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We're here for you. Being a small business owner or entrepreneur within an ever-changing landscape can feel intimidating without support. The UPS Store Small Business Blog is the resource you can rely on to help you grow, thrive, and reach your small business goals. Here you’ll find small business tips and advice you can start using immediately on hiring practices, safety, marketing insights, keys to success, and so much more. Choose from the topics to the left and discover the answers you’re looking for.

Five Ways a Google Business Profile Can Boost Your Bottom Line
  • 27 June 2022
  • Tiffany Carey

Five Ways a Google Business Profile Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Formerly known as Google My Business, Google Business Profile is a cost-effective tool small business owners can use to promote their business, get new customers, and earn revenue. It gives companies more credibility in the consumers’ eyes, and perhaps best of all, it’s free to set up.

The Art of Time Management: Part 2
  • 20 June 2022
  • Tiffany Carey

The Art of Time Management: Part 2

It’s no surprise how hard small business owners work. According to a recent Gallup poll, 39% of them say they work over 50 hours a week. Longer hours working mean fewer hours resting. To avoid burnout, you must set aside time to recharge. Studies have proven that productivity drastically drops at the 49-hour mark. So at that point, you’re not doing anyone any good by continuing to work. You not only deserve the time off, but you also need it.

The Art of Time Management: Part 1
  • 13 June 2022
  • Tiffany Carey

The Art of Time Management: Part 1

Being a small business owner can feel like spinning plates. You could be receiving a product delivery, issuing payroll, and dealing with an HR issue–all at once. If you can get your business operating smoothly, it will make your everyday life easier and your company more profitable. Let’s look at five ways to get your small business running efficiently.

Five Ways to Advertise Your Business For Free
  • 06 June 2022
  • Tiffany Carey

Five Ways to Advertise Your Business For Free

With the rising costs of goods and services, marketing and advertising have been forced to the bottom of your budget. However, getting the word out about your business is paramount to being successful. So how do you manage to advertise your business?

Six Community Outreach Programs You Should Know About
  • 31 May 2022
  • Tiffany Carey

Six Community Outreach Programs You Should Know About

This Memorial Day, we remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. We can use this time to reflect on ways to pay homage to their memory and the needs of our communities. Joining a community outreach program can help make a difference and improve your business.