Starting and developing a business requires a high level of risk, expertise and dedication. To bolster an entrepreneurs chance of succeeding, we have scoured the web for small business blogs in order to help find them the information they’re looking for. Here are fifteen of the best blogs at present for small business owners—providing information, […]
Most retail managers wear a lot of hats – they are counselors, coaches, mediators, designers, negotiators, and salespeople. The store’s fate rests in their hands, and a lot of people are counting on them to keep their superiors, staff, and customers satisfied. Getting it all right is a tall order. Retail management isn’t for everyone, […]
Do you own a retail store? Do you know the 6 things customers want to see when they walk into your shop?
There’s no one right way to be an entrepreneur. Although most people associate entrepreneurs with revolutionary new ideas, the vast majority of businesses are more traditional endeavors, like bakeries, grocery stores, hair salons, and pizza parlors. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and the skills to run a business, you may find that you’re better […]
Opening a restaurant is a dream for many culinary enthusiasts. But there’s a world of difference between daydreaming about being a chef and actually taking the practical steps required to get your restaurant business up and running. If you want to start getting serious about your ambitions, the first thing you’ll need to do is […]
The year 2020 understandably saw an uptick in patio usage, which kept many faltering cafes afloat. OpenTable, a digital restaurant reservation provider, counted a tenfold increase in outdoor seating in the spring of 2020 compared to a year ago. But as it does every year, patio season in many areas is coming to an end […]
What does “good” communication look like? And why do people want it for their organization? Sir Richard Branson, CEO and founder of the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies across a wide range of fields, believes that “communication is the most important skill any leader can possess.” Effective communication improves job satisfaction, lowers […]
If you’re running a small business, the one commodity that’s probably more precious to you than anything else is time. Whatever productivity metrics you use as yardsticks, you no doubt feel that you never seem to have enough time to fit everything in. That’s the nature of running a business – there are seemingly endless […]
Phone etiquette runs the risk of slipping, especially among younger employees. Here are our top telephone etiquette tips that are needed for success in 2020.
In the face of rising costs or shrinking revenue, it’s natural that a business would look to reduce payroll costs and make do with a smaller budget, fewer resources, or fewer people. Or maybe you’ve reached a turning point in your business, and it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor by taking a […]