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If you have a small business, it's time to start thinking about PR. PR, or public relations, is a key part of the marketing process, and often far more cost-effective than traditional advertising. And yet, says Deanna Simonian, many small businesses are still confused about what exactly PR is and why they need it.
Around the world, doctors recommend that both children and adults receive a flu shot. But many people still do not get one because of misconceptions about the safety and effectiveness of flu vaccines.
Is one of these six myths about flu shots is stopping you from getting vaccinated? Read on to learn how flu shots can keep you, your family, and your community safe and health.
From big ticket items to little indulgences, getting the best possible deal can depend on the time of year that you are shopping. Here are seven purchases that you should always make in the fall to get the best return for your money.
Tech jobs are booming.
In 2017 alone, tech companies posted ads for almost 3 million job openings.
You might think these jobs are only for people with a background in the STEM fields: science, technology, engineering and math. But Rurik Bradbury, the global head of conversational strategy at software company LivePerson, has noticed a new hiring trend: Tech companies working on artificial intelligence (AI) are looking for employees with a humanities background.
Once you determine you are ready for an angel investor, find the right investor. Here's how.
If you have a startup and are looking for money to grow, you might be on the hunt for an angel investor. These investors, sometimes called informal or seed investors, often support businesses in their early stages, backing unproven but promising companies with the investor's own money. They are likely to provide mentorship and advice along with funding for startup founders.
If you want to attract angel funding, your startup needs to have these six things.
Tax requirements for nonprofits are stringent, and it can be hard to track all your variable funding sources if you don't have an accountant on staff.
The ins and outs of accounting can get tricky for any business, but it's especially hard for nonprofits. Tax requirements are stringent, funding sources are variable and many times there isn't even an accountant on staff. Business.com talked to nine accounting and tax professionals to learn what every nonprofit needs to know about accounting.
The health benefits of dancing for seniors range from improving your physical health to creating strong social connections that increase your sense of well-being.
Dance isn’t just a social activity. It is actively used by the medical community as a form of therapy. In the 1940s, Marian Chance taught dance to traumatized veterans of World War II, helping them express their emotions and work through trauma and stress. Today, dance is used to treat conditions ranging from eating disorders to depression...
Mothers are often the ones bombarded with advice on achieving work-life balance, but it can be just as difficult for men to juggle fatherhood and their professional lives, especially when running a business.
"Pre-children, I was a workaholic; I would dedicate every spare moment to our business," said Mitesh Popat, CEO of gift startup PlantOGram. But since becoming a father, his priorities have shifted, and he's searched for more balance.
Entrepreneurial fathers shared six important lessons they've learned by playing both roles.
As the internet continues to change consumer behavior, more marketers are turning to content marketing to reach customers. But the rules for this new form of consumer outreach are different than those of traditional ads. Rather than creating a slogan or image to catch customers' attention, content marketing requires the careful use of long-tail keywords.
Family businesses are more than entrepreneurial endeavors. They are an emotional investment, creating deep personal ties with your relatives, employees, community and yourself. Is it possible to scale and expand one without losing those ties and the personal touch that made you a success in the first place? Of course it is, if you can learn to separate emotion from business and run your business like a business.
Food poisoning is caused by eating food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, or fungi.
Each year, about one out of every six people in the United States suffers from food poisoning, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To keep yourself and your family healthy, learn to recognize the signs of food poisoning.