Wednesday, November 30, 2022

24 Team Building Exercises and Games Your Team Will Enjoy

Small Business Trends     •     November 30, 2022, 2:00 pm
Think your team is too unruly for a game or two? WRONG. Even the rowdiest crew can be tamed with the right activity. Team building exercises and games are perfect for businesses because they…
Small Business Trends     •     November 30, 2022, 12:30 pm
There are so many challenges within the startup realm. But many of those challenges can be made easier with the right connections. DealFlowNow aims to help startups, investors, and professional…
Small Business Trends     •     November 30, 2022, 11:00 am
Are you thinking about starting your own business? If so, you’ll want to make sure you have everything in order before you launch. In this article, we’ll reveal the ultimate business checklist for…
Small Business Trends     •     November 29, 2022, 6:30 pm
Child care is a major hurdle for many in today’s workforce. So daycare grants can have a huge economic impact in many communities. Luckily, there are several nationwide, state and local grants for…
Small Business Trends     •     November 29, 2022, 5:00 pm
In the franchise industry, 7-11 has truly humble beginnings. An owner in Dallas, Texas, ran 16 icehouse companies in 1927. All were thriving. There was no reason to make any changes. But one of the…

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

10 Places to Get Pottery Supplies for Your Business

Small Business Trends     •     November 29, 2022, 2:00 pm
If you’re running a pottery business, then you know that having the right supplies like clay is essential. This can be tricky, as there are many different types of pottery supplies available, and it…
Small Business Trends     •     November 29, 2022, 12:30 pm
The year is almost over, but there’s still time to take actions that can reduce your 2022 tax bill. The first thing is to meet with your CPA or other tax adviser. Last-Minute Tax Actions for…
Small Business Trends     •     November 29, 2022, 11:00 am
Photography is one of the best career paths if you’re looking for something that lets you explore your creativity. With so many types of photography paths available, there is a lot of room to explore…
Small Business Trends     •     November 28, 2022, 10:30 pm
We’ve been highlighting some of the best Cyber Monday deals for small businesses at Amazon. But plenty of other merchants are offering deep discounts on their products and services today and all this…
Small Business Trends     •     November 28, 2022, 9:00 pm
Legislation to improve on and make permanent the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Community Advantage Pilot Program has been introduced by Senator Ben Cardin. Senate Bill Would Make SBA…

Monday, November 28, 2022

Paid Search Engine Marketing Has Become Tougher. Here is the Solution.

Small Business Trends     •     November 28, 2022, 12:30 pm
With all the changes in paid search engine marketing, it has become more difficult to get a return on your investment. This does not mean that small businesses should forget about this marketing…

Sunday, November 27, 2022

Leaders: 11 Tips to Consider When a Key Employee Quits

Small Business Trends     •     November 27, 2022, 11:00 am
When one of your early employees decides to quit your new business venture, there are a lot of emotions to process and decisions to make. Depending on the size of your company, you might be…
Small Business Trends     •     November 26, 2022, 5:00 pm
Suzanne Fanning, CMO for Wisconsin Cheese, and her team have increased social media engagement by 4000%. Not only that, but they have also built a national community around a love for cheese, tripled…
Small Business Trends     •     November 26, 2022, 2:00 pm
If you want to improve your digital marketing, you first need to understand the basic tools that many businesses rely on. Google’s search, analytics, and advertising platforms are among the most…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     November 21, 2022, 9:30 am
Recently we’ve been on a journey to set your small business up for success in 2023. In a three-part series, I’ve been guiding you in creating a small business strategy to launch in the new year and…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     November 17, 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…

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Relief Grant Programs Open New Funding Rounds to Support Additional Businesses

Small Business Trends     •     November 26, 2022, 11:00 am
Many business hardships take years to recover from. Whether it’s a pandemic or natural disaster, grants often help companies overcome these struggles. But a single round of funding isn’t always…
Small Business Trends     •     November 25, 2022, 5:00 pm
The impact of the pandemic will be felt for a long time. This is why pandemic-related grants are still available across the country from city, state, and federal grant programs to help small…

