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Angela West runs a web copywriting business and loves helping business owners with tech and social media.

Cell Phone Driving Bans, State by State: Where You Break the Law

Each country and U.S. state has distinct rules governing the use of a mobile phone while driving. What are the rules where you're traveling? Keep this list for your next trip.

What You Need to Know About Your Klout

Klout has emerged as the tool that most effectively measures social media use and influence. How can your business increase its Klout score?

10 Nightmares When Traveling With Tech--and How to Prevent Them

When traveling with smartphones, tablets, and laptops, a small hiccup can derail work for your entire trip. How can you avoid these nightmares on your next business trip?

Twitter Redesign Could Knock Out Third-Party Apps

The new mobile version of Twitter incorporates the same features you'll see soon in your PC browser--and that may sound the death knell for third-party clients.

Don't Abuse These Buzzwords on LinkedIn

Here are the 10 most popular (or overused) terms found on LinkedIn profiles this year. Which should you ditch or keep on your resume?

Twitter, Facebook, Google+: Which Business Page Is Best?

With so many new social media pages and services rolling out, which service deserves the most effort? We look at the pros and cons of each for branding your company.

The Rise of Evernote--and Why You Should Take Note

Evernote's popularity has grown substantially in 2011. The note-taking app can increase your productivity and organize your sprawling digital life.

Getting On Google+ as a Nonprofit

Google+ has created an entire community focused around nonprofits. Using these tools to get your organization onboard is easy.

How PayPal Almost Canceled Christmas

PayPal’s latest failure at customer service is a good object lesson for small businesses that rely upon online payment services.

Why You Should Care About an Internet Sales Tax

eBay is fighting for small online retailers by renewing its assault against a law that would charge tax on Internet sales. Your business should be concerned, too.

WordAds Opens Monetization to Free WordPress Blogs

Here's a preliminary look at WordAds, which gives bloggers with free blogs a chance to earn ad dollars.

Get on Board for Small Business Saturday

It's not too late to get on the bus for a program that offers tools to promote your business on the biggest holiday shopping weekend.

Black Friday Deals to Take Care of Business

Electronics stores and other mass retailers are pulling out the pricing stops the day after Thanksgiving. Here's a chance to stock up on gadgets for work.

Seven Kindle Fire Apps for Getting Work Done

Amazon’s new tablet is obviously no robust business tool. But basic productivity apps can help you review email and more in between reading the latest bestseller.

Is Grouponicus for the Rest of Us?

Holiday deals such as Grouponicus make sense for certain types of businesses. Here’s how to plan a savvy holiday daily deal that won't break your bottom line.