It's Angela's page!

Angela DeGrasse-Smith

Articles 481
Views 154.3K
Followers 31

Business | Business & Finance

Business & Finance | Business

If you're self-employed, here's how you can get a tax break for your home office

If you work a side hustle from home, you can get a tax break for new business-related supplies like a new laptop or printer.

Business & Finance | Business

An Alarming 53 Percent of U.S. Restaurants Are Now Permanently Closed, According to Yelp

Half of the restaurants that were on the food rating site in March of 2020 aren’t coming back.

Business & Finance | Business

15 Things I’ve Learned After Weeks of Working From Home

There’s virtue to be found within four walls. Ho-hum activities are now the highlights of the week, and a fastidious routine helps me find solid ground.

Business & Finance | Business

Farewell, workplace burnout: will coronavirus slow the manic pace of our modern lives?

Here’s hoping the pandemic forces a rethink of our obsession with work and the culture of busyness

Business & Finance | Business

Expanded unemployment benefits: Who qualifies, how to apply

Part-time and self-employed workers can also get benefits. Here’s what you need to know

Business & Finance | Business

Why aren’t banner ads as effective any more?

Banner ads definitely have their purpose, but times are changing and so is their effectiveness. It’s vital to know when they work and when they don’t. Also, what should you use to advertise instead of banner ads? Here are some key questions answered as we

Business & Finance | Business

3 Simple Ways to Use Communication to Enhance Your Brand's Customer Experience | Inc.com

When done right, the way you communicate can even become a beloved part of your customer experience in your startup or growing business.

Business & Finance | Business

5 Exciting Email Marketing Trends to Watch in 2020 | Inc.

Happy email subscribers equal higher engagement rates and conversions.

Business & Finance | Business

Here's How One Popular Stock Site Can Give You Millions of Images--for Free | Inc.com

We live in an undeniably visual world--so a marketing strategy that includes compelling images is crucial to any brand's success....

Business & Finance | Business

This new startup claims it will help you buy a home without a mortgage

Los Angeles-based investor-backed startup Fleq buys the house of a customer’s choice and sells it back to them in shares, piece-by-piece.

Business & Finance | Business

More employers offer flexible hours, but many grapple with how to make it succeed

More businesses are offering flexible schedules but it doesn't always work. Some don't formalize policies or provide technology to make it seamless

Business & Finance | Business

4 Proven Sales Techniques for Introverts

Hate making the hard sell to strangers? Learn these techniques to make sales without going too far outside your comfort zone.

Business & Finance | Business

How Uber and Lyft got lost | VentureBeat

Uber and Lyft have been so focused on short-term super-growth and long-term domination that they completely overlooked the middle-term.

Business & Finance | Business

How New Startups Can Scale From Scratch

Scaling can be difficult, so it's important to know how to keep your company moving forward.

Business & Finance | Business

Why--And How--To Prioritize Weekly One-to-One Meetings | Inc.

Still conducting annual performance reviews? The case for meeting 50 times more often.

Business & Finance | Business

How To Build A Brand Through Social Media

Social media is an incredible tool to grow a business. Designers Anne Maxwell Foster and Suysel dePedro Cunningham of Tilton Fenwick used social media to get press features, clients, and brand partnerships. Here's how they did it and their top 10 tips for

Business & Finance | Business

Uber's new free ride promo will only be available to Super Bowl losers - SlashGear

Two cities, each represented by a professional football team, will battle it out for honor and glory this weekend. One of those cities will be victorious,

Business & Finance | Business

Teamable, the Tinder for hiring, raises $5M and acquires Simppler | TechCrunch

Teamable, a provider of hiring software that leverages employees’ social networks, has brought in $5 million from new investor Foundation Capital and existing backers True Ventures and SaaStr Fund. The startup also announced its acquisition of Simppler�

Business & Finance | Business

Disruptor Marketing: Five No-Fail Marketing Strategies

People don't like change, but that doesn't mean your disruptive product won't be a hit.

Business & Finance | Business

10 most effective social media tools for PR pros | Articles | Social Media

Social media has brought new opportunities for communicators—and heaped new responsibilities on their already full plates. Here’s the software to help you stay on top of it all.

Business & Finance | Business

OK, So You've Got a Business Idea. Here's What to Do Now | Inc.com

It's time to get over the analysis paralysis. Here's how to take your startup from idea to empire.