Strategizing

Small Business Strategy and Planning

The most successful business owners are always thinking ahead. If you are a new business owner, strategizing about mission statements, corporate culture and business plans are things you would be smart to address early on. More seasoned business owners can benefit from articles on everything from setting client expectations to creating a niche for your small business

What Is Mobile First and Why Is it Important?

Late in March 2018, Google announced a gradual and continuous rollout of the Mobile First Indexing update on their indexing algorithm. Google insists that this update is geared towards giving mobile users a better user experience as the volume of mobile traffic grows exponentially every year. But what is mobile first indexing all about, and how does it affect SERP … [Read more...]

4 Best Practices to Help Protect Your Business from Identity Theft

With more than 500 identities stolen every year, identity theft has become an uncontrollable epidemic, but thankfully there are a number of things you can do to protect yourself. It isn’t just individuals falling victim to these callous crimes either, businesses are also susceptible to identity theft. Whether cybercriminals run up fraudulent credits or get their hands on … [Read more...]

Why You Should Work Outdoors: 17 Science-Backed Reasons

We’ve all read the news — sitting at our desks all day can have serious consequences for our health. So why do 90 percent of Americans still live a sedentary lifestyle at work? It’s a good question, especially given the many health benefits of working outside. According to a study by L.L. Bean, 85 percent of employees enjoy the outdoors. However, 65 percent say that their … [Read more...]

Preparing Your Business For 2019

The new year is quickly approaching, and while many are taking this time to relax with family and friends, it is probably also true that business owners’ minds are busy trying to come up with ways to boost their business when 2019 arrives. From marketing strategies to employee morale to boosting sales, there are so many different things to consider about your business as you … [Read more...]

How To Find The Right Accountant

Make no mistake, your choice of an accountant is one of the biggest decisions you will ever have to make regarding your business. After all, they’ll be in charge of all the money, so the wrong decision here could severely impact both your livelihood and the future growth of your small business. The selection process certainly isn’t made any easier by the fact there are just … [Read more...]

Plan the Perfect Event with the Right Facility

Planning the perfect event means creating a seamless experience for guests and staff alike. Whether you're organizing the wedding of the century or a large-scale community event, securing the right facility can make all the difference between an event to remember and one your guests and clients would rather forget. What Facilities Will I Need? The facility you'll need … [Read more...]

Integrate Collaboration Tools for a Better Meeting Experience

At times, meetings are a real pain. Trying to find a suitable location and working around tight schedules can turn into an absolute nightmare, while it’s almost impossible to arrange a meet-up during the busier times of the year—which is usually when a meeting is most needed. If that wasn’t bad enough, the majority of workers often find them unproductive, poorly planned and, … [Read more...]

Preventing Corporate Divorce: Why You Need a Business Prenup

Like domestic marriages, business partnerships can start off well, but over time and for a variety of reasons, the parties involved may choose to go their separate ways. This “corporate divorce” typically involves complex financial interests and more often than not, strong emotions. Whether you’re going into business with a spouse, family members, friends or colleagues, it’s … [Read more...]

Business Services Worth Investing In

Businesses can either be failing or successful, and which one yours is greatly depends on using the different available services to your advantage. When your business is small, you might be able to handle everything on your own, but as it grows, you need to find capable people to assist in certain areas of the business to keep it running smoothly. A great business starts with … [Read more...]