How to Source Local Talent For Your Small Business

Guest Article In the digital age communication, collaboration, and creativity are now possible on greater levels, and the way business is conducted has been revitalized. In a world of video conferencing, social media platforms, and all-new tech tools, we are now more connected than ever before. Integrating these tools can enable any business to thrive. […]

Alibaba wants to teach you how to sell in China

E-Commerce giant Alibaba wants to teach U.S. small businesses how to sell to Chinese consumers. Why now, you ask? In the 1987 film, Wall Street, character Gordon Gekko infamously declared, “Greed is good.” But these days, if your business model is selling online, and you are publicly traded on Wall Street, the updated version of that […]

5 Factors to Consider Before Investing in Property for Your Business

Guest Article As a business, there are many pressures on your financial resources. In order to grow, you need to make a profit. But you also need to invest in your business. Is property still a shrewd financial investment and is it something a business should consider? For many, investing in property is seen as […]

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 […]

Are You Dragging FEAR Into Your Small Business Sales Process?

Guest Article As a small business owner, our mortgages, our cars, our families, our LIVES, can hinge on our business and our ability to sell and generate revenue. We take that incredibly personally and the stress and fear of losing a customer or blowing a sale can lead us to inject those anxieties into our […]

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 […]

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 […]