Small Business

Why Business Owners Should Take Time to Reflect & Plan

Business owners have plenty on their to-do list each day. From marketing to product purchases, running a business is a time-consuming venture. Therefore, it’s easy to get caught up with the daily operations of your business. However, reflection and long-term planning are vital aspects to consider as a business owner.  The following highlights why business […]

How to Enhance Customer Experience

Raising lifetime value from existing customers is the most efficient way to improve revenue, especially in the industrial sector. To achieve that, companies need to focus on customer experience. What Is Customer Experience? Customer experience is more than customer service. It is everything that makes up the customer’s perception of and sentiment around your brand […]

Choosing a CRM Software Solution for Your Business

Choosing a CRM Software Solution for Your Business

CRM software is a critical part of an effective sales strategy, but choosing the right one can be difficult. Read the blog to learn what to look for and what differentiates CRM software solutions.

The Power of Inbound Marketing for Your Small Business

To market in the new millennium, small businesses need a permission-based approach. Luckily, that approach has a name and many best practices to work with. It’s called inbound marketing.

5 Ways Your Small Business Can Save Time on Social Media

Social media can multiply the ROI on your marketing efforts, but you don't have to spend all day on it. Make a few efficiency-focused tweaks and you might find you can achieve just as much in a fraction of the time.

Why Businesses Should Blog

There are millions of blogs out there on the Web, but many business owners aren’t sold on the value of maintaining a blog for their brand. Many of their objections are pragmatic: Not having enough time, for example, or simply not knowing what to write. Done correctly, a business blog is a potent marketing tool that clarifies goals and strengthens performance across your whole digital strategy.

Common Small Business Marketing Mistakes

Unless you make a commitment early on, you might find that you’re in business for years before you develop a comprehensive, repeatable, and effective marketing strategy. Small business owners often bring a lot of enthusiasm and expertise to their work, but learn about marketing as they go along – which can leave major gaps in your knowledge and execution.

Financial Tools for Small Business Owners

It wasn’t that long ago when preparing a small business to navigate financial transactions was an expensive, complicated undertaking. These days, it’s easier than ever to align your business with world class standards in payment processing, bookkeeping, and even tax compliance. Choose the right software and it’ll do most of the day-to-day work for you, while presenting you with the tools and information you need to stay focused on

Communication Tools for Small Business Owners

These days, even small businesses are likely to have team members in far-flung locations. New markets are opening, business travel is growing, and contractors can be hired from anywhere on Earth. Still, it’s important to make sure everyone is on the same page. There are hundreds of popular communication tools for small business owners to choose from, but four stand out head and shoulders above the rest.