Small Business Networking

The Benefits of Participating in Virtual Trade Shows

COVID-19 has impacted every industry in every part of the world. Large events, in particular, have been delayed or cancelled to prevent transmission, and as a result, many businesses that rely on trade shows and networking events are left high and dry. The solution for this disruption is moving events to virtual platforms; however, key decision-makers often hesitate to … [Read more...]

Offline Ways to Promote Your Online Business

It’s no secret that the ecommerce industry is booming, but running an online business is no easy task, and the competition is fierce regardless of the industry you’re in. To succeed, ideally, you’ll have both an online and offline promotional strategy. With that in mind, here are a few offline ways you can promote your online business. Direct Mail Direct mail is the process … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Getting Your Business Off the Ground

Even if you take the time to develop a strong business strategy, there's no guarantee that your business will succeed. You'll have to be prepared for a few lean years, so anything you do to minimize spending and boost sales will help you stay afloat. These tips can help you manage your business more efficiently, so can reach your benchmarks for success a little sooner. Don't … [Read more...]

How to Avoid Simple Mistakes that Often Lead to Business Disasters

Running a business is far from boring. You never know what is going to happen next, which is exciting, but it can also be daunting, because sometimes things can go so wrong that it puts your business in danger. Often, it is the simple things that cause the downfall of your whole business. Here are a few examples of what we mean. Don’t Fail to Take the Right Action after an … [Read more...]

How Women Can Grow Their Small Businesses

Savvy female business leaders understand what it takes to grow their organization and be successful-- it takes more than hard work to take your business to the next level. You also need to understand the market and have the capital on hand to grow your company. Here are five ways that women can grow their small businesses and achieve all of their career dreams. Be … [Read more...]

How to Attract International Clients for Your Business and Keep Them

If business is booming for you and you’re looking to expand, now might be time to turn your focus to the international market. Now that finding international clients and breaking into the global market appears to be the next logical step, you need to be ready and willing to take risks and throw yourself and your business into the ring. The more diverse and far reaching your … [Read more...]

How to Prepare for A Hassle-Free Business Trip

While technology has made business communication a lot easier, there are bound to be circumstances that merit a trip abroad. Business trips represent one of the critical factors why businesses engage in better and foundationally stronger associations, and they will forever stay relevant. Make no mistake though, if you fail to prepare appropriately and in advance, business trips … [Read more...]

Comprehensive Guide to Organizing a Successful Business Event

Professional events are an excellent opportunity to drive visibility and sales, generate more leads, and retain top customers and talent. So, whatever your goals may be, live events are one of the most effective channels to accomplish them and support your road to success. Conferences, trade shows, and other events can help you develop genuine, lasting connections since they … [Read more...]

How Do You Really Get Ahead in Business?

Getting ahead in the world of business can be achieved in a multitude of ways – some more legit than others. Climbing the corporate ladder, in many cases, comes down more to who you know, rather than what you know. Some see this as being unfair and preferential, while many actively go out of their way to put themselves in a position to connect with influential personalities in … [Read more...]

What to Know Before Getting Into the Property Development Business

Real estate development is one of the more exciting and sexy business pursuits that are out there, but it’s also one of the most challenging and complex. For entrepreneurs to succeed in this sector, they need to know more than a thing or two before getting started. While this list is certainly not everything there is to know about the business of property development, the … [Read more...]