Category Archives: Small Business Challenges

Taxes – How New “Tax The Rich” Policies Will Destroy Small Business

Steven Imke February 1, 2021 Politics is essentially the practice of influencing others. In an environment of free will, the act of influencing either appeals to a constituent’s “self-interest” or contributes to their “self-esteem”. Appealing to self-interest is self-serving while appealing to self-esteem makes constituents feel morally superior. When it comes to paying taxes, the … Continue reading Taxes – How New “Tax The Rich” Policies Will Destroy Small Business

Microsoft Intros Website Building Tool, LinkedIn Integration With SMB Advertising Platform

Microsoft Intros Website Building Tool, LinkedIn Integration With SMB Advertising Platform by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, November 18, 2020 Microsoft Advertising this week introduced two features for Digital Marketing Center, a platform for small and medium-sized companies (SMB), introduced in June. Later this month, Microsoft Advertising will integrate LinkedIn into Digital Marketing Center, as well as … Continue reading Microsoft Intros Website Building Tool, LinkedIn Integration With SMB Advertising Platform

How Small Businesses Can Achieve Growth, Even in the Face of Adversity

Anthony Gaenzle September 29, 2020 In the midst of the pandemic, small businesses across the country are being forced to close up shop at record rates. Even with recent government stimulus efforts, many small businesses have been forced to lay off employees, cut back on budget for things like marketing and advertising, or ultimately cease … Continue reading How Small Businesses Can Achieve Growth, Even in the Face of Adversity

Small Businesses Must Pivot to Succeed

Dana Salman July 16, 2020 There’s no doubt that the corona virus pandemic has been hard on small businesses. For example, a survey of 350 U.S. small businesses from different regions and industries, conducted by the Electronic Transactions Association and the Strawhecker Group, showed that 40% of business owners had temporarily or indefinitely closed operations … Continue reading Small Businesses Must Pivot to Succeed

5 Efficiency Tips for Setting Up Your Small Business for Success

Kimberly Zhang July 14, 2020 Companies across the board are experiencing unprecedented levels of uncertainty. According to a survey from online payroll company OnPay, only 12% of businesses report that things are “normal” for them right now. When the future is uncertain and margins are tight, efficiency is more important than ever. To ensure a … Continue reading 5 Efficiency Tips for Setting Up Your Small Business for Success

How Your Small Business Can Get a Head Start on Marketing When COVID-19 Is Over

Gary Simpson — May 8, 2020 The global viral pandemic has flipped the script for multiple industries; airlines, banks, high-street stores, and manufacturers have been forced to close shop. As the year unfolds, it has had a detrimental impact on the economy and many businesses are suffering. A recent survey conducted by Orbit Media shows … Continue reading How Your Small Business Can Get a Head Start on Marketing When COVID-19 Is Over

How Small Businesses Can Work with Influencers Post-Crisis

Ronita Mohan — May 9, 2020 Influencers are going to continue to be an important cog in the 2020 content marketing wheel despite the current crisis. Though large companies work with influencers regularly, small businesses struggle to draw the kinds of influencers that can take their marketing through the stratosphere. We look at the best … Continue reading How Small Businesses Can Work with Influencers Post-Crisis

Expect a Tsunami of Small Business Bankruptcies Based On Vague Government Planning

Troy Kirby — May 1, 2020 In Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises, Mike says his bankruptcy occurred two ways: Gradually, then suddenly. The untenable current situation facing small business entrepreneurs due to the 2020 COVID-19 shutdowns is no different. Everything depends on how their individual states react, plan and illustrate their importance moving forward … Continue reading Expect a Tsunami of Small Business Bankruptcies Based On Vague Government Planning