Posts Tagged “small business”

Analyzing Your Small Business Overhead Costs

Posted on January 29th, 2019 by Kelly Kirkham

Small businesses can take almost as many shapes as the products and services they sell. The variety within startups presents a problem when it comes to determining what the future may hold. Financial items such as how much day-to-day operations will cost in a month or a year from now are almost immeasurable. From rent…

Tips For Prioritizing Your Workload

Posted on January 22nd, 2019 by Kelly Kirkham

Regardless of which industry you work in, or whether you work for yourself or a large company, learning how to prioritize is an important part of finding success. So, whether you are facing a large project or just need to get a handle on your life, the tips below can help you get organized and…

Signs That You Are Ready To Become An Entrepreneur

Posted on January 15th, 2019 by Kelly Kirkham

Whether you are thinking about working on a side gig or quitting your day job altogether, it can be nerve-wracking to become an entrepreneur. How do you know if you have the necessary characteristics and qualities to succeed? We’ve assembled a list of attributes to help you decide if you have the entrepreneurial spirit and…

Small Business Goals For The Year Ahead

Posted on January 1st, 2019 by Kelly Kirkham

Hello, 2019! A New Year is a time for a fresh start, and it’s worth taking some time to think about what’s to come in the twelve months ahead. Where does your small business want to go before 2020? The New Year is a perfect opportunity to set goals and aim high. However, many entrepreneurs…

Should I Accept Venmo On My Ecommerce Website?

Posted on December 11th, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

If you are like 7 million other monthly users, you may Venmo money to friends and family on a regular basis. The mobile payment portal has made splitting the check, sharing an Uber, and planning a trip to the movies easier than ever. The app reportedly transferred $12 billion in Q1 of 2018, demonstrating that…

WordPress Plugins That’ll Make Your Customers’ Lives Easier

Posted on November 13th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

Considering the fact that it was launched in 2003 as a standalone program, the subsequent diversity of WordPress plugins is quite breathtaking. There are now over 55,600 separate plugins, which augment the basic WordPress framework. Some of these are frivolous, while others could best be described as being of niche appeal. However, many have been…

Ten Things You Need In A Business Plan

Posted on October 19th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

Creating a business plan is an exciting part of establishing a new company, or changing the direction of an existing one. Yet it’s also one of the most fluid and misdirected documents a company will ever produce. Ask any established entrepreneur, and they’ll tell you that their business has expanded in ways they could hardly…

Should You Use Instagram To Market Your Business?

Posted on October 2nd, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

Entrepreneurs or small business owners often wonder whether or not their time will be well spent investing in an Instagram following. If you are feeling this way, know that you are not alone. Knowing where to invest your time and money for marketing purposes can be tough. In this article, we will cover the pros and…

Tips For Building A Successful Online Store

Posted on April 10th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

In the final quarter of 2017, $119 billion was spent in ecommerce stores across the States. And although that’s only 9% of total retail sales over the same period, online shopping is clearly here to stay. Crowded Marketplace Unfortunately, so are your competitors. They have a head start over you, with established customer bases and…

Can A Startup Be Evaluated Objectively?

Posted on September 8th, 2017 by Guest Blogger

In the world of startups, we hear a lot about valuation. We rank companies based not on their revenues and profits, but on their valuation. This is intriguing, because by all accounts a startup valuation is far from an exact science. So when you hear, for example, that a company like WeWork has a valuation…

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