Dealing with Financial Troubles as a Small Business

There are a lot of ways that you can get into financial trouble when you run your own business. Maybe you totally messed up on your taxes. Maybe you’ve underpriced your product or services. Maybe you didn’t manage your inventory well and have a bunch of orders you can’t afford to fulfill (believe it or […]

5 Top Tips to Help You Stand Out at Trade Shows

These days, where social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter effectively dominate the way in which individuals and businesses alike communicate with one another, face-to-face interaction can often be sidelined and forgotten. There is obviously good reason behind this massive investment in social media, one that sees companies around the world spending billions of […]

Six Traits of Exceptional Leadership

Great leaders can inspire their teams to reach exceptional levels of productivity. When we think about the business greats – names like Marissa Mayer, Steve Jobs, and Warren Buffet immediately come to mind. Each of these individuals had leadership qualities that allowed them to take ideas to the next level; they were able to lead their […]

The Right Product Placement Can Give A Boost To Your Store Sales

Brick and mortar business owners sometimes neglect the impact a store layout can have on sales and revenue. However, inappropriate arrangement of service counters, check-out desks, aisles, or product displays, influences consumer behavior in a powerful way, according to a whitepaper on retail customer experiences. For example, when a customer has to make an effort to […]

5 Ways to Make Your Home Office a Dream Haven

Working from home is the life. If you’re the boss, you can set your own schedule, work at your own pace, and with minimum disruptions during the day, you’re likely to be more productive. But unfortunately, if your home office doesn’t offer a comfortable environment, this can reduce productivity throughout the day. You might fall […]

Branding with Bloggers: Getting Your Business Noticed and Discussed Across the Blogosphere

It’s finally time to brand your business. You’ve spent a lot of time building out the products and services. You’ve got some customers. Now you want to approach bloggers. But, the blogging community worth approaching isn’t going to promote just anything. You have to know how to get them to notice your brand and want […]

How Office Temperature Effects Productivity

It’s common knowledge that environment has an impact on productivity. If you’re working in a trash-laden, cramped office, you’re not going to be as productive as you would in an organized office with an open floor plan. But, did you also know that temperature has an effect on your productivity, too? You’re more likely to […]

Top Tax Mistakes of New Businesses

Taxes can be a complicated undertaking for a new business. To say the tax code is confusing is an understatement. There are so many different elements you must tend to, from payroll to accurately filing estimated taxes throughout the year. Mistakes are common, and could spell big trouble for your business. Educating yourself on these […]

Why a Title Loan is a Smart Idea

Whether you live paycheck to paycheck or you simply don’t have a lot in your savings account, if you’re like most of us, you’re going to run into situations where you’re short on the funds you need to take care of an urgent matter. Whether it’s something minor like replacing a flat tire or a […]

Building Your Brand: Digital Advertising with Matomy Media and Other Tips

It’s important for every company to build a strong brand; and for a startup it is doubly important because that is how you build a strong client base. However, in today’s marketplace, heavy competition can make it challenging for a new brand to get the recognition it needs. How do you stand out in a […]