Jeff Stibel Explains What Facebook is Up To

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Perhaps I’m a bit biased, but I love this recent article our CEO Jeff Stibel wrote for the Harvard Business Review blog.  Entitled “The Logic Behind Facebook’s Recent Moves,” the post analyzes–among other things– Facebook’s recent purchase of WhatsApp using a concept he calls the “breakpoint,” the central idea in his book of the same name. There’s been some speculation that […]

Looking at the Best Cities For Female Entrepreneurs

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This year is shaping up to be a great year for women in business, starting with Obama’s nomination of Maria Contreras-Sweet as leader of the Small Business Administration in January. Now, Nerdwallet.com, an online resource of tools to help visitors compare financials on everything from credit cards to student loans, recently conducted a study on the best cities for […]

Roundup: Social Media Metrics Tools for Small Businesses

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Metrics matter when you want to see how effective your  online content is. We know that “Content is King,” so we’ve put together a list of free tools that you can use to manage your social media, view detailed analytics, and help you create content strategies to increase your audience engagement in the future. Whether […]

Small Biz Bowl 2014

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With headlines like, “After Risqué Years, Super Bowl Commercials Go Warm and Fuzzy,” and, “Where Did All the Bikinis Go,” it’s quite apparent that there’s been a shift in advertising this year – and we like it. Although the game may not have been so exciting (not taking sides here…#justsayin), the twist of sentiment in […]

TEDxMalibu|Ideas Worth Spreading

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The Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. events team is at it again this weekend…but this time with a special twist. [Drumroll please] Ladies and Gentleman, for a limited homecoming engagement, we’re sponsoring TedxMalibu: Desire right in our own backyard! No planes, trains, or teleportation devices needed for this partnership! Events Marketing Manager, @CatMangan is tweeting live […]

ChamberFest ’13: Meet, Greet, and EAT

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The LAX Coastal Area Chamber is hosting their annual community business expo in neighboring Playa Vista, CA today and we couldn’t be more excited to be a sponsoring attendee!  With an agenda to bring local businesses together, Chamberfest promises to be a meet, greet, and EAT of epic proportions! Christina Davis, President and CEO of […]

Big Apple Takes a Bite of Small Business

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We’re following Gatsby fever and heading to The Big Apple as we gear up for this year’s installment of the nation’s largest B2B trade show, Small Business Expo: New York, being held on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. @ Pier 92! This year, Small Business Expo is back, and better […]

Small Business Internet Security: Only You Can Prevent Cyber Crime

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If you are, or have been, a part of the internet sub-culture that includes websites such as Reddit and 4chan, or, perhaps you have watched the latest Batman movie, whatever the case may be, then you understand the dangers of sensitive information stored on computers falling into the wrong hands. The problem with some of […]

5 Ways To More Effectively Use LinkedIn

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The first thing you must know about LinkedIn is that it streamlines the networking process (I know, groundbreaking stuff, right?). This means that you can pretty much assume that anyone who currently has a profile on LinkedIn is in some way interested in making business contacts (like you!). The trick, however, is figuring out how […]

Telecommute Gets the Boot

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As you may or may not have heard, Yahoo!’s CEO Marissa Mayer recently issued a policy change in the form of a memo delivered to all Yahoo! employees that was… ill-received, to say the least. The memo, sent from head of Human Resources, Jackie Reses, stated that all employees who currently had arrangements to work […]

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