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About Brian Halligan

Brian writes for a living, reads for pleasure, and is always learning when it comes to content marketing, science, songwriting, local history, and being a dad.

Business Permits to Go: The Food Truck Debate

How do you feel about food trucks? It’s a question that many cities and suburbs around the country have been asking ever since the food truck craze began expanding from hotbeds like Los Angeles, Austin, and Portland, Oregon. What makes these food trucks a treat – and a threat – depending on your point of view,… Read the full article.

Celebrating an Early Spring: Small Business News – March 11-15, 2013

“Now is the winter of our discontent.” – John Steinbeck. It’s certainly been a long economic winter for the U.S. and across the globe. But signs of life are poking up everywhere, even in the week before spring officially begins. 

Do Your Homework: Small Business News – March 4-8, 2013

The news this workweek made it clear how research can and should drive important business decisions. In a shocking policy reversal, CEO Marissa Mayer said no to Yahoo! employees working from home – a decision based on available data. Also this week, technology workers gathered in Austin to check out the latest tech innovations at SXSW, and students left home to learn how to catch a… Read the full article.

How to Succeed in Business (With a Whole Lot of Trying) Small Business News – February 25 – March 1, 2013

Ever have one of those days where everyone wants you to succeed? No? Well, you’re in luck. Every news item on BuildMyBiz this past workweek was focused on helping you save money, achieve work/life balance, master social media, launch a lucrative startup, or make more sales.

Can You Feel Biz Love Tonight? Small Business News – February 11-15, 2013

Trust, camaraderie, charity…love. Valentine’s Day may have subconsciously caused our news posts to take a turn toward the fuzzy-wuzzy  this past workweek. But regardless of any subliminal motivation, the fact remains that great  ideas will happen when people share their passion for business.