73% of All Small Business Teams Will Have Remote Workers by 2028

Traditional fixed places of work, such as the office are detached from the way today’s workforce actually works. This is in part being driven by remote/freelance workers. And according to the third annual “Future Workforce Report” from Upwork, 73% of all teams will have remote workers by 2028. With close to […]

Wilmington’s Small Business Success Series returns in March

At about $9.37 per class, Wilmington’s Small Business Success Series is a bargain. The eight-week course helps aspiring entrepreneurs develop and write a killer business plan, complete with networking and one-on-one business plan counseling. Beginning on March 19, selected entrepreneurs will have classes every Tuesday at Hercules Plaza at 1313 N. Market St. from 6 […]

48% of Small Business Marketers Judge Future of Alexa Brighter Than for Other Voice Assistants

Most people associate voice technology with the assistants on their smart phone or connected devices at home. But as the technology improves it is optimizing the workflow in organizations across a wide range of industries. Future of Alexa A study by Uberall, Inc. looked at marketers to determine how they feel about […]

A Recession Coming? Small Business Lending Platform Kabbage Says It’s Prepared

Kabbage co-founder Kathryn PetraliaKABBAGE The world is bracing for a recession, with the latest data showing three quarters of economists in the U.S. expect it to occur by the end of 2021. If those predictions prove true, it will be the first major economic downturn for some of the nation’s leading fintechs. […]

4 Insurance Plans Every Small Business Should Carry

Today’s business owners face an ever-evolving set of challenges. Those challenges could lead you to seek out additional insurance policies so you’re covered in case those issues impact your bottom line. Traditional business insurance policies only cover the basics like basic liability and property damage due to theft or certain natural disasters. However, […]

Cash maketh the SMB: How to ensure your small business always has cash in the bank

In the words of a successful entrepreneur, profit may be optional, but cash is mandatory. All decisions regarding customers and contracts impact the amount of cash the business generates. SME owners dislike losing orders. The fear of losing the order occasionally clouds decisions about the order profitability or its capability to […]

Learn With Facebook Aims To Train 1 Million People And Small Business Owners By 2020

Technology has changed the way we learn and teach. Any type of class, prior to the digital era was restricted to brick and mortar, professional lectures, and in-person discussions. Today, there are various ways of delivering information, learning and even engaging with other students. Classes no longer have to be […]

Slack Goes Public, FreshBooks Expands…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1— Workplace messaging app Slack to go public. Early this week, California-based workplace messaging startup Slack said it had filed a confidential registration for an IPO. The company claims […]