Category Archives: Small Business Challenges

5 Proven Money-Saving Tips for Small Businesses

Kamalika De — December 28, 2019 Follow @kamalika_de Small businesses, at times, struggle to strengthen their position. You need money for your business to keep yielding more money. And it can get tricky as well as stressful sometimes. You have to take care of the goals without hurting any employee or customer. That’s where cost-cutting … Continue reading 5 Proven Money-Saving Tips for Small Businesses

Pros and Cons of Small Businesses Using Social Media Marketing

Lanre Onibalusi — December 19, 2019 Follow @Onibalusi Image Credit: Unsplash Over the years, social media has gone from a tool used purely for socializing to one that helps improve brands and businesses. Social media marketing is a cost-effective way for small businesses to promote their brand and services, as well as increase their customer … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Small Businesses Using Social Media Marketing

13 Ways to Improve the Success of Your Small Business

Albert Costill — December 6, 2019 As if starting a small business wasn’t stressful enough, the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Business Employment Dynamics has found that around 50 percent of businesses with employees will survive their fifth year in business. That number drops to just 30 percent by their 10th year. Yikes. That doesn’t bode … Continue reading 13 Ways to Improve the Success of Your Small Business

Soapbox: Are we falling in love with technology or building what SMBs need?

Alleviating the burden with dozens of point solutions, a SaaS solution could deliver a one-stop-shop to help small businesses. Bill Dinan on October 31, 2019 Today’s world of small business-focused technology has become far too fragmented and focused on implementing technology for the sake of technology. This dynamic often yields features that don’t solve real … Continue reading Soapbox: Are we falling in love with technology or building what SMBs need?

How to Develop a Small Business Continuity Plan

Steven Imke — September 16, 2019 Follow @SteveImke — September 16, 2019 733215 / Pixabay What would happen if a disaster struck your business tomorrow? Would you know what to do? A Small Business Continuity Plan is a valuable reference document for the business owner(s) and their team to answer questions and provide information to … Continue reading How to Develop a Small Business Continuity Plan

3 Things You Need to Protect a Small Business

Steven Imke — September 9, 2019 Follow @SteveImke — September 9, 2019 Keeping your business secure from criminals or opportunists should be a priority for a small business owner. However, many small business owners fail to implement proper security strategies to protect a small business since they are under the mistaken belief that only larger … Continue reading 3 Things You Need to Protect a Small Business

Why “Competition” is Great for Small Businesses

Ravindra Savaram — August 23, 2019 Follow @s11ravindra — August 23, 2019 Introduction In a small business owner’s niche, one of the toughest things about getting a great foothold is by getting ahead of the competition. He can dominate his niche and improve his revenues if he can beat his competitors. Nevertheless, the competition is … Continue reading Why “Competition” is Great for Small Businesses