Ellen, Just Apologize Already

Her silence isn’t good for her business, and wouldn’t be for yours either. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! July 30, 2020 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. By now you’re probably familiar with the Ellen DeGeneres controversy. In case you’re not, here’s a quick recap. According …

Visas on Hold: What’s Next for International Entrepreneurs?

July 9, 2020 4 min read This story originally appeared on The Vertical For many international entrepreneurs planning to move their businesses to the U.S. or simply file for a visa extension, these are uncertain times. Consular posts are closed around the world and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have temporarily suspended in-person green card and naturalization interviews. As some …

The Supreme Court’s Ruling on LGBTQ+ Workplace Protections Could Help Revitalize the Entire Economy

June 16, 2020 7 min read Andres Wydler couldn’t help but feel like celebrating after the Supreme Court ruled decisively that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act encompassed workplace protections for LGBTQ+ individuals. It was more than just a symbolic victory for the executive director of StartOut, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that, per its mission statement, aims “to …

Uber, Lyft Drivers Are Employees, According to California Regulator

Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! June 11, 2020 2 min read This story originally appeared on Engadget Uber and Lyft drivers are classified as employees, the California Public Utilities Commission has officially ruled. The regulator, which oversees ride-hailing companies, declared its decision in an order published on Tuesday. It said “a person providing labor or …

It Looks Like Trump’s Draft Executive Order Targeting Facebook and Twitter Got Leaked Online

Trump is expected to sign such an order today. Free Book Preview No BS Guide to Direct Response Social Media Marketing The ultimate guide to – producing measurable, monetizable results with social media marketing. May 28, 2020 2 min read This story originally appeared on Business Insider President Donald Trump will target Facebook and Twitter in an executive order on social …

TikTok Accused of Putting Children at Risk (Again)

The popular app has allegedly violated an agreement with the FTC to protect underage users. Free Book Preview No BS Guide to Direct Response Social Media Marketing The ultimate guide to – producing measurable, monetizable results with social media marketing. May 15, 2020 3 min read This story originally appeared on PC Mag TikTok may be the app of choice …

L.A. Lakers Latest Private Company to Return PPP Funds

The $4.4 billion basketball team is giving back its $4.6 million loan, but they aren’t the only non-public business to backpedal. April 28, 2020 2 min read Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: After returning a $4.6 million loan paid out as part of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program relief fund, a Los Angeles Lakers …

Launching a New Site? Make Sure You Understand Digital ADA Compliance

Any business’s online presence must comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act. April 3, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As the old cliche goes, “Presentation is everything.” Having great content for your website is an important starting point, but ensuring that it is presented in an appealing way will make all the difference in …