Category Archives: Small Business Tools

A Mobile-Friendly Website: Just What Your Small Business Needs [Infographic]

Julie Chomiak — March 27, 2017 — March 27, 2017 It feels like every day new statistics are released about the rising prevalence of mobile usage in the world. People are accessing their email, viewing websites, engaging on social media, and making purchases all from the convenience of their phones or tablets. It’s safe to … Continue reading A Mobile-Friendly Website: Just What Your Small Business Needs [Infographic]

Internet Security Essentials for Small Businesses in 2017 [Infographic]

Matthew Foster — January 7, 2017 — January 7, 2017 Being a small business owner is rarely a walk in the park. There’s an endless outpouring of costs, non-stop emails and phone calls, and mountains of paperwork to take care of. However, there’s a far more severe threat to your business, and it’s far less … Continue reading Internet Security Essentials for Small Businesses in 2017 [Infographic]

Small Biz Roadmap: 5 Questions to Help Focus On What Matters

Julie Chomiak — January 5, 2017 — January 5, 2017 Small business owners are constantly making decisions in service of improving their business and providing the best value to their customers. However, without some perspective, it can be easy to fall down the rabbit hole and lose focus of the business’s mission and purpose. To … Continue reading Small Biz Roadmap: 5 Questions to Help Focus On What Matters

Practical Questions All Small Businesses Should Be Asking Before Choosing a Database Management System

Sujain Thomas — December 22, 2016 Follow @sujainthomas— December 22, 2016 Small businesses struggle day in and day out with budget cuts, the pressure to break even and manage the company data while staying within the permitted budget. The most common question we get to hear from budding entrepreneurs is “what DBMS should I go … Continue reading Practical Questions All Small Businesses Should Be Asking Before Choosing a Database Management System

Why We Need Small Business Saturday To Remind Us To Shop Local

Samantha Martin — November 26, 2016 Follow @Socially_Sam— November 26, 2016 Small Business Saturday has become a bigger deal over the past few years encouraging us all to use smaller, independent businesses as part of our Saturday shopping. It falls the day after Black Friday, another trend the UK imported from the US and sends … Continue reading Why We Need Small Business Saturday To Remind Us To Shop Local

Achieving Success in a Small, Growing Company

Preeth Kumar — November 18, 2016 — November 18, 2016 Customer success managers (CSMs) are entrusted with retaining customers and optimizing their experience–a broad mandate that can look dramatically different between companies depending on industry, size, and culture. As the first customer success hire in a rapidly growing company, I’ve seen the role evolve and … Continue reading Achieving Success in a Small, Growing Company

Organization is Key for Small Business Owners During the Holidays

David Kiger — November 18, 2016 Follow @davidkiger— November 18, 2016 Once the Halloween rush ends, many businesses shift into Thanksgiving-Christmas-New Year’s mode. (Some start even before the Halloween decorations get put away, which can induce “already?” grunts from consumers.) It’s a must for small businesses to plan ahead and take full advantage of the … Continue reading Organization is Key for Small Business Owners During the Holidays