Emily Lund 

Managing Editor


How Knockout Pest Control in Temecula Beats Out the Big Guys

In almost every industry, small business owners find themselves competing with the “big guys.” The big guys are the well-known brands that offer similar products and services to your small business, but are much larger, often national, companies. They have large marketing departments and budgets behind them, and are able to make their names familiar to the average consumer. … [Read more...]

VitalChurch Interim Pastor Training Event Touches on the Business Side of Helping Churches Thrive

When most people think of running a church, they tend to think of the way in which pastors and other church leaders guide their congregations spiritually. They think about Sunday morning sermons and weekday programs and community outreach events. They often forget that, behind the scenes, a church is actually run a lot like a business. There are budgets to make, a building to … [Read more...]

Here’s a Small Business That’s Killing It During COVID: BM Windows in San Diego

In the areas with the strictest stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 crisis, it seemed that almost daily you would hear new stories about businesses shutting down. After months of trying to hold on, there were many businesses that just couldn’t afford to pay their mounting bills any longer and were forced to permanently close their doors. Mom-and-pop shops that had been … [Read more...]

Is There Such a Thing as a Recession-Proof Business? This San Diego House Painting Company Says, “Yes”

If you have owned a business for any length of time, or even if you just pay attention to the business world in general, you know that the state of the economy has a lot to do with whether or not a business succeeds or fails. In a booming economy it can seem like almost any business you start has a great chance of success, while in a less-than-favorable economy, getting a … [Read more...]

Long Beach Architect Welcomes Client Ideas and Input

If you’ve ever worked with a design professional, like an architect, interior designer, or landscape architect, you may have noticed that your ideas and suggestions are not always welcomed. So many designers take on the mindset of “I’m the expert. I know what’s best.” And while it’s true that these types of professionals have varying levels of training and experience in their … [Read more...]