Blog posts tagged with "Small Business Ideas"

6 Types of Social Media Contests Your Business Should Consider

October 22, 2018
If you’re a small business owner, social media can be a powerful and inexpensive tool for marketing your brand and attracting new customers. A social media presence can also bring credibility to your business and help you compete with other companies in your industry. According to a recent Clutch survey, 54 percent of small businesses post on social media daily, and 94 percent post at least once each month.

How to Prepare for a Business Trip

October 18, 2018
Going on a business trip can be very exciting. However, because there are so many details that need to be accounted for, they can also be very stressful. Fortunately, by being organized and preparing for the trip in advance, you can spend less time worrying and more time getting things done.

What to Do If You Inherit A Small Business

October 15, 2018
If you’ve recently inherited business, you probably have an endless supply of questions running through your head. The business world doesn’t sleep, and you’ll need to keep the company running during the transition. But what’s your first step? Who do you contact? Even with a detailed succession plan in place, transferring business ownership can get messy if you don’t take the proper course of action.

10 Morning Habits Every Business Owner Should Try

October 09, 2018
As a business owner, you likely obsess over how you can improve their bottom line. While this is certainly important, you shouldn’t neglect your personal needs, because this can end up being detrimental to your business. One way to invest in yourself and your business is to create a healthy yet productive morning routine.

How to Reduce Paper-Related Waste at Your Small Business

September 21, 2018
As all business owners know, running an office means dealing with a lot of paperwork which can lead to significant paper waste. If being more eco-friendly is a priority for your company, reducing the amount of paper waste is a great place to start.

4 Skills That Can Be Turned into Lucrative Businesses

September 20, 2018
Looking to escape the 9 to 5 grind? If sitting behind a desk for eight hours a day doesn’t seem like your ideal work environment, you should consider starting your own business, based on your passions. You don’t need to be Elon Musk (or Ernest Hemingway) to escape the cubicle; all you need is a skill that people will pay money for. Don’t think you have one? You’ll be surprised at how your skills could be turned into lucrative business opportunities.

5 New Payment Options That Your Business Should Consider

September 13, 2018
With the rise of digital wallets, mobile payment applications, and the drive for more digital options, the payment world is quickly changing. In fact, according to recent research from finder.com, an estimated 110 million Americans reported having used a digital wallet at some point in their life, with 75 percent admitting to using them due to convenience. For small businesses, the types of payments you accept will partially depend on your typical clientele and the products or services you offer. However, as we look into the crystal ball of payments, there are five new payment options that could be in your business’s future.

5 Instagram Accounts Every Business Owner Should Follow

August 31, 2018
From inspirational quotes to helpful tips, there are numerous Instagram accounts that focus on helping small business owners. Although you might utilize Instagram to promote your business, you can also benefit from following accounts that are meant to educate the small business community. We follow these accounts, and think that they’re contributing great content, which is why we’ve compiled this list of the top Instagram accounts for business owners. Learn more about these accounts, then head to Instagram and hit the follow button!

5 Reasons to Hire an HR Professional for Your Business

August 14, 2018
When running a small business, managing human resources tasks can be very time-consuming. From writing job descriptions to managing payroll, there are numerous areas that encompass human resources. Since you already have a myriad of other responsibilities, it might be beneficial to hire a talented HR professional.

10 Twitter Accounts That Every Woman Entrepreneur Should Follow

July 20, 2018
Networking is an important part of being a business owner. That’s especially true for women entrepreneurs, who face their own unique set of challenges. Thanks to social media, finding a great network of professional women is easier than ever. Below, we’re sharing 10 Twitter accounts that will offer advice, support, and solidarity to women entrepreneurs.