When customers call for quotes, proposals, or simply to get more information, how well do you respond? Improving how you handle requests makes it much easier to turn potential customers into long-term customers of your small business. Here are five practical ways to improve the speed and accur...
Most small businesses have modest marketing budgets, which means you have to make every dollar count. Here are 5 ways to get big results from a small budget
Landing a fat, ongoing contract can be a small business owner's ticket to financial security. But many companies don't want to go through the red tape of becoming a government contractor.That's OK, because there's another kind of big contract -- the kind you get from a Fortune 1000 company.
When a small business owner comes to me experiencing frustration with social media, I admit, I’m a little confused. Why? Because I can’t help but think that small business owners are the segment of the business population that is most suited for social media success.
Many small business owners I encounter are either too busy for social media, or they don’t truly understand Facebook, Foursquare, or Twitter. So they choose to delegate these tools to interns or specialists. This may not always be in the best interest of the company.