on a steady ride. What will be the fate of a business without customers? I’m no prophet of doom but it’s quite obvious that it’ll be a disaster.

2018 167

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Would you feel comfortable taking a ‘well day’?

Office Dynamics

Each month we feature a question from our friends at Business Management Daily’s Admin Pro Forum. Please enjoy engaging in a conversation over this month’s question. Question: “Once or twice a year, I wake up and just really, really don’t feel like going to work. But it feels like the system is set up to make us lie about our absences if they’re not illness-related or scheduled well in advance.

2018 104

Podcast 084: New Year’s resolutions

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ? Stitcher ? Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play. You can leave a review here! ?. There are still 2 more days to enter my contest! In case you missed it, it’s a contest to win a PDF copy of my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized.

2018 100

Your New Year’s Resolution: Better Recycling Practices

Dumb Little Man

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That’s an old classic saying, but is it true? How about garbage? Is garbage beautiful? Maybe, if you know how to make it “un-garbage” Take this year as an opportunity to do the planet a great favor by avoiding the landfill in favor of recycling. Science Weighs In.

2018 158

8 Strategies to Quickly Assess Prior Knowledge

Productivity Bits

Assessing students’ prior knowledge allows you to customize your teaching by anticipating their needs. Consultant Barbara Blackburn provides 8 simple strategies to help you gain an understanding of what your students do and do not know before launching into a lesson.

2017 141

4 Benefits of Exchanging Old Office Furniture With The New Ones

Small Business CEO

Buying new furniture is always a thing of interest for all of us. Be it in the office or your personal space, there will be times that you will need to buy new furniture. We may buy new ones when the space you are working or living is changed.

2018 72

5 Ways to Minimize Prepositional Phrases

Daily Writing Tips

A prepositional phrase is a series of words beginning with a preposition and providing additional information in a sentence that pertains to position (hence the word preposition ) or relationship; the phrase “with a preposition” is itself a prepositional phrase.

2018 69

Why You Should Include Nuts In Your Weight Loss Regimen

Dumb Little Man

Nuts are healthy as they are packed with nutrients and antioxidants. However, a majority of people on a weight loss regimen avoid including them in their diet because they fear their fats and calories. That is a mere misconception. In reality, nuts can help you lose weight. We’ll share with you the best nuts for weight loss but first, let’s unravel the truth first. Studies on How Nuts Aid in Weight Loss. Nuts are rich in calories.

2018 157

The Four Tendencies with Gretchen Rubin

Productivityist

On this episode of the podcast, I speak with Gretchen Rubin , the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, The Four Tendencies, Better Than Before, and The Happiness Project.

2018 52

When do You Need to Hire a Virtual Receptionist?

Small Business CEO

Call handling is an important factor in the success of pretty much every business out there. When calls get missed, or a busy employee rushes a client off the phone, your reputation and revenues always suffer.

2017 69

Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2017

Daily Writing Tips

The Oxford Dictionaries recently publicized its Word of the Year for 2017 and the runner-up shortlist, and the selections, and a comparison of them with those of Merriam-Webster, are intriguing.

2017 67

Live Chat for Business: The Best Investment?

Dumb Little Man

If you are like most entrepreneurs, you’re probably aiming to increase engagement, conversion, sales, and traffic to your site. That’s actually not a problem. Getting traffic has become relatively easy these days with the plethora of advertising opportunities available. Using Google or Facebook and spending a few bucks on targeted ads, for example, can instantly deliver traffic to your website. Conversion and engagement, however, are a completely different thing.

2018 145

The Four Tendencies with Gretchen Rubin

Productivityist

On this episode of the podcast, I speak with Gretchen Rubin , the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, The Four Tendencies, Better Than Before, and The Happiness Project.

2018 52

What is the Best Email Marketing Strategy for 2018?

Small Business CEO

You’ve finally done it. Made a list, checked it twice, and now you want to start sending emails to your (hopefully) loyal subscribers. Ah, life is great and your business is surely set to explode with increased sales. As they say “It’s all in the list!”

2018 68

Punctuating Subordinate Clauses

Daily Writing Tips

In each of the following sentences, omission of a comma between a main clause and a subordinate clause muddles the meaning. Discussion after each example describes the complication, and a revision demonstrates how to eliminate ambiguity.

2018 59

Why Virtual Phone Number is a Must-Have for an Online Business

Small Business CEO

The idea of a business phone number without any physical lines attached to it is a relative new one.

5 Small Businesses Hit Hard by Hacking

Small Business CEO

When you think of hacking, you never think it’s something that can happen to you. Hacking sounds too much like a distant headline or a plot line from a show like “Robot.” However, contrary to what you might think, small businesses and startups are actually the ideal target for hackers.

2018 59

Boxes and Boxing

Daily Writing Tips

Is there any connection between the word for a usually square or rectangular container and the name of the contact sport called “the sweet science”?

2018 57

Ecommerce Entrepreneurs: Reduce Chargeback and Stop Fraud Using FraudLabs Pro

Small Business CEO

One of the single most crushing problems facing ecommerce entrepreneurs today is fraudulent transactions.

2018 56

Bad Internet Leads are a Myth. Here’s Why.

Small Business CEO

The bad lead: It’s like a big piece of gunk gumming up the works in your sales funnel. Not only does it stop the flow of better prospects, but it does so seemingly out of nowhere. So would it surprise anyone to learn that these leads are completely in the company’s control?

2018 54

Meet The 2017 HRWins Top HR Companies To Watch: Beekeeper, Non-desk Worker Communications Innovator

Daily Writing Tips

Beekeeper develops an internal communications platform focused on businesses with non-desk workers that they say is “all the workplace tools you need in one intuitive platform.”

2018 52

5 Reasons Outsourcing Your Call Center Needs is a Good Idea

Small Business CEO

Are you thinking about outsourcing your call center related tasks to a provider instead of doing things internally?

2018 52