Small Business Success: Thriving During Change (And Landing On Your Feet!)

If I had $1.00 every time I heard someone say " I don't like change or, change makes me uncomfortable" I'd be a millionaire. Some people thrive on change ? they love it and even create more of it. Others view change with anxiety and resistance. So often, we don't... Read More

Small Business Marketing Secrets: Look Like Sizzle, Be The Steak

You've heard marketing and advertising gurus quip, "Sell the sizzle, not the steak." Advertising initiatives best reach their target audience with benefits and the "wow" effect, not the value or features of their product or service. This may work well to get customers in the door. But once they're in,... Read More

6 Ways Small Businesses Can Survive In A Crazy Economy

Contrary to popular belief, small businesses can survive a crazy economy by taking some proactive steps. Provide spectacular customer service -- every time. Have a friend or colleague visit your business and provide feedback from a customer's perspective. This person should be unknown by your staff and willing to provide... Read More

Local Search and Internet Yellow Pages - A Whole NewVocabulary for Small Businesss

Buyers want both online and local information about where to buy Most small businesses are local in nature, serving people who live nearby. Their customers found them through traditional methods like the Yellow Pages or newspaper ads. So far, the Internet hasn't figured prominently in their marketing efforts. That's about... Read More

Why Do Most Online Small Businesses Fail?

Search Engines account for almost 90% of all web traffic!In the Offline world its all about "location, location, location."Put your business were people crowd around and your set. Have your products ready and benefit the rewards.Online, small businesses fail to act on the fact that the fundamental reality of how... Read More

Three Big Barriers To Small Business Marketing Success

When you feel like you're always busy working on your business, but not getting where you want to go, it can be frustrating trying to figure out how to get your marketing on track. It can easily become a "not seeing the forest for the trees" feeling.Here are three big... Read More

Women and Small Business

In the book Women and Small Business author gives all the guidelines and tools need to start, operate and succeed in a business of their own. In the mentioned book she tried in the fist part to explain how has changed the role of women in the world along centuries.... Read More

Organizing Tips for Small Business Success

If you discovered the bottom line in your business depended on the organization in your office, your reaction could range from complete composure to sheer terror. Organization certainly has an effect on your bottom line ? and just as significantly ? on your peace of mind. For the small business... Read More

Small Business Marketing: Specialize or Generalize?

There have been many great points raised on both sides of this discussion. In order to make a final decision, we must look at how the business world is moving and at the purchasing patterns of the consumers who will be utilizing your services.The Internet has changed the way people... Read More

Small Business Survival Tips

No matter what kind of small business you have, you need read these "small business survival tips" which will help you to succeed. You may be in Internet business, traditional business, or you may be a local merchant with 150 employees; whichever, however or whatever--you've got to know how... Read More

