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”

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”

Trending on Thursday

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

Trending on Thursday

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”

Trending on Thursday

  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”