A Look Into the Better Business Bureau

Imagine that you have just bought a new lawnmower at the local store and have been given a money-back guarantee. A month later, the...

Amazon Has Committed to Original Online Content

Amazon Studio's new online programs have been a long time coming. As we get more and more of our entertainment online, cable television just...

Does Direct Mail Still Have a Place in Your Marketing Efforts?

Until the postal service closes every door for good, traditional direct-mail marketing is not dead. As a small business — even if you are...

Ten Reasons to Put Your Online Business in the Clouds

Starting a business in the cloud has its advantages over traditional businesses. A competitive advantage can translate to increased revenue. Here are some important...

Zombie Businesses: Four Companies That Came Back To Life After Almost...

It is not unusual to see a business struggle, especially in the early stages.  Some will go on to recover and prosper while others...

Big changes coming to US Patent system

  None of this should be construed as legal advice or even an official legal opinion about the upcoming changes to the U.S. Patent system.    We...

4 Companies Whose Lack of Web Presence Killed Them

Everyone knows that to succeed in business, it takes a holistic approach. This means a serious internet marketing campaign and solid web presence. Unfortunately,...

Employee Growth Strategies for Growing Businesses

Employees are perhaps the biggest investment you’ll never make as a business owner. Think about it for a moment. You pay their salary, you...

5 Tips on How to Ace Your Job Interview

If you've got a job interview, you're already feeling a bit of pressure -- possibly a lot. You worked hard to get to this...

How to Start Your Own HVAC Business

HVAC is short for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning and the role of the HVAC technician is to carry out routine maintenance and repairs...

The Etsy Effect: Helping Handmade Products Reach Consumers

Handmade is all the rage, as the “Etsy Effect” fuels an entirely new consumer niche. Etsy, a website that helps small businesses sell handcrafted...

Trends in Logistics

Managing logistics within a supply chain, large-scale event, or for all internal operations is the largest area of opportunity in many large scale companies....

Organizational Profile: textPlus

THE Tech Scoop is honored to announce the inclusion of textPlus within our DBA Program. WHO are you? textPlus is a leading provider of free mobile...

A Slow Recovery May Push Money Toward Long-Term Investments

Today CNN published a snapshot of Obama's economy that tells us pretty much what we all know: the economic outlook four years ago was...

Tonya Hall Radio – Talking Journalism and New Media

Recently I had the distinct pleasure of being a guest on The Tonya Hall Radio show. Our topic was journalism and how reporting of information...

Will AI Replace Your Manager?

In small businesses, building the right team and talent isn’t always easy - as a result, many small business owners may find...

GetResponse vs Constant Contact

When it comes to email marketing newsletters, it is obvious you want the best service possible. As an online marketer you understand the value...

Tech Companies Tackle Increasing Employee Burnout

Perhaps due to the fact that it’s a booming industry that has accelerated its growth in the past decades, the tech industry is incredibly...

Steve Jobs On Failure [video interview]

If you are afraid of failing, you won't get very far. Steve Jobs: Visionary Entrepreneur, a 60-minute film, is now available as a digital video...

4 Tips For Dealing With Difficult Customers

Most jobs involve dealing with customers.  Without clients and customers, there would be no one buying companies products or renting their services.  Although the...

A Need For Speed: Using Old Methods To Master Modern Marketing

You don’t need to be a genius to work out that the world of marketing has changed in recent years. Methods which once worked...