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The New Reality: AI-Enhanced Relationships
Artificial Intelligence

The New Reality: AI-Enhanced Relationships

Intelligent automation has hit local businesses, and it's actually outperforming humans.
Why Local Businesses Should Pay Extra Attention to Google Maps
Marketing Bootcamp

Why Local Businesses Should Pay Extra Attention to Google Maps

Want to score more web traffic and in-person visits? Better start promoting your business on Maps.
Andrew Medal
Why Collaboration Is an Easier Route to Small Business Growth
Small Business Growth

Why Collaboration Is an Easier Route to Small Business Growth

In business, as in life, there is strength in numbers.
Jana Barrett
Why You Should Be Looking Locally for Customers
Q&As

Why You Should Be Looking Locally for Customers

Small businesses can -- and should -- target consumers closest to home. Here's how.
Paula Andruss
3 Proven Ways Entrepreneurs Can Get Media Exposure
Press Coverage

3 Proven Ways Entrepreneurs Can Get Media Exposure

Press coverage puts your message in front of a larger audience in a way that is more educational than an advertisement and establishes you as an expert and thought leader in your industry.
Matthew Toren
McDonald's Explores Canadian Flavors and Adds McLobster to the Menu
McDonald's

McDonald's Explores Canadian Flavors and Adds McLobster to the Menu

The treat is being sold for a limited time in select markets as part of the 'Great Canadian Taste Adventure' campaign.
Kate Taylor
Late to the Party, Global Banks Try to Muscle Into India's Startup Boom
India

Late to the Party, Global Banks Try to Muscle Into India's Startup Boom

The banks missed out on the initial flurry of deal-making to their better-connected but much smaller domestic rivals.
Entrepreneurs

6 Benefits for You and Your Community From Supporting Local Entrepreneurs

Locally owned businesses give communities a unique character but those businesses need loyal customers to survive.
John Rampton
4 Ways to Market Your Business for Free
Marketing Bootcamp

4 Ways to Market Your Business for Free

There are a handful of marketing practices available to entrepreneurs that don't require them to burn through valuable resources.
Aaron Goodin
Restaurants Ask Customers to #DineSmall on Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday

Restaurants Ask Customers to #DineSmall on Small Business Saturday

As small businesses claim the Saturday after Black Friday, local restaurants are getting in on the action.
Kate Taylor
Why Every Entrepreneur Should Focus on Local SEO
Marketing Bootcamp

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Focus on Local SEO

Local SEO is a highly targeted, niche strategy that every entrepreneur can -- and should -- be thinking about.
Jayson DeMers
5 Ways Small Businesses Can Compete With Giants in SEO
Marketing Bootcamp

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Compete With Giants in SEO

Regardless of what industry you're in, you'll always have at least one competitor who has been around longer and has tried harder to build a web presence.
Jayson DeMers
How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon
Growing a Business

How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon

You can slay the online giant (somewhat) -- by doing these eight things consistently.
Gene Marks
Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet
Mergers and Acquisitions

Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet

Etsy has scooped up 'A Little Market' -- a Paris-headquartered digital marketplace that also specializes in handmade crafts -- for a reported $100 million in cash and stock.
Geoff Weiss