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How To Grow A Small NY Business Organically  ForbesWhen you're growing a small business, there are so many tasks you need to concentrate on, it can be hard to know how to prioritize your to-do list. Six members ...
Small Business Roundtable Discusses Healthcare as The Number One SMB Issue  Small Business TrendsMore small business healthcare concerns — namely the quagmire caused by legislation — are the number 1 issue facing many small businesses.
The New Dell Vostro 5000 Designed for Small Business Users Specifically  Small Business TrendsWhen it comes to computing, small businesses have a wide range of needs. The new Dell Vostro 5000 line of laptops have been designed to address these ...
Small businesses to receive boost from BAE pension fund  Financial TimesOne of the UK's biggest pension funds is to lend to small businesses through online platform ThinCats, in a move that could transform the way they are financed.
Small Firms Find Tight Labor Market A Costly Challenge  PYMNTS.comUnemployment is so low that small business owners are struggling to hire new — and retain existing — talent. Research explores how SMBs manage the ...
Small Business Accounting Workshop  Pleasanton ExpressThe City of Pleasanton will hold a Small Business Accounting Workshop in partnership with H&R Block on Dec. 13, at 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Pleasanton ...
A misguided $2 billion: What good is small-business capital if founders don't know how to use it?  SmartCompany.com.auOver 70% of small businesses have no written plan of any kind, so what use is a $2 billion government-funded securitisation fund?
Amazon India announces Dec 16 as 'Small Business Day' to facilitate small entrepreneurs  Knn IndiaIn an attempt to give marketing platform to small businesses in India, Amazon India has announced December 16, 2018 as 'Small Business Day'.
Boost performance through employee gamification  http://smallbusiness.co.ukFinding the key to employee motivation and productivity is tricky. Verizon Connect's Derek Bryan explains how gamification can help.
A last-minute call to stop tax on small business  OneNewsNowAn advocate for small business owners and entrepreneurs is asking Congress to delay the so-called health insurance tax in the lame duck session.
Filing deadlines extended for disaster unemployment aid, small business emergency loans  WTXL ABC 27TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has extended the application deadlines for both Disaster Unemployment ...
Small business: A big target for ransomware  SecurityInfoWatchSMBs should consider a multitude of best practices for preventing, responding to ransomware infections.
Suns & Univision Launch "Los Suns Small Business MVP" Initiative to Recognize Local Hispanic Entreprenuers  Suns.comThe Phoenix Suns and Univision today announced that they have teamed up to launch the Los Suns Small Business MVP program, an initiative designed to ...
Augmented Reality Examples to Inspire Small Business Owners  Small Business TrendsUse these augmented reality examples from these big brands to introduce the tactic into your small business marketing mix.
"Long overdue": $3.6 million for small business mental health under new government package  SmartCompany.com.auThe government will spend $3.6 million addressing small business mental health under a policy package announced on the weekend.
Small business confidence slumps to seven-year low  East Midlands Business LinkConfidence among UK small firms has fallen to its lowest point since 2011 according the latest Small Business Index from the FSB.
Business Insurance: The Safety Net Your Small Business Needs  ForbesAre you risking your small business's future by going without insurance? Here are the basic kinds of business insurance every business owner should consider.
10 Lessons to Help You Avoid Common Business Mistakes  Small Business TrendsThere's no way to completely avoid mistakes when running a business. But there are ways to avoid common mistakes. If you pay attention and learn from others ...
Microsoft Is Moving To A Chrome Browser...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week  ForbesHere are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 — Microsoft is building its own Chrome ...
Small businesses squeezed by higher labor, vendor costs  Asbury Park PressHigher labor costs are a key factor as some small businesses struggle with inflation and consider whether to pass higher expenses along to customers.
Marco Rubio gets to work on small business issues on Capitol Hill  Sunshine State NewsOn Capitol Hill last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., focused on small business issues, bringing out a new bill even as he got another one through the U.S. ...
Government Ministers concerned small businesses are being treated unfairly  New Zealand HeraldGovernment ministers responsible for small business and commerce are expressing concerns over commercial practices they say are unfairly impacting small ...
She's Got the Secret to a Glamping Site Business and She's Giving It Away  Small Business TrendsLooking to start a glamping business? Di Wood, a successful glamping entrepreneur, is giving away her secret to success in the field.
