black friday, cyber monday

Have you missed any of my posts from around the Internet this week? Get caught up below.

It’s go time for retailers–get ready for the holiday retail season by reading my post on Anita Campbell’s Small Business Trends to assess your retail store’s readiness.

Do you really offer employees flexible work–or are you just faking it? Find out in my post on American Express OPEN Forum.

While you’re at OPEN Forum, find out how women business owners around the world are revolutionizing entrepreneurship.

Then visit’s community forum to get inspired by my buddy Barry Moltz’s entrepreneurial success secrets. 

Learn the Twitter basics small business owners need to know in my post on Premier Business Centers’ blog.

Do you own a restaurant? Visit’s community forum to check out cool ideas for ways social media and mobile marketing can boost your sales.

Then dig deeper into how all kinds of customers are using mobile devices and how that affects your marketing.

Are you missing out on a huge market? I’m talking about marketing to seniors, of course. Learn how to market to this forever-young generation in my post on BizTraffic’s blog. Then make sure your website is senior-friendly (yes, they do shop online!) by reading my tips on Hawkeye Management’s Business Finance Lounge.

Speaking of demographics, the American family as a whole is undergoing big changes. Get the scoop on what demographic shifts mean to your marketing over at AT&T’s small business blog.

Apparently, entrepreneurship is contagious–so why not pass it along? Learn more in my post on the SCORE Small Business Success Blog.

It’s not too early to make your business resolutions for 2014. Get ideas in my post on Hawkeye’s Business Finance Lounge.

If one of your challenges is dealing with a difficult employee, don’t miss my latest Nextiva Tuesday Tip on handling problem employees.