Running a small business will bring about a wealth of exciting opportunities, but sadly it is never going to be entirely risk-free. Whatever your industry or level of expertise, accidents and mistakes can and will happen, so it is vital to ensure you have business insurance in place. Even if you are confident that no […]
Click to Listen or Download Podcast Interview with Tom McMakin, CEO of Profitable Ideas Exchange Own a service or looking to launch one? One expert is determined to help entrepreneurs unlearn practices that are not beneficial for growing a service business. In this episode of Home Business Radio, Richard “Capt’n” Henderson and Managing Editor Sherilyn […]
From golden arches to red bulls, color is fundamental to our recognition of familiar brands and color affects the way people react when they first encounter a company. Vistaprint worked with Dr. Sally Augustin of Design With Color to develop recommendations for the design of places, objects, and services that support desired cognitive, emotional, and […]
What do Home Depot, Ikea, Dillard’s and REI have in common? They all will be closed for Thanksgiving this year, joined by dozens more major retailers. REI in particular will remain closed through Black Friday as well. On some of the biggest shopping days in the U.S., these retail giants are encouraging potential customers to […]
Due to the fact that offices are places where workers spend the majority of their daytime, they need to be equipped with quality office equipment that will ensure maximum comfort and productivity. Today you can find many different pieces of office equipment which can help you do your business. Every office has different requirements when […]
The recent spate of natural disasters that devastated parts of North America included a violent variety of events. There were three major hurricanes – Harvey, Irma and Maria – wildfires in Northern California, an earthquake in Mexico and tornadoes in Oklahoma. One thing these calamities had in common: They inflicted billions of dollars in property damage and […]
You may need to find out information about a business for various purposes. You may need to do it so that you know your fellow competitors better or you may need to do it to identify profitable businesses that could triple your investments. Investing in a stock requires research and one needs to pay attention […]
Ann Fritz and Natasha Lightner Bonding over lattes, having a daily lunch partner and a shared motivation to complete the to-do list. Having a work best friend certainly has it perks and is a proven asset, as studies show that people that actually want to be around each other proves to have the highest productivity. […]
Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced its participation in this year’s Small Business Saturday, taking place on November 25th. Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting local small businesses and strengthening and celebrating communities across the country. In a showing of service and support for its small business, entrepreneurial and home office customers, […]
As a small business owner, you may not think your business is large enough to warrant an investment in Enterprise Resource Planning. You may want to rethink that idea, however. Small businesses face a lot of tough competition from larger businesses. This means you need to streamline operations and move more quickly than your competition. […]
Everyone has their own take on what makes a logo perfect. New trends (and fads) in logo design appear every year. Be careful not to fall into the trap of following every new fad. Today, small businesses and startups have to compete in an increasingly noisy world, against larger, more established businesses. To do so, […]
Excerpted from Strengthen Your Business: Fail-Proof Strategies From The Man Who Has Rescued 77 Businesses By Robert Bethel One company I took over was a large manufacturing facility. The company was seven years old, had over one hundred employees, and produced about fifteen products. It was also $6 million in debt. The two men who owned […]
Many people love the idea of starting their own businesses from their homes because of the sheer convenience of it. After all, if you’ve started a home business, you know the joy of making your morning commute by simply getting out of bed and walking to your computer. You also know how much work you […]
Solving a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle takes a lot of time and effort. Logistics is the same way. It isn’t easy moving items from where they’re made to where they’re consumed. The individual pieces of a supply chain are simple enough, but figuring out how all those pieces fit together can be quite difficult. It’s much […]
Any entrepreneur who sets out to write a book as a lead-gen device for marketing clients is by definition a lousy marketer.
Whether you’re starting out or you’ve already owned a small business, you need some funding to get things going. Business can get rough and you may experience some dry spells at some point in time. Luckily, there are numerous ways you can earn money to fund your biz. In this article, I will talk about […]
The holidays are closing in quickly. Are you ready for them?
Tune In Thursday October 5, 2017, 2:00pm Central Time – Secret Weapons in Achieving Business Goals – Interview with LifeCoach2Women.com founder Dr. Stacia Pierce Use these secret weapons to achieve business goals and overcome obstacles to accomplish entrepreneurial dreams. In this episode of Home Business Radio, “Capt’n” Henderson and Managing Editor Sherilyn Colleen interview Dr. Stacia Pierce, […]
Video is one of the best way to engage and attract customers on the social platform.
Everyone likes a good joke. Everyone wants to be entertained. But when it comes to using humor in content marketing, people still hesitate. We are, after all, not here purely to entertain. Our content needs to serve a business purpose, inspire action, and rack up the sweet, sweet conversions. Can potential buyers really take your […]
The idea of running a food truck appeals to entrepreneurs who appreciate the value of good food, delighted customers, and some freedom to roam. It’s also typically cheaper, faster, and simpler to start a mobile food business than a full-service restaurant. At the same time, running a food truck business still requires you to make […]