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How to Make Your Holiday Specials Stand Out

When marketing your business online, making your company stand out can be an arduous task. Indeed, in an age when there seem to be more businesses than ever, making your company appear to be distinguished and special can seem next to impossible. However, by taking heed of the following tips, you will be well on your way to doing just that!

How to Make Your Holiday Specials Stand Out2019-07-17T07:15:50+00:00

Are You a Small Business Owner Looking to Grow? Check Out These 5 Books

Are you a small business looking to increase your profitability? You don't need to reinvent the wheel -- thriving businesses who came before you have plenty of knowledge to share. You can learn about these best practices by picking up some of the top books regarding business growth and profitability. Here are five of the top books for small business owners who want to get their finances in order and increase profitability.

Are You a Small Business Owner Looking to Grow? Check Out These 5 Books2019-06-26T13:07:42+00:00

Refining Your Business Model

Re-thinking or refining your business model might feel like a step backwards, but in fact it’s a key part of the journey for any successful and sustainable business. You have to be agile if you’re going to stay ahead of the competition and see your business grow in the future, and that will require plenty of re-evaluation along the way. You will also find that you’re constantly learning from your experiences, and it pays to put these lessons into action as quickly and seamlessly as possible.

Refining Your Business Model2018-12-27T19:56:02+00:00

How to Hire For Seasonal Needs

Whether you need extra hands on deck for Valentine's Day in your flower shop or some backup in December at your clothing store, seasonal help is a lifesaver. With the right seasonal help, your sales will increase and you can grow your business (all without feeling overwhelmed and inefficient). Hiring for seasonal help has a few differences from regular full-time staff. Here are some tips for hiring seasonal help to get you through a rush.

How to Hire For Seasonal Needs2019-02-05T15:44:17+00:00

How to Make Your 4th Quarter Count

Your year end report is a reflection of your company’s performance over the last 12 months and gives a picture to potential investors, partners and clients of where you stand and where you’re headed. Naturally, then, you want to show an upwards trajectory and end the year on a high, with the promise that the best is yet to come! Here are some tips and tricks for making the most of your 4th quarter and getting on track for end of year financial success…

How to Make Your 4th Quarter Count2019-02-05T15:45:49+00:00

How Your Business Can Help Veterans in Need

There is power in meaningful work, and in growing a business that not only thrives but gives back. One of the ways in which some businesses are achieving this is through supporting or partnering with veterans. Many veterans return to their local communities with physical, mental or emotional scars that make it hard for them to find employment and to earn a living wage. Many are isolated and vulnerable, and even homeless. So what can your business do to help veterans in need?

How Your Business Can Help Veterans in Need2019-06-26T13:30:04+00:00

10 Easy Ways Your Business Can Go Green

Going green does more than protect the environment. It can help your business save money and attract more customers. Start going green by taking these 10 easy steps.

10 Easy Ways Your Business Can Go Green2019-06-26T13:31:06+00:00

How to Attract the Right Target Market

Are you looking for a way to take your quarterly sales to the next level? It's all about the marketing. You might have the best product or service in your industry, but if the right people don't know about it you won’t reach your business’s full potential. Here are some tips for identifying your target market and creating a message that compels them to trust you with their money.

How to Attract the Right Target Market2019-06-26T13:32:39+00:00

How to Get a Business Loan With Bad Credit

Applying for a business loan can be a tense time, and especially if you’re just starting out. If you haven’t had a chance to build a solid credit record, or you have concerns about your current credit file, you may not rate your chances with the bank. And it’s true that many banks and traditional lenders will want to see at least two years of promising business operations or a decent amount of collateral before they will even consider you for an SBA-backed loan, because they see you as too much of a risk.

How to Get a Business Loan With Bad Credit2019-02-01T21:18:47+00:00