Small Business: Sharing ideas over coffee and making them reality - Generosity Coffee  New Zealand HeraldRachel Berry, co-owner of Barista Academy, discusses motivations for setting up a social enterprise and why she wants to help her community. What does your ...
The bright future of small business: it's in the clouds  The GuardianCloud technology and hyper-connectivity have revolutionised the way small businesses operate. Adopting agile solutions is proving vital to the future success of ...
Small business confidence hits seven-year low ahead of Parliamentary Brexit vote  East Midlands Business LinkConfidence among UK small firms has fallen to its lowest point since 2011 according the latest SBI from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). The SBI.
'So confusing': Smaller operators welcome scrutiny on social media ads  The Sydney Morning HeraldSmall businesseses say there is little transparency from social media sites on how they rank paid advertising, and the ACCC's suggestion of a digital platforms ...
EDGEcon2019 Small Business Conference Coming to Sarasota - SRQ Daily Dec 10, 2018  SRQ MagazineEDGEcon2019 Small Business Conference is coming to Sarasota February 22-23, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota. Founded by David Kauffman, ...
What Challenges Keep Small Business Owners up at Night?  Business.comWhat are small-to-midsized business owners worried about? And what are the things they should be worried about but may not be? Here are three common ...
SHOP LOCAL: Managing health as important as cash flow for small business owners  Community Newspaper GroupManaging your health and wellbeing is just as important as managing other aspects of your business.
2019 brings a host of new taxes for small business owners and their employees  Canada NewsWireCFIB asks Finance Ministers to delay CPP expansion, federal carbon taxes and reject changes to passive investment rules. TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ ...
Thanks for the $2 billion for small-business expansion; now all we need are plans to expand  The Conversation AUSimply providing more money will not accelerate the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises.
Business Planning for Small Organisations; is it Worth it?  EntrepreneurEssentially a business plan is a process of setting the goals for the business and laying out how these are going to be achieved and this practice can and should ...
Small business owner fears thefts will lead to closure  The Border MailAfter about six break-ins in six months, Mick Ristic says he's had enough.
Employee well-being is an important small business priority  Washington PostA healthy workforce is an asset for small businesses. When employees feel healthy and supported, everyone benefits. (Partner *content*)
Small Business Saturday: Life is Good in a Small Town  West Bend NewsShop Small Saturday in the village of Antwerp was a complete and total success. The streets and shops were teeming with people shopping their local venues ...
Nab these last-minute tax savings opportunities for entrepreneurs  CNBCCongratulations! You've made it through the first year under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Here's what it means for you if you are your own boss.
Two Clare Companies Named As Finalists In Small Business Awards  Clare FMTwo Clare companies have been named as finalists in the SFA National Small Business Awards 2019. Shannon-based CalQRisk, an Integrated Software ...
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers small-business bill gets Senate OK, heads to President Trump’s desk  The Spokesman-ReviewU.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is closing a historically productive session in Congress with the planned signing of a bill she sponsored intended to bring ...
Ethical gifts: let your money work for a small business  The GuardianIt's the ethical Christmas gift that offers a financial helping hand to people trying to survive in the toughest conditions. Lendwithcare gift vouchers allow Britons to ...
How to Keep Your Company Holiday Party from Going off the Rails  Small Business TrendsHoliday parties can be fraught with liabilities. Follow these steps to keep your office keep your company holiday party under control.
From east side to west side, hot small businesses in Monroe County  Rochester Democrat and ChronicleThe nation celebrated Small Business Saturday the weekend after Thanksgiving. It's a day to support local merchants and all they do for the community. They're ...
Track Your Inventory and Increase your Confidence with this Webinar  Small Business TrendsIf you are running into problems because your current inventory setup is not delivering, Scott Gregory is holding a webinar help you implement a better system.
Critical Atlantic worker shortages forcing small businesses to do more with less, says CFIB report  The GuardianBroader immigration and credits for investment are needed immediately in Atlantic Canada, says the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. The CFIB's ...
