small business

3 Strategies to Stay Afloat in Trying Times

If the recession is slowing your business down, try these simple strategies to get more done for less while improving cash flow.

6 Ways to Get the Most from Local Search

As internet search goes local small businesses have an opportunity to stand out on computer screens large and small.

How to Create an Unbeatable Call to Action

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5 Ways To Grow Your Business Despite The Economic Crisis

An economy stalled and political leadership in gridlock? When the going gets tough, small business gets going.

Are Loyalty Programs A Marketing Gold Mine?

Your customer loyalty program can be so much more than just a way to reach out to your customers.

What to Know about Subleasing Office Space

For a home business outgrowing the home office, but not quite ready to move out alone, sub-leasing can be a good alternative.

6 Ways for Business Travelers to get a Good Night’s Sleep

For business travelers life on the road is not a vacation. But with some planning, you can make business travel less of a grind.

10 Examples of Great (Small) Investments for Small Business

Sometimes small investments lead to big returns.

7 Mistakes Bosses Make That Drive Employees Crazy

Sometimes leaders and managers can't avoid these seven common pratfalls of bad bosses. But with some careful management, these stumbles don't have to hurt morale or productivity.

Affiliate Marketing, the IRS and You

If you're running an affiliate marketing program to boost your sales, be sure you're complying with IRS reporting requirements.

Cloud Computing and Your Wallet

By providing processing power and storage elsewhere, cloud computing can totally change how you interact with your data. Discover how it can affect you.

How to Write Off Start-Up Costs

Getting a business up and running is usually expensive. But once yours is a going concern, you can turn some of those costs into standard business deductions.

5 Interview Questions Every Small Business Owner Should Ask

The interview may be your only chance to get to know a job applicant before you make a hiring decision. Here are five questions to help you.

30 Ways to Boost Sales Without Discounting

Discounts get attention boost sales, but cost money. Here are 30 more free or almost free attention-getters to try instead.

Cleanse And Organize Your Inbox In 10 Simple Steps

If your inbox has mastered you, try these ten tricks to regain control.

What to Do When the Wrong Person for the Job is You

Face it, even company founders are asked to move on, eventually. Here's how to plan ahead and lessen the blow.

4 Lies Business Owners Tell Themselves

Optimism in business is essential, but so is realism. Are you lying to yourself about the state of your business?

Countering: What To Consider Before An Employee Gets Another Offer

Your high value employees are valuable to your competitors, too. Here's how to develop a counter-offer plan before another firm lures them away.

Why Showing Your Customers The Love Is More Important Than The Sale

If you give your customers reasons to love you, they will. Here are six.

10 Lessons From The Inc. 500

Inc. Magazine's annual list of the top 500 fastest growing businesses is out. How does your business measure up?