Small Business Center

Great Ideas for Your Small Business

Management Strategies

Nobody likes to think about the possibility of disaster, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't have a comprehensive disaster recovery plan for...

Money Matters

Running a seasonal business is challenging, but there are strategies to manage cash flow in order to make it through the slow times of the y...


Videoconferencing is another great option for collaborative work or a virtual meeting.

Launch New Products

Licensing new technology to other companies is a winwin scenario for everyone involved.

Marketing Strategies

Your business will not flourish without a well-executed, multimedia marketing strategy.


It's very tough for a small company, especially in the start-up phase, to compete with bigger companies when it comes to offering competitiv...

Time Management

Successful entrepreneurs work incredibly long hours, so it's important to make the most of every minute.

Customer Service

One of the nicest things you can do for your customers is send them out the door with their merchandise beautifully gift wrapped.

Going Global

If your business is ailing, going global won't save it.

VIP Insight

Entrepreneurs need a strong ego and the confidence to push forward through adversity.

The Small Business Bible


Deciding to go into business for yourself is one of the most important decisions you will make in your life.

Opening Up Shop

From finding the right location to outfitting the office or shop, you should take pleasure in the actual process of physically creating a bu...


Starting out by buying a franchise is like getting a good recipe right from the start.

Home Based Businesses

Working from home is an attractive option to many.

Business on a Shoestring

Starting and growing a business on a shoestring may not be the optimal choice, but if you are an entrepreneur at heart, it still beats worki...

21st Century Business

This is Globalization 3.


Business accounting is a way to keep score.


It is off said that your employees are your most valuable asset, but that may not necessarily be true.


Whether it is hardware or software, there is no doubt that running a small business today requires that one be, if not technically savvy, at...

Advertising and Marketing

You absolutely have to advertise if you are going to succeed in business, because it is the main way new customers learn you are out there.

Your Website

At least 25 percent of small businesses still do not have a website.

Social Media

But if you do know what you are doing and do have a plan, and if you do figure out how to use your valuable time and the tools available wis...

Growth Strategies

To grow your business, you are going to have to try new strategies and tactics, meet some new people, and do things that you have not done b...


What counts is what works.