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 …

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 …

New Year, New Home Office: Stay Germ-Free This Winter & Beyond With The OLIKA Birdie

From laptop keyboards to drawer handles, home offices are filled with countless surfaces that can quickly become infested with germs. Thus, it is pertinent to have easy, at-the-ready solutions to sanitize your hands throughout each work day to help keep the flu and other sicknesses away. For entrepreneurs who don’t …

10 best practices for creating email signatures in Office 365

It’s surprising how many small businesses and entrepreneurs don’t use an email signature in their daily business email communications. Especially considering how easy it is to set up email signatures in the Office 365 Outlook App. When it comes to your business email, using signature files are one of your …

Every Business Deserves to Look Its Best Without Breaking the Bank

No matter the business, product or target customers, every business wants to – and should – look its best. Because costly graphic design firms and expensive in-house staffing make it feel like only established companies get to have that polished, professional graphic designer look, Design Pickle was formed; to get …

Membership Sites A Super Business Model For Recurring Income

Membership sites are thriving and more and more favor WordPress as the content development structure. The ease of WordPress blogs makes them ideal as a Membership management platform. Membership businesses are much less vulnerable to changes in the marketplace. I’ve listed below the peak OCI keywords from a search on …

Time is Money: Are You Properly Delegating Tasks to Maximize Your Productivity?

When you own your own business, time is money. Learning how to effectively delegate is the key to leveraging yourself and increasing your value and profits. Being able to delegate tasks allows you to increase your productivity and is one of the most important management skills. Effectively learning how to …