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Small Business Blog for Small Business Owners

In search of small business ideas and much more? 

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.

  • 30 September 2014
  • Dr Billy M.

How geolocation-based technologies can help your business

Geolocation-based technologies use computer programs and GPS data to provide information services in social networking. The expansion of the smartphone and tablet market has seen these technologies gain ground in business and personal life

  • 26 September 2014
  • Nicole Cox

Artist Captures Real-Life Moments in 3D

Artist Josh Hunter finds inspiration in everyday moments. One of these moments recently occurred when he was in Bankers Hill, a small urban community near downtown San Diego, Calif., and he spotted a homeless man

  • 25 September 2014
  • Tracy Spahr

3D Print Turns a DIY Surf Gadget Into a Marketable Product

In early 2014 avid surfers and budding entrepreneurs Jeff Russell and Nick Brooks were on a mission. They had identified a need in the surf community and come up with an idea to solve the problem

  • 23 September 2014
  • Eric Michaels

What's next: 3D printers in the workplace

Printing is not just for paper any longer; entire objects now emerge from 3-D printers. As an entrepreneur, this technology offers you another tool worth implementing in your business innovation process. Though it might seem

  • 19 September 2014
  • Lisa Hanly

Mailbox Confessions: Cultivating a Strong Small Business Requires Great Clients and Great Counsel

This week, The UPS Store is launching a new advertising campaign called “Mailbox Confessions,” featuring real franchise owners and real customers. We’d like you to meet the real people of The UPS Store, so we