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Steve Strauss

Senior small business columnist at USA TODAY and author of 15 books, including The Small Business Bible, Steve is your host here at

Top 10 Must-Know Small Business Hacks

If you have been around the Small Business Community for any length of time, you may have noticed that I make it a habit...

Top 4 E-Commerce Success Secrets

Public service announcement to small business: You could be making a lot more money – right now, at this very moment. You could be making...

The True Value of a Business Plan for the Entrepreneur

You’ve probably heard stories about successful business people who scribbled down a business plan on a napkin, proceeded to ignore it, and yet became...

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Build a Social Media Following

Want to grow your social media following? Don’t do what I did. Although I have been on Twitter for over a decade, I was still...

New Ways to Become Self-Employed

One winter, back when I was an undergraduate at UCLA, I had a brainstorm for how to make some extra dough. I shared it...

5 Steps to Creating an Exceptional Small Business Brand

What do you want people to think of when they hear your company’s name

The Secret Ingredient

I have a question for you: What is the difference between a good small business and a great one? And when I say, “great one,” I...

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