Cara Aley

Cara Aley is a freelance writer who covers a variety of topics ranging from digital marketing strategy to the life and times of various prominent businesspeople. She ran her own small business for almost three years and now runs operations for a startup with six employees.


Should You Use the Cloud? Talking Security

Every business is trying to save money these days. One obvious solution for doing so is in the cost savings seen by using cloud storage. With the expense of IT professionals, servers, and other internal storage and hosting solutions being far more than that of storing your data in the cloud, many small businesses are turning to this option.

Successful CEOs: Learn from Their Mistakes

The best CEOs will tell you that they have learned more from their failures than they have from their successes. Here, we’ll highlight the most regrettable mistakes made by some of the world’s top CEOs, and what learnings can be gleaned from those mistakes.

5 Software Programs Every Small Business Needs

If you have been in business for the last couple of decades, you have read about (and perhaps have employed) new technology that improves small business efficiencies. So how can you evaluate which is the essential software you should be leveraging daily, versus what isn’t so necessary?

10 Tips for Saving Money on Common Business Items and Necessities

As a small business, you should be penny pinching at every possible angle. Here, we’ll provide ten sharp ways in which to do save money on your business operations.