2 Key Areas to Improve Your Business

The small percentage of entrepreneurs who succeed know this: If your business is going to succeed, you must focus on constant improvements. Small incremental changes in your business are the key to succeeding in business. The following are two key areas every business should focus on: 1. Cash Flow Trying to run a business without cash is like driving a … Read More

Key Points to Remember when Shopping for a Factoring Company

1. Transparency in rates and fees is important.Transparency is key in invoice factoring. Make sure the fees and rates are clear. Do your homework and ask lots of questions. Many invoice factoring companies advertise incredibly low factoring rates, but you could get hit by a series of undisclosed fees once you start using the service. 2. Watch out for those … Read More

Sales Boosting Ideas

Time is running out.. It’s a little more than five months to reach you annual revenue goal. If you are the main sales person in your business and you’re not making the sales you want, it’s time to assess how much time you’re spending on nurturing prospects and closing deals. When you’re a solopreneur, responsible for not only sales, but … Read More

3 Tips to Launch a Successful Press Release

A press release is a statement distributed to the media to help generate press coverage of specific news. If written correctly, press releases are a fantastic tool to gain visibility from high-profile media outlet coverage. Below, we’ve compiled 3 press release examples that will help you get the word out. When your press release is ready, the next step is … Read More

Common Networking Mistakes to Avoid

Networking sounds easy. You meet people, have discussions and exchange business cards.  Sounds easy, right? On a basic level, sure, networking is easy, but many people make simple mistakes that can work against them. And with conference season already underway, it’s important that you’re ready to hit the ground running. Before you head off to your next conference, check out … Read More

3 Easy Team Building Ideas

The team that plays together stays together!  We’ve all been on our fair share of business bonding excursions, from bowling, happy hours or your typical lunch out. Spending time with your coworkers that isn’t work per se is super important, but it can be difficult to come up with creative, affordable activities all the time. Here are three alternative ideas that are … Read More

Why Owning a Small Business is Awesome!

Success of a business doesn’t depend on the size of the business. There are many factors that determine if a business is successful. Small business owners across the county would agree that owning their own business is rewarding on a personal level. In this article, we will look into the reasons why small businesses are awesome. 1) High Quality: Maintaining … Read More

Managing Employees-The Balancing Act

As a business owner, you have to balance your vision for your business with handling employees. You  want employees to behave in certain ways, but you also want to refrain from exercising too much control over their behavior for fear of alienating them and, perhaps worse, violating the law. Here are some aspects of control you may want to think … Read More

Networking Dinner Do’s and Don’ts

Networking is a critical part of relationship building and there is no event more valuable to building relationships than the proverbial “breaking of bread” with people. As a small business owner, time is precious so how do you throw and effective networking dinner?  Here are a few do’s and don’ts to consider: Do Get a Private Room If you care about … Read More

What is Coworking and why should you try it?

Coworking spaces have been popping up everywhere and evolving into every worker’s dream. Today’s professional coworking offices attract an array of companies, entrepreneurs, startups, and more. Let’s start with the basics of how coworking spaces provide members with a transformed work environment. “Coworking” is known as membership-based workspaces for freelancers, remote workers, small businesses, tech start-ups, and other professionals to … Read More