When running a small business, many owners may find it difficult to do even the simplest day-to-day things, because there are just so many demands on their time and attention.
Good marketing is vital to just about any business, large or small, but it’s not always available at low cost.
One of the biggest issues that many small business owners are likely to face over the course of the year is that it’s difficult to keep going as hard as possible every day for months on end.
Over the past several years, a lot more emphasis has been placed on figuring out the best ways to stamp out instances of credit card fraud, and what both card issuers and individual businesses can potentially do about it.
One of the biggest issues that many small business owners face these days relates to how they can expand their visibility in their local communities.
Creating a website isn’t going to drive traffic to your page. You’ll need to create content that search engines will love and people will want to read or view
By incorporating the extra payments into your financial plan, you’ll be able to take care of your employees while injured and protect your company from potential legal trouble.
By implementing green practices, such as energy-saving appliances and waste management programs, businesses will see a plethora of benefits.
With new processes being implemented throughout the supply chain, you may need to update the way your manage your cash flow.
Search engine optimization helps businesses reach their audiences online.
Is one work schedule better than another? Recent studies have shown that the answer to that is yes, but which one that is differs from person to person.
Employee turnover can be detrimental to your business banking account, which means you should try your best to keep employees happy.
The upcoming switch ICD-10 will require hospitals to revise their financial plans.
Becoming knowledgeable in your field will lend a hand to your credibility and expertise.
With various seminars, workshops and conventions coming up this month, you’ll need to ensure you’re prepared before you take off.
Interviews can be stressful for both you and job applicants. You’ll need to ask the right questions and listen to determine who will fit in best with your company.
With his proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act, President Barack Obama hopes to ensure citizens are paid for the work they do.
If you borrow money, you’re going to have to pay it all back eventually. Learning how to manage your finances from the start will ensure you don’t fall further into debt.
So you’ve decided to start a business. Now what?
You’ll contribute your own finances to start, but once you’ve set up shop, it’s crucial to keep your personal and business banking accounts separate.
To establish yourself in your field and convince people to trust what you’re telling them, you need to produce content that will appeal to your audience.
As a small business owner, you need to work on employee retention to ensure your key players remain part of the team.
There are plenty of opportunities both online and in the community that will allow you to market your business at little to no cost. You just need to know where to look.
Approximately 79 percent of people have their phones on them at all times, so wouldn’t it make sense to have a mobile pay platform for them?
No matter who works for you or where you’re located, you’re going to have to pay your staff and that includes yourself. However, how much do you make?
To counteract all the payments you’ll have, you’ll need to set price points that are low enough to not drive potential customers away but high enough to turn a profit.
Don’t let your star employee’s resignation get you and your company down.
Finding someone to share the business with you will take away some of the worries and responsibilities of starting a new company.
Paid family leave allows mothers and fathers to spend more time with the new addition to the families while benefiting businesses.
While emoticons are fun to use with friends, are they appropriate for business communications?
Nonprofits and community groups need as many volunteers and donors as possible to be able to reach the largest audience. You and your employees could provide at least some of the help they need.
There are a few do’s and don’ts you should follow when it comes to testing out your merchandise.
Colors play a large role in our lives, especially in influencing brands. However, there is one color you should avoid when establishing your business.
Without proper loss prevention policies in place, your business could be one of theft’s casualties.
To be a good employer for both your staff and business, you need to know when to let people have fun and when to put your foot down.
While it will definitely be something that needs to be worked into your financial plan, you should jump on the wearables’ bandwagon to get a head start on your competitors.
As a small business owner, you should be taking advantage of calls to action to create more traffic for your website.
Summer is prime time for targeting new customers. The warm weather provides you with plenty of opportunities to sell in the community.
If you’re not active on social media, you’re missing out on a plethora of chances to reach out to consumers.
Providing a little something extra will boost morale and show your staff they’re appreciated, so why not include additional benefits?
Meetings are a necessary part of life. However, you won’t get anything done if attendees aren’t paying attention.
A cohesive workforce can be hard to create when you hire the wrong people.
While technology makes our lives easier, it also puts us further at risk.
There are plenty of options for you to choose from, and with the right research, you’ll be able to find the one that works best for you.
Anytime something comes at no cost is a good one for consumers. However, can the same be said for the businesses that provide them?
When you’re starting a business, it’ll be easy to overwork yourself. Setting boundaries will ensure you don’t reach that point.
Management styles will have to change for companies to remain relevant to Gen Y.
While it can be easy to hire a PR firm, that decision comes with some drawbacks.
With too many people handling recruitment and goals, your business will lose some of its efficiency, which is why you need an HR director.
By sitting down and working out a plan and your level of commitment to all your goals, you’ll be able to approach them when you’re more prepared.