6 tips for startups to take advantage of the recovery

March 30, 2011

— Chris Lynch is vice president of economic development at the Irvine Chamber of Commerce. The views expressed are his own. —

Mix it up: Trends and fads in email marketing

March 14, 2011

— Melanie Attia is the product marketing manager for Campaigner email marketing. The views expressed are her own. —

12 steps toward reinventing yourself in 2011

January 12, 2011

SecondAct contributor Michelle V. Rafter covers business and workplace issues for a variety of national publications. She is based in Portland, Oregon. The views expressed are her own —

Top 5 changes for small business in 2011

January 6, 2011

— Jason Beahm is a contributor to FindLaw’s “Free Enterprise” blog. FindLaw is owned by Thomson Reuters. —

Top 10 tech investing trends for 2011

January 4, 2011

— Dave McClure is a Silicon Valley venture capitalist and the founder of Internet seed fund 500Startups. He has worked with companies such as PayPal, Mint, Founders Fund, Facebook, LinkedIn, SlideShare, Twilio, Simply Hired, O’Reilly Media, Intel and Microsoft. The views expressed are his own. —

5 marketing tips to grow your business in 2011

December 31, 2010

— Stephanie Chandler is the author of “LEAP! 101 Ways to Grow Your Business”. She is also a business advisor to Project REV – a small business marketing lab by Deluxe Corp. The views expressed here are her own. —

SMBs make hopeful New Year’s resolutions

December 31, 2010

— Lisa Barone is a contributor for Small Business Trends. This article originally appeared here. —

Top 10 challenges for CEOs in 2011

December 31, 2010

— Charley Polachi is the co-founder of Boston-based executive recruitment firm Polachi, Inc. The views expressed are his own. —

Hot healthcare investing trends for 2011

December 30, 2010

— Dr. David J. Brailer is the chairman for San Francisco-based venture firm Health Evolution Partners and served as the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology under President George W. Bush. The views expressed are his own. —

5 year-end tax planning tips for small businesses

December 24, 2010

–- Glen Wielandt is head of franchise business development at Fiesta Auto Insurance and a veteran in the income-tax services industry with more than 20 years of operational experience in the tax center franchise industry. The views expressed are his own. –-