Freelancers who will save you time and money

5 Freelancers Who Will Save You Time and Money

Freelancers who will save you time and money

Are you a business owner who is seeing more and more responsibilities pile up? To create a flourishing business, it’s imperative to understand how to spend your time efficiently. Successful entrepreneurs develop a system for managing their time so they can focus on growing their small business. As a small business owner, it’s easy to […]

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Importance of Gratitude

The Importance of Gratitude and How to Show it to Your Customers

Importance of Gratitude

Getting a small business up and running is a pretty big feat. To do so, you probably needed help from a lot of people, including your family and friends, investors and lenders, and employees. But to keep your business afloat and continue meeting payroll, you need customers. Without customers, you wouldn’t have a business. Customer […]

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Cyber Security Monitoring for Small Businesses

What You Need to Know About Cyber Security Monitoring for Small Businesses

Cyber Security Monitoring for Small Businesses

For several months this year, the world of finance, as well as the world of information technology, have been buzzing about a cyber security controversy. A major credit reporting agency was recently under a cyber attack that resulted in one of the worst leaks of personal information in history. Birth dates, social security numbers, addresses […]

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The best small business articles.

Patriot’s Picks: The Best Small Business Articles

The best small business articles.

Here are the best small business articles we read in October. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we did.

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Small Business Saturday 2017

7 Ways to Get Noticed on Small Business Saturday® 2017

Small Business Saturday 2017

It’s not all the time small businesses get a day that’s centered around them. But, that is exactly what Small Business Saturday® is. The government-recognized day began in 2010 and has been a hit since. As a small business owner, you need to know how to get noticed on Small Business Saturday 2017. One SCORE […]

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Employee Satisfaction vs. Employee Engagement

Employee Satisfaction vs. Employee Engagement

Employee Satisfaction vs. Employee Engagement

Employers aim to build talented and dedicated workforces. You might ask the employees on your payroll how they like working at your company. Though you want satisfied workers, happy employees aren’t necessarily productive. You need to understand employee satisfaction vs. employee engagement.

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Learn good reasons to take on business debt.

3 Reasons to Take on Business Debt (and 2 Reasons to Avoid It)

Learn good reasons to take on business debt.

At some point, your small business will need more money. You’ll need more space, inventory, or equipment and there won’t be enough money in your business bank account. When you get to this point, you need to take on debt. Don’t think of business debt as bad. Getting a business loan can be a good […]

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Promoting Employee Engagement Improves Customer Service

As a small business owner, you want your customers to be happy. You also want your employees to be happy. But, have you ever thought about the connection between the two? Employee engagement and customer service Employee engagement and customer satisfaction are extremely related. Think about it—when employees like their jobs, they do good work. […]

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Read the best small business articles.

Patriot’s Picks: The Best Small Business Articles

Read the best small business articles.

Here are the best small business articles we read in September. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we did.

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Small Business Employee Training

How to Get Started with Small Business Employee Training

Small Business Employee Training

You often hear that you’re “only as good as the people you hire.” There’s no doubt this phrase is true, especially when we’re talking about small businesses. But, what you don’t hear as often is that continuing training and encouraging employee development is just as important as hiring, if not more so.

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