Managing a Business

Small Business Saturday: How to Jump-Start Your Holiday Sales

There are some small, high-impact things you can do to connect with new customers on Small Business Saturday and also shore up your relationship with your regulars. All in service of jump-starting your annual holiday sales, and laying the groundwork for the new year. Here are a few tips you may want to try:

By Quint Studer |

3 Key Business Plan Components That Forever 21 Fatally Missed

The fashion retailer that recently filed for bankruptcy has an interesting history that reveals a flawed business plan. The three components that Forever 21 overlooked are essential to the success of your business.

By Nina Bamberger |

How to Do Cannabis Cultivation Business Planning for Growth

Developing a cannabis cultivation business requires significant planning, dedication, and focus. Initially, you’ll need to develop a solid plan to provide a steady direction for the project. Concise strategic planning gives cannabis entrepreneurs an edge by allowing them to solidify their spot in a highly competitive market. 

By Michael Sassano |

How to Expand Your Boutique Business

Expanding your boutique business is crucial if you want to survive. Fortunately, today’s wealth of online platforms and tools can empower you to reach a wider audience. In this post, we’ll explore how you can grow your enterprise, attract customers, and more.

By JT Ripton |

6 Ways to Increase Holiday Sales and Engage Your Customers

The holidays are just around the corner! Here are 6 ways your business can build holiday marketing campaigns that help you increase holiday sales this season.

By Carolyn Higgins |

5 Ways Building a Brand Makes Your Small Business Stand Out

There is a reason why some brands stay with us for life whereas others aren't memorable at all. Businesses that take time to build strong branding that represents their story, values, and culture as a company are much more likely to be remembered. Invest your time and energy upfront to establish your business branding, and the benefits will pay off.

By Madeline Pratt |

11 Resources to Grow Your Event Planning Business

If you've just started an event or wedding planning business, it's important to keep up on the industry and plan for growth. From must-read blogs to unscripted podcasts, here are our essential resources to help you take your company to the next level.

By Briana Morgaine |

Critical Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Founders

As a founder of a small business or startup, you’re juggling many things. You need to use your time and resources productively by focusing on the right metrics so you can use data to help you implement improvements that matter.

By Matt Shealy |

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