Avoid Wasting Money: Small Business Tips

Unless you’re a non-profit, all small businesses are the same.  They all need to turn a profit.  The easiest way to turn a profit is to avoid wasting money as a small business. If you are looking for help,...

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The Secret to Attract & Retain Small Business Talent is Revealed

In our post, “3 Ways to Get the Best Talent More Often”, we cover how to recruit talent. In this post, we reveal the secret of how to attract and retain talent in your small business. While small businesses...

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Use Social Media to Improve Small Business Customer Service

Social media interactions can make or break a small business. So, here are some simple ways to use social media effectively to improve customer service in your small business. If you are looking for help, please contact us...

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Get Capital Without Getting Clobbered

Just because you can get capital, doesn’t mean you should. So, how can you get capital without getting clobbered? Follow these three simple steps: As we said in our post, “Small Business Lending is Booming”, the market is awash...

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To Grow Faster Than Your Competition? Focus on Your Current Customers

Did you know that “only 6% of are focused on retaining customers.”?  That’s the finding from a survey conducted by The Manafest. 94% of your competition is focusing more on new clients, instead of nurturing...

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Why Small Businesses Fail While Others Succeed

Why do some small businesses fail while others succeed? We would like to build on the point raised in Mr. Nugid’s article “Avoid These 4 Big Reasons Small Businesses Fail” in Inc. magazine. Plus, we add others...

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Google Small Business Portal: Gimmick or Value-Add?

In June 2019, Google launched the Google Small Business Portal.  We were intrigued by it, so we gave it a try.  Here’s what we learned. What is it? This quote from Anthony Ha from Techcrunch sums it up well. So, on the new site,...

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Why You Should NEVER Use Merchant Cash Advances

A merchant cash advance is a form of financing that should be avoided like the plague. Over the years, we’ve seen a number of struggling businesses fall victim to these predatory lenders. Don’t be one of them. Merchant Cash Advances are NOT...

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5 Ways to Grow Your Small Business Without Spending a Penny

Many small businesses cannot afford the cost of expensive marketing campaigns.  So, how can you grow your small business without spending a penny? Here are 5 ideas that we’ve used.  Hopefully, they will help you too. First, Get to Know...

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Best Small Business Loans & How to Qualify for Them

Getting the best small business loan for your business is often critical to a business’ success. The question is, which are the best for you, and how do you qualify for them? Getting a small business loan can be critical...

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