small business

Making Your Web Presence Both Local and Global

Think globally, act locally. Or is it think locally, act globally? With some planning, both can be true for your online identity.

Turn Your Business Into a Money Machine

When it comes right down to it, every business is a money machine. Some are just better designed than others.

Tax Law Changes For 2012: What You Need To Know

Here's a look at tax law changes you can expect for 2012 and how to plan ahead to take advantage of those changes now.

Are Your Tweets Being Heard?

You've tried twitter and haven't noticed a boost in business? Try these tweaks to tune up your profile, your tone and your connections.

How To Keep Your Business Headed In The Right Direction

If you don't know where you're going, you aren't going anywhere.

5 Types Of Employees That Are Destroying Your Business

You can't afford to hire -- or keep -- these five types of problem employees.

The Ability To Execute Is Your Most Valuable Asset

Stop talking about it, planning for it, dreaming of it and start getting it done.

Customer Service Mistakes You’ll Never Recover From

Gaining customers is hard work. Make sure you aren't losing them through preventable customer service blunders.

5 Principles Of Creating A Cultural Brand

Crossing the line between commerce and culture.

4 Steps To Perfecting Your Social Media Strategy

If you've added a social media component to your marketing, be sure to actively measure and track your efforts.

Should You Take More Breaks At Work?

Time is money, but only if you are using your time... energetically.

How To Use Cross-selling And Upselling To Maximize Online Sales

Every sale is opportunity for another sale, even online.

Business Lunch Etiquette 101

Good table manners and basic etiquette aren't just for visits to Gramma's house. They're good for business, too.

Innovations In Advertising

Where won't clever marketers place their advertisements? Where will you?

How To Stay Ahead Of The Curve And Be Successful

Doing what everybody else does is no way lead. And it won't make you rich, either.

9 Reasons People Don't Do What They Are Supposed to Do

Managing staff is rarely easy. Here are 9 distressing employee-management situations, and what you can do to correct them.

Why Small Businesses Should Pursue Free Trade

Recent free trade agreements have opened up new markets for American business, including small business. Here's how to get started.

6 Ways to Prepare for the Holiday Rush

The holiday shopping season is right around the corner. Are you prepared?

Don't Be The Boss--Be The Leader

You don't want to be their boss. You want to be their leader.

5 Psychological Hacks to Boost Your Bottom Line

Use the power of positive thinking (and four more psychological powers) to push you and your employees to greater productivity.