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The 4 Necessary Elements of Your Business' Online Face
Websites

The 4 Necessary Elements of Your Business' Online Face

Whether you've yet to build an online presence or it is lacking, follow this guide and start gaining customers.
Deborah Mitchell
Will Virtual Marketplaces Disrupt Your Industry Next?
Online Business

Will Virtual Marketplaces Disrupt Your Industry Next?

Uber, Airbnb and TaskRabbit are growing in popularity and should continue to rise. Now's the time to look at your business and see if you can follow those companies' paths.
Rob Biederman
7 Secrets to Designing a Business That Gives You Ultimate Flexibility
Starting a Business

7 Secrets to Designing a Business That Gives You Ultimate Flexibility

Your venture doesn't have to take over your life. Follow this list and have the time to do the things you want.
Mike Cooch
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Google to Offer Business Owners 2 TB of Free Storage for a Year
Cloud computing

Google to Offer Business Owners 2 TB of Free Storage for a Year

Amid pricing wars between corporate computing leaders Amazon, Microsoft and Google, industry experts predict that cloud storage may soon become entirely free.
Geoff Weiss
Ka-Ching: Making Money Online
Business Ideas

Ka-Ching: Making Money Online

With the online world taking over our lives, here is how entrepreneurs can cash in.
Joel Comm
Priceline Snaps Up OpenTable for $2.6 Billion in Cash
Acquisitions

Priceline Snaps Up OpenTable for $2.6 Billion in Cash

The acquisition, expected to close later this year, represents the online travel company;s initial foray into the dining industry.
Geoff Weiss
Alibaba Breaks Into U.S. Ecommerce Market With 11 Main
Ecommerce

Alibaba Breaks Into U.S. Ecommerce Market With 11 Main

The Chinese ecommerce giant today unveiled its first major push into the U.S. market with the launch of a website that curates small boutiques.
Catherine Clifford
Top 5 Reasons e-Businesses Fail
Startup Kit

Top 5 Reasons e-Businesses Fail

Learn from the mistakes failed dotcom businesses made so you don't make the same errors when starting your e-business.
Online Bargain Hunters: Are You Buying Stolen Goods?
Retail Businesses

Online Bargain Hunters: Are You Buying Stolen Goods?

How to spot potential theft when shopping online.
Kelli B. Grant
Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now
Security

Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now

The world's biggest online marketplace has been hacked. Those weird warning messages weren't a false alarm.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Boost Reader Engagement With 9 Easy Subheading Tricks
Content

Boost Reader Engagement With 9 Easy Subheading Tricks

The architectural structure of your piece can provide clarity -- and help in hidden ways as well.
Brett Relander
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Target Is Seriously Expanding Its Online Subscription Service
Target

Target Is Seriously Expanding Its Online Subscription Service

Target's online subscription service launched in September with just 150 baby-care items. Now, it's increasing its product offering tenfold, offering everything from K-cups to dog food for regular delivery.
Kate Taylor
Don't Ignore the Importance of Your Site's URL Structure
Web Design

Don't Ignore the Importance of Your Site's URL Structure

Better organization allows search engines to more easily crawl your pages, which affects their performance in rankings.
Mun Yin Liu
When the Self-Service Customer Smiles
Customer Loyalty

When the Self-Service Customer Smiles

Cater to the user of remote or electronic services while inspiring loyalty and a sense of partnership
Chip R. Bell