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...

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...

Venmo Small Business Tip: Using Venmo To Pay PayPal

Some good news for the millions of small businesses using PayPal: Starting soon, customers will be able to make PayPal payments through Venmo. This means customer payments through PayPal are about to get much, much easier. PayPal payment through Venmo will be enabled this May...

Fiverr Algorithm Changes: What To Know

Fiverr, the popular freelance services marketplace, is changing its algorithm. The company is tweaking their search placement algorithm over the next few months--which means changes for Fiverr’s buyers and sellers. Fiverr Algorithm Changes: What’s Happening According to a Fiverr forum post, testing is taking place to...