Reads of the WeekWe know you’re busy, so we pulled together the most interesting reads of the week for topics affecting small business owners. Feel free to add your own favorites that we may have missed in the comments.


Trying to combine your love of travel and your drive to build a startup? Take inspiration from this article where a co-founder and CEO actually reduced his cost of living while exploring the world and feeding his creativity. Concerned you don’t speak the language? Google’s got your back with their new translation app.

Facebook at Work? Soon the social media platform may not just be seen as a productivity killer. This week, they unveiled an app for co-workers to communicate and share content. The app is meant to keep up with booming products in the space, such as Slack, and can easily be kept separate from your personal account.

The largest tradeshow in the world, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) wrapped in Las Vegas last week. Check out some of the top new innovations. Don’t have an 8,000 pixel TV or a brand new Mercedes in the budget? No problem. Here are a few items you may actually want to buy.

Having trouble sticking to your New Year’s Resolutions? This dog learned how to ride the bus on his own. A great reminder that you can do anything you put your mind to.

Amanda Jurgens

Amanda Jurgens

Amanda is the Marketing Automation Manager at PaySimple responsible for email marketing strategy, development and optimization. In addition to a well-executed marketing campaign, Amanda loves outdoor activities in all of Colorado’s seasons, dog kisses and concerts.

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