Business News Daily is the internet’s leading authority for startup and early stage business owners to find the crucial news and information they need to launch and grow successful businesses.
Our news and resource content covers more than 30 topic categories that are vital for all businesses to succeed. These categories are focused on business finance, human resources, marketing and technology. Our team of business experts and writers creates thorough, insightful resource guides to help business owners answer questions like how to find the right business loans, how to build an HR operation, and which technology best suits their needs. That technology coverage includes guidance on supporting a remote workforce, processing online and in-person payments, and choosing the right business phones and video conferencing systems.
We strive to be the most authoritative source to answer essential questions and help businesses make informed buying decisions on the products that will drive them forward. We spend thousands of hours researching, writing reviews, and recommending the products we think are the best for specific business types.
At Business News Daily, our mission is to educate business owners to give them the knowledge and skills to develop business plans, launch new ventures, expand their companies, and build workplaces that thrive.
Chad Brooks is the Business News Daily managing editor and has contributed to the site in some form for more than 10 years. His work has focused on entrepreneurship and small business communications tools, such as unified communications systems, video conferencing solutions and conference call services.
During his nearly three decades as a journalist and content creator, Chad’s work has appeared in a variety of publications, including business.com, The Huffington Post, CNBC, Fox Business, Laptop Mag, Live Science, IT Tech News Daily and Security News Daily. A graduate of Indiana University, Chad previously spent 10 years as a newspaper reporter in his hometown of Chicago. In 2014, he published his first book, How to Start a Home-Based App Development Business.
As the editor of Business News Daily, Adam brings more than 10 years of journalism and content marketing experience to the team. He has most frequently covered small business and entrepreneurship with a focus on marketing and emerging industries, such as legal cannabis, electric vehicles and artificial intelligence. A New Jersey native and Rutgers University graduate, Adam now resides in Brooklyn.
In addition to his work as an editor of small business content, Adam is a small business owner himself. As co-founder of CannaContent, a digital marketing agency specializing in the hemp and cannabis industry, he has written and edited hundreds of articles to support the SEO strategies of clients spanning the entirety of the legal cannabis supply chain. When he isn't reading and writing, Adam can be found playing rugby for Queens Rugby Club or hanging out with his cats.
Shari Weiss is the associate editor for Business News Daily. She has more than a decade of experience as a writer and editor. Since joining Business News Daily, Shari has edited hundreds of pieces on a variety of finance, human resources, marketing and technology topics.
Prior to joining Business News Daily, Shari spent time as an entertainment writer and editor. Her byline has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Daily News, People.com, Seventeen.com, and other outlets. Shari is a graduate of The Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
Skye Schooley is a human resources writer for Business News Daily, where she has researched and written hundreds of articles with a focus on human resources, including topics like HR operations, management, leadership and HR technology.
Skye has also reviewed a wide range of business solutions, including HR software, PEO services, HRO services, employee monitoring software, and time and attendance systems. Skye also covers how employers can build a better organizational culture, protect employee privacy, manage human resources, improve communication and foster workplace diversite.
Monica Dyer is the copy chief for Business News Daily. The California native’s extensive editorial background includes time spent at national publications like USA Today. Versed in writing as well as copy editing, Monica’s range of experience spans a myriad of sectors, including business, finance, digital marketing and tech, as well as the nonprofit industry.
As Business News Daily's copy chief, she uses her highly developed skill set and keen eye to objectively review all content to ensure it’s clear, concise and grammatically correct. Monica has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Cassie Knudsen runs marketing operations for Business News Daily. With her analytical background, Cassie manages the setup and maintenance of the site’s growth marketing campaigns and overall monetization. She works cross-functionally to optimize revenue and ensure the strategic development of the site’s internal and external marketing campaigns.
Before joining Business News Daily, Cassie held several operational and analytical roles at RSA Security, aiding her move into the digital marketing sector. Cassie holds a bachelor's degree specializing in politics and government, as well as language and culture studies with an emphasis on Spanish. Living just outside Boston, she enjoys guitar, listening to audiobooks and spending time with her two dogs.
Amanda Larkins has spent her career in client success, following her passion for working closely with clients to understand their goals and improve their business outcomes. For Business News Daily, she acts as a liaison between Centerfield's internal team and the company's clients to ensure a streamlined and effective relationship. Previously, she worked at Monster and TechTarget in client success roles.
Amanda provides end-to-end customer acquisition expertise, helping address the entire sales funnel from lead generation to driving repeat business. She also has experience managing sales qualified leads, qualified traffic and content sponsorships.
Andy Garcia is the director of SEO and editorial for Centerfield, where has has focused on scaling the company via organic search since 2020. He primarily lends his expertise to Business News Daily, relying on his prior experience as an entrepreneur and small business investor.
Before joining Centerfield, Andy gained more than 10 years of organic search strategy experience working for a wide variety of companies, including large publicly traded corporations. He then launched a successful organic search consulting company and built online businesses that would later go on to be acquired. He took his learnings from his entrepreneurial journey and applied them to seed series investing, making a number of investments in tech-focused startups.
Andy holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing from California State University, Fullerton.