Whether it's a food truck or a fashion line, a coffee shop or a consulting firm, Business News Daily's goal is to help entrepreneurs build the business of their dreams and to assist anyone working in a small business make smart decisions about products, services and ideas. Our reporting style is simple: We seek insights and advice from experts and then stick to the basics by bringing you concise, actionable information business owners can use to make the daily decisions required to start and grow their businesses.
To provide the ideas, inspiration and solutions needed to help entrepreneurs and small business decision makers succeed.
Business News Daily was founded in 2010 as a resource for small business owners at all stages of their entrepreneurial journey. Our site is focused exclusively on giving small business advice, tutorials and insider insights. Business News Daily is owned by Purch.
Jeanette Mulvey, VP B2B Content
Since that day in kindergarten when she stood at her backyard fence and sold the contents of a birthday party goody bag to the neighborhood kids, Jeanette Mulvey has been obsessed with starting her own business. Hardly a day has passed in her adult life that she hasn't uttered the phrase, "I have a business idea." So, it was a natural fit that she would end up writing about entrepreneurship for a living. In the decades since, she has interviewed hardware store owners in Saskatchewan, fashion designers in Milan and eyewear designers in Paris. She also started and sold her own ecommerce startup. However, her real small business education came while running her family contracting business where she got a firsthand lesson in everything from payroll processing to collections. She has a degree in American Studies and is passionate about American folk art.
Anna Attkisson, B2B Tech Editorial Director
After getting infected with the tech bug at Wireless World and Cellular Business magazines as an intern, Anna Attkisson went on to dabble in a sorts of publications covering everything from children's fashion to financial planning, cars and travel. During the last 9 years she's returned to her roots where she wrote and edited Laptop Mag and Tom's Guide. Now, as the editorial director for technology coverage for B2B at Purch, she splits her time between Business News Daily, Tom's IT Pro and Business.com writing and editing stories about the intersection of business and technology. She has a magazine journalism degree from the University of Kansas and is passionate about learning.
Nicole Fallon, B2B Managing Editor
Raised by an entrepreneur father and a career-changer mother, Nicole Fallon grew up learning that hard work and a can-do attitude will get you anywhere you want to go in life. Inspired by this important lesson, she pursued a career in journalism and took her first freelance job with Business News Daily after her sophomore year of college. After a brief hiatus to explore the world of marketing and food writing, Nicole returned to her business journalism roots and began working for BND full-time in the summer of 2013. Years from now, she hopes to use the entrepreneurial insights she's gained to start her own business.
Chad Brooks, B2B Senior Writer
Chad Brooks is a Chicago-based writer with more than 15 years in media. A 1998 journalism graduate of Indiana University, Chad began his career with Business News Daily in 2011 as a freelance writer. In 2014, he joined the staff full time as a senior writer. Before Business News Daily, Chad spent nearly a decade as a staff reporter for the Daily Herald in suburban Chicago, covering a wide array of topics including local and state government, crime, the legal system and education. Chad has also worked on the other side of the media industry, promoting small businesses throughout the United States for two years in a public relations role. His first book, How to Start a Home-Based App Development Business, was published in 2014. He lives with his wife and daughter in the Chicago suburbs.
Adam C. Uzialko, B2B Staff Writer
Adam C. Uzialko, a New Jersey native, graduated from Rutgers University in 2014 with a degree in Political Science and Journalism & Media Studies. In addition to his full-time position at Business News Daily, Adam covers the Middlesex County government for New Brunswick Today and pens a variety of columns and essays for Slant News. When he's not writing, Adam can often be found reading tomes of political philosophy or hiking through the natural landscapes of New Jersey. He also frequents the thriving central Jersey music scene, particularly folk-punk and ska shows. He aspires to one day couple freelance journalism with his entrepreneurial dream of starting an eco-sustainable farm by creating a trade publication focused on green agriculture and its role in promoting economic justice.
Mona Bushnell, B2B Staff Writer
Mona Bushnell is a New York City-based Staff Writer for Tom's IT Pro and Business News Daily. She has a B.A. in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College and has previously worked as an IT Technician, a Copywriter, a Software Administrator, a Scheduling Manager and an Editorial Writer. Mona began freelance writing full-time in 2014 and joined the Purch team in 2017.
Sammi Caramela, B2B Staff Writer
Sammi Caramela is a recent graduate of Rowan University where she majored in writing arts and minored in journalism. She currently works as a Purch B2B writer and editor while working on her first novel in her free time. Reach her by email, or check out her blog at sammisays.org.
Lori Fairbanks, B2B Domain Editor
Lori Fairbanks has years of experience writing and editing for both print and online publications. After graduating from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Arts in English, she worked as an editor for Creating Keepsakes magazine and then as a freelance writer and editor for a variety of companies, including marketing firms and a medical university. She joined Purch in 2014 as a senior writer for Top Ten Reviews and now writes for Business.com and Business News Daily.
Andreas Rivera, B2B Staff Writer
Andreas Rivera graduated from the University of Utah with a B.A. in Mass Communication and is now a B2B writer for Business.com, Business News Daily and Tom's IT Pro. He's been a journalist for the better part of a decade and brings a critical eye to his reviews and features, helping business leaders make the best decisions for their companies. He resides in Ogden, UT.
Saige Driver, B2B Staff Writer
Saige Driver graduated from Ball State University in 2015 with a degree in journalism. She started her career at a radio station in Indiana, and is currently a B2B staff writer at Business News Daily. She loves reading and her beagle mix, Millie.
Matt D'Angelo, B2B Staff Writer
Matt D'Angelo is a B2B Tech Staff Writer based in New York City. After graduating from James Madison University with a degree in Journalism, Matt gained experience as a copy editor and writer for newspapers and various online publications. Matt joined the Purch team in 2017 and covers technology for Business.com and Business News Daily.