Finding A Partner For Your Startup. How Two Fashion Entrepreneurs Did It.

Fashion startups have special challenges. Not only are they dealing with making a product and selling it, but they’re also in a market that’s fraught with sourcing challenges and identifying their perfect customer. Ramon Ray, founder of SmartHustle.com spoke with the founders of Maison de Papillon, Danielle Salinas, and Shriya …

Fast growing opportunities: What is content entrepreneurship?

There are many types of entrepreneurship — from inventing and building prototypes in your basement or garage to side hustles to raising venture capital and developing the latest new software to change the world. One of the fastest-growing is also one that got its name most recently: content entrepreneurship. Curious? …

How to improve your international SEO and grow search traffic

Editor’s note: The following is a guest post from our friends at Weglot. International SEO is the practice of translating your original site content into different (often multiple) languages and optimizing it for SEO to bring in targeted search traffic. By optimizing your site content for international SEO, you can …

Closing the nonprofit fundraising gap — Q&A with the founders of Cogeo

Founded by two college soccer players and an artist, Cogeo has raised more than $1 billion for more than 100 nonprofits globally. CEO Patrick Sampson, a registered investment advisor; managing director of consulting services Rob Kusel, a former director of development at Stanford University; and director of culture Alan Chin, an …

Business Tips: Ismail Discusses His Favorite Photography Session Locations

Ismail Sirdah is a popular photographer in Georgia. Travel Photography found him after spending much of his career working in the vibrant entertainment sector of Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia. Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Sirdah spent much of his childhood and early adult life working in his family’s restaurant …

Employers urged to err on the side of caution when the staff commute counts as work

A call for employers to pay staff for the time they spend emailing while commuting has opened up the debate on what constitutes working time for employees. Researchers from the University of the West of England who found that commuters used free Wi-Fi provision on their journey to and from …

How to create a productive small business customer support structure

Got your back Unfortunately for parties on both sides of the equation, the customer is not always right. However, rather than creating a confrontational environment (which isn’t conducive to success), the key is to make sure the customer remains happy with small business customer support. Having solid small business customer …