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About is the premier website for business news and engaging resource content focused on helping business owners and decision-makers launch, build, and expand their businesses.

Our mission is to help people grow their businesses, plain and simple. Millions of entrepreneurs and business professionals around the world rely on for the knowledge and guidance they need to run their businesses better.

Thousands of advertisers use to reach and engage our valuable and informed audience, facilitating more than one million purchases each year and generating over $1.5 billion in sales.

Here’s more about by the numbers:

  • More than 10 million readers reached every month
  • More than 3,000 articles and guides for business owners
  • More than 2,500 products and services researched annually
  • More than 300 annual “best pick” recommendations for businesses
  • More than 1 million sales facilitated annually for our partners

Company History was launched in 1999 as a business news and resource website aimed at helping business owners and managers launch and grow their companies.

In the more than 20 years since its launch,’s team of writers and industry experts have answered business owners’ questions and solved their most pressing problems. We pride ourselves on our ability to help business owners make the most important decisions about how they can use their money and resources to make smart purchases and strategic decisions that benefit their companies.

Our team of experts spends thousands of hours each year researching the products and services today’s business owners use the most. Our insights have been shared and covered by publications, including The New York Times, Forbes, CNN, The Washington Post, and Harvard Business Review.

The Senior Management Team:

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Chad Brooks
Managing Editor, and b. Newsletter

Chad Brooks is the managing editor of and the b. Newsletter. A veteran journalist, he has been writing and editing content about small businesses and entrepreneurship for more than a decade. Much of Chad’s work has been focused in the areas of small business communication, specifically on topics surrounding unified communications systems, video conferencing solutions and conference call services.

Over his nearly 30 years as a journalist and content creator, Chad’s work has appeared in a variety of publications, including Business News Daily, The Huffington Post, CNBC, Fox Business, Laptop Mag, Live Science, IT Tech News Daily and Security News Daily. A graduate of Indiana University, Chad also spent 10 years as a newspaper reporter in his hometown of Chicago. In 2014, he published his first book, How to Start a Home-Based App Development Business.

Read Chad's bio here

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Marty Beckerman
Editor, b. Newsletter

Marty Beckerman is the editor of the b. Newsletter. A former editor at Esquire and MTV News, he has also written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, Wired, Discover, Newsweek, CNET, The Daily Beast, Mental Floss and other leading publications. Marty has authored six novels, including The Time Meowchine: A Talking Cat’s Y2K Quest to Save the World, which was published in 2023.

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Skye Schooley
Senior Staff Writer

Skye Schooley is a human resources writer and video content creator for During her tenure at, she has researched and written more than 300 articles and created more than 100 videos on HR-focused topics, including human resources operations, management, leadership and HR technology.

In addition to researching and analyzing products and services that help business owners run a smoother human resources department (such as HR software, PEOs, HROs, employee monitoring software, and time and attendance systems), Skye investigates and writes on topics aimed at building better workplace cultures, like protecting employee privacy, managing human capital, improving communication and fostering workplace diversity.

Read Skye's bio here

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Mike Berner
Staff Writer

Mike Berner is a staff writer and video content creator, specializing in finance topics like business loans, accounting and credit card processing. Mike has a deep background in the financial world, having written hundreds of articles and blog posts on financial markets, business and investing.

Mike holds a bachelor's degree in economics and a bachelor of business administration in finance, both from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Prior to his writing career, he performed financial analysis and research as an economic analyst.

Read Mike's bio here

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Greg Coonley
VP of Sales

Greg Coonley is the vice president of sales for the business services division of Centerfield, specifically focusing on Since joining the team in 2015, Greg has helped build and bring to market the new suite of products, including pay-per-click campaigns, sponsored content and marketing qualified leads.

Prior to, Greg worked in customer service and sales roles at Monster Worldwide and TechTarget. He holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Providence College. Greg lives near Saratoga, New York.

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George Huang
Senior Product Manager

George Huang is a product manager for, where is responsible for product strategy. He collaborates with engineering and business stakeholders to transform user needs into impactful products, skillfully blending innovation with user-centered design and continually optimizing portfolio websites.

George boasts more than 10 years of product management experience in diverse industries like gaming, e-commerce, SaaS and mobile consumer apps. George has a bachelor's degree in management information systems from the University of Arizona. He enjoys traveling with his family and acquiring new languages when he's not focused on

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Brittany Chirico
Web Producer

Brittany Chirico has a decade of experience in website production. During her time at, she has been responsible for producing hundreds of pieces of content related to small businesses.

In addition to her work at, Brittany has produced content for a wide range of digital publications, including, The Senior List,,, Secret Escapes and the ParksByNature Network. It was at ParksByNature that she led the development of the Pocket Ranger, an iOS and Android mobile app for U.S. state parks and wildlife areas. She has been with since 2019, and enjoys making sure the site's content looks its best.

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Amira Hodzic
Growth Marketing & Sales Enablement Associate

Amira Hodzic focuses on implementing growth across Centerfield's business services categories through a variety of methods, including launching data-based marketing initiatives via email journeys and creating sales support content. In addition, Amira handles production of the b. Newsletter.

Having pursued interdisciplinary studies at Berklee College of Music prior to joining, Amira has consistently delivered strong branding and quality communication in her professional career as a Bosnian multimedia artist and multi-instrumentalist.

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