Businessing Magazine is constantly publishing a steady stream of helpful, informative and inspiring content for small business owners. In case you missed some of our articles and interviews from the last few months, here’s a list of the most-read articles from the first quarter of 2016. Did you miss any of these? Catch up with what’s been trending with Businessing Magazine readers.
1. 20 Success Inspiring Quotes to Put On Your Office Wall
This list of success inspiring quotes continues to be popular with visitors to Businessing Magazine. It was put together by Christina DeBusk, one of our regular contributors, and first published in August 2014. The list contains quotes by famous successful individuals like Winston Churchill, Vince Lombardi, and Dale Carnegie.
Here’s another article that has been around for a while, but continues to be popular with our readers. It was written by Businessing Magazine contributor Elizabeth Eames, who has been working as a communications and public relations professional for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about media alerts and press releases.
3. 6 Qualities Employees Look for in a “Perfect” Boss
When you own a business, you are usually the boss, so it’s important to figure out how to be a good one. This article by Christina DeBusk outlines the qualities that are important to cultivate in order to be an effective leader that employees respect and want to work hard for.
4. Vision Statement Examples and Inspiration
Our readers keep coming back to this article about vision statements. Put together by Businessing Magazine Editor Matt Smith, this article talks about why your company needs a vision statement and gives some examples to help you get started in creating your own.
5. Three Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read
Entrepreneurs, in general, have a love for learning. Whether it’s learning about how to better run their business or keeping up with the latest information about their industry, entrepreneurs who continue to educate themselves are some of the more successful business people. Regular contributor Jessica Dawson put together this list of her three favorite books for entrepreneurs, along with compelling reasons for reading each of them.
6. A Passion for Quality: 5 Questions with Kristy Romero, Professional Photographer
This article comes from our “5 Questions With” interview series that asks successful entrepreneurs in various fields the same five questions. In her interview, Kristy Romero talks about how she runs a successful infant photography business in a crowded market.
7. If You Are a Business Owner, You Need a Headshot—From a Professional
Elizabeth Eames wrote this article to educate business owners on the importance of having a professional headshot. She says business owners should consider the cost to hire a professional as an investment in their businesses, and she gives some tips for hiring the right photographer for the job.
8. Advise, Advocate and Collaborate: An Interview with Mark Grisafe of M. Grisafe Architect
The eighth most popular article is actually not an article at all, but an audio interview with Long Beach architect Mark Grisafe conducted by Dean Rotbart. Mark has a unique approach to running his architecture business that helps him stand out from his competitors, which he talks about at length in this interview.
9. Turn Your Unique Skill Set into a Thriving Service-Based Business
Entrepreneur Cameron Ungar, owner of Stylehawk Event Services, gives his perspective on how he was able to create a successful service business by using the skills he’s acquired through past business experiences. He also discusses his company’s core values and how they guide the way in which he runs his business.
10. How Honing This One Skill Can Increase Your Business Success
Read this article to find out what Businessing Magazine regular contributor Christina DeBusk thinks is a skill that is vital to succeeding in business. You might be surprised by what she says!