By Rieva Lesonsky

Rieva LesonskyHave you missed any of my recent blog posts from around the Web? Here’s the rundown:

Get 5 tips for spotting trends that could boost your business on my blog at

You know social media is important for your business–but did you know that whether you’re male or female may affect how you use social networking sites? Find out more in my post on SCORE’s Women’s Success Blog.

Think your customers can’t live without your product or service? Think again–and read my column to learn how to protect your business when customers have a change of heart.

Americans may be fed up with politics, but they still respect small-business owners. Find out more in my post for Anita Campbell’s Small Business Trends.

Get the latest on the increasing trend toward mobile use of social media–and what it means for your business–in my blog for AT&T’s SmallBusinessInSite.

New research reveals some key differences in how women run franchises as compared to men. Get the scoop in my post for’s franchise blog.

Find out what SCORE is doing to encourage broadband adoption by small businesses in my column for