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4 tips for making a mobile-friendly website

4 tips for making a mobile-friendly website

04/24/15 12:59PM

Google has changed its search algorithm so it now considers whether your site is mobile friendly. If it’s not, you’ll be pushed down the list of results. Lance Ulanoff of Mashable.com tells us how to boost your ranking when people are searching on... watch

Friendly competition: Competitors collaborate

Friendly competition: Competitors collaborate

04/24/15 12:56PM

The word “competition” isn’t always warm and fuzzy. Usually, you’re referring to someone you want to be more successful than in business. That’s not the case for everyone. One entrepreneur believes collaborating is better than competing. watch

5 ways to sharpen your PR

5 ways to sharpen your PR

04/19/15 02:52PM

Public relations can help your small business capture lots of attention but if you’re reckless with the media, you’ll find yourself wishing you had a game plan in advance. Here are five ways you can sharpen your PR, from SmartCEO.com. watch

Cocktails & clothes: Making a lifestyle brand

Cocktails & clothes: Making a lifestyle brand

04/12/15 04:54PM

How does a San Francisco entrepreneur create a unique shopping experience that successfully attracts customers to his gentleman’s apparel business? Ami Arad, grew Wingtip into a business that is half public retail store and half private social club. watch

Small biz tech: Women in tech roles

Small biz tech: Women in tech roles

04/12/15 04:53PM

There are many reasons why small business owners should recruit and hire women for tech roles at their company. In this week’s Small Biz Tech, Stephanie Leffler, CEO of Crowdsource, has tips for finding the best female candidates and on how to win them... watch

Innovative workplaces for entrepreneurs

Innovative workplaces for entrepreneurs

04/05/15 01:01PM

Millennial entrepreneurs are on the cutting edge of figuring out how to start companies with low overhead. Instead of working out of traditional offices, many have gravitated to new entrepreneurial workspaces that offer education, mentorship, and... watch

4 ways to stop data breaches at your business

4 ways to stop data breaches at your business

03/29/15 03:50PM

Ransomware and mobile malware are some of  the latest cyber security threats. Vinny Troia, the CEO of Night Lion Security, says most data breaches are fairly unsophisticated. He has these tips for keeping your small business secure from attack. watch

Polished biz plan: The Starbucks of nails?

Polished biz plan: The Starbucks of nails?

03/29/15 03:45PM

Can a chain of nail salons become the next Starbucks? If the founders of the Boston company have their way, it will. They’ve modeled their business after the coffee giant and hope that their brand becomes equally ubiquitous. watch

5 tips for cleaning up your website

5 tips for cleaning up your website

03/22/15 02:56PM

Spring is here, and it’s a great time to clean up your business. In this case, focus on your website. Here are five ways to make sure your e-commerce site is in tip top shape from Mashable.com. watch

Cupcake remedy: A 'Your Business' makeover

Cupcake remedy: A 'Your Business' makeover

03/22/15 02:55PM

A viewer wrote to us about her neighborhood bake shop. The company started while the owner was undergoing cancer treatment, and things weren’t looking good for the business. We got our makeover team together to try and help save this cupcake shop. watch

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About Your Business

JJ Ramberg is the host of MSNBC’s Your Business, the only television show dedicated to issues affecting small business owners. Now in its seventh season, the program has profiled hundreds of small business owners and offered advice from countless business experts and investors. Ramberg is a regular contributor to The TODAY Show about small business and financial issues. She’s also co-author of the book “It’s Your Business,” which offers tips and advice based on stories from the show.

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