Launching On Product Hunt: The Quick Guide

In the startup world, almost everyone's heard of Product Hunt. The site, which is dedicated to showing off interesting new apps and products, is one of the best ways to reach new customers, investors, and potential employees. But launching on Product Hunt--and being featured...

What Independent Public Relations Professionals Need To Know About Business & Money

Money & Business Tips For Independent Publicists
Not too long ago, I was chatting with a lovely senior professional who's now an independent public relations professional and transitioning into the world of independent public relations.These are public relations professionals who work on their own and are not a full-time employee...

Hub By Amazon: What To Know

Some big news for the growing community of Amazon sellers and dropshippers--Amazon is creating their own secure package pickup points for apartment buildings, college dormitories and subdivisions.Amazon Hub is a secure parcel box system that looks similar to a rack of storage lockers....

Tipping in Uber

After years of requests from drivers and riders, Uber is finally adding in-app tipping for rides in the United States in Canada. Although passengers in Lyft could tip their drivers through their app for years, UberX passengers had to give their drivers tips in...

TaskRabbit Launching In Baltimore, Detroit, Nashville, Raleigh & Sacramento

TaskRabbit, the popular marketplace for chores and services, is expanding to five new cities. Starting in May 2017, users can now hire help in Baltimore, Ann Arbor/Detroit, Nashville, Raleigh & Sacramento.This is good news for anyone looking to hiring house cleaners or quick chore...

Why Square’s Replacing Meters In Washington DC Taxis

The next time you ride in a taxi in the nation's capital, you'll see something different: A Square credit card reader. By the end of August 2017, Washington's thousands of cabs will take out their traditional meters and replace them with digital meters and...

529 Plans For The Self-Employed: How To Save For College

If you are saving money for your kids to go to school, or have plans to go back to school yourself, you know one thing: Education is really expensive.However, there are ways for anyone--even self-employed professionals or freelancers--to start saving for education. One popular...

How To Deal With Flaky Clients

If you work for yourself, odds are you've had a flaky client. You know what these clients are like. They don't answer emails or phone calls on time. They're distracted when you finally talk to them. They want you to do work that isn't...

Five Mother’s Day Entrepreneurial Lessons

When I was growing up, my mother and I would talk all night long over coffee and pastries at the kitchen table. We would have great conversations about life and dreams.Years later when I started our company, my mother would wake up at 6am...

Uber Offering Drivers Personal Injury Insurance

Some good news for Uber drivers (and passengers): Uber is offering drivers personal injury insurance in eight different states, as well as the United Kingdom. A new pilot program that launched in May 2017 means drivers now have more protection if injured while on...

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