Category Archives: Small Business

Simple Actions Small Businesses Can Take to End the Year Strong

Deborah Sweeney — November 22, 2019 Follow @MyCorporation More than Q4 is ending for small businesses this year. We’re wrapping up an entire decade! As we prepare to say hello to 2020, it’s important that businesses take the necessary actions to remain in compliance and get ready to welcome Q1 of the new year. From … Continue reading Simple Actions Small Businesses Can Take to End the Year Strong

Most SMBs View Positive And Negative Reviews As Critical

Most SMBs View Positive And Negative Reviews As Critical by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, July 11, 2019 Most consumers, like me, have become skeptical of online reviews, whether on the brand’s website or on third-party sites like Yelp, TripAdvisor, Facebook, Instagram, Google and others. It’s sometimes difficult to tell when customers are genuine about … Continue reading Most SMBs View Positive And Negative Reviews As Critical

SMBs Must Optimize Digital Processes to Compete Against Leading Brands

Andrew Filev — June 25, 2019 — June 25, 2019 SMB owners rarely have the luxury of stepping back to evaluate productivity in their organizations. They’re too busy doing the hard work of driving growth themselves, carrying a herculean number of tasks on their shoulders. As a result, small businesses frequently suffer from poor processes … Continue reading SMBs Must Optimize Digital Processes to Compete Against Leading Brands

How Automation Helps [Small] Businesses Increase Agility

Ashish Deshpande — June 14, 2019 Follow @ashishnotigor — June 14, 2019 Rapid change and technology have made organizational agility an absolute must for businesses in the 21st century. If efficiency was the key to success in the industrial age, agility is the new determining factor for success in the age of technology. “Success today … Continue reading How Automation Helps [Small] Businesses Increase Agility

Crucial HR Compliance Tactics for Small Businesses

Rachel Fausnaught — April 4, 2019 Follow @rachelf414 — April 4, 2019 Tumisu / Pixabay Hiring an employee for your small business brings many emotions. You’re proud, because you’re successful enough and can afford the extra help. You’re anxious, because – what if you can’t find the right person? You’re confused, because you don’t actually … Continue reading Crucial HR Compliance Tactics for Small Businesses

How to Handle Friends Who Want Free Advice When You’re a Small Business Owner

Kara Perez — March 18, 2019 — March 18, 2019 When you work for yourself, the lines between your personal life and business life can blur easily. Normal work hours can no longer apply. And you might find that your friends want to pick your brain more than once about your area of expertise. While … Continue reading How to Handle Friends Who Want Free Advice When You’re a Small Business Owner

Spring Cleaning for Your Small Business Part 1 of 3: Document Security

John Burcham — February 25, 2019 Follow @EZShield — February 25, 2019 Appropriately Secure and Dispose of Business Data It may be February, but the first buds of spring are right around the corner. For your Small and Mid-Sized Business (SMB), the annual spring cleaning ritual doesn’t mean simply dusting off the shelves and organizing … Continue reading Spring Cleaning for Your Small Business Part 1 of 3: Document Security

Small businesses more likely to shift ad budgets from search, display, paid social to Amazon

Third Door Media’s “Making Room for Amazon” report highlights marketers’ plans for Amazon ad budgets, staff and technology. Amy Gesenhues on October 26, 2018   Amazon advertising is proving to be a valuable channel for marketers, with many SMBs looking to increase their ad budgets on the e-commerce platform. A survey of nearly 700 digital … Continue reading Small businesses more likely to shift ad budgets from search, display, paid social to Amazon