Category Archives: Small Business Challenges

How to Make the Most of Small Business Week

Nellie Akalp — April 2, 2019 Follow @CorpNetNellie — April 2, 2019 National Small Business Week is almost here. From May 5 to 11, the Small Business Administration (SBA) will celebrate America’s small business owners. The week kicks off in Washington, D.C., where the winners for this year’s outstanding small business owners will be recognized … Continue reading How to Make the Most of Small Business Week

Why 70% of the Small Businesses are Failing with Facebook Ads

Abhishek Shah — March 14, 2019 — March 14, 2019 “Senator, we run ads” replied Mark Zuckerberg when he was quizzed on the court about the revenue source of Facebook. Well, that’s what Facebook is – an 80,000-pound advertising gorilla. 9 out of 10 marketers use Facebook Ads to generate leads and to feed their … Continue reading Why 70% of the Small Businesses are Failing with Facebook Ads

Advice For Small Business Owners: How to Handle Your Financial Resources Like a Pro

Hassan Mansoor — February 12, 2019 Follow @Hassan_Mansoor1 — February 12, 2019 Tracking finances is a crucial determinant of the success of any business, regardless of business size. When done right, finance management can fuel business growth by helping you reduce your expenses and utilize your financial resources for maximum benefits. Poor management, however, can … Continue reading Advice For Small Business Owners: How to Handle Your Financial Resources Like a Pro

What Are the Most Popular Ways to Fund a Small Business?

Deborah Sweeney — February 6, 2019 Follow @MyCorporation — February 6, 2019 What does the state of small business currently look like for entrepreneurs? LendEDU recently compiled research on small business statistics for 2019 that uncovered startup challenges and opportunities. As far as opportunities go, industries like healthcare and eCommerce are rising in popularity. There … Continue reading What Are the Most Popular Ways to Fund a Small Business?

5 Things Your Small Business Should be Doing Now for a Successful 2018 Holiday Season

Dave Charest — November 19, 2018 Follow @DaveCharest — November 19, 2018 With a strong economy and low unemployment boosting consumer confidence, the 2018 holiday season promises to be a good one. This year the holiday trifecta of Black Friday/Small Business Saturday/Cyber Monday starts on November 23rd, so time is of the essence for small … Continue reading 5 Things Your Small Business Should be Doing Now for a Successful 2018 Holiday Season

Simple Tech for Small Business Owners, Part Two: PPC Advertising

Paige Duffy — August 9, 2018 — August 9, 2018 In the last post in our series, we talked about the ever-present need for understanding search engine optimization (SEO). But when you’re a small business, it can be difficult to compete with much larger websites. Often, a potential customer using a search engine won’t even … Continue reading Simple Tech for Small Business Owners, Part Two: PPC Advertising

How SMBs Can Avoid the Major Risks Involved with Credit Card Transactions

Avinash Nair — July 18, 2018 Follow @AviNair52 — July 18, 2018 Americans love plastic, especially when it comes to shopping. 78% of consumers say that they would rather buy with a card than cash, and doing so typically leads to a larger purchase. Accepting credit card payments is basically a requirement for all businesses … Continue reading How SMBs Can Avoid the Major Risks Involved with Credit Card Transactions

Resource Utilization: What Small Businesses Are Doing Wrong (And How to Fix It)

Eileen O’Loughlin — July 13, 2018 — July 13, 2018 Forty percent of small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are focused on “increasing employee productivity” as a top business goal going into 2020, according to a 2017 Capterra survey on top technology trends. There are various paths to improving employee effectiveness, including investing in the right … Continue reading Resource Utilization: What Small Businesses Are Doing Wrong (And How to Fix It)