According to the October 2017 ADP Small Business report, after a down month in September, small businesses in the US started adding jobs again.
(A very busy Your Pie franchise location) (Sponsored Post) Though food trends come and go (we’re looking at you, avocado toast), pizza will always be a staple of the American diet. Even still, the industry evolves, which presents unique opportunities for pizza owners. Show More Summary
QuickBooks Capital uses the data in your accounting software, along with artificial intelligence, to determine your small business' loan readiness.
Casual dining experiences never seem to fall out of favor. Feed that need with one of these 10 casual restaurant franchise opportunities.
No matter what type or design of business signs you ultimately choose for your business, your signage must be artistically created and properly mounted. However, these 5 points to consider in your custom wooden business signs can make...Show More Summary
As we near 2018, the “mobile first” mantra should seem like old news to savvy marketers. For the first time in history, mobile officially accounts for more than 50% of all web traffic. If your retail website isn’t already optimized for mobile traffic, or at least responsive to small-screen viewing, it’s time to get on the stick. Show More Summary
Want to turn browsers into buyers? Here are five tips to encourage shoppers to touch the merchandise — and to take it home, too.
If you are making any of the mistakes we discuss in this article, stop right now! While you may notice short-term gains, your long-term rankings will suffer. Quality, ethical SEO is the only surefire way to survive in the online world. Show More Summary
Are you still on the fence about building a website for your business? It’s already 2017, yet many business owners still fail to realize the many benefits a website can bring to the table. Recent studies show that 88.5% of people in the US and Canada are internet users. Show More Summary
Fears about an upcoming Brexit migration crackdown plague a number of sectors in the British economy, including the fast-moving consumer goods sector, or FMCG. The food industry in particular is warning that a Brexit workforce shortage could have a catastrophic effect, leaving as many as a third of its businesses no longer viable. Show More Summary
Both times we’ve run the Survey of Rural Challenges, small town business owners have picked the same top challenge: adapting to being open later hours. That means I’m always on the lookout for ideas that work to help bring more people downtown and are also successful at generating business for local stores. Cindy shared […]
Creating a green office space is not as hard as it might seem. As a matter of fact, there is a range of methods you can apply in order to achieve this goal. Furthermore, outfitting your space so as to transform it into green office needn't be costly. Show More Summary
Senate Republicans are turning to the gig economy for new revenue to offset their proposed tax cuts. They are including a safe harbor provision for gig workers in their tax bill proposal (for those who are so inclined, see the...
In the ever-changing theater of business, sharp HR representatives and business owners have the words “turnover” and “employee retention” on their minds for a good part of the week. While job openings are high, “quits” were at a post-recession high of 2.2 percent in January of this year. Related: 20 Reasons to Let Your Employees Work From Home
Employee burnout has costly consequences. Here are four reasons why your organization should be concerned about employee burnout. Chronic fatigue, disengagement, low motivation and poor performance – these are just some telling signs of employee burnout that companies need to pay close attention to.
The rise of craft beer has been a clarion call for a host of hipster breweries over the past few years. But self-styled Scottish punk brand Brewdog must be the pick of the entrepreneurial bunch. It’s not too long ago that craft beer was far from cool. Show More Summary
Small businesses have big appetites for cash. By the time many entrepreneurs blink, their small business has generated yet another expensive bill. Or acquired an unforeseen overhead. So it’s important to take every opportunity to keep your business streamlined. Show More Summary
Looking for startup ideas? Start with a passion for your products and services. That is a major motivating factor when you're starting your own business. But you need to go further. If you’re not offering customers something original it can be hard to differentiate yourself from the competition. Show More Summary
Most organizations hire employees according to the criteria specified by the role they will fill. That just makes good sense. However, for various reasons, some candidates who tick every recruitment box choose to move on sooner than you expect. Show More Summary
Working remotely is awesome. So good, in fact, we recommend it for everyone – andit’s a benefit that an increasing number of tech pros are seeking from employers. If you’re curious as to why, here are the things nobody tells you about working remotely. Dress Codes Offices have dress codes, and they’re stupid. Sorry, HR, but forcing me...