Small Business Operations

Get The Benefits of a Remote Digital Marketing Team: Follow These 5 Steps

The modern workplace has evolved from what it used to be traditionally. The corporate world is more scattered today, with team members operating from different countries or continents, even. The internet and social media have facilitated remote work, enabling the existence of more diversity in cultures and ideas in a company. There aren’t limitations anymore. You can recruit and work …

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When is a GIF Reaction Appropriate in Business Chat?

As part of Skype’s redesign earlier this month, an integration with Gyfcat now makes it easy for users to share quick GIFs within chats. GIFs have been included in plenty of silly social media posts. But they haven’t exactly been known for having tons of practical business applications. This integration, however, will make it easier for business owners and professionals …

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25 Perfectly Acceptable GIF Reactions for Businesses

With the celebration of 30 years since the creation of GIFs , the iconic files that create mini animations show little sign of losing popularity. But are these sometimes hilarious files still so popular in social media posts and even business chats really appropriate for business communication? Funny you should ask! According to Richard Rabbat, CEO and founder of Gyfcat, anything …

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7 Ways You Can Grow Your Business By Tracking Your Time

I get asked all the time, what are your reasons to track your time? William Penn once said, “Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” Not exactly correct English — but you know what’s being said. As a business owner, it’s easy to relate to that statement. Before starting to track time, you can waste huge …

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Transform Your Office Manager Into an Office Hero (INFOGRAPHIC)

When it comes to creating an efficient office environment, you need a hero. And there’s no better person to come to your rescue in achieving that goal than your office manager. From ensuring the office fridge is always stocked to helping a project manager with a big meeting, the office manager does it all. How can you make it easier …

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Is FourKites Tracking Technology a Game Changer for Small Trucking Companies?

The bigger trucking companies like UPS and FedEx employ expensive and sophisticated tracking technology to pinpoint where a package is at any point in its journey. Retailers like Amazon have added two-day shipping and real-time tracking to heighten consumer expectations. The result? More pressure on smaller trucking companies and businesses to compete. Small Business Trends spoke with Rob Kunzler, Vice …

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