Monday, October 31, 2022

What Tom Herman Learned from His Movie, Startup.com

Small Business Trends     •     October 31, 2022, 11:30 am
In 2001, one of my favorite entrepreneurship movies about the “Dot Com Bubble” in the late 1990’s was called Start up.com. It followed two partners, Tom Herman and Kaleil Tuzman who started…
Small Business Trends     •     October 31, 2022, 10:00 am
Many interested entrepreneurs dream of setting up their own franchise. That’s because it’s a highly lucrative avenue – one that lets them leverage an existing brand’s equity to win. But the…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     October 31, 2022, 9:30 am
October is National Women’s Small Business Month, a time to recognize and celebrate female entrepreneurs who have started small businesses around the country. And there is a lot to celebrate…
Small Business Trends     •     October 31, 2022, 8:30 am
Elon Musk is now officially in charge of Twitter. A deal to transfer ownership of the site was completed last week. And Musk wasted little time in taking to his social media platform to address…
Small Business Trends     •     October 30, 2022, 4:00 pm
YouTube recently announced a number of changes to its format which are intended to give it a cleaner and livelier design. And these changes should be helpful to a lot of creators that use YouTube for…

Sunday, October 30, 2022

9 Strategies for Year-Round Financial Stability as a Seasonal Business

Small Business Trends     •     October 30, 2022, 1:00 pm
No matter what industry you’re in, it’s important to ensure that you have enough capital to maintain your business year-round. However, this is especially important if demand for your products or…
Small Business Trends     •     October 30, 2022, 10:00 am
Most businesses are aware of the opportunity that social media provides for marketing and customer engagement, with around 4.5 billion social media users around the world. The number of users in the…
Small Business Trends     •     October 29, 2022, 4:00 pm
Managing the social media presence of public agencies and governments is more important than ever. Social media channels can communicate everything from emergencies to funding, and programs. The…

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Experts Share How to Create Company Culture That Gets Results

Small Business Trends     •     October 29, 2022, 1:00 pm
Your company culture includes a huge array of elements that impact how your team feels and performs at work. If you want to get more out of your current employees or attract top talent, creating a…
Small Business Trends     •     October 29, 2022, 10:00 am
Many small businesses are struggling to find and retain employees. But certain grant programs aim to help employers fill these gaps. Some try to fill important community needs like child care. Others…
Small Business Trends     •     October 28, 2022, 5:30 pm
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced some planned events to celebrate the upcoming National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW) from October 31 to November 4. National…
Small Business Trends     •     October 28, 2022, 4:00 pm
If you want to give your business a chance at winning a grant you have to make sure your company aligns with the mission of the organization. This includes the Small Business Administration (SBA),…
Small Business Trends     •     October 28, 2022, 2:30 pm
Transferring large files to a flash drive is a huge convenience. It allows small businesses to be more efficient in an increasingly mobile ecosystem. And as the storage price continues to fall, it is…

Friday, October 28, 2022

Learn How to Build a Team and Foster Collaboration This November

Small Business Trends     •     October 28, 2022, 1:00 pm
Building a team is often one of the most important elements of creating a successful business. There are many challenges that come with team building, especially in 2022. But it’s worth taking the…

Thursday, October 27, 2022

10 PayPal Scams to Watch Out For

Small Business Trends     •     October 27, 2022, 1:00 pm
Paypal is one of the leading payment providers and a valuable tool for accepting and receiving money. As a tool, Paypal is incredibly versatile and can be used for both personal and professional…
Small Business Trends     •     October 27, 2022, 10:00 am
When bad actors take advantage of return policies, return fraud is the result. It’s the act of defrauding businesses using its return process and it’s a problem in the retail industry. If you think…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     October 27, 2022, 9:30 am
Brooke Daniels has over a decade of experience in tech startups and venture capital, and she’s the director of Salesforce Ventures and CEO of Daniels + Co., a business strategy firm supporting…

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Business Loan Terminology You Should Know

