How to Better Manage Your Money in Your Small Business

Small business ideas

When it comes to running a small business, it’s all about how you manage the money.  Even profitable companies can be doomed by poor cash flow, and it’s not a rare phenomenon. Struggling to collect payments from clients, and having invoices that linger for more than 90 days are shockingly common problems for small business […]

How to Become the Ultimate Digital Marketer

Ryan Deiss

Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with Ryan Deiss @ryandeiss. Ryan Deiss is the founder and CEO of Digital Marketer. Over the last 36 months Ryan and […]

How to Build a Lucrative Online Community for your Small Business


Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with Jai Stone @jaistone. Jai Stone is an award-winning Master Brand Coach with clients such as The Coca-Cola Company, NASCAR, and Turner […]

How to Plan a Successful Move to Office 365


Cloud 365 is a major transitioning step for a small business in moving from a land-based to a cloud-based system. This allows all the workers in an office continuous access to data, apps, and tools. The deciding advantages of migrating to a cloud system like Office 365 include: Free integration to other Microsoft techs tools […]

7 Ways to Promote Your Small Business Using Video


There’s no denying the power of video when it comes to marketing your business. After all, people can consume videos while they’re working, walking, or commuting, and many people prefer to get information this way over reading a blog post.   If you’re not yet using video to promote your small business, I encourage you […]

How to Raise Your Business From Ashes


Guest Article It happens! Sometimes your original business model doesn’t work out. In some cases, liquidation can be the ideal way to transform your business. Approached in the right way, it is not the end of your business, but the birth of new, stronger business, and a great way to raise your business from the […]

How to Handle a Pay-Raise Request From an Employee


Guest Article Who doesn’t want to be acknowledged as a fair boss to his or her employees! It took years of hard work for you to attain this position, build a team and generate the most you could, for your organization. But isn’t it a human tendency for a person to desire more? Asking for a pay-raise is […]

How to Fix Back Office Dysfunction in Your Small Business


If you’re like many small business owners, managing a team may not be your strong suit. You may be passionate about your business or industry, but may lack the necessary leadership skills to keep your staff in line and productive. If you’re busy running your company, you may not notice serious issues in the office […]

5 Ways to SEO Power Your Blog


Guest Article You are taking all levels of effort to make sure your blog is branded, engaging and consistent, but are you powering it with SEO tactics to fuel an engagement from the most important of Internet entities – Google? Google loves to scour blogs and is happy (yes, happy) to reward genuine ‘white hat’ […]

Blogging Series Part 3: How to Monetize Your Blog


While the benefits to blogging are many in terms of the traffic it brings your business, there are even more ways to profit from blogging. One of the main benefits of building a huge following on your blog is to become a person of influence. Once you are a person of influence, you can monetize […]