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The Summer Guide to Small Business Improvements
  • 17 June 2020
  • Kayla Meier

The Summer Guide to Small Business Improvements

As summer arrives and we transition into the new normal, it is time to think about making improvements to your small business during summer. Every small business should consider incorporating a summer improvement mindset into their business plan, especially if you recently reopened your small business or are preparing to welcome customers again. Here are six ways to make improvements.

How to Find Valuable Market Knowledge
  • 02 March 2020
  • Jelani Markus

How to Find Valuable Market Knowledge

As a small business owner, you are likely to run into new challenges daily. After establishing a customer base, you need to work to keep them happy. Once you have consumer loyalty, it is time to expand your reach. If your company corners a portion of the market, it is time to look for another to conquer. A strong familiarity with current market knowledge is a great way to maintain an advantage in your industry.

Key Signs It Is Time To Expand Your Business
  • 27 January 2020
  • Leo Covey

Key Signs It Is Time To Expand Your Business

For the third and final part in our Rightsizing series, we are going to examine the signs that it may be time to expand your business. What do we mean by “expand your business”? For the sake of this article, we mean adding additional resources into your business to help it scale up and grow. These resources can run the gamut from adding new manufacturing and distribution channels to exploring fresh marketing techniques to reach new customers. And the great news is that, in many instances, The UPS Store® can help you expand your business with key services like printing, direct mail and even some valuable hookups with premier partners in our suite of Small Business Services.