Kwik Trip takeover: Rise of the Midwest powerhouse resets convenience store marketplace  Appleton Post CrescentIn Wisconsin, as Kwik Trip continues its steady growth, competitors are having to evolve to keep pace.
Big Government Overregulation Threatens Small Business Lifeblood of the Economy  TownhallDodd-Frank overregulation caused increased concentration in banking, squeezing out smaller banks in favor of bigger banks that could more easily absorb ...
Small businesses struggle to find workers  Marketplace APMÉlan Flowers in Manhattan's Soho neighborhood is a sea of roses and ribbon. Christine Hall, who owns the shop with her husband Patrick, says a good bouquet ...
LinkedIn Pages Relaunched with New Features for Businesses  Small Business TrendsLinkedIn Pages is the recently introduced “next generation” of LinkedIn Company Pages. Here's what they're all about and how you can make them work for you.
Halifax shoppers, small business owners talk about the impact of buying locally  Toronto StarHALIFAX—It was a blisteringly cold December morning, but Halifax business owners said they were seeing an increase of customers braving the frigid weather ...
Local small businesses thrive with clicks and bricks  WCF CourierReprinted from the December Cedar Valley Business Monthly magazine.
Small Business Carrier Next Insurance Rents 4000-Square-Meter Office in Central Israel  CTechSilicon Valley-headquartered small business insurer Next Insurance Inc. has rented a 4,000-square-meter office space at the O-Tech real estate complex in Kfar ...
Bill protects small business from predatory lenders  Financial Regulation NewsSens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) recently crafted the Small Business Lending Fairness Act, which is designed to shield small businesses ...
Small business owner's heat up and running after Dominion Energy mishap  ABC 4SANDY, Utah (ABC4 News) - A small business owner is speaking out after Dominion Energy shut off the heat to his auto shop, with what he says, was without ...
US Small-Business Owners' Optimism Reaches New Heights  GallupThe Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index finds optimism among small-business owners, improving upon the record high set last quarter.
APRA backs small business growth fund led by NAB  The Sydney Morning HeraldA meeting of banking and government heavyweights in Canberra on Thursday has kicked off the government's Business Growth Fund.
Concerns on credit supply to small businesses a myth: SBI report  Times of IndiaIndia Business News: The commentary comes amid concerns on the state of small businesses sector post-GST, which also led the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ...
Senators Call for Ban on Tactics That Devastate Small Businesses  BloombergTwo U.S. senators are seeking to outlaw a legal tactic that predatory lenders have frequently used to seize money from small businesses.
The 25 best small companies to work for, according to employees  Business InsiderThese are the 25 best small companies to work for in 2019, according to employees. All companies on the list have fewer than 1000 employees.
Small Business Saturday isn't a novelty anymore – independent retailers depend on it  CNBCSmall Business Saturday, now in its ninth year, is sponsored by American Express and encourages consumers to get out and shop "small" supporting local ...
Small Business Saturday by the numbers: 67 million expected to shop, $85 billion spent  CNBCAmerican Express launched the holiday in 2010 as a way to help small business owners recover from the recession.
5 Ways to Improve Your Small Business Content Marketing Strategy in 2019  Atlanta Small Business NetworkIf you're a small business owner focused on increasing sales in 2019, one of the smartest moves you can make is to upgrade your *content* marketing strategy.
I&M Bank,IFC ink deal to support small businesses  The New TimesThe partnership follows IFC's $10 million subordinated loan to I&M Bank in May 2018 to strengthen the bank's capital base, and help it increase lending to small ...
CUNA Mutual Group acquires digital small-business lender Mirador  ImpactAlphaImpactAlpha, December 9 – Portland, Ore.-based startup Mirador has developed a loan approval platform to help banks speed up the lending process for small ...
Wells Fargo CEO: Small business success is 'off the charts'  CNBCWells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan sits down with CNBC's Wilfred Frost to talk about the bank's small business customers.
Small Businesses Lose $80K on Average to Cybercrime Annually  Small Business TrendsCyber attacks against your business are getting more costly. Here are some tips to help keep the likelihood, and thus the cost of a cyber attack, down.
The Definitive Office Supplies Checklist for Small Businesses  Small Business TrendsYou don't have the time to run back and forth to the office store. Use our office supplies checklist to make sure you get what you need the first time.
The $130,000 fight: Small business disputes take their toll  The Sydney Morning HeraldSmall businesses are spending $130,000 on average to resolve disputes but half of them don't believe it is worth the time and effort to assert their rights.
