Posts Tagged“small business”

As you stop and look to see how your small business can get back on track again, where do you begin? For many small business owners, they face a myriad of challenges. This is more the case when the economy is not doing all that well. With that in mind, do you have a “Plan B” to get your small back up to speed? If not, what are the chances you won’t be in business even a year from now? So that you can increase the odds there will be brighter days ahead, don’t allow yourself to get down. As…

Anyone who’s tried to start a small business knows how much entrepreneurs need to keep strong. When you have many things competing for your attention at once, it’s all you can do to figure out which need to be addressed immediately and which can wait for a slightly less hectic time. (If such a time ever comes.) Through trial and error, you’ve also probably learned where your company excels, where it can do better, and what it needs to get done to increase its chances of crossing the startup death zone and emerging as a viable concern for years to…

For small business owners, finances can be tight, especially if you are just getting your business off the ground. Growing your business will require some form of advertising beyond work of mouth, and that will require an investment of your hard earned dollars. As advertising experts like Jonathan Disegi will agree, it is very important to develop the right strategy in order to get the best returns, which means having a clear idea of what you want to accomplish. Here are some things to consider as you think about advertising your small business. Know your audience Ideally, you have built…

Everyone needs to take a vacation from time to time. If we do not get some time off from work we are going to completely burn ourselves out. Working nonstop all year long is bad for your health and the health of your company whether you realize it or not. Sometimes preparing for a vacation seems like it’s going to be more work than worth the hassle. But you have to realize that it’s better than going on vacation and having your employees call you 24/7 every time they run into the simplest problems. There has to be a happy…

If you have recently opened a gas station, you might be wondering how to win over the business of local consumers. In this article, we will discuss a few techniques that will get you moving towards building a sustainable business. Above all else: be honest The petroleum delivery business is a competitive and saturated market. As such, it can be tempting to promise the moon in order to get customers to roll up to your pumps. Resist this temptation, as the short-term boost it provides will quickly dissolve as consumers get wise to you. This is important in today’s tech-savvy…