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Entrepreneurship

how to grow a company

June 19, 2017
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How to Grow a Company Without Micromanaging

Chris Bennett is the CEO and Founder of 97th Floor, an award-winning digital marketing agency. He speaks on marketing and entrepreneurship at universities and international conferences, including SMX, SearchLove, Adobe Summit and DreamForce. Chris shares his story on how changing his management style grew his business, while fostering happy employees. I was recently on the phone with […]

financing options for small businesses

May 4, 2017
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5 Financing Options for Small Businesses

As a small business owner, there may come a time when you find yourself in search of financing. Maybe you need money to expand your office space. Maybe you need money to acquire a competitor. Or maybe you need money for new equipment.  Regardless of why you’re seeking financing, it’s good to know there are many […]

Company Culture

March 24, 2017
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[Customer Spotlight]: A Peek into the Weekend Culture at Chubbies – the “Short-Shorts” Company

When it comes to company culture, there are few companies that do it as well – and with as much flair – as Chubbies, the SF-based “short-shorts” company. Known for their outrageously hilarious videos and loud shorts, Chubbies exudes fun not only through their clothes, but through their mission statement and culture. Here are a […]

small business regulations

January 25, 2017
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Small Businesses Struggle with Regulations – and it’s Costing them $83K

It’s no secret that starting a business is hard – and like a new marriage, the first year tends to be the hardest. But, did you know that regulatory issues are a huge reason why small businesses struggle so much? In fact, small business owners pay an average of over $83,000 in regulatory costs during […]

HR software

December 8, 2016
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Software Advice Calls Zenefits a “One-Stop Shop for Small Businesses”

In October, Zenefits unveiled Z2, a fully-integrated HR app experience for small businesses. It was a labor of love and a commitment to our core value of putting our customers first. That’s why we’re so excited about Software Advice’s comprehensive product review of Z2:   “The Zenefits you’ve heard of, read about or used extensively […]

Modern Times Brewery Small Business Success

November 30, 2016
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Zenefits Recognizes National Entrepreneurship Month Winners

November was National Entrepreneurship Month, a time to celebrate and honor the dreamers and risk-takers who create businesses that serve as the heart of our national economy. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), there are over six million small businesses that employ over half of the workforce and account for 2 of 3 […]