Business Practices

Social Media: Business Faux Pas

Posted by on March 2, 2017 at 5:00 am

When starting a small business, using social media to connect with your customers is a must. However, it is easy to get it wrong. It can be your greatest ally or your worst enemy. Here are some of the most common mistakes and how to avoid them. Continue reading

Using Proper Social Media Etiquette for Business

Posted by on January 2, 2017 at 5:00 am

Social media etiquette for business is critical to your success. The chances are great that you are already doing most of what would be considered proper etiquette. You may have to adjust some minor things that didn’t occur to you before but it really is no big deal. Continue reading

Dealing with a Social Media Crisis

Posted by on June 13, 2016 at 5:00 am

If you use social media for your business, you most likely got used to the speed that it affords you and your business. Additionally, it must be obvious to you by now that any communications that you have with your chosen social media channels reach a large number of people very quickly and very easily. Continue reading

When Firing Your Client Is Justified

Posted by on February 18, 2016 at 5:00 am

At the very beginning, you may not choose your clients very carefully for a variety of reasons. One of the reasons may be because you are hungry for clients and you don’t have enough yet to make a profit in your business. However, as time goes on and you acquire more and more clients, you may feel different. Continue reading

Knowing When to Marry or Divorce Your Clients

Posted by on March 30, 2015 at 5:00 am

The truth is that not everyone is going to be your client. As a business owner, it is important for you to understand which clients are appropriate for you and your business and which ones are not. You need to have the strength to divorce those who are not right for you. Continue reading

Why Small Businesses Need Project Management

Posted by on March 12, 2015 at 5:00 am

Project Management can be as complicated or as simple as someone wants to make it. It is a science (often classified under the category of information technology) that is often practiced by novices, as well as professionals who specialize in the science. Continue reading

Avoiding LinkedIn Certain “No Nos”

Posted by on November 24, 2014 at 5:00 am

LinkedIn is an amazing social media tool that can be extremely effective for businesses. However, just like it is for all social media channels, there are certain rules and guidelines that you have a responsibility to follow. On the flip side, there are some things that you should not do when interacting on LinkedIn. Continue reading

Effective Tips for Your Startup

Posted by on October 6, 2014 at 5:00 am

If you have finally made the decision to start building a new business (whether it is your first business ever or one of many that came before it), it can be an extremely frightening proposition. Your continued (and eventual) success has a lot to do with whether you lay the foundation properly from the beginning. Continue reading

How Do You Know if You Are Sharing the Right Message?

Posted by on September 25, 2014 at 5:00 am

You definitely have something important to convey to your target audience online. However, are you sure that you are communicating your message correctly and effectively to the right people? It is not safe to assume that you are doing so. You need to be sure. Continue reading

Why Building Trust is a Must for Your Online Business

Posted by on June 28, 2014 at 5:00 am

With the Internet being what it is today and your ability to get your hands on absolutely anything and everything online nowadays, more and more products and services are being made available to you and convenience is a key factor … Continue reading