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How to Optimize Your Online Marketing Strategies Part 1

By | August 17th, 2017|Categories: Marketing|Tags: , |

If you are looking for a great way to market your business, think virtually. Gone are the days of just business cards and handshakes. They have been replaced by social media, online reviews and apps. Here is part 1 of the best tips to optimizing your online marketing strategies.   Understand Conversions If you hope to [...]

Infographic: Marketing for Small Business

By | August 17th, 2017|Categories: Small Business Facts|

Productivity Tips from Michael Phelps

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: |

Michael Phelps is an Olympic athlete. You are a small business owner. The two of you have nothing in common. Or do you? It may come as a surprise that in order to help your business succeed, you have to think like an athlete. They may know something you don't know: rest equals success. If you [...]

How to Make SEO and Social Media Work Together

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: Marketing|Tags: , |

Your presence on social media can make or break your business. Without a strong social media presence, it can be difficult to compete with similar local businesses. With the wrong social media presence, you are hurting yourself just as badly. When it comes to social media, SEO must be considered. In fact, search engine optimization can [...]

What You Need to Know About Home-Based Business Insurance

By | August 10th, 2017|Categories: Insurance|Tags: |

Operating a small business out of your home is convenient, but it can also be risky. Many small business owners who operate out of their own homes aren't as protected as they need to be. Here's what you need to know about home-based business insurance.   1. Homeowner's Policy Many people think that their homeowner's policy [...]

Why You Should Optimize Your Online Presence

By | August 10th, 2017|Categories: Marketing|Tags: , |

In the "old" days, a small business owner had business cards printed, maybe handed out a few pamphlets and hoped that word of mouth drew customers to their establishment. If that's how you are running your company today, you will likely fail --- it's a harsh truth. Today's consumer utilizes technology for the majority of their [...]

How to Delegate Properly to Optimize Productivity

By | August 9th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: , |

Let's face it: Delegating to employees can be hard. Your small business is your baby. You thought of it, you spent your own money on it, and you have raised it from the ground up. Trusting others with something that is so important to you can cause anxiety. The good news is that if you delegate [...]

Creating a Marketing Budget? Keep These Things in Mind

By | August 8th, 2017|Categories: Marketing|Tags: , , |

Small business owners who hope to be successful have to get their name and services out into the public. The only way to do this is through effective marketing. Marketing today means more than handing out business cards and hanging a few flyers. Because marketing can take a good chunk out of a startup's budget if [...]

Is This Factor Causing Your Productivity to Slip?

By | August 6th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: |

Where do you work when you are running your business? If you are like some, you work from a home office. If you have employees, you may work in a larger, open space. While you may believe that you are being productive, if you are inundated with visual noise, you could be more distracted than you [...]

How to Find the Best Contractors for the Job

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: Human Resources|Tags: , , |

As a small business owner, you have an untapped pool of workers at your disposal if you haven't delved into the world of contractors. These are people who work for themselves, offering a variety of services to small and large business owners alike. The benefit of hiring contractors is that you can use them for shorter [...]