Many traditional lenders such as banks are pulling back credit, even from long term, credit-worthy customers. Fortunately,there are plenty of alternatives to traditional banks.
by: Elaine Pofeldt | channel: Small Business Resource Center
You can't afford to hire -- or keep -- these five types of problem employees.
by: Elaine Pofeldt | channel: Entrepreneurship, Small Business Resource Center
Keeping your employees motivated and engaged can boost productivity and profitability.
Looking for more ways to cut costs in a tight economy? Borrow some ideas from young entrepreneurs who have only ever operated in a tight business climate.
An economy stalled and political leadership in gridlock? When the going gets tough, small business gets going.
You cut costs and weathered the recession. With the threat of a double-dip recession looming, you may have to find more to cut. Here are three places to look.
Meetings, conferences, and company outings don't have to be budget busters.
In good times or bad, it's never smart to hang onto these five poor performers.
Five questions you should be asking before the double dip arrives.
Substitute good habits for bad and the momentum you build will push you and your business steadily ahead.
Stay up to date on business trends and discover new insights at these five forward leaning business blogs.
Covering everything from branding to bravado, there's bound to be something bankable in this bundle of business books.
How do you teach an old dog a new trick? Bring home a puppy.
Watching videos online doesn't have to be a time waster.
Don't sweat the small stuff but do sweat the stuff that's within your control.
Small business needs money to grow, but banks are reluctant to lend. Where to turn?
For some businesses, the best business growth strategy is a business purchase strategy.
It's tough to find business success in a tough economic climate. Are your mental roadblocks making it tougher?
Don't just hang out on your downtime -- hang out with people who can help you build your business.
Pursue a few modest sales and marketing efforts each week and by year's end you'll enjoy a healthier bottom line.