Small business owners upbeat about companies, look to expand  WSFASmall business owners are upbeat, looking to expand and worrying less about financial concerns like health costs.
Protect Small Businesses From Predatory Lending  BloombergIf you knew what you were doing, would you sign a contract allowing a company to sue you and take your money whenever it wanted, with no proof, warning or ...
Grants issued to help small businesses hit hard in disasters  KEYTWells Fargo Bank has allocated $450-thousand to small businesses impacted by two disasters in the last year in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties.
I'm a champion of small business – but I hate Small Business Saturday  The GuardianThe annual US celebration of small businesses is demeaning. If we're good at what we do, we don't need acts of charity.
10 Best Business Podcasts 2019  Business News DailyPodcasts can provide useful tips and helpful advice to small business owners, if you know which ones to listen to.
Chinese tariffs squeeze Everett small business  KING5.comA small business owner in Everett is bracing for a 28 percent cost increase in goods she imports due to Chinese tariffs.
How AI Can Help Small Business Solve Big Problems  [email protected]Artificial intelligence and data analytics can help self-employed and small business owners manage their finances better, says Ashok Srivastava, Intuit's chief ...
CBIZ Small Business Employment Index Reveals Typical November Flattening Trend  Associated PressCLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 7, 2018--The CBIZ Small Business Employment Index (SBEI), which tracks hiring trends among thousands of companies ...
What Is Small Business Saturday? How AmEx's Post-Recession Initiative Found Its Place in the Thanksgiving Retail Rush  FortuneWith Black Friday and Cyber Monday, major U.S. retailers have succeeded in driving consumption around the holidays by offering irresistible deals and ...
5 Steps to Grow Your Small Business with Cold Email  Business 2 CommunityA cold email is an email that's sent without prior permission from or contact with the recipient. In many respects, a cold email is the same as a cold phone call ...
Agencies propose rule change to cut burdens on small business  Federal TimesA proposed Federal Acquisition Regulation rule change would make it easier for small businesses to comply with subcontracting allowances.
New York State Is Probing Abuses in Small-Business Lending  BloombergQuintNew York's attorney general has opened an investigation into potential abuses by finance firms that offer quick money to small businesses nationwide, ...
The ID Crowd wins 2018 American Express Shop Small Grant  The Sydney Morning HeraldNicole White started The ID Crowd to change digital workplace learning and has won the $50000 2018 American Express Shop Small Grant.
Tax-Free Shopping? How One State Is Celebrating Small Business Saturday 2018  FortuneNew Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez announced a tax holiday Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24 for businesses with 10 employees or fewer.
West Virginia small business to be the face of a Times Square billboard  WSAZ-TVA West Virginia business owner has been selected to be the face of a Times Square billboard campaign in New York City.
Locals shop Small Business Saturday  WVLT.TV'When you support local businesses, you're supporting local people,' said Eli Fredrick, who is a manger at Rala in the Old City.
TriPoint Global Equities/BANQ's CEO, Mark Elenowitz, to be a Moderator at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 37th Annual Small Business Forum  GlobeNewswireNEW YORK, NY, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE – BANQ®, a leading electronic broker-dealer and division of TriPoint Global ...
How I Built a Successful Small Business  VICEI quit my job to start a bakery. Here's how that worked.
What Does It Take To Start And Run A Successful Small Business In Vermont?  Vermont Public RadioWhat do you do when you want to start something new, but you don't know exactly how?
Here are the expectations for Small Business Saturday  CNBCCNBC's Kate Rogers reports on how small businesses are preparing for Small Business Saturday and expectations for the day.
The Best Small Business Credit Cards of 2019  NavGetting the right credit card for your business may be more important than you think. There are scores of business credit cards on the market, and many offer ...
Check out local stores on Small Business Saturday  WTRFSmall Business Saturday is a time for customers to check those little shops on your local main street, and Moundsville will be celebrating in honor of that.
Fintech has changed the game in small business lending, says Karen Mills  CNBCGuest hosts Jurrien Timmer of Fidelity Investments, Dana Telsey of Telsey Advisory Group and Karen Mills, former SBA Administrator now with The Bipartisan ...
Weston's Small Business Market & Craft Show helps entrepreneurs on Small Business Saturday  WBOY.comVendors and small businesses from multiple counties spent part of their Saturday in Weston.
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