Small business owners know the value of preparation. Planning ahead is second nature to entrepreneurs, who are always thinking about the next step in their businesses. When it comes to business financing, preparation is key.
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As a small business owner, you are probably researching customers, finding your target audience, and creating a customer acquisition plan for your business. However, you also need to consider building up your online following. But, how do you do that? Creating a positive user experience can mean the difference between a few sales per month […]
There’s no doubt that running a small business comes with a multitude of expenses. When you are required to travel to conduct business, expenses can balloon if not properly managed. Without proper management, such expenses can detrimentally affect your business. This guide gives six quick-saving tips for you to keep in mind when traveling for […]
Let’s face it, business is rarely convenient. No one knows what tomorrow holds and, as a business owner, you need to be flexible enough to adapt to those changes as quickly as possible, not just to stay afloat but to take full advantage of moments of growth as well.
One of the most important promises that small business owners make is to pay their employees on time. Covering payroll may not always be simple, but it’s vital to the well-being of the business because employees who aren’t paid don’t stick around.
Whenever you have an ecosystem with many moving parts, even the slightest change can have lasting effects. This is exactly the case with payment processing, thanks to the credit card signature requirements being lifted earlier this year. Now, customers will no longer have to hastily scribble their autographs after every credit card transaction—a seemingly small […]
There are many ways to devise a small business project management plan, but what good is a plan that you can’t put into action? The best way to go about implementing a project management plan is through the use of project management software.
Every business relies on reports to know just how they’re doing. New business owners often struggle to understand the real value of reports and which matter most, and this can lead to them making the wrong choices. Bloomberg estimates 8 out of 10 new businesses fail in the first 18 months—that’s a startling 80%. How […]
You can manage many business owner responsibilities on your own, such as handling day-to-day operations and making financial decisions. But sometimes, you need outside help, such as guidance from a small business lawyer.
If you want to attract and retain employees, customers, investors, and other brand ambassadors, you need to develop an alluring company culture. But, building company culture doesn’t happen overnight.
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