Scheduling Tools Pros & Cons
Have you ever tried to connect with someone and it seemed like your emails went back and forth for days, or even weeks, before you could find a time that worked for both of you? If that is the case, an online scheduling tool might be just the thing you need! There are so many…Read More
How We See Our Daughters: A Celebration of Women
In 1908, amidst terrible working conditions and exploitation, 15,000 women filled New York City’s streets protesting for shorter hours, better pay and voting rights. Two years later saw the creation of a Women’s Day to advocate for suffrage, and the first International Women’s Day, a year later, included over a million women in protests for women’s rights. For most of the 20th century, International Women’s Day was acknowledged and celebrated by people locally…Read More
Company Culture and Leadership: An Interview with Dr. Louise Korver
Are You Ready for Chatbots?
Business has changed so much over the years. With constant growth and innovation happening in every industry, companies can now reach more customers. With this influx of customers however, you need more people to take care of them. What is the best way to do that? Hire more employees? Take on less customers? Charge more…Read More
Non-Revenue Goals For Small Businesses
We as small business owners sometimes get hung up on the idea of profit as the only indicator for growth. Selling more of our product or service is our ultimate goal, but there are many ways to track your success that aren’t based solely in those terms. Right now, we’re going to tell you about…Read More
Pets as Holiday Gifts
As the holidays approach, many children put animals on their Christmas wish lists – dogs, cats, hamsters, reptiles –and a lot of parents, envisioning the joy on their children’s faces when they spot that new puppy festooned with a bright red bow, will step into a pet shop with the best of intentions. The idea is…Read More
Not Getting the Answers You Need? Tips on How to Write a Good Survey
Using a survey can be a good way to get information from your current or potential customers. Writing a good survey starts with creating a goal. Think about why you need a survey and what kind of information you need to get from it to be effective. Some potential reasons a business might need a…Read More
Oh No, You Didn’t Say That!
These days it can be a challenge to participate in social media without a bombardment of political statements, rants, and horror stories. How is the small business owner supposed to actively utilize these free and engaging tools (think Facebook, Twitter, etc) without dipping their toes in the ever churning waters of public opinion? Well, perhaps…Read More