Small Business Blog

Summer Is Coming: How to Manage Schedules and In-Store Traffic
  • 16 May 2019
  • Alex Penfield

Summer Is Coming: How to Manage Schedules and In-Store Traffic

Whether the season signals a sales lull or an uptick in activity, every small business can benefit from a few seasonal tweaks to its staffing and schedules. As we speed through spring, below are some ways your small business can manage the summer shift.

Lessons From Mom on Being a Successful Small Business Owner
  • 06 May 2019
  • Jelani Markus

Lessons From Mom on Being a Successful Small Business Owner

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, it is a good time to remember that mothers are the first teachers for many people. Here are a few skills naturally developed by mothers that can be useful for maintaining a successful small business.

The Importance of Business Technology
  • 01 May 2019
  • Leo Covey

The Importance of Business Technology

In the fast-paced world of small business, the only thing that keeps up — or perhaps moves even faster — is technology. Because May is Small Business Month, the coming weeks are a prime time to evaluate technology’s role in the many facets of your enterprise and how it can help you operate more efficiently and effectively.

The Benefits of Being Green
  • 25 April 2019
  • Maya Harper

The Benefits of Being Green

Seeing green this Earth Day? You are not alone. The past decade has seen “sustainability” become one of the biggest buzzwords in the business world, which has left companies of all sizes clamoring to evolve their environmental practices to ensure that they are operating as responsibly as possible when it comes to the planet.

The Art of Effective Customer Service
  • 18 April 2019
  • Jelani Markus

The Art of Effective Customer Service

To earn a devoted clientele, and the benefits that come with it, you should become well-versed in the art of effective customer service. Here are a few strategies to help you bolster your fanbase and bulk up your bottom line.