Your company’s phone system plays a huge role in your brand, making it an opportunity to connect with customers and to showcase your reliability.
But a faulty phone system can turn off customers and create a negative impression of your company. Continue reading
Sometimes the most profitable businesses operate in the suburbs and smaller cities. A good example is two cities north of Atlanta, Alpharetta and Sandy Springs.
With a population of roughly 60,000, Alpharetta ranks as the top small city for businesses because of its ability to attract companies large and small, according to NerdWallet and Entrepreneur. Continue reading
This year Entrepreneur Magazine named Salt Lake City as the #1 startup city after New York City and San Francisco.
Known as the Crossroads of the West for its central location, Salt Lake City has a one-to-two-day access to half the nation’s population, making it a convenient site for product distribution. Continue reading
Many of Washington, D.C’s startups have found success by providing solutions for government problems.
Since the federal government is interested in efficiency enhancing technology, D.C. is a great place for startups like Popvox, which helps citizens directly lobby elected officials; TroopSwap, a daily-deal site for the military; and TroopID, which helps companies overcome barriers to delivering benefits to veterans by registering and verifying service members’ credentials. Continue reading
One of the country’s hottest high-tech startup communities sits at the base of the Rocky Mountains and world class rock climbing and hiking trails.
For entrepreneurs, Boulder, Co. almost has it all – a concentration of national research labs, energy and high-tech companies and lots of outdoor recreation, sustainable living industries and film festivals. Continue reading
Startups are flourishing in the Raleigh area, boosting the area’s economic outlook and the Research Triangle’s mission to “keep good things happening in the region.”
Raleigh ranks ninth among large U.S. cities for economic growth, according to WalletHub. Continue reading
Seattle may be known for its lush evergreen forests, steady drizzle and soothing view of Mt. Rainier on the horizon. But that doesn’t mean it’s a sleepy town.
The country’s coffee capital has plenty of nightlife, culture and shopping at Pioneer Square, an historic district known for its Renaissance Revival architecture. Continue reading
Home of the Boston Tea Party and American Revolution, Bostonians have a long history of doing business their way.
But over the centuries the city has shifted its emphasis from unfair taxation to innovation and sophistication.
Boston ranks third in the nation for its pedestrian-friendly nature and its transportation system known as The T, the nickname for its efficient subway and mass transit. It also offers Boston Commons, the country’s oldest park. Where else can you ride a Swan Boat on your lunch break? Continue reading
With deep roots in traditional Southern culture, and the largest metro economy in the South, Atlanta is known for both its hospitality and its ingenuity.
It’s also a study in contradictions, as reflected in its history as the fictional home of Tara, the plantation in Gone with the Wind, and the real home of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Continue reading
Having the right people on your team can make or break your company. But are you confident that you know how to find and motivate them?
Maybe you’re really busy with growth and strategy, or you fear that leading people isn’t your greatest strength. Continue reading