Amazon Home Services Marketplace


Amazon has launched its Home Services (formerly Amazon Local Services). If you are looking for voice lessons, yoga classes, furniture assemble, mounting wall televisions, setting up baby gates, house keeping or even assembling those products you buy … [Read more...]

Small Businesses Also Get Hacked

Scott Schrober, CEO of Varitronic Systems,

Everyone has heard, read about or seen the multi analyses of the disastrous computer breaches at JP Morgan Chase, Target and Home Depot, but what about the small businesses that have suffered similar (possibly greater when you consider scale) … [Read more...]

Small Business Hires Are Up

For some time, financial experts have been predicting a surge in hiring among small businesses. Now it’s happening. As the demand for their products and services swell, the companies are leaving behind their post-recession caution and stepping up h … [Read more...]

Women Starting Businesses At Unmatched Growth Rate

From 1997 to 2014, the number of American businesses owned by women rose an amazing 68 percent, twice the rate of increase shown by their male counterparts, according to a study based on U. S. Census Bureau figures. Every day, about 1,288 … [Read more...]

Getting Your Small Business Out of the Starting Gate

The hardest part of starting any business is getting it up and running and out of the starting gate. Just the thought of that obstacle is enough to keep a lot of people from even trying in the first place. But there are ways that you can make your … [Read more...]

3D Printing, A Technology For Regular Folks?

Predictions that 3D printing is rapidly becoming a reality raise a lot of questions. Does that mean that a printer (or two or more) will join the standard computer in the majority of American homes? Or will the technology create industrial and … [Read more...]

3D Food Printers? Move Over Microwaves

Make room in your kitchen for a gizmo that prints food. Mind-boggling but true. The 3D printing technology is already developed and there are advance-guard food preparation models on the market, selling for $99 to $5,000. Here’s how it works: S … [Read more...]

Mink 3D Printer Produces Eye Shadows And Makeup

More and more people are looking for ways to make 3D printing pay. Grace Choi is one of those who has found a practical use for the technology. She invented Mink as a way to "print" makeup allowing users to pick designer colors from images. The Next … [Read more...]