Blog posts tagged with "Small Business Tips"

Do's and Don'ts of Conducting Employee Exit Interviews

August 17, 2018
Exit interviews tend to have a bad reputation, among both employees and employers. When done well, exit interviews can be an opportunity for constructive communication and a valuable source of information for you as an employer. In this post, we’ll provide details on what the do’s and don’ts of conducting employee exit interviews are, so that you can make this a useful meeting for both you and your employees.

The Best Business Marketing Blogs

August 17, 2018
When running a small business, one of the most important aspects is marketing. It’s crucial that you’re able to successfully promote your company’s products or services, which is why you should research the latest marketing trends for small business owners.

5 Questions Every Small Business Owner Should Know the Answer To

August 13, 2018
Knowing the status of your company’s financial health is essential if you want your business to grow and thrive. For instance, having basic knowledge of accounting principles will put you in the position to start analyzing if your business is headed in the right direction. It’s okay to not have an answer to every question about your business, but never stop learning because a small business owner’s job is never done!

Cash Flow or Sink: How to Know If Your Business is Heading for a Cash Flow Crisis

August 10, 2018
Let’s face it, in business, cash is king. Cash flow is like oxygen for your small business. For any small business owner, it’s crucial to have a system in place to ensure you have plenty of cash on hand for your business to thrive. In a 2017 survey of ForwardLine’s customers, cash flow was one of the biggest stressors for small business owners.

5 Reasons Why Company Culture Can Make or Break Your Business

August 08, 2018
With the rise of millennials entering the workforce, company culture is more important than ever before. In fact, Forbes called 2018 the “Year of Employee Experience,” citing that there’s a skills shortage, and employees are choosing where to work based on how they’ll be treated. Plus, the popularity of crowdsourced reviews on sites like Glassdoor allows candidates to have access to the opinions of past and present employees.

7 Business Accounting Mistakes You Should Never Make

August 08, 2018
Maintaining accurate financial records is one of the most important aspects of running your own business. However, when you’re responsible for the many moving parts of your company’s operations, it can be difficult to keep up with daily bookkeeping and financial management. While small errors are bound to happen from time to time, avoiding the following common accounting mistakes can save your business time, money, and aggravation.

5 Tips for Writing Employee Offer Letters

August 01, 2018
Every business, regardless of the size, has unique needs when hiring new people. To increase the chance of hiring the right employees for their company’s open positions, many businesses provide in-depth offer letters. These are the letters sent by employers to let candidates selected for the job know about the terms of employment, job role, and other important information that should be reviewed before the individual accepts an offer.

One Man Show? How to Run a Successful Independent Business

July 27, 2018
Running a business by yourself is extremely difficult. You’re responsible for every task – from marketing, to financial management, to customer service. Although it can seem impossible, there are many independently run businesses in the U.S., and these entrepreneurs have been able to grow their operations without the help of a team.

How to Turn a Side Hustle into a Lucrative Business

July 25, 2018
With the rise of social media, digital technology, and networking marketing companies, there’s no shortage of options for people to start a side hustle. You could join a network marketing company (Rodan and Fields, Plexus, Advocare, LuLaRoe, etc.), start an eCommerce store, or do freelance jobs like writing or graphic design.

Marketing Tip of the Month: Register for Business Listings

July 24, 2018
Your business won’t succeed if no one can find it, and that doesn’t just mean getting a great central location. You’ll need to grow your business’s online presence, since it’s a footprint for customers to follow back to you. Establishing an online presence is critical for any business, new or old.