Business Growth

3 Important Factors to Consider Before Deciding to Export

Just a few months ago, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker revealed that the United States had reached a record for exporting in 2014—$2.35 trillion to be exact. And, perhaps better yet, this was the fifth year in a row that we’ve continued to raise the bar. [Source: U.S. Department of Commerce]. This may make you wonder whether you should be exporting your own goods … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Drive your Business Growth Exponentially

There are many different ways to drive your business growth. You want your business to stand out, and you want to build a powerful brand that will leave an impression on potential client, whether you are a global company, an online enterprise, or a local business. Utilize Social Media One of the very best ways to market your business is through social media. Social media is a … [Read more...]

Global Mobility in Business: Investment Immigration Trends

The process of immigration has seen a lot of changes over the decades, and with an ever-increasing number of countries closing up their borders and tightening up their selection processes, modern-day nomads find themselves in need of a more effective solution that will grant them a second, or even a third passport. In order to bypass the restrictions imposed by other … [Read more...]

How to Make Sure That Your SMB is One of the 70% That Hits the 2-Year Mark

Running a small business is no easy task. You’re constantly spinning plates, trying to develop and maintain a loyal customer base while still making money in the process. Luckily, 70 percent of small businesses last at least two years. To make sure your business is a part of this majority, here are a few steps you can take. Grow at the Right Rate Common sense says that the … [Read more...]

5 Survival Tips for New Entrepreneurs

When I first started my company, it was me in my living room, with a webcam and some beauty supplies. It has now grown into multimillion-dollar company, with a team of 14 women. Here are the top 5 tips that have helped me grow my business and become a better business owner: Hire Your First Employee Immediately I remember while running to the post office every day, thinking, … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Keep a Small Business Going Strong

There are countless ways to sink a business. Some of them are quite creative. But most are of the mundane variety. There are more ways to weaken and destroy a small business than there are ways to keep one going strong. Sometimes the key to keeping a business strong is to be familiar enough with what would weaken the business. Some of those common pitfalls include: … [Read more...]