Seventy percent of small-business owners say that the best job they’ve ever been a part of is the one they’re doing now – managing a small business, a recent survey found.
Loyal customers are the lifeblood of small businesses.
When it comes down to it, it’s all about the customers. The best small business owners know how to tap into their potential customer base and how to keep them happy. This week’s Trending on Thursday has some advice for maximizing the customer service experience and using great digital tools to make it all easier … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
So just about everyone is on LinkedIn. But where is the massively popular business-networking platform headed? This week’s Trending on Thursday explains how LinkedIn plans on getting much more involved in its user’s business lives, and we debunk some classic small business myths, provide tips for staying focused at the office and explain in medical terms … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
Are you a millennial entrepreneur or small business owner? Are you optimistic about your business future? If you answered yes, you fall in line with most of your peers. Most millennials are more likely to be risk takers and are less likely to settle than your older counterparts. This week’s Trending on Thursday has more … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
In the past week, have you noticed even more people walking around your town or city looking at their phones? No, there’s not a new iPhone out yet. This is due to the latest app craze: Pokemon Go. With anything this popular, there’s bound to be a way for entrepreneurs and small business owners to … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
Job growth got off to a rocky start this summer with a steep decline in May. But according to a new report, U.S. small business employment growth rebounded from a decline in May to a significant increase in June. This Trending on Thursday provides a summary of the small business economy in the wake of … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
Small business owners often find themselves with extra time during the summer and wonder how they can best use it. While that extra time is well spent with family or on a much need vacation, entrepreneurs should also consider joining organizations in your local community. This Trending on Thursday details why it’s so important for … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
Savvy entrepreneurs are already aware that they need to have a social media presence to stay competitive, but far fewer know how to do so effectively.
Has your business ever gone through a crisis? If so, how did you react? We’re sure you would have done some things differently and if you haven’t had one yet, keep reading, because this week’s Trending on Thursday lays out a plan for conquering a crisis and emerging on the other side stronger than before. … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”