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In the News: Trust in Growing Number of Ecommerce Shops Dropping - Small Business Trends

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In the News: Trust in Growing Number of Ecommerce Shops Dropping - Small Business TrendsIn the News: Trust in Growing Number of Ecommerce Shops Dropping - Small Business TrendsPosted: 09 Oct 2020 12:00 AM PDT The end-of-year shopping season has already started. And this year, if you're selling online, you're going to be one of many more ecommerce shops than were operating last year.And all those new ecommerce stores are having an effect on consumer confidence in any online brand.A new survey this week revealed that as more brands start selling online, trust in all these brands drops. That includes your online store, too.Think about it. You want people who've never heard of your brand to buy something from you. So, how are you showing those potential customers that yours is a trustworthy brand?Check out our full report on this survey and how you can build your brand's trust factor: Customers Value Brand Trust as Number of Ecommerce Shops Grows.And for the rest of the big…

Shake Shack's Danny Meyer on Leading a Successful Purpose-Driven Business - Inc.

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Shake Shack's Danny Meyer on Leading a Successful Purpose-Driven Business - Inc.Shake Shack's Danny Meyer on Leading a Successful Purpose-Driven Business - Inc.Posted: 23 Oct 2020 10:03 AM PDT Few sectors have been hit harder by the pandemic and economic recession than the restaurant industry. For restaurateur Danny Meyer, that's all the more reason to double down on the reason he got into the business in the first place: his company's purpose, which he calls "enlightened hospitality." Meyer rose to prominence as the founder and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, which comprises more than a dozen restaurants and other businesses, including New York City's Union Square Cafe, which he opened when he was just 27. He also launched fast-casual chain Shake Shack, which went public in 2015. Meyer described how enlightened hospitality--which also gives his investment fund its name--informs his company's culture, Friday at the Inc. 5000 Vision Conf…

Area business owner earns 'women-owned business of the year' recognition - KPVI News 6

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Area business owner earns 'women-owned business of the year' recognition - KPVI News 6Area business owner earns 'women-owned business of the year' recognition - KPVI News 6Canandaigua city councilor, downtown business owner remembered after unexpected passing - FingerLakes1.comDetroit bakery owner finds silver lining in coronavirus pandemic - Crain's Detroit BusinessArea business owner earns 'women-owned business of the year' recognition - KPVI News 6Posted: 25 Oct 2020 05:00 AM PDT Kathleen "Nikki" Edmundson, owner of Canty Boots in Harrison, has been named Montana's U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Women-Owned Business of the Year for 2020. The award is given to a business that is at least 51% woman-owned with a successful track record and a commitment to strengthening women-owned businesses within the community.Canty Boots was nominated by Julie Jaksha, Headwaters SBDC regional director, and Headwat…

Semi-automatic weapons with no background check: Just a click away - 89.3 KPCC

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Semi-automatic weapons with no background check: Just a click away - 89.3 KPCCSemi-automatic weapons with no background check: Just a click away - 89.3 KPCCPosted: 17 Jun 2016 12:00 AM PDT"With recent events and political environment, these weapons will be harder to get a hold of." "This is what your AR-15 dreams it could be when it grows up." "I can meet ... near the FL Mall in Orlando or any other time." "Cash is king."These classified advertisements for semi-automatic weapons were listed this week on Armslist, a website where anyone can advertise a firearm they'd like to sell, and anyone can contact a seller with an offer to buy. The site is legal. But there's no way to know whether buyers and sellers who meet through Armslist are following federal, state or local background check rules.More than 150 firearms were listed in areas of Southern California, including Orange County, parts of the Inland Empire and Ventura. Los Angeles had t…

How to Redesign Your Business' Website Without Damaging Its SEO - G2

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How to Redesign Your Business' Website Without Damaging Its SEO - G2How to Redesign Your Business' Website Without Damaging Its SEO - G2Best websites to sell clothes, art, furniture, jewelry, more - Los Angeles TimesUnderstanding the Fairfax County ballot - WUSA9.comHow to Redesign Your Business' Website Without Damaging Its SEO - G2Posted: 22 Oct 2020 03:23 PM PDTIn the early days of the internet, businesses were slow to recognize how critical a marketing and sales tool it would one day become. But once the majority saw the potential, business websites were suddenly a mission-critical part of every company's arsenal.But small businesses, in particular, were slow to jump on the bandwagon. They were hesitant to invest precious marketing dollars into an unproven medium. They also didn't have the technical know-how in-house to help maintain a website once it was built. As a result, 36% of small businesses still don't have a website at all.And those …