Strategies to boost donations at crowdfunding sites

Computer scientists have shown how crowdfunding websites can use data science to boost cash value of donations. Their research confirms, among other...

Trade secrets: How freelancers can land more virtual jobs

As an increasing number of freelancers depend on the virtual workplace, how can they make themselves more attractive to potential employers?

It looks like success really does breed success

For decades, it has been observed that similar people experience divergent success trajectories, with some repeatedly succeeding and others repeatedly failing.

How to make Facebook work for your business

Does your small business maintain a Facebook page? Are you thinking about venturing into social media with a presence on this ever-growing social network?

Choosing a name for your business

Choosing a business name is an important step in the business planning process. Here are some tips to help you pick, register, and protect your name.

Men share their creative work online more than do women

A study finds that men are more likely to share their creative work online than women, despite the fact that women and men engage in creative activities at essentially equal rates.

Comments & traffic statistics help empower bloggers

Whether bloggers are writing to change the world, or just discussing a bad break-up, they may get an extra boost of motivation from traffic-measuring and interactive tools that help them feel more connected to and more influential in their communities.

The absolute beginner’s guide to starting a small online business

I’ve been working online full time for almost 10 years, since age 19. I’ve had a lot of failures and a lot of successes. There is no better way to learn how to succeed than to learn from someone who has already done it.

Get your tax EIN online: It’s easy & free

If you’re setting up a business bank account or need a business license, there will probably be a space on the form for your EIN. Fortunately, it’s simple to apply for your own business tax ID number via the web.

How to best get seed money through crowdfunding

In today’s world, many are are engaged in wide, internet-based searches for seed money to launch entrepreneurial ventures. But what guidelines exist as to the best way to go about securing this kind of funding?