As a small business owner, it is important to identify the risk factors that could derail your business. When you know what they are, you will then be able to manage them, and steer your business into success and away from the possibility of failure.In this article, we will...
Is your customer service plan up to par? If it isn’t, then you need to make some changes right away. Companies lose $62 billion a year to poor customer service.Good customer service is one of the most important factors that influences customer satisfaction. Today, the channels that businesses use...
Are you prepared for the worst issues that can hit and certainly hurt your business? It’s possible the answer to this question is no and if that’s the case, you need to make some necessary changes right now. Altering your business model and putting plans in place will ensure...
Don’t assume that your small business can thrive simply because the local competition isn’t tight. Keep in mind there are over 30.2 million small businesses in the US alone. While some focus solely on local consumers, others rely on national logistics firms and digital marketing trends to extend their...
Skilled entrepreneurs know they have to keep up with changes in their industries and for businesses at large if they want the best chances for success. Here are six ways that marketing is evolving for small-business owners this year:1. It's Requiring Voice Search Readiness People carry out voice searches when...
Many small businesses find it difficult to hold onto their audience. Even if they have a clearly defined customer profile, it’s often hard to latch onto their attention and bring them back to buy more products and order more services. This is especially true if your business typically offers...
There comes a time in a successful business owner’s journey from start-up to established company when the question of expansion arises. If you’re a committed entrepreneur, then expansion is almost certainly going to be part of your long-term strategy; but if you’re a small business that’s doing well, even...
Keeping the office clean when you don’t have access to a cleaning service is something which can be a bit of a challenge. It is important for us to be able to clean the office regularly to maintain order and make sure that the space is hygienic. Today we...
Now is the time to be innovative, to be daring, take risks and without any cliche, think outside the box. Small businesses are taking on the giants of their respective industries like never before. Talk about giving the so-called giants of industry a run for their money, small businesses...
We spend our days bombarded by a plethora of options. From what sandwich filling to choose to large life decisions like what city to live in, our options really do seem endless these days. In a time of boundless connectivity, truly global options, limitless information and complex, interconnected organizations,...