Small Business

How to Develop a Zero Gossip Culture (and Policy)

Have you ever gone to work in a good mood, only to have a conversation with someone in a bad mood? Chances are, you found your own mood deflated. Attitudes are as contagious as the flu, and a few bad apples in your office can quickly bring down the culture of your entire company. It’s not only the perpetually angry employee that you have to watch out for — it’s the workplace…
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Marketing

Can You Have a Business Without a Website?

One question that many new small business owners consider is this: can I open up my doors without first establishing a presence on the Internet? In other words, if I don’t have a website am I destined to fail? This bit of negative thinking can sometimes hold…
Marketing

5 Must-Have Pages for Every Small Business Website

Whether you’re running a house cleaning business, an accounting practice or a even a fireworks stand, there are some pages that every small business website truly has to have. While some of it comes down to providing the info your customer needs, there are sometimes other…
Marketing

Why Your Brand Story Could Be Holding You Back

What’s your story? We aren’t asking you about your personal narrative, rather your business one. If you don’t know what we’re asking you, it’s time you do a bit of research. Storytelling is big in business and it’s what could put you over…
Cyber Security

How Does Net Neutrality Affect Cyber Security?

It’s been over a month since the Federal Communications Commission repealed an Obama-era protection in the technology industry: Net neutrality. Along with the end to net neutrality came a termination of security and data privacy rules. Critics were immensely concerned…