small biz daily

The life of a business owner is a busy one. If I had my way, days would be 30 hours long—and there’d be, like the Beatles sang: “8 days a week.” But there aren’t. So to help you stay on top of important small business news, information and advice essential to running your business, here’s my weekly Reading List.

If you have articles you’d like to share, get them to me by end of day Wednesday every week.

Best Practices

How to take the pain out of hiring.

Are you endangering your business by putting all your eggs in one basket?

What do consumers want to see on your website?

Are beautiful people more successful?



How Toffer Grant went from self-proclaimed “AV nerd” to successful entrepreneur.

Meet the (likely) new head of the SBA.


Marketing Smart

Use holiday keywords to boost sales.

How to get more ReTweets on Twitter and increase social engagement.

Top online marketing priorities: Do yours match up?

Should marketing be “everyone’s job?” Marketing guru John Jantsch says yes.

What’s new in social media?


Power to “Your” People?

5 ways to celebrate diversity in your business.

Are you discriminating against your female employees without knowing it?



How to host a productive conference call. Very important for virtual businesses.

Want more productive employees? Then get out of their way.

5 ways to boost employee productivity.



Own a restaurant? Want to open one? Read about the top trends for 2014.


Women Entrepreneurs

Public speaking can boost your profile.


Want More?

You can check out all my blogs during the week:

*AllBusiness *AT&T Small Business *Hawkeye Business Finance Lounge *Nextiva *OPEN Forum *SBA Industry Word *SCORE Success Blog *SmallBizDaily*SmallBusinessTrends * Business Forum