Small Business Trends     •     October 26, 2022, 1:00 pm
Small business loans can be a great way to get your business started or help it grow. However, there are a lot of different types of loans available, and it can be difficult to know which one is…
Small Business Trends     •     October 26, 2022, 11:30 am
Understanding your target market is an essential part of running a business. But many new businesses simply accept all clients that come their way. This is exactly what happened with Brandfirm. The…
Small Business Trends     •     October 26, 2022, 10:00 am
Selling handmade goods can be a profitable small business model for a crafty entrepreneur. But where are the best places to sell your crafts? You could open your own store or establish your own…
Small Business Trends     •     October 25, 2022, 7:00 pm
Ecommerce expert John “ColderIce” Lawson and I recently transitioned our Watching Amazon show/podcast into Pass the Mic.  The new name doesn’t mean we’ve grown tired of, well, watching Amazon, as we…
Small Business Trends     •     October 25, 2022, 4:00 pm
Phishing attacks are growing. And the latest phishing statistics prove this point. To help you stay informed about the current phishing threats, we have collected the key phishing attack statistics…

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

20 Craft Room Ideas

Small Business Trends     •     October 25, 2022, 1:00 pm
Creative entrepreneurs starting their own handmade businesses need a dedicated space to construct their products and store craft supplies. Whether you use a spare room, or you must settle for…
Small Business Trends     •     October 25, 2022, 11:30 am
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced the Federal Register publication of SBA-proposed reforms to the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program. Small Business…
Small Business Trends     •     October 25, 2022, 10:00 am
Since 2007, more than 8 million minority-owned firms have launched small businesses in the US. In fact, minority small business owners are represented in every industry sector, according to the US…
Small Business Trends     •     October 24, 2022, 7:00 pm
Online reputation crisis happens when any kind of negative information related to your company starts spreading. A single negative review is not a reputation crisis. But if that customer’s negative…
Small Business Trends     •     October 24, 2022, 5:30 pm
The price of stamps is likely going up. United States Postal Service wants to raise the price on some mail. The price increase, if it’s approved, will have some impact on small business owners…

Monday, October 24, 2022

What is Chargeback Fraud?

Small Business Trends     •     October 24, 2022, 1:00 pm
A chargeback happens when a payment is reversed by the customer’s bank. It’s called chargeback fraud when bad actors cheat this process. Instead of contacting a merchant for a refund, they go right…
Small Business Trends     •     October 24, 2022, 11:30 am
Too many small business owners do everything in their company instead of leveraging their staff. In a sense, their business owns them more than they own it! On the Small Business Radio Show, I talked…
Small Business Trends     •     October 24, 2022, 10:00 am
A strong password generator makes it easy to create complex passwords that are hard to crack. And the best thing is you can generate strong passwords instantly, including lowercase letters, uppercase…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     October 24, 2022, 9:30 am
Marketing is key to driving sales into your business, and it’s the one thing you constantly need to work on from day one. If you are a local business, your marketing approach can be offline and…

Sunday, October 23, 2022

The Benefits of Going Live on Video for Your Business (INFOGRAPHIC)

Small Business Trends     •     October 23, 2022, 10:00 am
Did you know that by 2028, global revenue from live video will reach $184 billion? The popularity of live video streaming is gaining popularity, bringing multiple opportunities for brands and…
Small Business Trends     •     October 22, 2022, 4:00 pm
If you are a small business owner or will be in the future, Small Business Expo 2022 is the best place to be to learn from industry experts, meet vendors and suppliers, as well as network with other…
Small Business Trends     •     October 22, 2022, 2:30 pm
Removing the snow that has accumulated overnight or throughout the day is hard work for a small business. However, with a good snow blower, the task won’t break your back. If your small business…
Small Business Trends     •     October 20, 2022, 9:00 pm
TikTok has recently introduced some new features to its TikTok LIVE function, including raising the number of guests creators can have during a broadcast. TikTok Live Has New Features The number of…

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Struggling With Your Marketing Strategy? Here Are 10 Expert Tips for Spicing Things Up

