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Ready to Leverage Top Twitter Influencers to Grow Your Biz? #BizInfluencers

In honor of all the hard working business owners working day-in and day-out to grow, hire and create opportunities, our team is excited to relaunch our small business influencer list in support of National Small Business Week. Social media tools have created an endless source of people who share ideas through articles, videos, webinars, podcasts, etc. and [...]

By | May 4th, 2015|

Jeff Stibel Explains What Facebook is Up To

Perhaps I'm a bit biased, but I love this recent article by Jeff Stibel that was written for the Harvard Business Review blog.  Entitled "The Logic Behind Facebook's Recent Moves," the post analyzes--among other things-- Facebook's recent purchase of WhatsApp using a concept he calls the "breakpoint," the central idea in his book of the same name. There's been some speculation that Facebook usage [...]

By | March 10th, 2014|

Looking at the Best Cities For Female Entrepreneurs

This year is shaping up to be a great year for women in business, starting with Obama's nomination of Maria Contreras-Sweet as leader of the Small Business Administration in January. Now,, an online resource of tools to help visitors compare financials on everything from credit cards to student loans, recently conducted a study on the best cities for [...]

By | February 24th, 2014|

Roundup: Social Media Metrics Tools for Small Businesses

Metrics matter when you want to see how effective your  online content is. We know that “Content is King,” so we’ve put together a list of free tools that you can use to manage your social media, view detailed analytics, and help you create content strategies to increase your audience engagement in the future. Whether [...]

By | February 7th, 2014|

Small Biz Bowl 2014

With headlines like, "After Risqué Years, Super Bowl Commercials Go Warm and Fuzzy," and, "Where Did All the Bikinis Go," it's quite apparent that there's been a shift in advertising this year - and we like it. Although the game may not have been so exciting (not taking sides here...#justsayin), the twist of sentiment in [...]

By | February 3rd, 2014|

TEDxMalibu|Ideas Worth Spreading

The Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. events team is at it again this weekend...but this time with a special twist. [Drumroll please] Ladies and Gentleman, for a limited homecoming engagement, we're sponsoring TedxMalibu: Desire right in our own backyard! No planes, trains, or teleportation devices needed for this partnership! Events Marketing Manager, @CatMangan is tweeting live [...]

By | December 8th, 2013|

ChamberFest ’13: Meet, Greet, and EAT

The LAX Coastal Area Chamber is hosting their annual community business expo in neighboring Playa Vista, CA today and we couldn't be more excited to be a sponsoring attendee!  With an agenda to bring local businesses together, Chamberfest promises to be a meet, greet, and EAT of epic proportions! Christina Davis, President and CEO of [...]

By | June 6th, 2013|

Big Apple Takes a Bite of Small Business

We're following Gatsby fever and heading to The Big Apple as we gear up for this year's installment of the nation's largest B2B trade show, Small Business Expo: New York, being held on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. @ Pier 92! This year, Small Business Expo is back, and better [...]

By | May 13th, 2013|

Small Business Internet Security: Only You Can Prevent Cyber Crime

If you are, or have been, a part of the internet sub-culture that includes websites such as Reddit and 4chan, or, perhaps you have watched the latest Batman movie, whatever the case may be, then you understand the dangers of sensitive information stored on computers falling into the wrong hands. The problem with some of [...]

By | May 2nd, 2013|

5 Ways To More Effectively Use LinkedIn

The first thing you must know about LinkedIn is that it streamlines the networking process (I know, groundbreaking stuff, right?). This means that you can pretty much assume that anyone who currently has a profile on LinkedIn is in some way interested in making business contacts (like you!). The trick, however, is figuring out how [...]

By | April 9th, 2013|