How do you feel about the state of your small business? While many businesses have fully recovered from the Great Recession, problems persist among capital goods and inventory accumulation. This week’s Trending on Thursday details the latest national small business analysis, as well as providing you some summer marketing goals, ways you can leverage … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
What keeps you awake at night? For a lot of #smallbiz owners, their daily challenges can make the next day seem so overwhelming that it’s difficult to sleep. But without challenges, we can’t grow stronger. This week’s Trending on Thursday takes you through the biggest challenges facing small business owners (and what can be done … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
What demographic makes up over 50 percent of the population in the United States and does the majority of consumer shopping? That would be women, of course, and small business owners, especially those in retail, need to ensure they have a dynamic strategy for bringing women to their store or website. This week’s Trending on … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
Cloud technology can reduce some operational costs for small businesses.
Not all small business owners are social media pros – and that’s ok. But it’s still important to stay up to date on what’s popular and try to leverage those tools to boost your own business’ standing. This week’s Trending on Thursday has a roundup of the latest developments in social media, including new … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
Does your company do business outside of the U.S.? If so, you’ve probably noticed some cultural differences you have to adhere to. For women entrepreneurs, doing business outside of the U.S. can get tricky, depending on where you go. This week’s Trending on Thursday helps women small business owners navigate business etiquette in the global … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
It’s safe to say Americans are pretty passionate about this year’s election cycle, but one group may be more concerned than most. Can you guess the group? If you said #smallbiz owners, then you’re on the right track. In this week’s Trending on Thursday’s roundup we discuss a poll that shows the future resident … Continue reading “Trending on Thursday”
Understanding the customer is an important step for any advertising strategy.
Do you have a five-year plan to expand your #smallbiz? Although it may not go exactly how you expect, it’s vital to develop a strategy for growth. If you’re looking for new ideas, this week’s Trending on Thursday has you covered with expansion tips, as well as the latest digital strategy approaches, productivity advice, and … Continue reading “Trending on Thursdays”
Thanks to online market places, it’s easier than ever for people to turn their passion projects into careers.