What Kind of Business Insurance Do You Need?

Insurance is not a sexy topic for a business owner, but it is necessary to think about. Protecting both your business and yourself should be a top priority as an entrepreneur. When is the last time you looked over your business insurance needs? Have you recently added payroll employees? Moved into professional office space? Or […]

How the SBA Can Help Your Small Business

It’s once again my favorite time of year, National Small Business Week! For the entire week, there are a ton of free resources, webinars, and events both on the web and in your town. I’ll be celebrating National Small Business Week with #Smallbizchat LIVE from New York. It’s a video broadcast, on Facebook Live sponsored […]

10 Things That Will Surprise You About Running a Business

I’ve found that people who want to start a business often don’t have the first idea about what that really entails. Once they do launch a company, they’re often surprised at how real and often stressful it is to be an entrepreneur. Here are a few of the things I’d say might surprise you. Heads […]

4 Ways to Ensure the Consistent Quality in Your Small Business

High-quality products and services might leave your customers satisfied after your first encounter. However, if subsequent purchases leave a nasty taste in their mouths, you’ll lose countless dollars in future revenue.  Many of the businesses I work with focus on getting it right the first time. That’s not a bad idea, but I encourage you […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Multi-Level Marketing

Guest Post From its humble beginnings, multi-level marketing has grown to become a multi-billion dollar industry. Once considered to be no more than a pyramid scheme, this industry has evolved into one consisting of reputable companies with shares bought and sold on the New York Stock Exchange. There is a lot more to multi-level marketing […]

4 Ways to Keep Your Small Business Competitive Without Lowering Your Prices

When it comes to cutting your prices it might sound reasonable in the short term: If you lower your prices, you might attract more customers and boost your revenue. However, it’s not just a short-term plan. It’s also a short-sighted strategy.  This article is focused on how to keep your business competitive without lowering your […]

FedEx Small Business Grant Contest is Open

Sponsored Post Want a shot at a $25,000 grant to grow your small business? Starting today, you can enter the 5th annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest for a chance to win a cash boost, plus up to $7,500 in FedEx Office® print and business services. As a winner, you would join an exclusive group […]

Top Franchise Opportunities for 2017

Guest Article If you’ve ever asked yourself: “What kind of business should I start?” that means you have a spark of entrepreneurism in you. If you don’t have an idea that you want to operationalize, a franchise business could be a good option for you. Franchise opportunity? If you’re looking for stability through business ownership […]