Why Negative Reviews Can Be Good For Business. Most prospective customers read reviews about products or services before making a purchase, which is why many small business owners live in fear of a public customer complaints.  But, the latest research shows that negative reviews may not hurt your business as much as you might think. In fact, negative reviews can actually be good for business. Read more at forbes.com.

5 Restaurant Promotional Plan Essentials. If you find yourself with no promotional plan for your restaurant business or one that is in desperate need of a refresh, here are the 5 essentials you will want to include in one to succeed. Read more at restaurantnews.com.

Sustainability Trends Drive Change in Housing Industry. Meeting the twin global challenges of more people and dwindling resources are the key issues facing home builders today. But with more than 9 billion people expected on our increasingly resource-scarce planet by 2050, these issues are expected to be even more critical in the future. Read more at greenbizz.com.