Looking back at the year can be an extremely valuable exercise for many of us, but it’s especially useful for new small business owners. Celebrating your wins can help you recognize the great business choices you made, and acknowledging your losses can help you avoid making the same mistakes twice. We spoke to eight entrepreneurs […]
For small business owners, the world of marketing is a confusing one. Marketing is often one of the hardest elements to DIY because it takes a unique way of planning and strategy to execute effectively. In many cases, it also feels like wasted time; when only one-tenth of your energy is focused on your Instagram […]
The internet is full of great examples of marketing campaigns, but what do you do when you don’t have a budget to match? This post walks through one marketing tactic that doesn’t cost a lot but will still give you big results.
A valuable conference experience doesn’t just happen—it takes research, planning and execution. You work hard for your money, and even harder for your time away from the office, and choosing the right (or wrong) conference could have a big impact on your business. Answer these nine questions before you register for a conference and make sure you’re heading to the right one.
Entrepreneurs get overwhelmed by competing priorities, and multitasking often just leads to a lot of wasted time. Here are eight tried-and-true techniques for focusing your energy and making progress on the things that really matter.
Having a healthy cash flow is one of the most important factors affecting the long-term sustainability of any small business. This article explains cash flow in a simple way with strategies to managing it successfully.
One of the secrets to business success is finding ways to spend less time on administrative tasks. Here’s how to increase your billable hours and save time for business development by systematizing and automating daily tasks.
When you’re running a business, every hour counts. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of tools and apps that will help you stay focused, prioritize your work, and become more efficient with your time.
Understanding your business’ financial situation is important for sustainability and growth. This article walks through the key insights you can learn from four key reports that are available in your free Wave account.
As more businesses undergo digital transformations, more are also going paperless in the process. This post explains the benefits of doing so and a few ways to go paperless (digital invoicing is just one way).
They say it takes a village to grow a business, and that means hard work is required from the entrepreneur and their friends and family. We’ve got a list of tips to help business owners and loved ones alike keep their relationships strong.
Most people who dream of running a business have to pitch to potential investors, clients, or employees at some point. We’ve come up with nine tips to help you feel confident while you’re doing it.