small business

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?

4 Ways to Defend Your Phone from Hackers

You may have lots of sensitive business data in your voicemail inbox. How safe is it?

7 Tips for Small Business Success in Troubled Times

When the going gets tough, small business gets going.

5 Great Money-Saving Meeting Ideas

Meetings, conferences, and company outings don't have to be budget busters.

5 Ways to Stop Stunting Your Growth

Are you restraining your company's growth?

Increase Sales by Narrowing Customer Choices

Your customers are adrift in a sea of choices. Steer them to the sale with the right selection and the right information.

The Dark Side of Viral Content

Linkbait is a good way to attract visitors and incoming links. But it may not be the best way to build an audience.

How To Deal With Small Biz Contest Winnings

Contests can be a great way to boost your exposure -- including your tax exposure.

3 Smart Investments for Greater Productivity

Three key business investments you should make before you buy a bunch of new computers and software.

4 Lessons from Netflix's Price Hike

Netflix's recent price increase offers a crash course in the right way -- and the wrong way -- to roll out a price boost.

8 Bad Financial Habits You Should Drop

Bad habits are made to be broken.

56,000 Money Saving Ideas from Uncle Sam

Take a page from the White House and reward employees who come up with clever ways to save money.

How Charity Can Result In A Stronger Work Culture

Charity is its own reward. It's also good for business.

4 Skills Every Leader Should Have

Develop these four key leadership attributes, and soon you'll have your team all on the same page and pointed in the right direction.