Small Business

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Our Best 2018 Small Business Articles

A year-end look at the top small business content from Longitudes.

Editor’s note: The past year was hardly lacking for stories on Longitudes. We explored the trends of tomorrow with thought leaders like Richard Branson and Tim Brown. We highlighted upstart businesses that are changing the way we live, work and play. And we showed you how UPS is tapping into its Global Smart Logistics Network to […]

When Innovation Goes Splat

The winner of the Small Biz Salute Pitch Off contest imagines a new day for STEM learning.

Entrepreneur Bryanne Leeming dreamed of a digital playground, one that would prepare children for the world of tomorrow – while giving them some good, healthy fun. So she got to work designing a toy that could teach kids to code. The challenge: How do you make a teaching aid that kids actually want during playtime? […]

Play the ‘What If’ Game for the Holidays

It’s important to look at your business from every angle and identify potential problems before they wreak havoc on your bottom line.

The holiday season can be a joyful, magical time of the year. Everything looks so festive, and people are in cheerful moods (most of the time). However, if your business relies heavily on holiday sales, the final two months of the year can be quite hectic and stressful. Most retailers are acutely aware of the […]

Relentless Confidence

As a small business owner, you have to work hard and know when to walk through the door of luck.

Editor’s Note: We’re putting the focus on entrepreneurs who are getting big results out of their upstart companies. This article is part of an ongoing series of interviews with women small business owners – you can read all the interviews here.   If there’s one thing you need in the entertainment industry, it’s confidence. Judith Hoffman, CEO […]

From the Ground Floor to the C-Suite

She responded to an advertisement for a receptionist – now she’s calling the shots.

Editor’s Note: We’re putting the focus on entrepreneurs who are getting big results out of their upstart companies. This article is part of an ongoing series of interviews with women small business owners – you can read all the interviews here.   Maria Mendillo knew she found her professional home as soon as she walked through the […]