Is Your Small Business Prepared For the Holiday Season

Posted on 1:05 am, November 5, 2015 by

With the month of October behind, and with just few weeks for Thanksgiving, the shoppers are geared up with holiday shopping lists for a holiday sale. With most of the shoppers going online to make their holiday purchases, you as a small business entrepreneur should start prepping up your enterprise now. If you want to improve your marketing and sales … Read more


Getting your business off the ground

Posted on 11:40 pm, October 21, 2015 by

You have decided to strike out on your own. But are you completely prepared? We look at things to get your business up and running. Ask pertinent questions – Brainstorm on certain questions. These include the type of business you want to run. How many locations you want? How many employees you want? Do you have the skills to run … Read more


Is crowdfunding right for your business?

Posted on 8:19 pm, October 19, 2015 by

Crowdfunding is a way of raising funds from several people. It is a popular way for financing businesses including small businesses. While crowdfunding is suitable for many businesses, we take a look at whether it is right for your small business. Crowdfunding is suitable for your small business if: Your idea is cool and interesting – As per Vision Launch … Read more


How’s your customer support doing?

Posted on 10:19 pm, October 5, 2015 by

Customer, who was the king yesterday, is today an emperor. They have the power to make and break your business. In this technological world, any wrong move your customer support personnel makes will immediately be displayed by the customer on one of the many social media platforms. This can damage your business to a certain extent. Remember, a returning customer … Read more


Improve Your Small Business Credit Score

Posted on 11:22 pm, September 24, 2015 by

Small business owners are hard pressed for time and funds. Hence, they tend to neglect their business credit score. Most of the small or medium-sized enterprises are busy formulating creative and innovative marketing ideas. They’re working on customer relationship strategies to take their business to the next level and can’t find the time to repair or improve their credit score. … Read more



Why your small business needs its own mobile app

Posted on 7:00 am, July 20, 2015 by

Internet technology has changed the way business is conducted. These days getting a loyal customer is a herculean task as the customers have many choices to suit their preferences and taste. If they feel that they are being offered a better deal by another firm, they will switch over very easily. Therefore, having a mobile strategy in place is no … Read more


Crowdsourcing for Small Businesses

Posted on 8:55 pm, July 10, 2015 by

Crowdsourcing is the concept of connecting many potential contributors with a particular project. Small businesses leverage crowdsourcing to survive and even thrive in the competitive market. So if you are a small business owner you can start using this strategy right away. Many small business owners make the mistake of thinking they have to do everything in their business on … Read more


How Small Businesses Can Ride Out Tough Economic Times

Posted on 6:10 pm, May 27, 2015 by

It is natural for the economy to have ups and downs. While there are relatively fewer problems during good times, small business owners should be prepared for the bad times. We look at ways how small businesses can weather tough economic conditions. Concentrate on existing customers – It is always easier to get more or different business from existing customers … Read more


Spread Word of Mouth Marketing

Posted on 6:29 pm, May 11, 2015 by

Small businesses do not have the enormous marketing resources of large businesses. Then how will they compete effectively in the market? The answer is word of mouth marketing, a potent tool for attracting new customers. We look at ways to get word of mouth publicity. Goal setting – Set concrete and tangible goals for word of mouth. Vague goals should … Read more