How to unbreak your New Year’s resolution

How to unbreak your New Year’s resolution

Read time: 5 minutes In Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” Mrs. Potts, the housekeeper/teapot, sang about a tale as old as time. Here’s a tale that’s just as old, but in this case, it’s not about love. It’s about the making—and breaking—of New Year’s resolutions. Don’t...
Diagnose the health of your online presence

Diagnose the health of your online presence

Read time: 6 minutes   Thanks to remote work and schooling, ordering curbside pickup for groceries and restaurant carryout, virtual medical visits, and more, online interaction has become a staple in our lives. As a result, it’s hard for a small business to...
National Women’s Small Business Month

National Women’s Small Business Month

Read time: 5 minutes Women are doing it all—including crushing it as business owners and leaders. So, in honor of National Women’s Small Business Month in October, we havesome fascinating factoids about women in business. There are nearly 13 million women-owned...
6 ways to keep your staff happy and engaged

6 ways to keep your staff happy and engaged

Read time: 5 minutes  When you own a small business, it can be tough to match larger employers when it comes to pay and benefits. So how can you retain your best employees in a competitive climate on a small-business budget—without pricing yourself out of business? By...
Networking for the nervous

Networking for the nervous

Read time: 3 minutes No matter how much you love what you do, sometimes it’s tough to be a small business owner. You work hard, put in long hours and because you’re the boss, everyone looks to you for answers—even if you don’t have any answers to give. Wouldn’t it be...