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side hustles
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6 Recession-Proof Side Hustles You Can Start Today to Bring in Extra Cash

With all of the economic changes underway, you’ve probably been experiencing plenty of uncertainty recently. However, there’s still hope for aspiring entrepreneurs, as the side hustle scene is alive and well. In fact, it’s thriving! If you’re interested in testing the entrepreneurial waters, consider the following recession-proof side hustles that you can start today: Become...
in-person events
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How to Plan Successful In-Person Events in a Post-Pandemic Landscape

The pandemic changed how people interact with one another, but it could not squash the need for in-person connections that engage audiences. As vaccines roll out and restrictions ease, in-person events are slowly returning: A recent PULSE Survey notes that 81% of survey responders plan on holding in-person events in 2021. Post-pandemic, there is pent-up...
working from home
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How Working from Home Will Change for Startups and Entrepreneurs Post-COVID-19

While some companies have struggled in the transition of adopting remote work polices, many startups already had flexible working options in place, and are finding themselves better prepared to continue day-to-day operations. However, the sudden scale of remote work has meant new technology, different ways of communicating and developed workflows, providing startups with the necessary...
startup team connected
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8 Tips to Keep Your Startup Team Connected During COVID-19

For my startups, the majority of my team members have always worked remotely. When the announcement came to shelter-in-place due to COVID-19, there wasn’t much we changed about our work environment. However, I did recognize that my team members now may have had their spouses, children and other family members home alongside them. Here’s what...
working from home
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5 Tips for Effectively Working from Home

While we are in the midst of the global COVID-19 crisis, working from home has become the new normal for so many of us. For some, this can be a brand-new reality, and it can be difficult to focus on work in an environment that is usually associated with leisure. Starting your workday in your...
startupnation business beat
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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Zoom (Episode 20)

On this morning's WJR Business Beat, Jeff talks about a business that's thriving during COVID-19: Zoom. The video conferencing tool has emerged as a breakout company, as it provides a primary business necessity for so many who now find themselves working from home. With a proven freemium business model, Zoom created a simple and reliable...
cloud communication
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How to Choose the Right Cloud Communication Software

It’s no secret that communication is critical for business success. In fact, it’s for this very reason that more and more companies are turning to cloud communication tools as a way to better meet the needs of modern employees and customers. Cloud communication tools like email, instant messaging, VoIP and WebRTC services ultimately offer a number of benefits...
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Top 5 Qualities to Look for When Hiring a Freelancer

As an entrepreneur, you eventually get to the point where you need an extra pair of hands. It would be great to hire someone to help out with phone calls, emails or even redesigning your website. The problem is, you can’t afford to hire someone on full-time. That’s why many entrepreneurs hire freelancers. It is...