4 Documentaries that Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

If you’re a small business owner looking to grow your company, you’ve undoubtedly perused your fair share of how-to books and articles. But, let’s be honest, we all get tired of the countless hours of instruction-reading. So, it may be a nice change for you to watch a few documentaries instead! Here is a listContinue reading “4 Documentaries that Every Entrepreneur Should Watch”

The Right Time of Day to Send an Email

Tired of your calls being ignored, your emails going unanswered and your meeting requests being rejected? You may just be timing it wrong. Studies have shown that there is actually an optimal time of day to do each of these things. Here is a simple layout of the tasks you should (and shouldn’t) do throughoutContinue reading “The Right Time of Day to Send an Email”

7 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Business Model Generation Alexander Osterwalder In this book, readers learn to create new business models as traditional models are being disrupted in today’s market. Every entrepreneur should take the time to read this in order to gain a competitive advantage over the business market.   Outliers Malcolm Gladwell “Outliers” is Gladwell’s third best seller and,Continue reading “7 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read”

3 No-Brainers for Cutting Your Business Costs

Feeling a bit overwhelmed by the cost of running your business? There are many ways that you can cut cost without sacrificing quality. Here are a few quick tips that you may not have considered in the past. Use the Internet for free advertisement In this day, it is nearly impossible to run a businessContinue reading “3 No-Brainers for Cutting Your Business Costs”

How to Hire Your Sales Superstar

Hiring a new employee can be tough in any industry. But, hiring the right person in retail/sales settings can be especially stressful. This person is responsible for driving up your revenue, so he or she will have the capacity to make or break your business, to an extent. Here are some quick tips that willContinue reading “How to Hire Your Sales Superstar”

5 Easy Steps to Becoming an Environmentally-Friendly Business

Though it may seem like lightening your business’s footprint is an overwhelming task to take on, there are several small steps you can take to make your business a little bit greener without taking on more work than you can handle. This article lists some small measures you can take toward becoming a green business.Continue reading “5 Easy Steps to Becoming an Environmentally-Friendly Business”

7 Amazing Tools for Small Business Owners

There are thousands of websites and apps that claim to help entrepreneurs and small business owners better manage their business. I’ve compiled a short list of tools that I use regularly that have helped me tremendously. This is by no means a complete list but it’s definitely a good place to start or to addContinue reading “7 Amazing Tools for Small Business Owners”

Turn Gmail into an AWESOME customer management tool

One of my biggest internet WOW moments was the day that I switched from Hotmail to Gmail in 2004 when it was still in Beta. I couldn’t quite put my finger on it but something about the service made it irresistible. The functionality seemed similar to Hotmail and there weren’t any real technical breakthroughs (that I couldContinue reading “Turn Gmail into an AWESOME customer management tool”