A teenager walks into a shop in South Carolina in search of a new wallet. As soon as she walks into the shop, she claims a saleswoman allegedly said "shoplifter" to a fellow employee. The teenager's mother, a popular and well-regarded... Continue
Are you constantly checking your phone and refreshing your email? Whether you find yourself scrolling through status updates or disrupted by your coworker in the next cubicle — who suddenly decided to hold a conference call on... Continue
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Amazon is the king of online retail and the world's biggest seller of books. The company has dominated the bookselling industry for years and is a constant threat to the survival of its largest competitor,... Continue
Looking for tips on how to better run your small business? Need ideas for building your customer base? One small business owner shares their valuable lessons on building and maintaining their brand.
Having spent 12 fulfilling years as a... Continue
Fact: A stranger's review has more impact on your customer's purchase decision than any of your marketing or advertising efforts. According to a survey by BrightLocal, 88% of customers rely on reviews to determine the quality of a local... Continue
We've all been there: You're on a beach vacation and you're covered in sweat and suntan oil. Maybe your children are playing in the surf. You're supposed to be tucking into a cocktail served with a paper umbrella, but instead you're... Continue
Even if you understand the ins and outs of using social media from your personal experience, running a social media account for your business is a whole different ballgame. One insensitive post can garner negative coverage and public... Continue
We've all been to those kinds of networking events where 50 strangers are packed into a room with nothing but cheese, stale crackers, and dwindling hope. No, this isn't a reenactment of The Hunger Games — odds are this is an accurate... Continue
Business owner and fashion designer Elizabeth Seghezzi started hand sewing in elementary school, but she didn’t get her first sewing machine until she was 20. She studied textile design at the Savannah College of Art and... Continue