The purpose of marketing is, in part, about creating relationships with customers and prospects. While traditional advertising is a standard way of letting prospects know more about you, it’s not always the most creative way to connect. To spice up your marketing, let’s explore six unusual ways to connect with customers. 1. Celebrate an obscure […]
Paying bills is never fun, but paying bills you shouldn’t pay in the first place is even worse. There are many risks that can part a small business owner with their hard-earned cash, and here are five to watch out for when it comes to your bill-paying process. 1. Fraudulent invoices Some companies will send […]
If revenue hasn’t come back as fast as you expected it to, it may be time to review your budget and determine if some planned expenses can be cut. Here are five places to look to do just that. 1. Travel Since most events have been moved online or cancelled altogether, you can likely redirect […]
Many families and small business owners have seen decreases in income over the last several months. Money struggles can cause us to experience stress and worry, and none of us need that right now. Instead we need to boost our immune systems and decrease stress. Here are some tips on how we can take back […]
The only way to get smarter about how to invest your marketing dollars is to document and measure what’s happening now in your business. What you’ve measured, you can then improve. Marketing Spend The first step to measuring what you spend on marketing is to aggregate all of the costs. They may be in one […]
If you are thinking of starting a business or have already started a business, here is a detailed checklist of items to consider to get your new business off to a great start.
One of the top challenges for small businesses is managing cash flow effectively. The good news is there are more than a hundred ways to increase your cash flow, and some of them are very simple to implement.
Are you thinking about hiring a new employee? Whether you’re hiring your first employee or your hundredth, here’s a checklist of items to keep you on track with all of the related tasks and requirements.