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  1. 13 Awesome Mobile Apps for a Virtual Office

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Tips & Tricks on

    If you’re a regular reader of the blog you know that we here at Grasshopper are big proponents of working in a virtual office. It can be a smart and cost-efficient way to start a business and we’ve given tips on everything from “Setting up your virtual office” to “Balancing life in a virtual office”. […]

  2. 14 Twitter Feeds Startups/Founders Should Follow

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Startup on

    We’ll admit it – the typical Twitter page is more likely to hinder startup success than it is to help. A Google search for “Twitter distraction” generates over 1.8 million results, including in-depth blog posts on how to prevent Twitter from breaking your focus. So we’ll understand if Twitter isn’t currently a big part of […]

  3. Live Chat: The Must-Have Customer Service Tool

    by Published in Small Business on

    In today’s competitive marketplace, superlative customer service is no longer optional: It’s required. Yet how can online businesses reach all the way across cyberspace to deliver exceptional customer service? Live chat technology provides the timely, relevant and friendly communication online customers crave and online businesses need to succeed. We spoke to four companies that offer […]

  4. 10 Tips to Improve Your Business’ Social Media Presence

    by Published in Small Business on

    Social media is the new word-of-mouth and active participation is key for engaging customers and clients on the web. With so many opportunities to connect, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and stuck hiding behind the scenes or in analysis mode. While you get focused and begin to refine your strategy, here are a few simple […]

  5. Great 8: Top Entrepreneur Forums on the Web

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Startup, Tips & Tricks on

    One of the great things about the entrepreneur community is the willingness and desire to share the trials and tribulations of starting and running a business. From blogs to forums to podcasts and books, there is a lot of really great knowledge out there. We have chosen eight of the best entrepreneur forums where you […]

  6. Entrepreneurship, It’s Personal

    by Published in Customer Spotlights, Entrepreneurship, Small Business on

    Nash Kabbara, co-founder of Motors On Wheels and ZipZoomAuto provides insight on building and sustaining a business. About Me When I was about 12 years old, mom would stop the car at the local bakery; I would jump out with a pocket full of change and buy a dozen pastries. It’s Sunday, family dinner day, […]

  7. 12 B2B Blogs Every Business Should Read

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Marketing & Brands, Small Business, Tips & Tricks on

    With so many blogs and so little time, it’s often hard to know which ones to read. We’ve listed 12 different blogs based around B2B (business-to-business) marketing, sales, technology and more. If there are any others you think we missed, leave them in the comments.   1 ) Dianna Huff’s B2B Marcom Writer Blog Link: […]

  8. Is The Government Stimulus Plan Doing Anything For Entrepreneurs?

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Startup on

    Every recession inspires government leaders to enact an economic stimulus plan. The assumption is that market downturns are intolerable and can only be cured by political intervention. Yet, it is unclear whether stimulus packages like President Barack Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 stimulate anything other than government spending. The way to know […]