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

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

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

What Is .HTACCESS & What Problems Can It Solve For Me?

.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

Business Structures: Which Is Right For Your Startup?

Coming up with a new business idea is such an exciting moment. But there's always one question that follows... "What do I do now?" You have a vague intuition that you need to register your business in order to start building it but have no

Fun with Robots: Getting Started With Robotics

Robotics is the design, construction, operation, and use of robots. But this definition is rather uninspiring. What is a robot? What can you do with robots? And how can you build your own? This article will show you: How you can get started

How To Run A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign [Step-By-Step Guide]

Being able to pre-sell a product and create that product with that revenue is the dream. It’s why crowdfunding can be a great way to fund your project. You bring people who want something together with people (like you) who are happy to make

Shared Hosting

If you're looking for small business website hosting, you have plenty of options to choose from. Shared hosting is inexpensive, which is why it's a good choice for small businesses and start-ups. This guide covers everything you need to know about

How to Start Marketing Your Non-Profit Online

When extending the reach of your nonprofit, the internet is invaluable. By creating a website and developing your online presence, you can share your nonprofit's mission with those beyond your local community and provide information about your

Web Typography: The Beginners’ Guide

Typography is an essential aspect of web design. Some may even argue that it’s the very core of it. In the simplest of terms, typography is the styling of letters or fonts and web typography is the digital version of this. Harkening back to the