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Photo courtesy of Unsplash.com   Due in large part to the difficulties imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, today’s financial landscape has become difficult for many businesses to navigate. Surveys from the Federal Reserve...(more)

Photo by Proxyclick Visitor Management System on Unsplash     Delegation is difficult - and especially so for small business owners. It can be hard to trust anyone with a role in managing your big idea, yet, as Forbes outlines, delegation...(more)

Whether you’re one year into developing your businesses or you’ve had your business for over a decade, you need to be extremely conscientious about managing your overhead costs. Spending more than you need to on essentials can restrict your...(more)

Being a business owner can be exciting at first, but it’s after the first few months that your drive will be tested. You might not see the results you expected, and you may have failed on some of your efforts. Still, there is hope that you can...(more)

Image Source   Keeping track of finances is a common challenge for many business owners, especially those who are just starting. Because of that, many are struggling to maintain a good cash flow, which is often the cause of failure in most...(more)

  When you run a business, you have to expend a lot of resources on answering the phones. While this might not be the most difficult task, it takes a lot of time away from you that could be spent doing better things. If you want to save time and...(more)

  If you've got creativity, passion and a strong desire to be your own boss, you may be considering starting up your own small business. Whether you're hoping to offer goods or services, launching your own private company is a big step that comes...(more)

When it comes to starting a new business, the biggest obstacle everyone comes across is the lack of investment funds. Most people don’t have enough money to start a new business. Many people come to know about the shortage of money when they are...(more)

Finding a suitable tenant to rent vacant rooms or property can be a frustrating and trying experience for landlords. You might employ some of the various approaches to problem solving and still wind up with tenants who are derelict in their payments and...(more)

  If you own a travel agency, you’ll be more than aware of what a competitive space the industry has turned into. With the rise of easy to use travel apps such as SkyScanner and Kayak, traditional travel agencies have seen a decline in sales...(more)

  Occasionally, friends will go into business together and achieve great success. More often, friends go into business together and wind up hating each other by the end. Starting a business can be risky for a variety of reasons. Starting one...(more)

If you are an online or digital marketer, you need to keep yourself abreast with the trends, tastes and preferences to know what to sell, and when. Online marketing and other ventures such as drop-shipping sound easy on paper, but without keeping...(more)

Becoming an entrepreneur is something that is very tempting for many people. Being in charge and organizing everything by yourself is definitely something that comes with numerous advantages. However, in many cases, it might be difficult to start...(more)

  Having bad credit and getting a small business loan is not something that people imagine happening at the same time. It’s no doubt a lot more difficult than if you had a clean slate and a great credit score, but that doesn’t mean...(more)

A line of credit represents a safety net for businesses that encounter a less favorable period from a financial standpoint, and an opportunity to find stability and growth for companies that are just now starting their activity. However, there’s a...(more)

When it comes to the benefits that an HOA management company is able to provide, different people might see different reasons to employ such services. While the benefits apply differently for each organization, there’s no denying that they are...(more)

You’ve got a million-dollar idea for a product or service that is going to take the world by storm. However, how do you get it out there? What is the right platform for you to sell your wares? Thanks to ecommerce, just about anyone in any location...(more)

Running a new business or a start-up is difficult enough without the often stressful and complicated process of ensuring your new company is covered should things go wrong. Getting adequate insurance is an important aspect of running a business that...(more)

‘Tis the season that most retailers anticipate and dread in equal amounts. The run-up to the holiday season and the one-two punch of Black Friday and Cyber Monday often leaves retailers and their staff anything but merry and bright. Solutions are...(more)

Small businesses are one of the most exciting pieces in the business world, and they are continually gaining popularity. Statistics stated in Forbes indicate that there are currently more than 28 million small businesses being overseen in the United...(more)

In commerce, selling products can be very lucrative, if done right. Many people get started in hopes of large returns on their investment, only to plateau in the first months and quit. Understanding the nuances of small business ownership can take an...(more)

I don’t have time to do the things I know I should be doing. I can’t expect others to do what I do..the way it needs to be done. My clients like to work with me directly and if I rely on my team, my business is going to suffer.   Do...(more)

  The Internet has changed our lives in more ways than we can imagine – and some we’re not aware of!  Every business owner or principal understands that they need to have a presence on the web and there are thousands of tools that...(more)

By Dina Eisenberg, JD, Founder, SpeakupPowerfully.com Are you a newbie who is just starting your business? You probably realize that you need a written contract for your small business.  After all, businesses have contracts.  What you...(more)

Selling is uncomfortable & often scary for small biz owners that don't have experience or training. Yet it is absolutely necessary to lead the sales effort for their business.   Small Business Owners build their companies based on great ideas...(more)

By Gina Fedeli, President GCF Consulting, Inc. Small firms usually avoid defining formal procedures. They worry about becoming too rigid, and think attracting and retaining innovative staff will suffer, resulting in business challenges. The...(more)

Develop your sales and marketing skills. You can have a fantastic business idea, but if you do not know how to get the word out to potential customers and build your brand, the business is either going to fail or not live up to its potential. ...(more)


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