Hire the Best and Cherish Them

How do you become one of your state’s “best companies to work for” four years in a row?

You need to create the right culture.

Despite all evidence to the contrary, “We don’t have all the answers,” insists Brock Blake, CEO of Lendio.

Lendio is the largest small business loan marketplace in the U.S. Small business owners use Lendio’s free online service to find financing within minutes by browsing multiple loan products from a network of more than 75 lenders.

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Strengthening Customer Relationships to Increase Growth & Revenue

If you’re in business, you want your customers to be saying great things about you, right? Especially online where that information is accessible by anyone, anytime.

Whether you’re a huge company or a small-sized startup, you need positive online reviews. If you’re not paying attention to your customer’s happiness, you’re missing out on a huge piece of data that can help you take your company to the next level. … Read More

Business Plans, Scalability, and Bug Squashing: True Business & Technology Alignment

It’s the eternal struggle.

No matter what you seem to do, or how well-oiled the machine is, getting business and technology teams to see eye-to-eye and agree on something can be like pulling teeth.

One “side” seems to have grand visions of the way things should be, while the other lives here on earth with realistic goals and expectations and boundaries. Both sides feel this way, right?… Read More

How this CEO is Combining Creativity with Customer Service to Create Phenomenal UX/UI

UX/UI profoundly impacts any SaaS product. Users that enjoy using an application, ultimately utilize the tool over and over again, which drives customers back to the developer. On the other side of the coin, no matter how great the functionality is, if the experience is clunky, users will become frustrated and limit their usage, or stop completely. Yikes.… Read More