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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.

  • 29 January 2015
  • Dr Billy M.

Does the handshake still matter in business?

Hand shaking is a universal ritual of personal engagement and serves as both a social nicety and a prelude to more important business. If you are meeting a contact or a new client, the quality

  • 27 January 2015
  • Eric Michaels

In digital marketing, focus on quality over quantity

If you’ve ever built a business website, posted on your company's Facebook page, or retweeted an interesting article, you’ve engaged in digital marketing. These days, consumers routinely turn to the web for information about businesses

  • 27 January 2015
  • The UPS Store

The Top Lessons Learned From Entrepreneur Magazine’s 6th Annual Growth Conference

Last week The UPS Store was proud to be a part of the Entrepreneur Magazine 6th Annual Growth Conference in New Orleans. Over 500 passionate entrepreneurs came together to learn ways to grow their businesses

  • 21 January 2015
  • Tracy Spahr

Entrepreneur Magazine’s Growth Conference Offers Help for Small Business

Did you promise yourself that 2015 would be the year you finally got serious about pursuing your entrepreneurial dream? Perhaps that dream is to start your own business, become part of a franchise network

  • 20 January 2015
  • Tracy Spahr

#ViaStories: Small Business Owners Can Help Others Grow

The UPS Store is continuing its #ViaStories campaign by sharing the story of Amy Peterson’s small business – Rebel Nell – which employs, educates and empowers women in the Detroit area who have fallen on difficult times