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Thursday, March 15, 2018

How remote work will impact businesses

According to reports, about half the US workforce will be telecommuting or teleworking at least part time by 2020; already nearly 4 million workers are doing this. What impact might this have on businesses? We chatted with Ultatel CEO Amr Ibrahim for his take on the situation. >>

Friday, March 09, 2018

Top 5 tax tips for SMBs

Tax season is in full swing and many small businesses are wondering how new tax laws might impact their bottom line. A new survey from Rocket Lawyer found only about 12% plan to incorporate to benefit from the new US tax laws this year, and that only about one third (35%) plan to talk with an attorney about their options. But, incorporation might be the right thing for SMBs' bottom line. Here are five tips for small businesses to navigate this tax season - and the new tax laws. >>

Monday, January 29, 2018

Top 5 tips to improve data privacy

With Data Privacy Day on January 28, marketers should be thinking about how they can improve the privacy of their customers' data. Here are five tips. >>

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Expert: Why marketers should double-down on privacy concerns

Privacy could be the word of the year for 2018. That, according to one expert who believes consumers' worry about data breaches and concerns about personal data will continue to grow throughout the year - especially where children are concerned. >>

Monday, January 01, 2018

Study finds enterprises, consumers skipping cyber hygiene

With the calendar moving to a new year, it's time for businesses - and consumers - to also turn the page. This time, on cyber safety. New data out from Tenable finds that a majority of consumers aren't practicing the basics when it comes to cyber security. >>

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Expert: How merchants and marketers can prep for holiday chargebacks

Tis the season for buying. But, according to reports, it's also the season for charge-backs coming from online and mobile fraud. One expert explains how brands can fight these fraudsters. >>

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Top 3 tips to ensure GDPR compliance

The holiday season is coming up fast and according to recent Campaigner data about 66% of online marketers will be using email to connect with customers. But, with Europe's new GDPR guidelines, marketers need to look at how and when they're connecting. Here are three tips to ensure GDPR compliance in email campaigns. >>

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Online fraud detection spend to rise 22% by 2022

Spending on online fraud detection and prevention will rise by over twenty percent between now and 2022, according to a new forecast from Juniper Research, driven in part by Internet of Things security concerns. >>

Monday, July 24, 2017

UK businesses warned not to re-engage opted-out consumers via email

Businesses in the UK are warned that sending out marketing emails to customers that have already opted out in the guise of customer service or seeking future consent to marketing messages is against the law. >>

Monday, July 03, 2017

Study: Ransomware hitting multiple times

For companies hit by ransomware, the bad news is they'll likely be hit again. That's the word from new Druva research. Their inaugural Ransomware Report found that about half of businesses hit by ransomeware were hit more than once. >>

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Social media platform collaboration against extremist content

Four social media platforms are setting aside commercial rivalries and pulling together to form an anti-terror compact dedicated to tackling extremist content being spread from their platforms. >>

Friday, June 23, 2017

Survey: SMBs not in favor of Republican health plan

While most headlines surrounding the phasing out of the ACA, and the Republican plan to replace with the AHCA, are focused on consumer reaction, new data shows small businesses are also opposed to the new plan. That's a key takeaway from a new BizBuySell poll which found that fewer than half of SMBs support the new Republican-led plan to change Americans' health coverage. >>

Monday, May 08, 2017

Expert: What the new SMB cybersecurity bill means

The small business cybersecurity bill ---- recently passed the senate committee. This new cybersecurity bill increases resources to help small businesses protect themselves from data breaches and cyber attacks. What can SMBs expect from it? >>

Friday, April 21, 2017

Survey IDs best cities for small businesses

Small businesses are thriving across the United States, but some are seeing bigger growth than others, and some of that difference could be because of the location. New data out from WalletHub identifies the most SMB-friendly cities around the US. >>

Friday, April 14, 2017

Expert: The best financing options for female SMB owners

Finding the right financing - from grants to loans to investors - is hard for every entrepreneur, but it can be more difficult for women than men, according to recent data. Our expert identifies some of the best funding opportunities for female entrepreneurs. >>

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