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Small Businesses Increasingly Turn to Merchant Cash Advances as Loan Opportunities Dwindle

Small Businesses Increasingly Turn to Merchant Cash Advances as Loan Opportunities Dwindle

When the economy took a turn for the worse a few years ago, it became increasingly difficult for small businesses to get financed through the traditional bank loan. In the…

Expert Offers 2 Simple Tips for Kickstarting Local SEO in 2015

Expert Offers 2 Simple Tips for Kickstarting Local SEO in 2015

Local search engine optimization is increasingly being influenced by traditional ranking factors such as on-site signals and links, according to Greg Gifford of Search Engine Land. Combining the results of David Mihm’s…

88% of Consumers Still Prefer Phone Over Online Customer Service, Survey Shows

88% of Consumers Still Prefer Phone Over Online Customer Service, Survey Shows

Despite a proliferation of online customer service channels to choose from, consumers are still picking up the phone to resolve problems, MarketWatch reported Nov. 24. Nice Systems’ Global Customer Experience…

Twitter Announces Renewed Focus on SEO

Twitter Announces Renewed Focus on SEO

When it comes to marketing a company online, business owners are constantly being fed a number of myths and misconceptions about search engine optimization, advertising and more. One of the…

Yahoo Will Replace Google as Firefox’s Default Search Engine

Yahoo Will Replace Google as Firefox’s Default Search Engine

Mozilla Firefox announced earlier this week that it will be replacing Google with Yahoo as its default search engine in the U.S. next month. The new partnership is part of…

Demand for Green Homes, Commercial Spaces Drives Shift in the Construction Industry

Demand for Green Homes, Commercial Spaces Drives Shift in the Construction Industry

Just a few years ago, it was hard to imagine green home construction becoming anything more than a niche market among the eco-minded. Today, according to a report from the…

Business Insider Puts Ikea’s 5-Minute Furniture Assembly Claim to the Test

Business Insider Puts Ikea’s 5-Minute Furniture Assembly Claim to the Test

Last week, furniture giant Ikea released a new line of furniture, Regissör, that it claims includes only products that can be assembled in five minutes or less. On Oct. 10, Business…

Making the Most of Quality SEO Content with the Help of Social Media

Making the Most of Quality SEO Content with the Help of Social Media

Creating great SEO content is the key to marketing your website, but it may prove helpful in more ways than you know. Providing interesting, relevant content that will be of…

Private Brooklyn School Brought Out of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy By Bridge Lender

Private Brooklyn School Brought Out of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy By Bridge Lender

To help one Brooklyn private school recover after filing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy, bridge lender Titan Capital ID recently lent $8.8 million in exit financing to the struggling academy. According to…

How Should Marketers Approach an Anti-Advertising Platform like Ello?

How Should Marketers Approach an Anti-Advertising Platform like Ello?

“Your social network is owned by advertisers.” Paul Budnitz claims in his bold manifesto for his new social networking site, Ello. “Every post you share, every friend you make and…