Friday, November 25, 2022

Business Dissolutions: What to Know Before the End of the Year

Small Business Trends     •     November 25, 2022, 2:00 pm
There are many reasons small business owners decide to close their businesses: cash flow difficulties, too much competition, the economy, retirement, or wanting to move on to another opportunity.…
Small Business Trends     •     November 25, 2022, 11:00 am
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Small Business Trends     •     November 24, 2022, 6:30 pm
After you’re finished eating your Thanksgiving meal, check out Amazon’s great early Black Friday deals. You can save big on all kinds of items, from smart home devices to a Nintendo Switch bundle.…
Small Business Trends     •     November 23, 2022, 3:30 pm
Working on the go has become a normal part of life. We often find ourselves opening our laptops away from our desks, whether we’re at home on the couch, at an airport waiting for a flight, and…
Small Business Trends     •     November 23, 2022, 2:00 pm
Airbnb is a lucrative option for many entrepreneurs looking to enter the hospitality arena. Airbnb hosting can be done across different properties, and you can provide travelers with a new and…

Thursday, November 24, 2022

How to Say Thank You for Supporting My Small Business

Small Business Trends     •     November 24, 2022, 11:00 am
Your small business wouldn’t be where it is today without your valued customers. The holiday season and new year can be an ideal opportunity to say thank you and show your appreciation. If you’re…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     November 24, 2022, 9:30 am
Sarah Durham is an entrepreneur and creative consultant passionate about helping entrepreneurs. She founded Big Duck in 1994 to help nonprofits increase their visibility, raise money, and communicate…
Small Business Trends     •     November 23, 2022, 5:00 pm
With more than 2 billion users at present, WhatsApp is a massively popular platform in many parts of the world. But it’s not just users who are leveraging this app to stay connected. A large number…
Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     November 23, 2022, 5:00 pm
In our last episode, we shared with you how important it is for Business Brain to engage with our listeners. Some of you answered the call and sent in questions, suggestions, and constructive…

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Spotlight: TOA Waters Breaks Stereotypes Surrounding Bubble Baths

Small Business Trends     •     November 23, 2022, 12:30 pm
Bubble baths are usually seen as fairly feminine. But TOA Waters wants everyone to get the chance to enjoy this form of self care. The company is breaking stereotypes with its unique blend of scents…
Small Business Trends     •     November 23, 2022, 11:00 am
Are you looking for an opportunity for business ownership that doesn’t require manning a store for hours every day? A variety of DVD kiosk companies are seeking independent owner-operators to expand…
Small Business Trends     •     November 22, 2022, 9:30 pm
The Amazon Books Editors recently announced their selections for the Best Books of 2022, which include the best business books published this year. Amazon’s Top Business Books of 2022 The annual…
Small Business Trends     •     November 22, 2022, 8:00 pm
TikTok have published The Discover List 2022 containing 50 of the best TikTok creators across five categories. The list includes 17 creators from the United States, so let’s have a quick rundown of…
Small Business Trends     •     November 22, 2022, 6:00 pm
Sponsored Post The end of the year can be a time for small businesses to reflect on the previous 12 months and begin planning for a prosperous 12 more. This is a natural and important process, but…

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

How to Sell a Domain Name

Small Business Trends     •     November 22, 2022, 11:00 am
In today’s digital age, owning a valuable and memorable domain name can be a profitable asset. But if you’re looking to sell your domain, it’s important to know the best tactics for finding…
Small Business Trends     •     November 21, 2022, 9:30 pm
Shopify have published its Black Friday Cyber Monday global research survey, and one of its main revelations is that shoppers are demanding products that last. 78% of Black Friday Shoppers Want…

Monday, November 21, 2022

How the CEO of Keap Grew His Company from Startup to $120 Million

Small Business Trends     •     November 21, 2022, 12:30 pm
Very few founders can grow a company from idea to over $100 million since each stage and challenges they face require different skills. Despite these odds, my guest on The Small Business Radio Show…

