In my role as advisor to small businesses, I often hear first-hand the challenges and failures of retail store owners who fear the advantages of online and feel the exodus to eCommerce, led by Amazon and Ebay. Ironically, the most common...Show More Summary
When you’re running a small business, there are so many things to take care of—sales, marketing, product development, etc.—not to mention the very important task of trying to make a profit and stay in business. Small business human resources meeting. Show More Summary
The founder of Smilo offers some perspective after a year in business and shares 8 things small business owners should be thankful for.
Many small business owners are not taking holidays and, the younger the owner, the more likely they are to keep working. Get all the details after the jump.
The Brother Business Report for 2017 reveals the greatest small business owner challenges. You won't believe the first one.
The business world is generally not a friendly place to small businesses. Statistics show that most small businesses will not make it past the first 10 years of existence. Small business owners who are able to raise capital to support growth will likely be more successful. Show More Summary
What impact is blockchain technology having on small business and business globally? One trend is the growth of cryptocurrency investment services.
In order to be successful, you need to learn to let go of some things that will always hold you back. Here are 4 small business owner mindsets to help.
The House bill may seem like a tax cut for small businesses, but it is not likely to bring much relief to many business owners.
``... the overall design contains fundamental flaws, economically and politically. Basically, it's a huge tax cut for corporations and the owners of some small businesses, sneaking in under the cover of an overhyped cut for the middle class... Show More Summary
Some small business owners approach recruiting and managing with the goal of turning temporary workers into long-term ones, or helping them find other jobs.
Many high-profile individuals have recently been accused of sexual harassment or improper workplace behavior, putting a spotlight on a widespread problem. Here's what small business owners should be aware of. The post Is Your Business...Show More Summary
As a small business owner, one of your main priorities is to reduce operating costs. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, a paper free business saves nearly $80 per employee annually by eliminating toners, ink cartridges,...Show More Summary
U.S. small-business owners continue to display optimism about business conditions in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index survey. In the quarterly survey, which measures small-business...Show More Summary
More small business owners last month said they expect higher sales and think that now is a good time to expand, according to the October NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism. The October Index rose to 103.8, up from 103 the previous month. Show More Summary
Microsoft today announced the new Skype Professional Account targeting small business owners and instructors. Skype Professional Account will allow them to do their online business easier with new features like meetings, payments, notes support and more. Show More Summary
Per the Fall 2017 Small Business Growth Index Survey, US small business owners are generally optimistic despite unfulfilled tax and healthcare promises.
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
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 […]
These customer service experience books are geared to small business owners looking to differentiate their company through service.