Author - Carolyn Crummey

digital customer experience

3 Keys to Adding Personalization to the Digital Customer Experience

Competitiveness is at an all-time high thanks to the availability of the internet and direct access to consumers with minimal marketing costs. That being said, it is more important than ever to have a smart strategy to land yourself in front of your ideal audience and to secure them as life-long customers and brand enthusiasts....

New Infusionsoft Survey Shares Small Business Owners Thoughts on Government, Policies and the New Administration

New Infusionsoft Survey Shares Small Business Owners Thoughts on Government, Policies, and the New Administration

As Donald Trump clears his first 100 days in office, a new Infusionsoft survey is sharing exactly what small business owners think about our government, certain policies affecting small business and the new administration. Nearly 500 U.S. small businesses took the survey this past March and the results were interesting, to say the least. Here are some...

self-employed professionals

FreshBooks Survey Finds Majority of Self-Employed Professionals Have No Intention of Returning to Traditional Employment

New Data Shines a Spotlight on the Challenges and Rewards Facing Self-employed Professionals and Small Business Owners in America   FreshBooks, the #1 accounting software solution in the cloud for self-employed professionals and their teams, today unveiled a new survey that shines a light on the challenges, trade-offs, and mindset of small business owners. The survey,...

Build a Smarter More Efficient Business by Letting Your Apps Work Together

Build a Smarter More Efficient Business by Letting Your Apps Work Together

There are thousands of powerful apps available to help today’s small businesses. Whether you are managing your finances, digital marketing, contacts or sales, there are specific apps to help you control each. However, each area of your business should not be running independently; they need to run together. Sales needs to talk to Marketing....

Lingerie Entrepreneur Shares How Coaching and Hustlenomics Helped Her Business

Lingerie Entrepreneur Shares How Coaching and Hustlenomics Helped Her Business

How do you rise up from eating out of garbage cans and wearing Salvation Army clothing as a child to getting a full-ride to Spellman College and Rutgers School of Law where you graduate magna cum laude and then run two successful businesses, which ultimately leads to appearing in a Hollywood movie? If you...

Relentless Networking How BJ Dowlen Turns Networking into Opportunities

Relentless Networking: How BJ Dowlen Turns Networking into Opportunities

When we started planning this edition of Smart Hustle Magazine, we knew that we wanted to concentrate on the power of networking, an area that many Smart Hustlers should be focused on. It was only natural that, when choosing an entrepreneur who epitomized everything that is “relentless networking,” we chose BJ Dowlen, Founder and...

How to Establish a Strong Workplace with 5 Generations of Employees

How to Establish a Strong Workplace with 5 Generations of Employees

For the first time, small businesses are selling to and employing 5 generations at a time – each with very specific motivations and inspirations. From a sales standpoint, we know that to be successful selling, we must learn how to ‘speak’ to each generation in our marketing. The same holds true when it comes...

small business house committee

Small Business Experts Testify In Front of Small Business House Committee

On May 11, 2016, just days after the conclusion of National Small Business Week, members of Congress who sit on the Small Business House Committee, invited well-known small business experts to share their experiences in growing and expanding a business and the struggles they see most affecting today’s small business entrepreneurs. Included in the...

peter shankman

Celebrity Author & Entrepreneur Peter Shankman Joins Smart Hustle Magazine as Contributing Editor & Advisor

Smart Hustle Magazine is excited to announce that Peter Shankman, celebrity author, speaker, consultant, and investor, had joined Smart Hustle Magazine as a Contributing Editor and Advisor. Most famously known for creating Help a Reporter Out (HARO), the de-facto service for thousands of journalists to connect with small business owners, Peter Shankman is the ultimate...