5 Ways Small Businesses Can Become A Part Of Their Community

Apr 17, 2019

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Become A Part Of Their CommunityBecoming a well-known entity within your community is essential to the success and longevity of your business.  In many cases the majority of your customers will come from your local area.  Businesses that go out of their way to become a part of their community can reap many benefits including increased word of mouth advertising, networking opportunities and discounts on products that are essential to the success of your business.  Here are five ways your business can become a bigger part of your community.

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Topics: small business owner, marketing

10 Traits Of A Successful Small Business In 2019

Apr 8, 2019

10 Traits Of A Successful Small Business In 2019While having a great product is still important, there are many other factors that contribute to operating a successful small business in today’s day and age.  As competition and expectations increase, small business owners are tasked with creating a business model that resonates with employees, customers and the general public.  Here we break down ten key traits of a successful small businesses in 2019.

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Building A Better Small Business Website

Mar 26, 2019

Building A Better Small Business WebsiteYour small business website is essentially your online storefront.  With the incorporation of eCommerce, it can even be your online store.  Regardless of what business you’re in, your ability to be found online will have a tremendous impact on the success of your company.  While social media is an effective means of distributing content, engaging with customers and building a following, your online presence begins with your website.

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How To Keep Your Small Business Clean And Healthy

Mar 25, 2019

How To Keep Your Small Business Clean And HealthyWhen employees miss work, it is more than just an inconvenience, it is extremely detrimental to your bottom line.  “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that productivity losses linked to absenteeism cost employers $225.8 billion annually in the United States, or $1,685 per employee.”  For many smaller companies this has the potential to cripple your business.  As with most things medical related, preventative maintenance is the most effective solution.  Here we take a look at how to keep your small business clean and healthy.

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How To Deal With Difficult Customers

Mar 13, 2019

How To Deal With Difficult CustomersOnline shopping, meal delivery services and review websites have empowered customers by giving them a variety of purchase options and outlets to speak their mind on a particular business.  In any industry, some more than others, you will be faced with difficult customers.  Whether or not they have a reasonable gripe will vary case to case, but there are some standard steps you can take to diffuse most situations.

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Topics: small business owner