Category Archives: Business Tips

National Small Business Week Touts Entrepreneurs, Companies Brace for Google Mobile First

Tops in the news for small businesses is National Small Business Week. The event included tons of events and the recognition of entrepreneurs for their achievements. SBA Administrator Linda McMahon had some warm remarks about the importance of small businesses too. Meanwhile, those with business websites are trying to wrap their heads around the Google’s new Mobile First Index. Read more news and information from the week below. Small Business Week National Small Business Week Shines Spotlight on Entrepreneurs, McMahon Says National Small Business Week shines a […]

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25 Creative DIY Business Sign Ideas

If you a written message to your customers or colleagues, a sign can be a great option. You don’t have to spend tons of money on signs either. There are plenty of DIY ideas out there that you can use to creatively display your messages. DIY Business Sign Ideas Here are DIY business sign ideas to get you started. Wood Pallet Sign If your business has a rustic vibe or you just want some classic signage around your business, you can nail together some wood pallets and […]

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Monthly Brick and Mortar Sales Drop in March, Report Says

Sales in dropped 7.6% in March, on the back of a 4.3% year over year decline in traffic and a drop in conversion of 0.4 points. This latest data from The Retail Performance Pulse Year over Year report for physical retail also notes March marked the first conversion drop in seven months. RetailNext Retail Performance Pulse March 2018 Holiday dates  in April affected the results. Because Easter Sunday fell on April 1, store closures on that day dragged performance drastically downward for Week 5.  On the other […]

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Need Charts and Graphs for Your Biz? Vizzlo Does them in Seconds

Sponsored Post Creating graphs and charts to present your business data used to be time intensive and costly, if you outsourced the job. has removed both of these barriers so you can easily create these documents in minutes. Vizzlo is a browser based application which helps you to create visual renditions of your data with charts and graphs. Unlike the complexities of traditional presentation tools, the only thing Vizzlo requires is very basic computer skills. However, the simplicity of the platform doesn’t sacrifice the quality of the […]

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Small Business Loan Approvals at Big Banks Increase Again, Says Biz2Credit

The March 2018 figures for small business loan approval rates at big banks has according to the . Biz2Credit Lending Index March 2018 Big banks, which Biz2Credit identifies as those with $10 billion + in assets, have delivered a 25.5 percent approval rate for the month. This is a one-tenth of a percent increase from February, an upward trend which started in May of 2017 and is still going strong. The high approval rate from big banks is a good economic indicator. They now see small businesses […]

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The 10 Best Checklist Apps for Small Business

Juggling and prioritizing tasks is a skill business owners and entrepreneurs must master to keep operations running smoothly. Though with endless tasks to carry out daily, it is not difficult for organizational chaos to encroach on a small business. Fortunately, help is at hand with checklist apps designed for business users to tick off tasks and . Take a look at the following best 10 checklist apps for small business users. Best Checklist App List Wunderlist is a great app to help you tick off your professional […]

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Yext Introduces New Voice Commands to Update Your Local Business Profile

The Yext (NYSE: YEXT) Spring ’18 product release has added 15 new Knowledge Assistant skills and improvements across the Knowledge Engine. With these additions, you will have more control of your brand and digital presence by just using your voice to make changes and look up your data. Yext Knowledge Assistant Update The new skills can be used from your mobile device to make changes to important pieces of information to determine what your customers see on your digital presence. With in local businesses because they see […]

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Forget the Algorithm: 16 Ways to Get Your Business to the Top of Search

Getting your website ranked higher through search engine optimization (SEO) is pretty important, but how does it really work? So many of us focus on “beating the algorithm” to get the coveted high rankings, even though they change all the time. What does it take to get to the top ? We asked 16 entrepreneurs for their best tips on working SEO to their advantage. This is what they had to say. “Trying to take advantage of SEO can be a challenge, thanks in large part to […]

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38% of Small Businesses Believe Employee Talent is Key to Success, WalletHub Says

The 2018 Small Business Owner Survey from WalletHub has revealed access to a talented workforce is an important factor for their success. More than a third, or 38 percent, of small businesses, said this issue was more important than other factors. 2018 Small Business Owner Survey Access to talent was more important than limited regulations (25 percent), low taxes (21 percent), easy access to credit (13 percent), and government incentives (3 percent). With a low unemployment rate and more jobs being created ( in March 2018) the […]

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Master the Art of Networking with these 8 Tips

  Business networking is perhaps the most effective way to build relationships and expand your customer base. And thanks to sites like , connecting with the right people has become a lot easier. But networking is . Making a personal connection can help build lasting and valuable relationships. 8 Tips for Networking Success Here are some great tips to get better at networking presented by training company NetWorkWise. Polish Your Social Media Presence Before Making Connections Did you know regularly updated profiles receive 18 times more searches […]

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