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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.

6 Ways to Stay Productive While Working from Home
  • 08 March 2021
  • Jelani Markus

6 Ways to Stay Productive While Working from Home

It’s almost hard to believe there was a time when working from home was seen as a novel occurrence. Before 2020, many employees went to their dedicated offices surrounded by co-workers and completed their work duties. But things have changed. And as a result, the small business landscape now requires a lot of fresh perspectives. That starts with productivity maintenance. In order to keep your small business engine moving, it’s important that all employees contribute as they would in the office. The following six practices can help you get the most out of your employees working from home.

Make the Most of the Time Your Customers Are Spending Online
  • 08 June 2020
  • Jelani Markus

Make the Most of the Time Your Customers Are Spending Online

The current global and nationwide situation has forced small business owners to look at other options for operating and marketing. Stay-at-home orders mean that instead of daily commutes, many customers are spending their time at home. And much of that time is spent online. With this shift in internet use, we compiled a few tactics to make the most of capturing some of your customer’s time online and benefit your business.

How to Maximize Digital Tools to Keep Your Business Adapting
  • 27 April 2020
  • Taylor Miller

How to Maximize Digital Tools to Keep Your Business Adapting

As a small business owner, it can be incredibly overwhelming to research and decide which digital tools you should be using in your business. At The UPS Store, we put together a list of digital tools for you to review, and hopefully, you can integrate some of them into your small business.