Margie Fishman's picture

Margie Fishman

Award-winning writer and editor with a dozen years of experience contributing to national newspapers, magazines, and trade publications.

Latest articles by Margie Fishman

How to Assemble Better 401(k) Plan Options

A good 401(k) plan can be key to employee recruiting and retention. But how to tell a good plan from a bad one?

How To Use Cross-selling And Upselling To Maximize Online Sales

Every sale is opportunity for another sale, even online.

10 Halloween Costumes Not To Wear To The Office

If your zombie costume bears too much resemblance to your boss, you may be shambling home early.

The 5 Best Free Stock Photo Sites

Images for marketing materials can be expensive, but you can save by using stock photos. Here's what you should know about several popular stock photo services.

The Top 5 Group Buying Sites: Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em?

Group buy sites such as Groupon can be a boon for small businesses eager to get noticed. But they are not without risk. Here's a look at five of the most popular.

4 Ways to Defend Your Phone from Hackers

You may have lots of sensitive business data in your voicemail inbox. How safe is it?

6 Ways To Shatter The Glass Ceiling From Above

Are you doing all you can to eliminate gender bias in your workplace?

5 Tips for Buying a Commercial Short Sale or Foreclosure

Short sales and foreclosures aren't limited to the residential market. High numbers of distressed commercial properties mean opportunities for savvy buyers who do their homework.

10 Signs You're a Micromanager (And How to Reform Yourself)

If you see yourself in more than a few of these ten signs of micromanagement, seek help immediately.

3 Ways To Build Good Business Credit With Bad Personal Credit

A bad personal credit rating is not the end of the world -- or your small business. It's a problem to be managed, just like any other.

5 Lawsuit Mistakes You Can Avoid

You may not be able to avoid lawsuits altogether, but you can improve your outcome by avoiding a few mistakes early in the process.

Great Sites for Online Wedding Shopping

From invitations to place settings to even rings, you can turn a tiny matrimonial budget into a great big wedding with the help of these online stores.

4 Ways To Negotiate Your Debt When Cash Flow Is Slow

When you owe a vendor more than you can pay, you and your vendor both have a problem. Solve it.

Yelp, Kudzu, and Google Places: Do You Have to Care?

Your customers are saying nice things about you, aren't they?

Take a Pass on Passover Markups

Kosher-for-Passover foods can be exorbitantly expensive. Follow these suggestions to keep your costs down.