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Small Businesses Streamline Recruiting with New Google Hire

When Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) launched Hire almost a year ago, the company wanted to simplify the hiring process. And now it has improved the platform by making it smarter and faster to recruit your next hire. The new Hire has integrated Google AI to deliver one-click functionalities to hire help for time-consuming tasks and repetitive chores. The company says this will give hiring teams more time to interact and connect with potential candidates instead of wasting time with logistics. When Hire was launched, it gave small businesses already […]

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eRelevance Releases New Services to Gauge ROI in Advertising and Business Communications

If you’re a small business owner who feels overwhelmed by technology but lured by its promise, there’s a new idea being floated specifically for you. eRelevance has announced a new suite of tech services flipping the old model of offering small businesses software they can buy and run themselves on its head. Small Business Trends spoke with eRelevance co-founder and CEO Bob Fabbio about the new approach and the services the company offers. Most Small Businesses Seem to Struggle “We’ve discovered that most small businesses that are […]

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Monday.com Offers Another Team Management Software Option for Small Businesses

Monday.com is a project management tool designed to help teams work better together by building a culture of transparency, managing workloads, tracking projects and communicating with ease. Formerly dapulse, Monday.com was founded in 2012 and launched as an independent startup in 2014. such as Microsoft Project, Smartsheet and Huddle, have long been helping small businesses complete tasks in less time and work more effectively and efficiently. But what makes any different? What are the key features of this tool designed to simplify the way teams work together […]

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This Week in Small Business, Job Market Tightens, Can Small Businesses Compete?

This Week in Small Business, Job Market Tightens, Can Small Businesses Compete?

? It’s been a busy and challenging week for small business owners across the country so this is a great opportunity to recap the week that was in the latest edition of This Week in Small Business. We’re taking a look at some of the best articles published this week on Small Business Trends. This week, I am joined by fellow Delaware Blue Hen, analyst and co-founder of , Laurie McCabe. Job Market Tightening Right off the top, we look at the LinkedIn Workforce Report. With the […]

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You Can Now Buy Ads in Facebook Marketplace

When Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) introduced Marketplace in 2016 the goal was to provide a platform for buying and selling locally. Today the company is announcing businesses will be able to place ads in Marketplace so they can reach users while they are shopping. Facebook has been testing this feature over the past couple of months by allowing businesses to list used vehicles, home rentals, home services and jobs. Facebook Marketplace Ads Extend Your Reach For small businesses looking to advertise when users are online shopping, it is […]

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Administrative Support, Customer Service and Sales Top Most Popular Jobs at Small Businesses

Small businesses may not be adding jobs at the rate bigger companies are right now. But they are growing and adding new jobs to the economy. What jobs are getting filled at America’s small businesses, however? To find out, leading jobs site Indeed.com  looked at the job categories with the most clicks over the last three months. The most popular job opening — by category — at small businesses right now is Administrative Support. That’s followed by Customer Service in second and Sales as the third most […]

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eBay Gives Rural and Small Town Businesses a Global Presence, Report Shows

For rural small businesses, the ability to expand beyond their local market is extremely challenging and important. The impact eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) is making on this front just came to light as the company partnered with a team of economists from Sidley Austin LLC to analyze the sellers on its platform. According to the report (PDF) from the eBay Policy Lab, online marketplaces give small businesses and entrepreneurs access to outside economies in these rural areas. This is driving growth in counties across the country which are not […]

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Small Business Owners Remain Very Optimistic But a Little Sleep Deprived

Small business optimism  among small business owners is at a record high. But this optimism is the result of hard work and dedication which comes with less sleep. The  survey revealed respondents slept 6.7 hours a night on average, less than the eight recommended hours. This, however, didn’t dampen their optimism as the index revealed an overall score of 68.7, which was up 2.4 points from the first quarter of 2018. For two out of three small business owners, the current environment in the US is one that […]

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Infusionsoft Unveils New Marketing Platform Designed for Small Businesses

  has unveiled a new marketing platform with a lower price, free trial and revamped CRM that’s geared to enticing smaller enterprises to tackle the marketing job themselves. Small Business Trends spoke with CEO Clate Mask about changes and new direction for the powerful marketing tool. Infusionsoft for Small Business The company set out on the new leg of its decade long mission to help small businesses with a revamped focus aptly named to suit its lofty goals. Mars Mission “We started out on what we call […]

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Kabbage Sees More Mobile Lending, Women and Minority Owned Businesses Seeking Funds

Online lending platform Kabbage says it sees more mobile lending, more women and minority owned businesses seeking loans and more businesses from rural and lower to middle income communities too. Small Business Trends connected with Kathryn Petralia, president of Kabbage, to learn more about its core offering and other steps it’s taken to add value to entrepreneurs. Today 140,000 small businesses use Kabbage, which was launched in 2009 by Petralia and Rob Frohwein. Today, Kabbage has delivered over $4.5 billion in funding, moving the loan process from […]

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