For the past decade, many people have dreamed of launching a “startup unicorn,” such as Uber or Snapchat. But this is, more often than not, unfeasible. Instead, as this week’s Trending on Thursday points out, more people should focus on opening small businesses that will still generate considerable revenue and have a big impact on … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
According to the most recent employment report released by ADP, small-business owners added approximately 63,000 new jobs to their payrolls in August, up from 61,000 in July.
If the election season is making you feel increasingly pessimistic about your business, you’re not alone. This week’s Trending on Thursday reports on declining U.S. small business sentiment, which is in large part due to this year’s fraught political cycle. To keep your spirits up, we provide some new business opportunities for moms, detail encouraging … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
Are you concerned about pending interest rates hikes? While they may not happen until later this year or early next year, small business owners in particular take this issue seriously. But this week’s Trending on Thursday may help relieve some of your concerns, as we detail why rising interest rates can actually help your business. … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
For small business owners and entrepreneurs, fall can be one of the most stressful and time-consuming times of the year. This week’s Trending on Thursday kicks off with a guide to help ensure you and your business remain successful while still maintaining a healthy personal life. We also provide advice for content marketing, tips for … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
There’s no shortage of indicators that describe how the economy is performing, but some of the most telling signs are business creation and hiring.
Cash registers are the common link between the nation’s largest occupations.
When do you start preparing for the holidays? The answer should be right now. The holiday season can be both the happiest and most lucrative time of year, but small business owners need to ensure they’re prepared to maximize that potential come November. This week’s Trending on Thursday provides a checklist for prepping for the … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
As a particularly fraught presidential election draws closer, the sentiment among small business owners is surprisingly cool. At least that’s according to a recent poll, showing most small business owners are not changing hiring or wage growth practices. This week’s Trending on Thursday shows other results from that poll, along with advice for engaging users … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
Every four years, the world watches at each country’s greatest athletes compete in gymnastics, swimming and other summer sports. In this week’s Trending on Thursday, we take a look at what lessons small business owners can take from the Olympics as a whole, as well as how we can all try to emulate our country’s … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”