If you can’t collaborate well then you’re going to have significant problems in your business, regardless of what size it is. The rise of file-sharing software has made collaboration infinitely easier in recent years, driving up the capabilities of remote workers and freelancers. With a few clicks of a button and drags of a mouse,
No matter what form it takes, leadership can be a complex subject. It can be brash to the point of arrogance or muted to the point of detachment. In mega-corporations, most employees never even meet the ultimate leader, such as a CEO or Chairman of the Board. But in startups and small businesses, leaders are
Getting your startup business off the ground can take a Herculean effort of money, work, risk, endurance, and love. Unfortunately, your business is only as good as its momentum. Opening the doors doesn’t guarantee you are making even one sale, and Monday’s energy can be ultimately undone by a terrible Tuesday. Startups need to perpetuate
In a perfect world, finding your ideal customer would be as easy as turning your store sign from “Closed” to “Open,” opening the front door, and watching the masses rush in to buy your latest products. That dream scenario might come true if you’re ever the manufacturer of the hottest Christmas toy on the market.
When you’re a small business, competition is one of the toughest hurdles to overcome. Between balancing your budget, finding talent to help you grow, the constant battle with technology, all while trying to figure out how to bring in new customers. Who has time to think about the competition? Of course, if you can’t compete,
What is SEO and how can three little letters cause so many headaches and wasted hours? Being a small business owner means wearing a lot of different hats, often several in one day. Being a smart leader means knowing your strengths and weaknesses. Play to your strengths and assign your shortcomings to specialists who excel