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The Lasting Impact of Women in Business
  • 22 March 2021
  • Jelani Markus

The Lasting Impact of Women in Business

Celebrating this Women’s History Month from a business standpoint means taking a good look at some of the impact women have had in the business world. The contributions women have made throughout so many industries have been historic, impactful and worthy of praise. Here are just a few eyebrow-raising achievements we can attribute to female entrepreneurs, small business owners and employees.

Ensure Social-Distancing: Best Appointment-Scheduling Platforms for Your Small Business
  • 15 February 2021
  • Alex Penfield

Ensure Social-Distancing: Best Appointment-Scheduling Platforms for Your Small Business

Small businesses have always needed to be agile and adaptable, and these qualities have only become more important given the current situation facing our world. With the implementation of social distancing guidelines, businesses have had to quickly pivot many of their day-to-day operations in order to comply with guidelines and keep their employees and consumers as safe as possible.

Team-Building Activities and Tips in a Remote World
  • 21 September 2020
  • Leo Covey

Team-Building Activities and Tips in a Remote World

Running a small business has always been a calling with its own set of unique challenges. With the new dynamic of remote work, things can be even trickier, especially if you are managing employees. Suddenly a team that was united and running in the same direction with organization and discipline can sometimes feel unmoored, uninspired and possibly worried about the future. Here are some valuable ways you can easily infuse positivity and productivity into their days, even with the physical distance that separates you.

Great ways to build customer trust
  • 03 February 2020
  • Jelani Markus

Great ways to build customer trust

Nowadays, consumers are looking for more from businesses than just the goods and services they provide. There is a growing desire among savvy customers to know more about where they spend their money and who they are spending it on. For a better chance at success, distinguish your business as trustworthy.

The Perfect Way to Grow?
  • 20 January 2020
  • Taylor Miller

The Perfect Way to Grow?

In today’s business world of either sink or swim, it is crucial to stay ahead of the game and be prepared for the moment you need to begin that ever-so-daunting small business expansion. Now, you could look at this as either a scary feat or an extremely exciting moment for your small business. Reaching this level should be a time to celebrate your new business achievement!