Small Business Networking

5 Tips for Choosing a Career Path

One of the most important phases of life is when it comes to deciding the career you would want for your future. This is a choice that will affect the rest of your life, and for this reason, a lot of thought has to go into it. There are a lot of things you have to consider, and even with all the time in the world, you’ll not be able to go over them in detail, and even if you do … [Read more...]

How to Make 2021 Your Best Business Year Yet

The first day of January has long been synonymous with hope. This day signals the beginning of a bright new year that is full of endless possibilities. You think of all of the things you want to accomplish over the course of the next 365 days and feel like you can nail each one. January 1st of 2021 is probably even more hope-filled than many years past. For me, there is hope … [Read more...]

10 Must-Have Items for Any Trade Show

Employees jump through the hoops of emails, social media dealings, and searching for the right traditional venue just to make concrete impressions on their clients and potential business associates. Fortunately, trade shows present unparalleled opportunities for companies to showcase their merchandise and also offer some excitement. Due to the nature of trade shows, one can … [Read more...]

Time-Proven Tactics for Real Estate Agents Selling a Listing

As a homeowner, it's important to hire a realtor to assist you with listing and selling your home to prevent it from sitting on the market and losing value. When it comes to selling homes, real estate agents know the tools and techniques to use to attract buyers to a property. If you're ready to find a buyer, there are a few time-proven tactics for real estate agents selling a … [Read more...]

How to Find New Clients Through Networking

As a small business owner you probably already use sales and marketing techniques to find new customers, but did you know that you can use networking to create a new source of incoming work? When done consistently, small business networking can help you locate new customers and kickstart relationships that may eventually lead to new customers. Not to mention some of the other … [Read more...]

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...]