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    1. Who needs Black Friday? Local stores capitalize on Small Business Saturday

      Who needs Black Friday? Local stores capitalize on Small Business Saturday

      Black Friday. It started as just a busy shopping day. Large retail stores opened at 6 a.m. with door-buster deals, and everyone got up early to shop and went home with some Christmas gifts at a bargain. Over the past decade, though, those openings ...

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    2. Ready for the Holidays? 5 Small Business Saturday Survival Tips

      Ready for the Holidays? 5 Small Business Saturday Survival Tips

      Ready for the Holidays? 5 Small Business Saturday Survival Tips By Saige Driver, B2B Staff Writer November 15, 2017 11:45 am EST MORE Credit: Arseniy Krasnevsky/Shutterstock After Thanksgiving, holiday shopping is in full swing, and it's the busiest time of year for the retail industry. For small businesses, the post-Thanksgiving weekend can be particularly important.

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    3. Small Business Saturday Coming Soon

      Small Business Saturday Coming Soon

      Whether it's the local boutique, barbershop or sushi spot, small businesses have a way of bringing people together through shared interests and experiences. This year, Small Business Saturday offers people the opportunity to share their favorite places, discover new spots and celebrate independent businesses by giving them a boost.

      "We are proud to see how Small Business Saturday continues to inspire communities. This year we will again celebrate the small businesses that make our neighborhoods feel like home," said Elizabeth Rutledge, Executive Vice President, Global Advertising and Brand Management at American Express. "We've seen firsthand that when small businesses thrive, our neighborhoods, towns and cities thrive. So this Small Business Saturday we encourage everyone to visit the diverse range of small businesses that make up the fabric of their communities."

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    4. Sugar and soda banned at this health-tech startup

      Sugar and soda banned at this health-tech startup

      At San Diego’s Health IQ, selling life insurance to healthy people comes with the added perk — or punishment, depending on your outlook — of practicing what you preach.

      The firm, which has applied data science to craft life insurance plans that reward fitness freaks and diet do-gooders, also encourages...

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    5. The Wing Is Hosting A (Public!) Pop-Up Shop For Small Business Saturday

      The Wing Is Hosting A (Public!) Pop-Up Shop For Small Business Saturday

      Tweet by Stephanie Maida · November 14, 2017 Holiday shopping may have you hiding your credit card bills, but there's no better reason to splurge than when it comes to supporting your community . November 25th is Small Business Saturday, a response to the capitalist craziness of Black Friday and an initiative that urges buyers to shop local and shop small.

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    6. Chamber of Commerce promotes Small Business Saturday on Staten Island

      Chamber of Commerce promotes Small Business Saturday on Staten Island

      "Small Business Saturday is a major event across the country where we go out and support the local businesses in our community, which are the backbone, or the spine, or the thread of our neighborhoods," said Beth Goldberg, New York district director for the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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    7. The Emotionally Intelligent Manager’s Guide To Leading Remote Teams

      The Emotionally Intelligent Manager’s Guide To Leading Remote Teams

      Earlier this year IBM followed other big companies like Aetna in turning back to more traditional work arrangements. The tech giant drew criticism for telling thousands of remote employees to re-acclimate to office life or else find work elsewhere. According to Gallup, the remote workforce is actually growing despite moves like these, with 43% of U.S. employees working remotely at least some of the time over the past year, up from 39% in 2012.

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    8. The smallest of small businesses are hosting a Small Business Saturday pop-up shop

      The smallest of small businesses are hosting a Small Business Saturday pop-up shop

      Happy holidays. (Photo by Flickr user Sam Howzit, used under a Creative Commons license) Small Business Saturday — the small-biz answer to Black Friday — is less than two weeks away, and if you’re looking for an event to streamline your SBS shopping while getting a little networking in, the Delmarva chapter of the Home-Based Business Chamber of Commerce is bringing a pop-up holiday shop to Newark.

