Yahoo Directory, Yahoo Small Business Are No More

What was at one time the premiere way to find things on the Internet has completely gone away. Yahoo announced in September of last year that it was shutting down Yahoo Directory (among other products). In late December, it was…

Yahoo Small Business Gets Name and Ownership Change

Yahoo announced that Yahoo Small Business is being rebranded as Luminate, and will belong to a new company called Aabaco Small Business, LLC, which is currently owned by Yahoo, but will become owned by Aabaco Holdings, Inc. when Aabaco is…

Yahoo Mail Experiences Technical Difficulties

Yahoo Mail has been experiencing some technical difficulties with service disruption for some users due to the severing of an underwater cable, which the company says was caused by a third party. This morning at 9:45 PST, Yahoo said, “The…

Is Yahoo Doing E-Commerce Right With Its New Stores?

The Yahoo Stores brand has been around for a long time, but on Thursday, Yahoo introduced the new Yahoo Stores, which it says will let people turn their ideas into businesses in less than two minutes. Are you interested in…

The Importance of Online Brand Reputation

The kind folks at DKC News just sent over an infographic covering some stats on the importance of online reputation for emerging small businesses, to compliment Yahoo! Small Business’ launch of it’s new Marketing Dashboard today. Yahoo’s data points out…

Yahoo! Small Business Adds Marketing Dashboard

Yahoo! Small Business launched the Yahoo! Marketing Dashboard today, a free platform that allows businesses to seek out new marketing channels and to get a better picture of marketing results, site stats and brand reputation, all in one place. Below…

Tips For Increasing the Chances of Customers Buying From You Online

In the fast-paced digital age where everyone wants a piece of that sweet Internet money, competition for small businesses is greater than ever. Fortunately there are  more tools available to small businesses than ever as well. Still, there are so many factors to consider, and so little time. 

WebProNews sat down with Paul Boisvert of Yahoo Small Business to talk about some things that small e-commerce companies are doing wrong and how they can improve their approaches to ultimately get more sales. 

Yahoo’s Business Garage Sale Not Going Well

Go to the Yahoo Small Business homepage, and you’ll be informed that "PC Magazine named us ‘Editors’ Choice.’"  It seems that not many other entities are interested in either Yahoo’s small business unit or HotJobs, however, as plans to sell both may have fallen through.