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Small business revenue is trending up, yet owners still struggle with challenges, including the ability to increase small business sales. Check out the trends and get insights about online reviews, eCommerce, websites and more to help you build a healthier bottom line in 2018—and beyond.
Creating employee schedules can sometimes resemble a round of managerial Tetris for small business owners. When you’re a small business owner with shift workers, every minute counts. And inefficient scheduling doesn’t exactly make the best use of your creative mind and entrepreneurial spirit.
Ecommerce sites are more than just the usual website with a homepage, about page, services page and contact page. Category pages have also become important for ecommerce sites. Read these tactics to help you fix your categorization.
Doing some pre-startup homework and crafting a business plan now will make your life post-startup so much easier. The real reasons to write a business plan have nothing to do with other people: They have to do with you.
87% of employers indicated that improving retention was a top priority for their organizations. Beyond avoiding high turnover, fostering a positive and engaging work culture also encourages higher levels of performance while reducing the risk of negative or potentially destructive behaviors.
Have you lost some momentum with your business and you're feeling stuck? Maybe you need to modify some of your daily habits for better efficiency and results. Read these four daily habits to help move your business forward.
As a solopreneur, you expose yourself to a wide variety of risks, from environmental to digital. Fortunately, you have access to a wide range of business insurance types, including cyber insurance, to protect yourself and your business against these unforeseen dangers.
How can you ensure that your ecommerce site is filled with content that is helpful to both your customers and search engines? Read these proven ways on how you can use the precious real estate available for content on your website.
With unemployment at near-record lows and consumer confidence high, small business owners have a lot to celebrate. But will a shortage of qualified employees keep entrepreneurs from capitalizing on economic opportunities?
Internet users were sharing photos before Instagram, but nothing like they do through Instagram. With cool filters and video capability, it seems everyone has jumped onto the photo-sharing bandwagon. Are you leveraging Instagram to grow your company?
Are you one of the best small businesses in America? Enter for the chance to win one of three $15,000 Grand Prizes as well as business training opportunities as SCORE and Sam’s Club celebrate entrepreneurs with the 2018 American Small Business Championship. Entries due February 7, 2018.