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What to Do When Your Business Fails 2

With the survival rate for small businesses on the rise, you too can make it as an entrepreneur, despite setbacks you may have experienced before. Whatever you decide to do, remember that failure happens to us all, but it’s ultimately up to you to treat is as a road block...

3 Things You Should be Doing to Promote Your Small Business Online

As you probably know, the Internet has been a boon for many small businesses around the world. The question then becomes, are you taking full advantage of it? Throughout this holiday season and well into the new year, you should strongly consider social media advertising, video content, and your own...

When Do Your Employees Need Business Credit Cards?

When should you give an employee a company credit card? There are a lot of factors that come into play. How much do you trust your employees? Assuming you’re in the position to ask that question, you have probably come to a point where you are growing too much to...

4 Quick Tips for Developing Your Small Business's Mission Statement

Even if they may sound hokey to some, the truth is that company mission statements can be a powerful tool. Not only will they help align your team around a clear common goal but may also serve to motivate you and help you overcome some of the hurdles that come...

The Move to Video and How Small Businesses Can Take Advantage

While blogs and basic social media posts are still important tools for small business owners, there's a major shift toward video happening before our very eyes. Despite some perceived obstacles, such as investing in equipment and potentially hiring production staff, the truth is that entrepreneurs can start creating video content...

Small Business Growing Pains and How to Overcome Them

Growing pains are a normal part of running a successful small business. That said, these challenges are something that need to be considered ahead of time in order to resolve them as quickly as possible when they do arise.

3 Quick Tips for Promoting Your Small Business with Tie-Ins 2

Solar eclipses may not happen every day, but other promotional opportunities certainly do. Make sure your small business is taking advantage of appropriate tie-ins and using them to score some free publicity. Whether you put your efforts exclusively into social media, choose to reach out to potential news outlets, or...

What to Do (and Not to Do) When Developing a New Business Idea

Dreaming up a brilliant idea for a new small business can be thrilling. As a result there may be the temptation to essentially go from "zero to sixty" and rush through the planning process. Unfortunately this mode of attack can often lead to financial disaster should your idea fall apart...