Make Social Media Work For You, Not Against You By Kelly Meeneghan Peters Manager 1&1 Internet Inc. (www.1and1.com) The pressure to maintain an engaging and entertaining social media feed can be a challenge for all small business owners. The outlets demand a regular stream of content, regular engagement and engaging posts. While some business owners […]
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Choosing a name and logo for your new small business is the first step to branding your venture. SBO editor offers tips to get it right from the start. By Susan Rakowski As you select a name for your new enterprise and create a logo, you are taking the first steps to establishing a brand […]
Batteries Plus Bulbs Among the Top Franchises for Veterans in Annual Ranking. Military Times Recognizes the Company’s Commitment to Recruiting Veterans for Franchise Opportunities Batteries Plus Bulbs, the nation’s first, largest and fastest growing battery and light bulb franchise, has been named one of the top franchise choices for veterans by Military Times. The Best […]
Tack is Here! Snap Skout Changes Its Name to Tack, Launches New Product Tack Connects Local Business Owners with New Customers by Transforming Social Media Posts into Online Ads Snap Skout, a media technology startup that intelligently connects businesses and consumers through relevant online content, today announced it is changing the company name to Tack. […]
Register your domain name to help jumpstart your new venture. By Susan Rakowski The dream of starting one’s own business has never been stronger. In a University of Phoenix survey, 63 percent of people in their 20s either owned their own businesses or wanted to someday, and of those who were not already entrepreneurs, 55 […]
Need free publicity for your small business? Try building community goodwill. National Treasure Recovered, Grants Family Wish. Five Star Painting Joins Community Effort to Restore 139-Year-Old Historic Landmark for Local Family in Need. Five Star Painting will commemorate its 10-year anniversary by partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Utah County to help restore a historic […]
How do you turn an obstacle into an opportunity? This is the topic of Ryan Holiday’s new book, “The Obstacle Is The Way,” (Portofolio, 24.95). Subtitled, “the timeless art of turning adversity to advantage,” the book is a great summer read with stories from events throughout history, illustrating how icons such as John D. Rockefeller, […]
Avoid these top five hurdles that will derail your decision-making.
A pro shares his insight on five ways to position a franchise for resale. By Ralph Askar After deciding that a franchised location needs to be sold, there are many important decisions that need to be made. Simple changes can be made to improve your business from the inside out – use these guidelines when […]
5 Keys to Building and Maintaining a Powerful Online Presence By Nick Nanton In the past, an online presence was a luxury – but as society’s focus and attention has shifted to the digital arena, it has become an absolute necessity. A carefully crafted website and fully-operational social media profiles can lay the framework for […]
Don’t Leave Your Small Business Up To Luck: Tricks of the Trade for Small Business Success By Hunter Hoffmann Head of US Communications, Hiscox USA Most small business owners rarely have time to catch their breath, let alone weed through every advice book, latest app or new gadget. Luckily, there are already a few simple, […]
Seven leadership principles for leading in challenging times. By Retired Brig. Gen. Becky Halstead Founder of STEADFAST Leadership, LLC Today’s business environment is similar to a battlefield. In order to lead through volatile conditions, business leaders must adopt key principles that will guide them through the process of change in order to help themselves, their workforce and the company grow stronger […]