A Customer Service Guide For Small Businesses, In Honor Of Small Business Week

Customer service excellence, for any sized business, is one of the most effective ways to build and sustain a competitive advantage.  Yet when it comes to small business, there is, arguably,  even more at stake. When you’re small, every disappointed customer is, potentially, a disaster, and every delighted customer has the potential to provide your business […]

Visa Gives Gig Workers A New Way To Get Paid…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 — Visa gives businesses new way to pay gig workers in real time. This week, Visa announced the introduction of Card Payouts—an app built to support card capture, […]

Just 10 Minutes of Exercise a Week May Be Enough to Extend Your Life, Study Says

Exercising for just 10 minutes a week is linked to a longer life, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Several recent studies have found that even low-intensity exercise, done for a short amount of time, can have a meaningful impact on health. Still, the idea that exercising for 10 minutes […]

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 […]

Just two hours of walking each week could help you live longer, says study

It’s one of the easiest and cheapest ways of staying physically active, and now a study suggests that even small amounts of walking may significantly reduce your chance of an early death. The study, led by Dr Alpa V.Patel strategic director of the Cancer Prevention Study-3 for the American Cancer Society, […]

That’s Shanghai’s 2017 Lifestyle Awards: 1 Week Left to Vote!

It’s that time of the year again, time to cast your vote for That’s Shanghai Lifestyle Awards! Now in its 9th year, the That’s Shanghai Lifestyle Awards has become the prestigious night of the year for the lifestyle industries of Shanghai, with thousands of votes cast and collected for the many nominees we’ve selected […]