How to Survive Your First Year in Business

The first year in business can be a precarious and trying time for entrepreneurs. Here are some tips for making it through the other side. Continue reading

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Getting Out of the Rut – Creative Promotional Ideas for Your Business

As a small business owner, it can be difficult to find time to be creative with your promotional efforts. Here are some tips. Continue reading

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3 Tips for Conducting Excellent Employee Interviews

Use these tips to help sift through the applicants and find the perfect candidate for your next open position. Continue reading

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How the Affordable Care Act Works for Small Business Owners

The Affordable Care Act is seen by many as a hindrance to small business owners. Here’s how to make it work for – not against – you and your business. Continue reading

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Best Hiring Practices for Small Business Owners

Building a motivated and collaborative team of employees is a must for any small business owner. Here are some best practices for picking the right candidates for the job. Continue reading

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Why Small Businesses Should Target Government Contracts

For any small business owner, attracting the right clientele is vital for consistent growth. One thing is for sure, though: if you’re able to attract the attention of the government as a client, you’re doing something very right. Continue reading

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3 Tips for Creating a Marketing Budget

A well-designed marketing budget is a must-have for any small business owner, here are some great tips for building one that works. Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship in the U.S. Versus Europe

Here we examine the different challenges and restrictions faced by entrepreneurs in the U.S. compared to those faced by their European counterparts. Continue reading

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3 Overlooked Customer Service Pitfalls to Avoid

Customer service can make the all the difference in determining whether a customer will be loyal to your brand. Don’t let these three pitfalls stop you from winning repeat customers. Continue reading

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Risk Management for Small Businesses

Intelligent risk management is a necessity for every small business – here are some tips for navigating that process effectively. Continue reading

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