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

Billions to Texas and Other Gifts from California

California has the singular advantage of being the global center of information technology. Silicon Valley started with Fairchild, which spawned Hewlett Packard and Intel, which in turn spawned Apple, Cisco and others, which in turn spawned LinkedIn, PayPal, SalesForce and so on. Like-minds gathered, and 1,065 unicorns emerged. Meta, Alphabet, and Apple alone have a combined … [Read more...]

8 Key Things to Consider Before Outsourcing for Your Biz

In today's economy, outsourcing is critical to the seamless operation of any business. However, there are a few factors to consider when outsourcing effectively. Here are eight things to consider before outsourcing for your business. Pricing When outsourcing, you'll find many companies competing for your business by providing a deal that will be attractive enough for you to … [Read more...]

7 Reasons Your Business Should Invest in an ERP

The business market is competitive and firms can only remain profitable by applying technological tools to make work easier. For decades, companies have relied on practices and innovations which are susceptible to errors and delays. To catch up with the latest technology and streamline business operations, it is time for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Find out more … [Read more...]

What to Think About When Coming Up With a Company Name

When you're starting a new business, one of the first things you'll need to do is come up with a name. A company name might not be important to some since it doesn't affect the day-to-day operations, but it can be a big deal for others that are concerned with their brand and image. While calling your company "Corporation 9592" and then getting down to work might be a tenable … [Read more...]

Selling a House – Top Tips to Make the Process Fast and Simple

The average person in the US will own at least three homes during their lifetime. This means that on average, an American will have to go through the process of selling a home, at least twice. According to Statista, there were 6.9 million homes sold in the US in 2021. This sales number is predicted to rise in the coming years as the property market seems more … [Read more...]

How to Plan a Corporate Strategic Acquisition

Two companies are about to become one, and the future holds plenty of excitement, challenges and chaos. You will find several priorities begging your attention after the acquisition. Therefore, it’s important to re-examine your strategic plan before you make your decision. Whether your strategic plan brings success or not depends on how you will proceed after the … [Read more...]

Strategies to Keep Your Workplace Organized and Improve Your Productivity

Want to improve your productivity by better organizing your workplace? We have a few strategies that can help you! If you’ve ever spent thirty minutes looking for that one paper that would have taken you 30 seconds to file, the chances are that you understand the value of an organized workspace. There’s no more secret that the place you work in has a huge impact on how … [Read more...]

8 Ways You Can Better Serve Your Customers

There isn’t a more effective way to increase your word-of-mouth referrals than  excellent customer service. Your product could be solid, your team might be made up of the most talented people, and your business infrastructure could be fantastic. However, these things alone do not guarantee customer satisfaction. At the end of the day, your customers will judge your brand … [Read more...]

Tips for Utilizing Data Analytics to Boost Your Biz in 2022

In this day and age, one of the most powerful business tools we can all use, no matter the type of organization we run, is data. No longer is detailed information only available to the large corporations that can pay a lot of money for it. Now, even the smallest of ventures can access free and low-cost data to help plan, forecast, make decisions, create products or services, … [Read more...]