It’s the peak of the holiday season and small businesses are looking forward to finishing the year strong. Although your customers are excited about spreading cheer, they’re also looking for the perfect gifts this season.
According to National Retail Federation, it’s expected for 2014 holiday sales to be $616.9 billion, which is a 4.1 percent … Continue reading 6 Holiday Marketing Tips for Small Businesses
Jenni from the Quick Books Self Employed Community says the following:
“I always feel like my prices are too high, yet when I see my competition, their prices are almost double mine. I know my product is at least the same quality … Continue reading Small Business Advice and Tips on Pricing
Greening your business is a smart move but it also can be an expensive one. Alternative energy sources are often more costly; the same goes for many things marketed as recycled or upcycled.
While certainly well worth it considering that big businesses are often capable of doing … Continue reading How Small Businesses Can Save Green While Going Green
The Community for Quickbooks Self- Employed sponsored by Intuit has some amazing small business owners running small businesses, just like you. One asked, how do I start a photography business?
Here are four tips to position … Continue reading How to Start A Photography Business
Wow, do I love how small businesses are celebrated by Capital One Spark. Alex Spector, the founder of Accutek, has an amazing story. He and his family are from Ukraine, the country that is suffering terribly from civil war right now.
They started a business … Continue reading #Small Biz Proud from Capital One Spark
Starbucks has yet another great giveaway; Free College Tuition.
It’s called the Starbucks College Achievement Plan.
Is a college education still part of the American Dream?
As a college professor I can attest, yes it is. First, it was healthcare. Now, it’s free college tuition.
These guys … Continue reading Starbucks Offers Workers Free College Tuition at Arizona State University Online
I hope you had an OMG moment like I did reading these stats. They come to us from the sales experts at the National Sales Executive Association.
Follow Up Success.com captures these statistics perfectly.
Here are two eye-popping takeaways: Almost exactly half of sales people NEVER FOLLOW … Continue reading Why Most Small Businesses Lose 80% of Potential Sales
When Sally Mengel and Rachel Moore debuted Loblolly Creamery in 2012, they could not have expected how wildly popular it would become in just two years. Both relied on previous restaurant experience as they tapped into the growing local, artisan … Continue reading 8 flavors, a soda and more
We had so much fun talking with the Beards that we weren’t able to fit all of the good tips they shared in one post. So here is part two of our adventures with Michael Beard … Continue reading Capturing moments that last
The first wedding Jenna and Michael photographed was for a friend who didn’t have a budget for photography. Both were interested in photography as a hobby and maybe it was inevitable that they would turn wedding photography into a business: Michael Beard Photography. They are based in Delaware, but ready to travel the … Continue reading Capturing the moment to build a business