Sunday, November 20, 2022

7 Best Press Release Distribution Services to Catapult Your Small Business

Small Business Trends     •     November 20, 2022, 11:00 am
Press releases are a valuable tool for small businesses aiming to improve their recognition, credibility, reach, and revenue. No wonder, companies are investing in several PR strategies and working…
Small Business Trends     •     November 19, 2022, 5:00 pm
Social media channels are being used by public agencies and governments to get in touch directly with the public, which has made them a very valuable tool. The Social Media Strategies Summit Virtual…

Saturday, November 19, 2022

More Than $10 Million in Pandemic Recovery Grants Available in Select U.S. Cities

Small Business Trends     •     November 19, 2022, 11:00 am
The holiday season is just around the corner. So it’s more important than ever for small businesses to get the resources they need to effectively serve customers. This is especially true in many of…
Small Business Trends     •     November 18, 2022, 6:30 pm
Underserved small business communities have a much harder time when it comes to getting funding. Whether it is women or other minorities, this particular issue has created a big problem for these…
Small Business Trends     •     November 18, 2022, 3:30 pm
While it may seem like a trivial item, a desk calendar is an important part of your day! It’s often the first thing you see when you reach your desk and the last thing you see when you leave. A desk…

Friday, November 18, 2022

Building Materials “Stubbornly High” as Housing Market Slump Continues

Small Business Trends     •     November 18, 2022, 12:30 pm
Rising interest rates aren’t helping the nation’s home builders. The cost of building materials remains “stubbornly high,” according to the NAHB report. Add that to the elevated interest rates, and…

Thursday, November 17, 2022

15 Airbnb Apps for 2022

Small Business Trends     •     November 17, 2022, 2:00 pm
Are you a property owner, manager, or Airbnb host looking for the best Airbnb app to make your rental business run smoothly? Look no further! We’ve rounded up 15 of our favorite apps for Airbnb in…
Small Business Trends     •     November 17, 2022, 12:30 pm
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently made headlines regarding the laying off of 11,000 Meta employees, citing his incorrect prediction that ecommerce growth during the Covid-19 pandemic would be a…
Small Business Trends     •     November 17, 2022, 11:00 am
If you’re looking for a way to make some extra money, consider becoming a Vrbo host. Vacation properties are in high demand these days, and by renting out your extra space in a popular vacation…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     November 17, 2022, 9:30 am
#Smallbizchat Podcast LIVE is a monthly video chat where small business owners can get answers to their questions. The focus of #Smallbizchat Podcast LIVE is to end small business failure by helping…

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

What Are Kiva Loans?

Small Business Trends     •     November 16, 2022, 2:00 pm
Kiva Loans are crowdfunded microloans. They are a nonprofit fueled and supported by donations, loans and grants from users. They distribute the money to the likes of nonprofits, schools and business…
Small Business Trends     •     November 16, 2022, 12:30 pm
There are many ways to fundraise for nonprofits or causes. But merchandise offers a simple and proven option. And brands can customize products for various charities. This is exactly the goal of…

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

15 Phishing Examples

Small Business Trends     •     November 15, 2022, 2:00 pm
The rise of phishing attacks poses serious security challenges to small business owners. As phishing attacks exploit human psychology, learning about various phishing examples is the most effective…
Small Business Trends     •     November 15, 2022, 11:00 am
The franchise industry is a multi-billion dollar business in the United States. There are many different types of franchises, but one of the most popular is the restaurant franchise. Taco Bell…
Small Business Trends     •     November 14, 2022, 6:30 pm
Coinbase says that cryptocurrencies offer users faster, easier, and more cost-efficient ways of sending money abroad. Since launching international transfer services in Mexico in February the…
Small Business Trends     •     November 14, 2022, 5:00 pm
Entering a franchise business can be a great way to start your small business. By being a franchisee, you don’t necessarily need business experience to run a franchise. Franchisors will usually…
Small Business Trends     •     November 14, 2022, 3:30 pm
If you have a company vehicle or a vehicle you use for your business, it is a good idea to have a car emergency kit. Just like you should always have your driver’s license, registration, and…

How Does Shipping Work on Facebook Marketplace?

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