Save Time & Stress Less – Process Automation

Entrepreneurs and small business owners are often one-man shows. But just because your headcount is small doesn’t mean that your business has to be. In fact, you can save time, stress less and earn more by spending a little bit of time thinking through your daily tasks and implementing process automation where you can. For … Continued

How to Get a Tax ID for Your Small Business

  What is a Tax Identification Number? A Tax Identification number is the same as an Employer Identification Number (EIN). The IRS uses this number to identify your business entity, just like they use your Social Security Number to identify you for your personal taxes. Applying for a Tax ID is simple and can be … Continued

5 Ways to Attract Your Niche Market

  If you’re running a small business or are looking to jump in and start your own venture, understanding how and why you need to attract your niche market will help make your business a success. Sure there are lots of moving parts to a successful small business, but without a clear picture of your … Continued

3 Ways to Boost Your Client Load

Business Owners have good times and bad times.  It’s important to test your idea out, have a good support team, and work really hard–consistently.  If you are doing that and feel like you need a little boost or are experiencing a slight down time, consider thinking of your down time as an opportunity to prepare … Continued

Do You Have What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

We work with a lot of entrepreneurs. Online sellers, professional bloggers, traditional mom n’ pop shops, rapidly growing brick and mortar specialty stores, and a host of professionals that provide a variety of services (everything from window cleaning to marketing and graphic design) to their customers, just to name a few.  Despite the vast differences … Continued

How to Properly Respond to An Angry Customer

It’s inevitable really. When you run a small business, or any business at all for that matter, you’re bound to find an unhappy customer. It could be your product, your offered services, your shipping and return policies, or just the fact that they’re having a bad day – but when it comes to angry customers, … Continued

Top Tech Tools for Your Small Business Tool Belt

Every small business needs a tool belt.  Initially many small businesses start out with an idea, a plan, and then grow to crazy and out of control without knowing how to organize/fix the problem.  Many successful small businesses have learned that it’s important to devote resources (ie: time and money) to a few top tools. … Continued