Sean Ludwig

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About Sean

Sean Ludwig is a freelance business, technology, and food writer, and he has written thousands of stories for various publications over the years. He also founded The Smoke Sheet, the leading national BBQ newsletter, and NYC BBQ, a site dedicated to barbecue culture in the Northeast. Sean's bylines have appeared in CO—, VentureBeat, Startup Genome, Lifewire, Gothamist, Gizmodo, Lifewire, PC Magazine, Fast Company, Seattle Weekly, and other publications.

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RUN » FINANCE

What's the Difference Between a Grant and a Loan?

Small businesses can benefit greatly from both grants and loans. Here’s the difference between the two and popular funding options businesses should consider.

EVENTS » ROADMAP FOR REBUILDING

CO— Roadmap for Rebuilding: Mastering Leadership Skills

During the latest Roadmap for Rebuilding event, the panel spoke about how to manage teams and the core values that push companies to be their best.

RUN » FINANCE

How the EU's VAT Tax Changes Impact Small Businesses

On July 1, 2021, the European Union will change important rules regarding tax collection and tariff labels. Here is what businesses selling to EU customers need to know.

GROW » THRIVE

Leadership for Introverts: How to Lead Successfully

While extroverts are more commonly found in leadership roles, introverts can also serve as highly successful executives with unique skillsets.

GROW » THRIVE

Are You An Introvert or Extrovert at Work?

Take these personality tests to determine if you’re introverted or extroverted, then use this information to help you navigate the workplace.

RUN » TECHNOLOGY

Website Design & User Experience Tips for Small Business

When designing your company’s website, here are some tried-and-true tips for creating a well-executed user experience.

EVENTS » ROADMAP FOR REBUILDING

CO— Roadmap for Rebuilding: Digitizing Your Business

During the latest Roadmap for Rebuilding event, four experts spoke about how businesses can adopt digital solutions, including artificial intelligence, that will save them time and money.

GROW » THRIVE

How Small Business Owners Can Find More Work-Life Balance

Small business owners have so many responsibilities that it can often be challenging to balance them with dedicated home and family time. Here are five tips that can help.

GROW » CUSTOMERS

How to Offer Financing and Layaway to Customers

Popular buy-now-pay-later services offer a new version of layaway to consumers. Here are seven services that businesses can partner with to make big purchases more accessible.

GROW » CUSTOMERS

5 Customer Service Trends to Expect Post-Pandemic

During the pandemic, businesses changed their customer experience. Here are the changes that will be around long after COVID-19 is a thing of the past.