Countdown to Small Business Saturday: Small Business Tools

With Small Business Saturday rapidly approaching (taking place on November 30th this year), a spotlight is once again being shined on the role of entrepreneurs. Of course, being a small business owner actually means playing multiple roles — from boss to employee and human resources to accountant. And yet one thing’s for certain: you can’t do everything by yourself. To help, there are several free and paid tools that can...

Countdown to Small Business Saturday: Small Business Website Tools

Does your small business have a website? Sure, having a Facebook page and other social media profiles may seem like enough to some entrepreneurs, but there are more benefits to having a site of your own — from search traffic and SEO to e-commerce — that you may not have considered. Moreover, thanks to advances in technology and some competition, building a sharp looking and functional website is now easier...

2019 Small Business Saturday Spending Reaches New Record

After weeks of anticipation, this past weekend, the big day finally arrived: Small Business Saturday. What's more, early numbers suggest this year's event was a hit. According to the 2019 Small Business Saturday Consumer Insights Survey — released by American Express and the National Federation of Independent Business — Americans spent $19.6 billion at independent retailers on Saturday, November 30th. This marks a new record for Small Business Saturday, which celebrated its...