John Rampton

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John Rampton is an entrepreneur, investor, online marketing guru and startup enthusiast. He is founder of payments company Due.com, and was recently named number three on "Top 50 Online Influencers in the World" by Entrepreneur magazine, as well as a blogging expert by Forbes. John currently advises several companies in the bay area. He enjoys helping people and is always online to chat @johnrampton.
employee retention
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5 Tips to Hold on to High-Performing Employees

Even before the pandemic, employers complained of labor shortages. Now, they’re experiencing an even tougher time finding and retaining high performers. How challenging is the marketplace for businesses looking to fill seats with talented professionals?...
books
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15 Books That Every Entrepreneur Should Read

The dog days of summer are here, which means prime reading time. While the warmer weather continues to beckon us outdoors, it feels as though there is more time to hit the books. Aspiring entrepreneurs...
recruiter
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The Role of a Recruiter and HR in Small Business

You’ve launched your business and it’s humming along. Like most entrepreneurs, you wear plenty of hats, including chief human resources (HR) and recruitment officer. Here’s the problem, though: You can’t handle all your employee-related responsibilities...
NFTs
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NFTs: Why They Matter to Small Businesses

Standing out as a startup or small business just got tougher. You can thank an upsurge in entrepreneurial activity ostensibly spurred by the pandemic. The U.S. Census Bureau’s business formation data shows that more than...
team
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8 Ways to Inspire a Virtual Team

Thanks to technology, the traditional workplace has become a relic of the past. We no longer need to hire qualified individuals who are in the proximity of our business. We can now tap into a...
Social finance loans
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Social Finance and Retirement Account Loans

The world of finance for entrepreneurs and startups has gradually been changing since the last recession with alternative lending platforms and programs that illustrate the potential beyond the traditional funding sources. Now that new government regulations...