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reports

Julian Love on Reports and Making an Impact in Your Business and Your Community

Ramon Ray caught up with Julian Love, the Chief Business Officer for St. HOPE at NetSuite’s SuiteConnect. St. HOPE is an organization, a family of nonprofits that focus on revitalizing Oak Park, Sacramento through public education and economic development. They run a K-12 charter school network, a real estate portfolio, and they invest in...

business credit

Good Credit is Good For Business: Nav is Making it Even Easier to Build Business Credit

Unless you are running a business that specializes in providing financial services, dealing with your own business finances probably isn’t your favorite thing in the world to do.  One of the first financial barriers business owners face is securing capital. Female entrepreneurs, on average, have even more difficulty. But did you know that there...

technology adaption

Zoho One Cements Place in Business Technology Industry with Shiny New Features

Customer experience has been a business buzzword this year. But, when it comes to using technology to facilitate the best user and customer experience, businesses oftentimes face challenges. Multiple logins, systems that don’t communicate, important customer information lost in translation, and overall more work for you. Since Zoho One launched in 2017, its goal...

DWEN Women in Business

Secrets from The Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network Summit-Singapore

Ramon Ray recently attended the 10th annual Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network Summit in Singapore. The Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) connects female entrepreneurs across the globe with networks, sources of capital, knowledge, and technology, giving them the power to do more. Ramon was able to score some exclusive one-one time with some of the...

Melissa Shepard Ramon Ray Smart Hustle

CRM: Your Small Biz Can’t Live Without It

Ramon Ray caught up with Melissa Shepard, Chief Architect, President and CEO at Lizzard Tech Consulting, a Salesforce silver consulting partner based in the USA at the Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network in Singapore. Melissa is a CRM and Salesforce expert with over 20 years of experience in CRM improvements and innovations. Melissa is passionate...

Strategies for Scaling Your Business Without Sacrificing Your Life with Michele Ruiz

Strategies for Scaling Your Business Without Sacrificing Your Life

Michele Ruiz is a communication specialist, a bilingual entrepreneur, a bestselling author, and keynote speaker. Michele is also the President & CEO of Ruiz Strategies. She’s started and owned several companies and has a passion for leveraging her expertise to educate and inspire business owners, helping them to scale and grow. For New Entrepreneurs  The first...

abrina Tan Skin Inc Founder Talks with Ramon Ray

Want to Persevere? Show Up Every Single Day

Sabrina Tan left a comfortable tech career to start her own business in the skincare industry. Skin Inc, a customizable skincare solution, has won over 100 beauty awards and is featured in publications like VOGUE, WWD, Refinery29. Singapore-based Skin Inc is a marriage of tech and beauty, but like any marriage, Sabrina faced challenges....

Smart Hustle Pitch Get Media Attention

5 Reasons Why Your Small Biz Needs Media Attention

Have you ever thought about using media attention as part of your marketing strategy? Having an independent media source highlight your business can be invaluable. Print, radio, and TV media attention has many benefits, here are 5 you simply can’t afford to pass up: 5. Enhance Credibility We say nice things about our own businesses all...

Generating Referrals Like a Ninja…Without Asking! smarthustlemagazine.com

Generating Referrals Like a Ninja…Without Asking!

As a small business owner, solopreneur, or sales professional, does the thought of asking for referrals make your skin crawl? Referrals are one of the most misunderstood ways of generating business today. Ramon Ray chats with Stacey Brown Randall, the referral queen, about how to get more referrals than ever without ever asking.  “Referrals are...