Hopefully, your small business didn’t encounter any controversy this year. Even if you did, it may not be all bad news. This week’s Trending Thursday explains why a “red cup” is not going to kill your brand or hurt your business. We’ve also got a roundup of news for #smallbiz owners to help them decide … Continue reading “Trending on Thursdays”
Where should small businesses invest their cash to really rake in the revenue this December?
As your small business winds down 2015, you’re probably trying to brainstorm some creative ideas for the New Year. This week’s Trending Thursday has some great ideas for small business owners to implement in 2016, including Twitter best practices, community sentiments of small businesses at a state-by-state level, and office productivity hacks. Keep reading for … Continue reading “Trending on Thursdays”
Is your small business ready for the holiday season? As retailers all over the country prepare, this week’s Trending Thursday features advice on how to win over consumers’ wallets as well as predictions on spending and shopping habits. Check out the stories below on how others are preparing for the holiday rush and leave a … Continue reading “Trending on Thursdays”
Sometimes, owning your own small business can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be.
If your small business needs help confronting big issues, improving your creative process, and increasing your employees’ productivity, you’ve come to the right place. This week’s Trending Thursday features advice on the best ways to handle these issues, as well as leadership advice and tips to improve your memory. Keep reading for this week’s trending … Continue reading “Trending on Thursdays”
Fall is one of the busiest times of year for small businesses. With so much happening, entrepreneurs may have a difficult time focusing on small things like lunch etiquette and the latest changes in technology. This week’s Trending Thursday features advice on the best ways to handle these issues, as well as the best cities … Continue reading “Trending on Thursdays”
2015 is a big year for small business revenue. How should owners spend their newfound profits wisely?
Small business ownership by women has steadily increased since 1997, according to a recent report from the Institute of Women’s Policy Research (IWPR). Though women owned businesses have steadily grown over the years, this group still faces a variety of challenges that limit their growth. Even with legislation, like the Small Business Jobs Act of … Continue reading “What the Numbers Show About Women-Owned Small Businesses”
Small business loans have a reputation of being hard to come by, but recent data from the United States Small Business Administration suggest that small business owners may see a surge in loans in September. This is great news for some small biz owners looking for capital, but some entrepreneurs may have a difficult time … Continue reading “What the Numbers Show About African-American Small Businesses”