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How This CEO Slashed His Staff’s Email Inboxes

This founder of onboarding software for small companies uses technology to contact customers and create a company culture for a remote team.

What’s Wrong With the Modern Conference Call (and the Man Who’s Trying to Fix It).

This new platform hopes to make conference calls easier to record and their conversations more searchable and shareable.

How This CEO Went From 400 Different Passwords to Just One

This founder of a doggy boarding and daycare franchise uses apps to store passwords, stay connected to her workout buddies and handle travel plans.

Making a 700-Mile Commute Work

His home is in Chicago, his office in New York. Offerpop’s marketing head, Kevin Bobowski, talks about how he makes the most of his time in -- and out -- of the office.

Why You Can't Shake Off That Last Argument

Talks that make us feel horrible linger longer than we think. We explain the science behind this phenomenon and how to get past it.

How This Retailer Reaches All-Important Indie Influencers

Karmaloop founder, Greg Selkoe, explains his approach to guerrilla marketing.

The Tools That Helped One Man Skip the Daily Staff Meeting

This founder uses apps to connect a team scattered across the globe.

Turns Out You've Been Brainstorming All Wrong

In a creativity rut? These approaches to thinking and problem solving can help you put the brain back into brainstorming.

Keeping Staffers Without Email (Half the Workforce) In the Loop.

For true engagement, companies need to communicate with all their staff – and not just the ones with corporate email. Red e App founder Jonathan Erwin explains more.

How This Entrepreneur Convinced Steve Wozniak to Join His Company

The founder of startup Fusio-io used a technique that is critical to every entrepreneur in the world but seldom mastered.

The Surprising Ways This 'Trep Uses SnapChat to Run His Recycling Business

This founder of a cell phone recycling company the tools that help him and his team run his business while on the road.

Don't Stop Recruiting Employees Once They're Hired

Jon Bischke's company, Entelo, makes it easier for companies to recruit new talent. Yet, the secret to success, he says, isn't just finding the right people, but figuring out how to keep them.

The Apps That Help This Yoga Instructor Run Her Business from Half a World Away

Even a yoga instructor can benefit from file sharing tools and voice memo apps.

Gain Long-Term Social Followers With These 5 Tips

Having an engaged audience online can help your bottom line, but you have to be careful.

How This Two-Person Company Runs Off Cell Phones

This co-founder of an organic chocolate milk company shares surprising ways he uses mobile apps to run his company.

4 Ways to Manage -- from the Sick Bed

Get ready to delegate, over-communicate and get the rest you need.

My Must-Have Apps: How a Cell Phone Repair CEO Uses His Smartphone to Stay Organized

Apps help this CEO track appointments, send flowers to his wife and stop losing his phone.

Know Thy Customer: 3 Tips for Success From a $285M Company

Understanding customers, defining a clear business purpose and building the right team is crucial to a startup's success.

Why This ‘Trep Asks Clients to Skype From the Bathroom

Allen Klevens, CEO of Tooshlights, shares the mobile tools that help him run his restroom lighting business.

The Survival Guide to Co-Founders Living Far Apart

In this tale of two cities, the principals built a startup while living hundreds of miles away. Here are their insights.

What a Theater Chain Can Teach You About Audience

The man behind the Alamo Drafthouse shares his tips for building a loyal following.

My Must-Have Apps: Tools for Paying Bills, Getting Around and Saving Time

This accountant shares how he uses technology to run his unique digital firm.

The Ultimate Email Marketing Strategy for a Small Business in 7 Steps

This tried-and-true promotional vehicle continues to be an important communications channel for scores of companies.

Facebook to Host 5 'Boot Camps' This Summer to Woo Small Businesses

The social media giant is joining forces with Intuit, LegalZoom and Square in a cross-country bid to boost SMB success -- and the ad dollars SMBs spend on Facebook.

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