Where Is Amazon Going Now in 2021? – Small Business Trends

On the Small Business Radio Show this week, I discuss that future with Jason Boyce, the founder and CEO of Avenue 7 Media, LLC. Read...

Why the service sector is key to economic recovery

Wall Street’s most bullish economic forecasts hang on a simple prediction: Everybody will flood back soon to their local gyms, bars and yoga studios...

How AI is transforming B2B pricing

It is almost universally accepted throughout the business world that artificial intelligence (AI) will transform things. A PWC survey confirmed as much, with 85 percent...

How B2B CMOs Can Respond To Their CEOs’ Need For Certainty

Marketing leaders must avoid the trap of focusing only on near-term efforts; more than ever before, it is critical to create the bandwidth needed...

Create a Content Ecosystem, Not One-Off Assets

A content ecosystem approach is built to not only improve the quality of your content but to change how you manage assets for the...

Newsletter Marketing Exploded During the Pandemic

Newsletter marketing boomed during the pandemic. We’re already beginning to see signs of what will come next for the email newsletter industry. Read more here:...

With Small Businesses Permanently Changed By The Pandemic, Owners Looking To...

Small and mid-sized business owners strongly support vaccinations for COVID-19 and plan to encourage their employees to get the shots. Read more here: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/with-small-businesses-permanently-changed-by-the-pandemic-owners-looking-to-vaccine-driven-recovery-pnc-survey-shows-301236909.html

Many Businesses Support a Minimum-Wage Increase—Just Not Biden’s $15-an-Hour Plan

While Congress debates higher national wage floor, many large employers have already raised wages. Read more here: https://www.wsj.com/articles/many-businesses-support-a-minimum-wage-increasejust-not-bidens-15-an-hour-plan-11614604077

LinkedIn is building a gig marketplace. What you need to know.

LinkedIn is rolling out a gig marketplace to take on Fiverr and Upwork. Whether it can move the needle for Microsoft is up for...

B2B Marketers Keep the Focus on Revenue in 2021

About half (51%) of B2B marketers say that revenue/bookings is an extremely important way that marketing gets measured, according to a recent report from...

The new ‘self-service’ era: where B2B selling is headed in 2021

To survive the impact of COVID-19, B2B organizations must make a successful leap to self-service ecommerce that wins over customers as loyal online buyers,...

7 Sales Resources That Will Help Your Teams Sell

Sales is never going to be a walk in the park. But these seven resources can make it easier. Read more here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnhall/2020/08/23/7-sales-resources-that-will-help-your-teams-sell/#2d8368432ef1

U.S. Chamber Expands ‘Rally for Recovery’ Initiative as Part of Campaign...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched the Rally for Recovery Commitment, asking employers to take 3 steps to stop the spread of coronavirus. Read more...

Small Business Green Recovery Fund to power US climate transition

Addisu Lashitew calls for a $50 billion federal fund to promote green innovation and investment among small businesses. Read more here: https://www.brookings.edu/research/small-business-green-recovery-fund-to-power-us-climate-transition/

ADP Introduces Roll, a “Reimagined Way to Do Payroll” for Small...

As small businesses navigate their way out of the pandemic, there is a growing demand for technologies that make procedures more efficient. Read more here:...

9 tools to help SMBs manage business better in 2021

It's no surprise that small to mid-sized businesses were hardest hit by the pandemic in 2020, impacting all operations aspects. In 2021, these technologies...

Mastercard Co-Innovates with 10 New Fintechs to Reshape the Future of...

Mastercard has welcomed 10 fintechs from around the world to participate in its award-winning startup engagement program, Start Path. Here's what they delivered. Read more...

SMB Banking-as-a-Service Ushers In Bank-FinTech Collaboration

Service rises to the top in this week's roundup of the latest bank-FinTech collaborations and open banking initiatives. Two SMB BaaS companies secured new...

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