Tag: small business

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 […]

Keyword Tools for the Small Business Owner

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is important to the connected business owner. When your website is well optimized for search engines, it essentially speaks the same language as its visitor base using keywords. Keywords help connect searchers to your site and are one of the main elements of SEO. Using keywords will help your website rank […]

Creating SEO Rich Blogs

In the world of online blogging, SEO rich blog posts are important in getting your content seen by your readers. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. It is how search engines prioritize their findings. To create SEO rich blogs, there are a few things you need to know. Consider the following steps below to help […]

Staying Healthy and Fit as a Business Owner

As a business owner, you can be pulled in many different directions. Constantly wearing different hats can be mentally and physically exhausting. Owner burnout is one of the most common reasons why businesses fail. It’s important to make sure you take care of yourself because your business is only as healthy as you are. It […]

Time Management Hacks for Growing Businesses

Do you ever feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day? This lament is particularly common among small business owners as they are often tasked with taking on a variety of roles to ensure the success of their business. But, it doesn’t have to be this way! While there is, no doubt, always something […]

Ready to Sell Your Business?

After spending years growing and maintaining your business, you might ask yourself: what’s next? Is it time to consider retirement or a new venture entirely?  If you think it is time to start a new chapter in your life, you already have your answer.  It’s time to pass the torch and sell your business. The […]

Why You Must Use Multiple Social Media Platforms

Social media has started a whole new way of networking. What started out as a way to connect with your circle of friends has now expanded to include the entire world. With 60+ platforms available there is a little something for everyone. This has changed the world of marketing! A business is no longer restricted […]

The Importance of Having a Strong Mission Statement

For some start-ups, developing a strong business plan can seem irrelevant. Even established companies can lose sight of their plans after securing outside investors. No matter where your business falls, there is value in outlining why your business exists. There is a reason your company formed, and it is found in the mission statement.    For Entrepreneurs and Start-Ups:   Funders and investors review your business plan before making a financial […]

To Outsource or Not to Outsource? That is the question…

A few years ago, DCA Virtual Business Support published an article about outsourcing for small business owners. The constantly evolving landscape of the business world means, at times, we may need to reevaluate and assess what worked then versus what may work better now. Not to mention digital platforms and capabilities make things that were […]

What’s New on Instagram

Instagram has evolved a lot since 2010 and has set a tone for how individuals use social media in their everyday lives. From sharing snippets of their everyday on their photo grid to posting 15 second videos to their Instagram Stories, Instagram has made it possible to connect with people, brands, companies, and causes around […]