Growing Your Business
When it comes to owning a small business, the first challenge you might face is simply getting your company off the ground. And with nearly half of all small businesses failing within the first two years, it can be a daunting task. However, once you get past the initial stages and start to taste success, […]
If you’re a small business owner, then you’re probably not the risk-averse type. You most likely know that fortune favors the bold, and aren’t scared to take a chance on a great idea. You probably also possess some creativity: where almost everyone else sees business as usual, you may see an opportunity to “build a […]
Transparency can make or break a relationship, including relationships between banks and small businesses. Jeff Stibel joins an esteemed panel of financial experts and explains the importance of establishing a strong, quantitative business credit profile, as well as establishing your credibility, in building a relationship with a bank. Many times, it is an established relationship with a […]
Every micro-community has a primary platform they use to share and find information; identifying which social media platforms your audience uses can help you determine where to direct the majority of your efforts.
Randy Garn, entrepreneur and coauthor of “Prosper: Create the Life You Really Want,” explains why you shouldn’t let fear or uncertainty keep you from moving forward with your goals.
Personal, relational, conversational: marketing is no longer a one-way experience, as Laura Rubinstein, President of Social Buzz Club, explains. Marketing is now a dialogue, and it is extremely important to listen and respond to the other side of the dialogue — your customers. Today’s definition of marketing is no longer just putting information out there […]
Executives from several big banks speak with Jane Wells of CNBC about the criteria banks use to decide whether to lend or extend credit to businesses.
Don’t let your business miss out on the hottest craze in payment processing—mobile payments.
If you want to save money without compromising your business’s quality, then try these ten tips. Learn how to save money now.
As a business grows, its finances become more complex, which can make filing taxes difficult. Should small-business hire professional accountants to do their taxes?