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Chad Brooks

Managing Editor at business.com
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Introduction
About Me

Chad Brooks is the author of How to Start a Home-Based App Development Business. He has spent more than 10 years guiding prospective entrepreneurs and business owners on the ins and outs of launching a startup, scaling a company and maintaining profitable growth. Within the world of entrepreneurship, he is particularly passionate about small business communications tools, such as unified communications systems, video conferencing solutions and conference call services.

Brooks, who holds a degree in journalism from Indiana University, has lent his business expertise to a number of esteemed publications, including Huffington Post, CNBC, Fox Business and Laptop Mag. He regularly consults with B2B companies to stay on top of the latest business trends and direct growing enterprises toward the modern-day business technology required in today’s digitally advanced world.

Experience
B2B Managing Editor at Centerfield
January 2023 - Present
Editor at Purch
August 2017 - August 2018
Senior Writer at Purch
April 2014
Reporter at Daily Herald Media Group
August 1999 - August 2008
Education
Indiana University Bloomington
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Journalism
Chad's Activity
Filing for Bankruptcy: Information, Benefits and Disadvantages - thumbnail
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Filing for Bankruptcy: Information, Benefits and Disadvantages
Bankruptcy helps people and businesses get a fresh start financially. Learn what filing for bankruptcy entails, as well as its benefits and disadvantages.
Updated January 16, 2024
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What Is Conjoint Analysis?
Conjoint analysis is a method of product and pricing research. Learn why this market research tool is effective and how to conduct a conjoint analysis.
Updated October 24, 2023
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Is On-Demand Payment the New Payroll?
This guide to on-demand payroll explains the trend and analyzes whether it may be the right choice for your employees and business.
Updated January 12, 2024
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Working on Labor Day? You’re Not Alone
Labor Day is typically a paid holiday, but not every worker gets to enjoy the day off.
Updated October 24, 2023
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What to Look for in a Time and Attendance System
Time and attendance systems do far more than track employees. Here's why – and how – to get one.
Updated February 13, 2024
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Choosing a Payroll Service: A Buying Guide for Businesses
There are many payroll service options available to businesses. Understanding what to look for and the key features that best meet your needs is important.
Updated October 26, 2023
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Entrepreneurs Answer the Question ‘Why Is Innovation Important?’
New products and improvements to products are innovations. Learn the five innovation types and how to tap into innovation's power and potential. 
Updated November 13, 2023
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Two-Day Thanksgiving Holiday Remains Popular Among Employers
Two-day Thanksgiving holidays have become a popular tool among employers to boost employee morale, improve productivity and fight burnout.
Updated November 13, 2023
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The Key to Increasing Productivity? Employee Breaks
Employee breaks can lead to greater productivity and reduce burnout. Learn how to encourage employee breaks and follow laws concerning break time.
Updated October 24, 2023
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VoIP for Business: Understanding Cloud-Based Business Phone Systems
VoIP service can take your business practices to the next level. It’s important to understand your needs and network capabilities before you choose a service.
Updated June 17, 2024
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Employee Retirement Plans: A Buyer’s Guide
When choosing a retirement plan, ensure your employees can get the maximum value from it. This guide offers an overview of employee retirement plans.
Updated October 24, 2023
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What to Look for in Your Credit Card Processing Service Agreement
Before you sign a contract with a credit card processor, you need to know what fees and terms you're agreeing to. Here's what you need to watch out for.
Updated January 16, 2024
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10 Tips to Host a Productive Videoconference
Follow these tips and expert advice to make your video meetings more productive.
Updated October 26, 2023
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Emotional Intelligence Skills: How to Spot Them in Hiring
Research says that emotional intelligence is more important than IQ and technical skills. Learn how to focus on EQ in the hiring process.
Updated June 17, 2024
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10 Crazy Job Interview Mistakes People Actually Made
Job applicants have made disastrous blunders during interviews. Learn from 10 job interview mistakes to set yourself up for success.
Updated October 23, 2023
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What Is The Most Productive Day Of The Week?
Determining the most productive day of the week can be tricky, but there is a common theme among the studies and surveys on the topic.
Updated January 12, 2024
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How to Create Alexa for Business Skills Without Coding Experience
This how-to guide explains how you can create useful Alexa for Business skills without the need for programming knowledge.
Updated July 02, 2024
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SurePayroll Review Review
SurePayroll provides great payroll features for individuals with a full-time nanny, caregiver, housekeeper or other home service provider, making it our best payroll pick for household employers.
Updated January 09, 2024
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Connecting to Your PC From Anywhere
Learn how remote desktop software allows you or an IT expert to access your work computer offsite.
Updated April 22, 2024
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How Much Does It Cost You to Go to Work?
In-office employees pay for commuting, lunch, child care and more. But just how much do they pay, and how does remote work change the picture?
Updated October 24, 2023