Category Archives: Small Business

7 Ways Every Small Business Can Build a Thriving Community


In startup land, communities are the hot new thing. We’re starting to see more community builders, managers and architects being hired at earlier stages in a startup’s growth. They are realizing that, before growth hacking and social media marketing, the most … Continue reading

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Small Business owners wear many hats


Being a small business owner can be completely frustrating at times. Yes it can be exhilarating, it can be a lovely pastime and it can satisfy, but let’s look at the flipside. It comes with its own set of challenges, … Continue reading

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How VoIP Helps Small Businesses Make a Big Impression


Small businesses have big ambitions, so it’s only fair that they have all the right tools to make a big impression on customers. Small businesses need the means to stay efficient, modern, and available. Now, there are plenty of tricks … Continue reading

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How Important is Pay-Per-Click Advertising to my Small Business?


Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising is a strategy that is often overlooked because most businesses favour the use of search engine optimization (SEO). However, you should never ignore one strategy in favor of another – especially if you can use both. Pay-per-click … Continue reading

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4 Winning Cost Cutting Strategies


“It’s more important than ever for small businesses to be savvy and cut costs wherever they can.” Stefan Töpfer, CEO Winweb.com When is a good time to start cutting costs? Is it best to ignore costs when your business is … Continue reading

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Creating a plan for a small business


If you have been thinking about starting your own small business, it is important to create a detailed plan that will outline your business’s objectives, strategies, and more. It also forms a map for bankers, investors, and other involved parties … Continue reading

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8 Fatal e-Commerce Mistakes Made by Small Business Owners


It’s pretty easy to wrap your head around the basics of e-Commerce and how it works. Take the concept of a physical store, move it to the web, and let people shop in it at the click of a button … Continue reading

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