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Tag: Small-Business


Management, Proposal Management

The Most Powerful Confidence Formula for Small Business Owners

July 10, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

When small business owners start a business, they have to have a lot of confidence; but as they come up against the market, customer acceptance, employees leaving, their confidence gets shaken. What is the best formula to get and keep […]


Marketing, Software and Tools

New Senate Bill May Help Small Businesses with AI Training

June 27, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

A new Senate bill may make it easier for small businesses to make use of AI. The bipartisan bill would direct the Department of Commerce to partner with the Small Business Administration to create and distribute AI training resources to […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

10 Reasons to Apply for the CO— 100

June 26, 2024

Via: CO

The CO— 100 is an awards program run by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that recognizes and celebrates America’s Top Small Businesses. This exclusive list honors businesses that excel and stand out in 10 categories: Growth Accelerators, Community Champions, Micro-Business […]


Marketing, Software and Tools

How to Leverage AI for Your Small Business

June 24, 2024

Via: Small Biz Club

Small businesses can leverage AI to automate tasks, enhance marketing strategies, and improve efficiency, while keeping ethical considerations in mind. If you run a small business, you can learn how to effectively utilize artificial intelligence (AI) in many different operations. […]


Finance

Budget Tools and Key Features Your Small Business Needs

June 18, 2024

Via: CO

Every small business owner needs to know how much money is coming in and going out. A strong grasp of your budget is important for prioritizing projects and goals based on return on investment (ROI) and value, especially if you’re […]


Marketing, Software and Tools

Building Your E-Commerce Website From Scratch: A Small Business Guide

June 10, 2024

Via: CO

Creating an e-commerce website is a daunting task. Yet, it’s a project you can tackle with a solid strategy, an understanding of the best practices, and a step-by-step guide. More importantly, starting with the right online site builder and e-commerce […]


Leadership & Career Development, Management

Tips for Building a B2B Relationship With a Big Business

June 10, 2024

Via: CO

As a small business owner, establishing a strong business-to-business (B2B) relationship with a large company can be a gateway to improved customer satisfaction and loyalty, increased sales, and ample opportunity for growth and collaboration. Strengthening bonds with business counterparts can […]


Legal

New Regulation Threatens Small Businesses with $500 a Day in Fines

May 29, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

The Corporate Transparency Act requires LLCs, Corporations and other business entities to provide Beneficial Ownership Information to the U.S. Treasury Department. Companies failing to do so face stiff penalties. The new federal regulation threatens small businesses with $500 a day […]


Marketing, Software and Tools

Free Stock Photo Websites for Small Businesses

May 28, 2024

Via: CO

Visual elements are a key component of modern digital marketing. In fact, content supported by images has been shown to be more effective at reaching a broader audience: The chances of receiving more views increase by 94% compared to publishing […]


Finance

Credit Card Companies Increasing Competition for Small Business Customers

May 24, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

Credit card companies are increasingly competing for the attention of small business owners. In fact, American Express recently noted the opportunity for growth in the small business sector in its Q1 2024 earnings report. Innovative new solutions like Fyle are […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Nearly Half of Small Business Owners Feel Trapped in Their Businesses

May 24, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

Nearly half of U.S. small business owners feel trapped in their businesses, according to a recent report. The survey comes from the low-code AI integration platform Latenode and includes responses from 3,000 business owners around the U.S. Researchers found that […]


Legal

Small Businesses Take Legal Action Against FTC Ban on Noncompete Agreements

May 17, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has filed an amicus brief in the case of Ryan, LLC v. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. The brief supports a challenge to […]


Marketing, Marketing Strategy

Marketing Strategies for Small Business Month and Beyond

May 9, 2024

Via: Small Biz Club

Every small business owner understands the hustle. You wear many hats, navigate a competitive landscape, and constantly strive to build a loyal customer base. Luckily, there are dedicated times throughout the year, like Small Business Month (May) and Small Business […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

3 Entrepreneur Tips for Small Business Month

May 1, 2024

Via: Small Biz Club

May is National Small Business Month, an annual opportunity to support the hard work of small business owners. The backbone of the nation’s economy, small businesses employ 45.9% of the entire U.S. workforce and make up 99.9% of all U.S. […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Small Business Sustainability Tips and Strategies

April 24, 2024

Via: CO

Today’s consumers are calling for businesses to take greater responsibility for reducing their environmental footprint, and many companies are listening. Data shows that 72% of small business owners believe that focusing on sustainability is highly important, and more than three […]


Marketing, Marketing Strategy

Free Digital Marketing Tools Every Small Business Can Use

April 18, 2024

Via: CO

Looking to spread the word about your business without spending a cent? No matter what type of business you operate, these free digital marketing tools can help boost your visibility and bring in new business. Restaurants, retailers, and service professionals […]


Marketing, Marketing Strategy

How to Build Buzz Around Your Small Business

April 12, 2024

Via: CO

When launching a new product or service, companies strive to build buzz and excitement to generate consumer interest. According to a new study from Binghamton University, strategic preannouncement marketing — carefully choosing when to release general information and when to […]


Finance

3 Essential Insurance Facts Your Small Business Must Know

April 12, 2024

Via: Small Biz Club

Understanding the coverages offered by insurance policies can help your small business survive in the event of an accident. In a time when every penny counts due to inflation and shrinkflation, there is an unexpected bonus. An essential insurance fact […]


Marketing, Software and Tools

How Small Businesses Can Leverage Big Data For Big Results

April 10, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

Have you ever thought big data was only for the big players? Think again. Big data is transforming the business landscape, and it’s not just a playground for the giants; it’s a goldmine for small businesses, too. But what exactly […]


Marketing, Marketing Strategy

Here’s How You Can Empower Your Small Business With Big Goals Amid Ramadan This Year

February 27, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

The Holy Month of Ramadan, deeply rooted in cultural and spiritual traditions, brings about one of the biggest shopping moments in the Middle East. How big? In 2024, online shoppers are predicted to spend as much as US$39 billion during […]