A Small Business Guide to Compete Better in 2020

In the United States, there are more than 30 million businesses. With the high volume of small businesses and the wave of businesses that exist online, establishing a competitive edge is critical. The dynamics of conducting business in an ever-changing marketplace can be somewhat confusing for those used to the traditional ways of doing business. This guide will give you tips to help your business compete in 2020. Build Strong Customer Relations How well are you interacting with your customers or clients?…

How to Set Your Small Business Up For Online Success

In the digital era, it has become essential for all businesses, big or small, to establish an active presence online. It’s true that this is much easier to achieve for large corporations with greater financial resources, more expertise and more personnel at their disposal, but this doesn’t mean small businesses have to lay down their arms and accept a fate of not succeeding in the online space. There are scores of tools available for small businesses to employ that help them save time and money, and don’t even require expertise.…

Getting Ahead of the Competition: 4 Tips for your Small Business

It’s fair to say that the world of business can be quite competitive, especially if you’re only just starting out. The chances are you’ll be running a small and relatively tight ship right now, but given that there’s an ever-increasing number of start-ups popping up around our country, you need to try your hardest to get ahead of the curve. If you’re looking for a few ideas to put some life into your operations and help improve your small business in the long run, what follows is just a few suggestions you might want to give a try.…

Small Business, Big Impact: Why Small Biz Rules?

I just left a comment on an interesting discussion on LinkedIn. Here’s the big question raised in the discussion: Is the term “small business” degrading? Why small biz owners make a fuss over the term and why I finally leave a comment on the discussion, although I didn’t have the intention in doing so, initially? I’ve written about this several years ago on my other small business blog, and I just realized how time has changed my mindset and perspective. I was considering the term small business to be degrading.…

Top 5 Social Bookmarking Sites for Small Business

Want one more tool that can help you avoiding information overload, while promoting your web pages along the way? Try social bookmarking sites. There are not many such sites for small business, but with this blog post, I would like to recommend you the best 5 I regularly use. But, why social bookmarking sites? Well, you can access a select few of articles you want to read, as well as sharing with others what you think worth-reading. If you are a small business owner, joining the right services can offer you an aggregated small business tips, ideas, tools and opportunities articles which are worth-reading (if you join the right sites that combat spams well!) Another benefit of social bookmarking sites is that you can share your own articles and have the community react on those.…