Small Business

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Annual Domain Renewals: Beware of Unsolicited Letters

In the world of business, there are plenty of scams and bad business you need to be aware of.  If you own a website and the domain is registered with your company (or your personal) address, you are likely to receive a letter close to the time of your renewal date informing you that your… Read More »

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The Never-ending Project…

Okay… I know you have all been there. You work hard to sell a product / service to a prospect and then the day comes when they finally sign on the dotted line! YES, right?? Well, most of the time. However, you may encounter (from time to time) a project that seemed painless and exciting… Read More »

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Small Business Tips: Creating a Systematic Process for Resume Reviews

One of the hardest things to do as a small business is find time to recruit new talent for your business.  While staffing companies are an option, the cost of utilizing their services can be equally as difficult to handle in a small firm.  With the number of qualified (and sometimes unqualified) applicants growing, it… Read More »

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Does Your Company Have iPad Envy?

As the world continuously changes, it makes sense for your business to stay ahead of the technology curve – or at least understand where things are going. Currently, the iPad (or tablet) is generating all kinds of buzz… from hospitals to airline pilots, the apps that can be used on the iPad are increasingly becoming… Read More »

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Customer Service: Self-Evaluation

Recently, I was having issues with one of my laptops. The performance was not up to speed and it was beginning to stress me out. So, I decided to take my computer into Best Buy and visit the Geek Squad to see if they could help shed some light on the situation. When I walked… Read More »

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Small Business Tips: Networking Basics

The concept of “networking” is nothing new in the working of business. While the tools we use today may differ from those used in the past, the idea of developing a broad list of contacts, colleagues and clients is as old as business itself and is the cornerstone to any successful organization. However, the age… Read More »

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Small Business Tips: New Employee Checklist

As a small business owner, you find yourself wearing a number of different hats, including that of an HR manager.  Along with all of the excitement that comes with hiring on new staff to help grow your business, comes the time it takes to recruit and set things up, so the person joining your team… Read More »

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Customer Service: Responding to Clients

There are many activities that go into providing quality customer service. The first and most basic of these is response time. All small businesses work hard at managing multiple projects however, the ability to respond to a client / prospect in a timely manner is the cornerstone to building your client list. This allows your… Read More »

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Small Business Tips: Receipts

As a small business owner, I’m always searching for new ways to become more efficient to give me the most of what I need: time. One of my least favorite things to spend my time doing is organizing receipts and putting together expense reports… again, because it takes up time that I’d rather be spending… Read More »

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Creating the Perfect Proposal

There are many ways to create a proposal to a prospect for the product(s) and/or service(s) you offer. In most cases, the proposal is only part of the process when closing a deal.  But for this blog, I would like to take a few moments and focus on the basic elements that you need to… Read More »

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