Deleting Photos (or Yourself) from the Internet: A Practical Guide

We live in a world where almost everyone knows almost everything about everyone else. Think about it; if you wanted to know what Brad Pitt was wearing last weekend or where he likes to hang out, there is a good chance you can find it online. If

Inspiring Entrepreneur Quotes for Small Business Owners

Hearing the right words, at the right time, can be life changing. Especially when it comes to entrepreneurship. The best quotes contain meaningful lessons from successful (or at least experienced) people. I’ve compiled 10 of the most meaningful

How VoIP Can Save Your Business Thousands Each Year

Have you ever used Skype or had a voice call through Facebook? That’s VoIP in action. VoIP stands for Voice Over Internet Protocol. It can be used to describe any service that transmits audio over an Internet connection. Great, so why should

How to Outsource Boring Work Without Sacrificing Quality

“I hate doing this, but I can’t trust anyone else to do it.” Sound familiar? Small business owners are a special breed. They’re usually talented in multiple fields, which allows them to handle everything. But there is a time, in any

How to Make the Most of Seasonal Shoppers

Tis the season to be jolly, especially if you are a small business. The holiday season is nearly synonymous with shopping season, and with consumers ready and willing to make purchases (especially those that are on the larger side of things), it

15 Books That All Entrepreneurs Should Read

I’ve read hundreds of books on entrepreneurship and business but some have stood far above the rest. This is a list of 15 books that are essential reads for aspiring entrepreneurs. Reading them will improve your business mindset, soft skills,

How to Create Product Listings That Sell

With consumers now doing more of their shopping online than in brick-and-mortar stores, those who don't offer their products online are missing out on a growing segment of the consumer population. However, building an online store isn't simply a

The 25 Best Podcasts for Small Business Owners

Want to learn about small business? Read. That was the typical advice up until the last 5 years or so. Now you have more options, including podcasts. At first, they were perfect for long commutes and workouts, but now there are podcasts

Small Business Financing: The Definitive Guide

As a small business owner, you are well aware that it takes money to earn money. However, where do the funds you need to either get going or to keep you cash flow positive come from? In this article, we will cover the options available to you as a

Firefox Add-On Gone AWOL? Here’s The Replacement

If you use Mozilla's Firefox browser, you are probably familiar with Themes and Extensions, which are add-ons that let you add new features, change the way your browser behaves, or modify the way your browser appears. With thousands of add-ons

How to Validate Demand For Your Business Idea

When you come up with a great idea, it's tempting to keep it secret until you launch your product or service. But one of the best things you can do to save yourself from doing unnecessary work is to test your idea with others and see if there's

12 Excel Tricks You Need to Know

Despite the wide availability of spreadsheet tools, data analysis suites, and other powerful programs that do a lot of what Microsoft Excel does (and probably better), we still return quite frequently to Excel itself. One of the reasons we do is the

Small Business Statistics: The Definitive Guide [2018 Edition]

According to the US Small Business Administration, there are nearly 30 million small businesses in the United States employing 47.8 percent of US workers. All of these small businesses have a big impact on the US economy through job creation,

How Your Small Business Can Sell to Big Companies

As a small business, one important opportunity you're probably considering is expanding and growing by including enterprise corporations in your sales portfolio. In addition to such contracts being more lucrative, pursuing relationships with larger

The .HTACCESS File: An Introduction

.htaccess is a configuration file that seems to scare a lot of people when they’re just starting out. Yes, doing the wrong thing can break your site. But, usually the changes you’ll make are quite simple and straightforward. Knowing how to edit