Small Business Trends     •     October 22, 2022, 1:00 pm
If your marketing strategy is ineffective or stale, it may be time to pivot. Luckily, there are tons of new tactics that can inject some life into your current mix, from webinars to podcasting. You…
Small Business Trends     •     October 22, 2022, 10:00 am
Over the past few years, communities around the country have used grants to help small businesses recover. But grants can also spur new innovations that state and local governments want to promote.…
Small Business Trends     •     October 21, 2022, 4:00 pm
Industry-specific grants provide funds for those small businesses operating in the segment. These types of grants address issues these small business owners deal with and try to provide help so they…
Small Business Trends     •     October 21, 2022, 2:30 pm
Finding the best pressure washer is critical to maintaining a tidy business location or cleaning your car. We all have different reasons for why we need a pressure washer, so finding the best…

Friday, October 21, 2022

This Could Have Been an Email

Small Business Trends     •     October 21, 2022, 11:30 am
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Small Business Trends     •     October 21, 2022, 10:00 am
If you love to knit, you may want to turn your knitting projects into a business. Knitting patterns can help you hone your skills and build an extensive inventory. The following patterns can provide…

Thursday, October 20, 2022

32 Winter Business Ideas

Small Business Trends     •     October 20, 2022, 1:00 pm
Seasonal business ventures remain one of the hottest small business trends thanks to the numerous business opportunities and the unique benefits these options offer budding entrepreneurs. After all,…
Small Business Trends     •     October 20, 2022, 10:00 am
As a McAfee subscription customer, it’s important that you’re aware of the various scams that are going around so you can protect your computer and data. That’s why in this article, we’ll reveal…

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

12 Places to Get Blacksmith Supplies for Your Business

Small Business Trends     •     October 19, 2022, 1:00 pm
Blacksmith tools can help professionals create and repair a variety of iron or steel-based products, from gates to cooking supplies. If you’re interested in starting a blacksmith business or just…
Small Business Trends     •     October 19, 2022, 11:30 am
If you’ve ever waited in a long line at a bar or event drink cart, you’ve probably experienced some frustration. That’s exactly what spurred the idea for PourMyBeverage, originally known as…
Small Business Trends     •     October 19, 2022, 10:00 am
Are you looking at opening a Mexican restaurant franchise? There are some advantages to opening a place serving authentic Mexican food. Americans love these traditional dishes. In fact, 86% of them…
Small Business Trends     •     October 19, 2022, 8:30 am
Adobe recently released its online shopping forecast for the 2022 holiday season, known to be the most comprehensive view into e-commerce in the United States. Adobe Releases 2022 Holiday Shopping…
Small Business Trends     •     October 18, 2022, 4:00 pm
Veterans Day is when the trees are ablaze with vibrant and glorious hues honoring Veterans who have fought for our country. It’s also an opportunity for small businesses to show their appreciation to…

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

How to Franchise Your Business

Small Business Trends     •     October 18, 2022, 1:00 pm
Are you tired of working eighty hours a week? Do you feel like you’re not making any progress in your business? You may be considering franchising. Franchise development can be a great way for a…
Small Business Trends     •     October 18, 2022, 10:00 am
Do you love coffee? Do you love donuts? If so, owning a Dunkin Donuts franchise might be the perfect opportunity for you! In this article, we will answer some of the most frequently asked questions…
Small Business Trends     •     October 18, 2022, 1:00 am
  Gas prices are dropping slowly after nearly a month of increases. According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), the average retail price of gas now stands at $3.888 on Monday, Oct 17,…
Small Business Trends     •     October 17, 2022, 5:30 pm
By any definition, things are crazy inside our business world; the Covid pandemic, record inflation, the supply chain shortage, the Great Resignation, and quiet quitting. How can we make our world…

How Does Shipping Work on Facebook Marketplace?

How Does Shipping Work on Facebook Marketplace? Small Business Trends     •     December 8, 2022, 2:00 pm ...