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Accepting Bitcoin: What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Sara Angeles | January 14, 2014

Bitcoin is all the rage in online payments. Here's what small businesses need to know before accepting Bitcoin

After 60 Years, Wiffle Ball Still Soars
By Business News Daily Editor | January 08, 2014

The Mullany family is responsible for producing one of the most famous toys in American history. Find out how they came up with Wiffle Ball and what you can learn from their story.

'Brand' New Year: 5 Ways to Better Your Personal Brand in 2014
By Nicole Fallon | January 02, 2014

Improving your career starts with improving your personal brand. Here's how to better brand yourself and become an irresistible candidate for employers in 2014.

New Year, New Career: How to Land Your Dream Job in 2014
By Nicole Fallon | December 31, 2013

Are you job hunting in 2014? Here are five tips to jump-start your career search — and land the job.

Top Workplace Technology Trends to Look for in 2014
By Chad Brooks | December 19, 2013


Raising BuzzFeed’s Jon Steinberg
By Jeanette Mulvey | October 22, 2013

We decided to ask the parents of kids who grew up to disrupt the tech world what it was like to raise their kids and what advice they’d give to today’s parents.

7 Jobs That Are Just Like Playing Video Games
By Business News Daily Editor | October 10, 2013

Love playing video games and wish you could do it for a living? Here are 10 jobs that are just like (well, almost) playing video games.

10 Home-Based Business Ideas
By Business News Daily Editor | September 23, 2013

Author Jennifer Forest gives us ten business ideas for people who want to work from home.

Rewarding Employees with Credit Card Rewards
By Chad Brooks | September 03, 2013

Employers can motivate their top employees (and save money) by offering the credit card rewards that they are already earning.

Businesses Can Cash in with Reward Cards
By Chad Brooks | August 21, 2013

From shipping to office supplies to travel, reward credit cards can help small businesses save big- time.

10 Businesses You Can Start For Less Than $100
By Elizabeth Peterson | August 19, 2013

Grocery delivery, social media manager and event planner are just a few of the businesses you can start without cleaning out your bank account.

The Pros and Cons of Sole Proprietorship
By Business News Daily Editor | July 30, 2013

What you need to know about a sole proprietorship.

The Entrepreneurist: David Nilssen
By Business News Daily Editor | July 16, 2013

What can your business learn from David Nilssen, who started Guidant Financial?

How to Know What Business to Start
By Nicole Fallon | July 03, 2013

Some people know what kind of business they want to start long before they're ready to call themselves entrepreneurs. For others, it's not that easy. Here's how to figure it out.

A Dress and a Dream: Success Secrets of Designer Resale
By Nicole Fallon | July 03, 2013

What started with a tag sale has grown into a retail consignment empire.

Where to Go When the Bank Says No: Ideas for Small Businesses
By Business News Daily Editor | June 26, 2013


13 Cool Eco-Businesses for Earth Day
By Elizabeth Peterson | April 22, 2013

From worm farms to green baby duds, here are 13 Earth-friendly businesses to check out this Earth Day.

America's Most Romantic Companies
By Chad Brooks | February 27, 2013

Still sticking with chocolate and flowers? Maybe it's time to branch out this year with some very romantic – and creative – companies that offer a unique take on romance.

New Orleans’ Café Du Monde Brewing Super Bowl Plans
By Business News Daily Editor | January 31, 2013

Find out the secrets to success from the world- famous coffee stand in New Orleans.

Behind the Business Plan: Pinot's Palette
By Business News Daily Editor | January 21, 2013

What can you learn from Charles Willis, president of national franchise, Pinot's Palette?

Mark Zuckerberg's 5 Secrets to Success
By Ned Smith | January 17, 2013

How did a nineteen-year-old Harvard student create a company that has revolutionized the Internet? Social media trailblazer Ekaterina Walter reveals the truth in her new book.

Tips to Keep Small Business Owners Competitive
By Business News Daily Editor | December 15, 2012

Some simple but worthwhile changes for small business owners.

8 Essential Questions Your Elevator Pitch Should Answer
By Business News Daily Editor | December 05, 2012

Crafting the perfect elevator pitch does not need to be cringe-inducing endeavor.

Do What You Love: The Celebrity Agent
By Jeanette Mulvey | November 26, 2012

Celebrity agent and life coach Ken Lindner’s clients, who include Matt Lauer and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, love what they do. And, so does Lindner. He tells you how he does it and how you can, too.

Unburned Bridges Mean Happier Job Searches
By Chad Brooks | November 12, 2012

A positive attitude toward your old employer may help you get a new job.

How the Military Prepares Veterans to Start a Business
By Business News Daily Editor | November 11, 2012

Five soldiers turned entrepreneurs reveal how their experience in the military prepared them for life as a business owner.

10 Common Money Mistakes to Avoid
By Chad Brooks | November 08, 2012

You know you shouldn’t charge too much on your credit card, but some of these other mistakes might be things you hadn't thought of.

Do What You Love: Notre Dame's Top Computer Scientist
By Jeanette Mulvey | October 22, 2012

The head of Notre Dame's computer science and engineering department tells us why he loves his job.

4 Great Low-Cost Business Ideas
By Chad Brooks | October 22, 2012

BusinessNewsDaily has identified four smart business ideas that you can use as a springboard to starting your own business.

Entrepreneurs Define Success as Passion and Profitability
By Business News Daily Editor | October 18, 2012

It's not all about money for business owenrs.