Narrow by
Blog

5 Creative Tips for Motivating Your Team

March 1, 2019,

Do you experience a little dip in enthusiasm around this time of year? Here are 5 creative ways to boost employee motivation and morale.

Blog

How to Increase Impulse Sales for Your Store

March 1, 2019,

Research has shown that consumers spend $5,400 a year on impulse purchases. So how can retailers improve merchandising to take advantage of impulse buyers?

Article

Developing a Strategy: The Business Plan

A business plan is more than just words on paper. It’s a way to stay focused on how your business works, and it’s also a calling card when you need financing. Read more

Blog

8 Marketing Tips for When Your Business Is Boring

February 28, 2019,

How can you market a business in a dull field, like an industrial manufacturer, accounting firm or freight forwarder? With the right attitude, marketing a boring business can actually be pretty interesting.

Article

Opening Shop: Commercial Real Estate Leases

To guarantee the kind of solid tenant/landlord relationship that allows your business to thrive, you’ll want to start things off on the right foot with an airtight commercial real... Read more

Checklist

Choosing the Perfect Commercial Location

To avoid common mistakes small business owners make when choosing their location, complete a copy of this checklist for every location you’re considering. Read more

Article

Managing Expectations: The Employment Agreement

An employment agreement protects everyone--the employee, the employer and the customer--by getting expectations down in writing from the starting gate. Read more

Article

Keeping Records: Why You Need Corporate Minutes

Corporate minutes not only help you stay compliant with state rules and protect your corporate liability status, they also give you a neat and tidy record of your organization’s... Read more

Blog

Are Your Small Business Hiring Practices Discriminatory?

February 26, 2019,

Here’s an overview of some important things to know when you’re hiring—and some things you might be doing wrong without knowing it.

Pages