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The pros and cons of putting your small business on Amazon

The pros and cons of putting your small business on Amazon

Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and CEO, realized early on his site would never be the “everything store” he imagined if it had to purchase and store every product it sold like a traditional retailer. It would need an infinite supply of warehouse space and capital.Instead, in 2000 the company launched its own marketplace, allowing independent…

How to optimize your LinkedIn profile using keywords so it’s super easy for recruiters to find

How to optimize your LinkedIn profile using keywords so it’s super easy for recruiters to find

There are millions of candidates on LinkedIn, which is why recruiters resort to advanced keyword searches to narrow the playing field. Pekic/Getty Images This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Recruiters are routinely looking up keywords using “and,” or,” or “not” in their searches to track…

The Brand Investment in Esports Report

The Brand Investment in Esports Report

Esports viewership is on the rise. Thanks in part to streaming services such as Twitch, the number of esports fans globally is anticipated to surge 59% over the next four to five years. This rapid expansion, coupled with the tendency for esports spectators to be younger and more receptive to sponsorship, is driving brand investment…

The founder of the 170,000-subscriber newsletter Girls’ Night In shares her best tips for growing a loyal audience and turning your side gig into a full-time business

The founder of the 170,000-subscriber newsletter Girls’ Night In shares her best tips for growing a loyal audience and turning your side gig into a full-time business

Alisha Ramos. GNI This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. After experiencing burnout as the design lead for HealthCare.gov, Alisha Ramos created the Girls’ Night In newsletter as a side project. The newsletter quickly took off, bringing in 30,000 subscribers in its first year and hosting…

Management by algorithm? How businesses should work in the AI era

Management by algorithm? How businesses should work in the AI era

It is time we reimagined management education in a way that students build an understanding of AI, its usage and application in business, all the while honing their soft skills Topics management education | artifical intelligence | Companies When Elon Musk announced that the artificial intelligence (AI) will be smarter than human intelligence by 2025, it made global headlines.…

New York’s smallest businesses will no longer be supervised by police

New York’s smallest businesses will no longer be supervised by police

The era of New York Police Department (NYPD) officers supervising, arresting, and fining street vendors in New York City is officially over.On Friday, Jan. 15, the city’s Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) officially took over the responsibility of responding to food vending permits, health code violations, and vendor operations from the NYPD.At-risk demographicsStreet vendors…

The mindfulness business is thriving on our anxiety

The mindfulness business is thriving on our anxiety

The plane had hit turbulence—the rollicking kind that makes some people cry out, while others grip their armrests tightly, and mutter a prayer to the power of their choice.But the woman seated in front of Gregory Grieve on that rocky flight from New York to North Carolina appeared perfectly calm. “She had her headphones on,…

As retailers like Sephora begin delivering on diversity pledges, experts say ‘much remains to be seen’ about the industry’s newest efforts to help minority-owned businesses

As retailers like Sephora begin delivering on diversity pledges, experts say ‘much remains to be seen’ about the industry’s newest efforts to help minority-owned businesses

A display from a “Sephora loves Fenty Beauty by Rihanna” store event in Milan. Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for Sephora loves Fenty Beauty by Rihanna This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Following national protests over the summer in support of the Black Lives Matter movement,…