How Freelancers Can Stay Afloat During the COVID-19 Crisis

Freelancers may have mastered working at home, but that doesn’t mean they have it easy right now. In a crisis like COVID-19, independent contractors are often the first to be cut. Although most freelancers are eligible for loans under the Paycheck Protection Program, the PPP can’t make up for lost …

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Manufacturing Sector Faces Rapid Decline (Episode 59)

New data released by the Federal Reserve makes clear just how dramatic the impact of the COVID-19 crisis has been on the manufacturing sector in the U.S. Industrial production in the U.S. suffered historic falloff in May, according to the study. Manufacturing output was hit particularly hard, dropping more than …

How Working from Home Will Change for Startups and Entrepreneurs Post-COVID-19

While some companies have struggled in the transition of adopting remote work polices, many startups already had flexible working options in place, and are finding themselves better prepared to continue day-to-day operations. However, the sudden scale of remote work has meant new technology, different ways of communicating and developed workflows, …

10 entrepreneurial lessons you didn’t learn in college

Some entrepreneurial lessons simply can’t be learned in a classroom. Traditional college business courses do teach important and necessary principles like economics, statistics, communication, marketing or strategy — which are all vital components to running a business. But while getting a formal education can certainly help any wannabe entrepreneur, there’s …

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Small Business Owners Face Permanent Closures Due to COVID-19 (Episode 58)

A recent survey from Expertise.com, a top resource for finding leading local experts, shows that two out of three business owners worry about permanent closure following the COVID-19 crisis. The study also revealed that one out of four businesses only have enough cash to keep them afloat for one to …

AI-Driven Design: How Artificial Intelligence is Shaping UI/UX Design

AI products have started entering our era quicker than we could imagine. Artificial intelligence has found its place in different industries. From spam filters to autopilots in aeroplanes – AI surrounds us and impacts even the most unexpected areas of our lives. UI/UX design is not an exception. Entering this …

Google search results not fully rendering for many searchers

There are widespread complaints in the Google forums about the search results not fully rendering when a search is done. This seems to be happening for some searchers on mobile. Google has confirmed the company is working on a fix. Google’s confirmation. Google posted on Twitter at 3:30pm ET, “We’re …

What SSL Is, and Which Certificate Type is Right for You

This article was created in partnership with GoGetSSL. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Over the last decade, the rate of cyber crime has risen sharply. Already, many reputable business organizations and government agencies that haven’t implemented sufficient online security have been caught with their pants …

6 Leading Entrepreneurs on Their Biggest Money Regrets

Even the world’s wealthiest people make poor financial decisions. We asked six self-made millionaires to reveal what they learned from their biggest money regrets. Here’s what these leading entrepreneurs and The Oracles advisors had to say: I didn’t invest in Uber “I had the chance to invest in Uber in the early days and …

8 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Outsourcing

Outsourcing can save a lot of time and money, but hiring outside experts for the wrong tasks can also negatively impact your business. Here’s how eight business leaders and advisors in The Oracles decide what to outsource and what to keep in-house. (Image courtesy of The Oracles) Consider how your needs will …