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In search of small business ideas and much more? 

We're here for you. Being a small business owner or entrepreneur within an ever-changing landscape can feel intimidating without support. The UPS Store Small Business Blog is the resource you can rely on to help you grow, thrive, and reach your small business goals. Here you’ll find small business tips and advice you can start using immediately on hiring practices, safety, marketing insights, keys to success, and so much more. Choose from the topics to the left and discover the answers you’re looking for.

Best Practices for Video Marketing for Your Small Business
  • 27 January 2023
  • Tiffany Carey

Best Practices for Video Marketing for Your Small Business

Video marketing is one of the most popular ways to build brand awareness. Social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram, along with YouTube, encourage users to create short- and long-form video content to communicate, educate, and entertain.

How to Choose the Best Accounting Software for Your Small Business
  • 20 January 2023
  • Tiffany Carey

How to Choose the Best Accounting Software for Your Small Business

Choosing the best accounting software for your small business can take time because there are many options. But the best accounting software is the one that works with you and your company easily and intuitively.

Three Steps to Forecast Your Small Business Revenue
  • 13 January 2023
  • Tiffany Carey

Three Steps to Forecast Your Small Business Revenue

As a small business owner, you know how difficult it can be to predict your revenue. You have the option of making educated guesses or running complex models that incorporate historical data and trends. Neither of these methods is ideal.

Five Easy Ways to Cut Costs During Slow Seasons
  • 06 January 2023
  • Tiffany Carey

Five Easy Ways to Cut Costs During Slow Seasons

Strategically reducing costs during slow seasons will make your small business more profitable year-round. And while it is easy to get carried away when you see decreasing revenue numbers, especially after a busy holiday season, cutting costs doesn't have to mean taking drastic measures. The key is knowing where and how to find savings without impacting your ability to provide quality service or products.

Five Important Lessons for Small Business Owners to Take into 2023
  • 30 December 2022
  • Tiffany Carey

Five Important Lessons for Small Business Owners to Take into 2023

With the new year approaching, small business owners are turning their focus on their small business goals for 2023. But one of the most integral steps to determining your new goals is reflecting on the previous year's lessons. Although your lessons learned might be catered to your specific niche, there are a few lessons we all share as small business owners.