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Department management, Marketing

15 Halloween Display Ideas for Small Businesses

September 8, 2022

Via: Small Business Trends

Halloween can provide lots of fun opportunities for local businesses to personalize their spaces. From vintage wall decor to spooky window decorations, showing your Halloween spirit may improve the experience for customers and help you build a memorable brand. These […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

There is No Better Time Than Now to Start A Business. Here’s Why.

August 30, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

The pandemic came into this world unexpectedly and changed the way society operates. Every company has had to evolve in some way, a testament to the “survival of the fittest” theory. Now, it is time to adapt to a post-COVID-19 […]


Investment, Organization management

1 in 4 Entrepreneurs Fail at Their Business Before Succeeding

July 28, 2021

Via: Small Business Trends

1 in 4 entrepreneurs fail at least once before succeeding. It takes entrepreneurs an average of three years for their business to begin supporting them financially. These somewhat blunt statistics involving entrepreneurialism were the findings of a study by Skynova, […]


Department management, Financial

How Open Banking Can Benefit Small Businesses

July 1, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

It’s quite possible there will be significant incoming changes in the way customers and businesses participate in the banking ecosystem. With the emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) in financial technology (FinTech), businesses can improve their financial management systems. Technological advancements […]


Administration, General organization management

New Survey Quantifies Worker Shortage Problem for Small Business

June 21, 2021

Via: Small Business Trends

A new survey from The Conference Board reports U.S. businesses are facing historic difficulty in finding qualified workers. According to this survey, it is especially difficult for small businesses in the service industry, Worker Shortage Problems for Small Businesses The […]


Customer relationship management, General organization management

3 Steps to Set Up Sales KPIs That Actually Work

June 9, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

The best customer wins feel natural, making the right connections at the right times. But business owners know there’s a method behind the magic, as well as plenty of hard work, passion and tough decisions along the way. Key performance […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

What Types of Businesses Should be LLCs?

May 26, 2021

Via: Small Business Trends

When you first start a business, part of the process typically involves choosing a corporate structure. As you begin reviewing your options, you’ll quickly learn there are many from which to choose. It’s important to conduct thorough research and carefully […]


Accounting, Department management

Biden Signs American Rescue Plan – What’s in it for Small Business?

March 12, 2021

Via: Small Business Trends

On Thursday, President Joe Biden signed the COVID stimulus bill – also known as the American Rescue Plan – into law. While much focus is on the $1,400 direct payments, there are some specific spending measures tailored for small business. […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

From Small Businesses to Amazon: 5 Ways to Prepare for the Social Audio Future

November 19, 2020

Via: Entrepreneur

Just as marketers and regular social media users perfected the art of creating well-written text and professional-looking photos and videos for their followers, they will soon have to figure out groundbreaking and innovative ways to appeal to users’ ears. These […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

How Small Businesses Can Achieve Growth, Even in the Face of Adversity

September 29, 2020

Via: Business 2 Community

In the midst of the pandemic, small businesses across the country are being forced to close up shop at record rates. Even with recent government stimulus efforts, many small businesses have been forced to lay off employees, cut back on […]


General organization management

Coronavirus May Already Be Affecting Your Business

February 3, 2020

Via: Inc.

You don’t work in China. Your customers aren’t in China. So, the Coronavirus isn’t affecting your business. Or, so we’d like to think. But, Coronavirus seems to be making everything it touches sick–including small businesses. As of this morning, Coronavirus […]


Department management, Financial

Before Borrowing Money From Lenders, Make Sure You Understand What They’re Looking For

November 14, 2019

Via: Inc.

Many people who open small businesses are creative types first and business types second. They’re artists in the bakery, for example. If their success simply depended on customers loving their cupcakes, they’d have it made. Unfortunately, there’s a lot more […]


Department management, Financial

Here’s Exactly How Much the Trade War Is Affecting Small Businesses, According to a New Survey

September 6, 2019

Via: Inc.

As the U.S.-China trade war drags on, American businesses are taking a financial hit. Not even startups are being spared. That’s according to business broker BizBuySell, which on Friday released its 2019 Small Business Confidence Survey focused on the Trump […]


Department management, Marketing

4 Amazing Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Be Using Chatbots

June 14, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

Ever since social media changed the paradigm of digital marketing and advertising, marketers have learned to set their sights on the next big trend. Over the next few years, it’s predicted that one of the main disruptors in social media […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

Made It Through Your First Year? How to Ensure Your Startup Thrives in Year 5

February 25, 2019

Via: Inc.

You’ve launched a small business — and managed to avoid some of the common startup rookie mistakes. You’ve identified customer pain points and found ways to solve those problems the way customers want them to be solved. You resisted the […]


Department management, Financial

What Are Business Credit Cards and How can Small Businesses Use Them

December 10, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

Financing a new business using credit card debt is often considered when founders have few other options. In the 2017 Year-end Economic Report, the National Small Business Association (NSBA) reports that financing continues to be a challenge for small firms. […]


Department management, Information Technology

Small Businesses Lose $80K on Average to Cybercrime Annually, Better Business Bureau Says

December 3, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

The growth of cybercrime will cost the global economy more than $2 trillion by 2019, according to the Better Business Bureau’s 2017 State of Cybersecurity Among Small Businesses in North America report. Cost of a Cyber Attack When it comes […]


Department management, Financial

3 Business Credit Card Tips for Small Businesses

October 29, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

Let’s take a moment to answer a few questions: How do you cover expenses while you’re waiting for your biggest customer to pay last month’s invoice? Can you book a trip to pitch your most valuable prospect without worrying about […]


Department management, Financial

Crowdfunding: What is It, When Can Small Businesses Use It – and When Doesn’t it Make Sense

September 25, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

Traditional crowdfunding was originally very different from raising money using other investment sources. It is important to clarify what kind of crowdfunding is being discussed because the term is being applied to diverse types of fundraising. Defining Crowdfunding for Small […]


Department management, Marketing

10 Facebook Ad Best Practices for Small Businesses

September 4, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

Facebook has more than 2.2 billion monthly active users, making it a great place for businesses to reach consumers. Your business probably already has a Facebook page, but changes to the platform’s algorithm over the past few years has made […]