Technology is a game-changer for many small businesses. Broadband connectivity and online business tools levels the competitive playing field — allowing small companies to compete along side big enterprises. It also gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to conduct business around the globe. And cloud-based solutions provide small businesses with affordable resources that increase productivity and profitability. [...]Continue Reading: Learn to Leverage the Power of Broadband to Enhance Your Small Biz Success →
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It’s true. Not all sales are good sales. Sometimes you need to walk away or even fire a client. To build a sustainable company, there are times when less is more, and you should recognize those times.
Too frequently, small business owners lower their prices with the hope of generating more business.
For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been on a nation-wide book tour for my new, New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling book, “It’s You Biz: The Complete Guide to Becoming Your Own Boss.” As a result, I’ve talked with hundreds of small business owners and have listened to their concerns about growing their companies. A popular topic has been technology. Leveraging the right technology is critical for small business success. However, busy entrepreneurs often don’t have time to familiarize themselves with the latest and greatest, and as a result, they make wrong choices or none at all.Continue Reading: 6 Common Technology Mistakes to Avoid →
It’s tough out there. No doubt about it. Just when small business owners were starting to regain some hope that the economy might pick up before the end of the year, the bottom fell out from under us again. The stock market swings are as wild as a theme park roller-coaster ride. Consumer sentiment is down. And many experts predict that the remainder of the year could be even worse than expected.Continue Reading: Don’t Let Panic Interfere With Your Small Business Success! →
During these tough economic times, many small businesses are experiencing difficulty hanging on. With little hope of recovery on the horizon, some are wondering about their staying power. Should they continue to stay the course or it is time to throw in the towel? Perhaps neither is the right answer — maybe it’s time to reinvent your business.Continue Reading: Reinvent Your Biz — Rebound from the Recession →