Category Archives: Small Business Challenges

Civic Minded: How Small Businesses Can Benefit From Partnerships With Community Colleges

Jeanne Hardy — February 21, 2020 StockSnap / Pixabay One of America’s biggest challenges over the next 20 years will be addressing the ever-growing skills gap in our workforce. Although millions of American workers are currently unemployed or underemployed, companies across varying industries are finding it difficult to fill open positions due to lack of … Continue reading Civic Minded: How Small Businesses Can Benefit From Partnerships With Community Colleges

5 Key Steps for SMBs Considering Expanding Overseas

Andrej Kovacevic — February 4, 2020 Photo: contrastwerkstatt / Adobe Stock For small businesses, the internet now makes it possible to expand into new territories and markets with ease. That’s because online commerce is borderless. That doesn’t mean, however, that there’s nothing you need to know when expanding your small business into a foreign market. … Continue reading 5 Key Steps for SMBs Considering Expanding Overseas

5 Digital Trends That Are Shaking up Small Businesses in 2020

Anthony Carranza — January 31, 2020 Consumers have already embraced the digital era. Because of this, small businesses have little choice but to cope and commit to their own digital transformation. More and more business owners are realizing the importance of adopting digital tools and solutions to become better at what they do. However, it … Continue reading 5 Digital Trends That Are Shaking up Small Businesses in 2020

Data Cleaning Steps for Small Businesses

Dan Moyle — January 30, 2020 From family farms to local merchants, from mechanics to plumbers, over the years and across the country, small businesses fuel the American economy. Your small business is a difference maker. While small businesses make a huge impact when put together, individually they’re often operating on small budgets. Which means … Continue reading Data Cleaning Steps for Small Businesses

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