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    9. The Simple Idea That Drives Creativity At Amazon, Airbnb, And Dell

      The Simple Idea That Drives Creativity At Amazon, Airbnb, And Dell

      When I first joined Frog design, a global innovation firm, my role was as an individual creative contributor. I was responsible for making things that helped clients better understand the business problems they faced, and offering creative solutions to those problems. My second project at Frog was for a big telecom client. The small team I was on had been camped out in a conference room for several weeks working on an important deliverable.

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    10. Amex Won’t Offer Any Rewards For Small Business Saturday 2017

      Amex Won’t Offer Any Rewards For Small Business Saturday 2017

      Filed Under: American Express American Express has been championing Small Business Saturday for the past several years, which is intended to promote small businesses the Saturday after Thanksgiving (given that there’s also Black Friday and Cyber Monday around those dates).

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    11. ‘Buy local’ is message of Woodbury’s small-business event

      ‘Buy local’ is message of Woodbury’s small-business event

      November 13, 2017 - Local - Tagged: Social media Towns: Woodbury CT - no comments BY HANNA SNYDER GAMBINI REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WOODBURY – The business community is gearing up for Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25, with nearly 60 local vendors signed up for the promotional day that shines a spotlight on mom-and-pop shops, boutiques and specialty stores.

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    12. Small Business Saturday puts spotlight on neighbors, community

      Small Business Saturday puts spotlight on neighbors, community

      In 2016, an estimated 112 million consumers reported shopping at small businesses on Small Business Saturday. This was a 13 percent increase from 2015. Among U.S. consumers who went out and shopped in-store, total reported spending reached an estimated $15.4 billion at independent retailers and restaurants on Small Business Saturday.

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    13. SamsungVoice: Frustrated By Toy Selection, Mom Made Her Own, And Started A Business

      SamsungVoice: Frustrated By Toy Selection, Mom Made Her Own, And Started A Business

      Sometimes Melton and her shop foreman are noisily cutting the wooden toys that Melton’s business, Clover & Birch, is known for. Other times, Melton is answering emails as another employee takes a break to nurse her baby. “I started this business with a baby,” Melton said. “It’s very important to me to find a way that our families can be included while we make a living.

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      Mentions: Samsung
    14. It's Worse Than Pointless to Continually Ask 'What's a Good Conversion Rate?'

      The average conversion rate varies from industry to industry, with rates of 1 to 3 percent being the most common. While it’s worth knowing the average conversion rate for your niche, oftentimes marketers can become obsessed with industry benchmarks instead of striving to improve their own conversion rates. It doesn’t matter whether or not you’re achieving an arbitrary standard set by someone else. All that matters is that your business is profitable for the long-term.

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    15. 4 Ways to Nurture the Entrepreneurial Spirit at Your Company

      4 Ways to Nurture the Entrepreneurial Spirit at Your Company

      Not long ago, an aspiring entrepreneur would make bold plans to leave his or her day job to pursue the so called "American dream" of running a business. An entrepreneur simply can't remain creative at a big company, answering to a boss, and sharing a ...

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    16. SamsungVoice: After Being Laid Off, Designer Turned Side Project Into Distinctive Brand

      SamsungVoice: After Being Laid Off, Designer Turned Side Project Into Distinctive Brand

      Alisa Bobzien is hosting a party of one — and from the vantage point of her online presence, it’s a pretty fun event. The graphic designer, entrepreneur and Persian cat devotee is the founder of Party of One, an online shop selling cards, wall art and gifts created with a niche audience in mind: the introvert, feminist, cat lover, crafter and bookworm — or any combination thereof.

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      Mentions: Samsung Etsy
    17. Five things I wish I knew before I became an entrepreneur

      Five things I wish I knew before I became an entrepreneur

      If you embark on a small business venture without a partner, then having a strong support system is crucial. I suggest working with a mentor from the start, joining a support group either online, or in your local community. Their advice, and having ...

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      Mentions: Abu Dhabi
    18. 5 Veterans Share Their Tips for Successfully Transitioning From Service to Entrepreneurship

      5 Veterans Share Their Tips for Successfully Transitioning From Service to Entrepreneurship

      ... started Elite innovations, which focuses on engineering, prototyping and consulting, with a focus on assisting veteran-inventors. Having confidence in your own ability and skills can serve you well if you're an entrepreneur transitioning into ...

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