The internet can provide a wealth of creative ideas, valuable information, useful tips, and sage advice, but only if you know where to look. A Google search for “small business blog” turns up a whopping 3.6 BILLION results in 0.74 seconds. So where should the entrepreneur with a search for shared knowledge turn? Fear not – we’ve done the searching for you and are happy to present our suggestions for the top 10 blogs all small business owners should be following:
The holiday season is upon us, as is the annual pressure to find the perfect present. If you’ve got a small business owner on your list you’re in luck. Though you can’t buy them a few extra hours in the day or a little more sleep – because let’s face it, that’s what they really want – we do have 10 great gift ideas for the busy entrepreneur in your life.
Keeping up with trends in your industry or among small businesses in general can be difficult. Small business owners usually handle more than one job within their company, and researching benchmarks or checking in on the status of the economy isn’t always at the top of the to-do list. We’ve gathered 15 of the best stats and facts about small business growth and management so you don’t have to spend time researching.
Social listening is more than a trendy buzzword; it’s an essential part of your business’ digital strategy.
Listening to your target audiences online helps you monitor trends, identify potential influencers, and track consumer sentiment to grow your community and develop more relevant, engaging content.
As a small business owner, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by social media. Your time and attention are already pulled in multiple directions – is it really worth promoting your business on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and more? Yes, if you’re doing it right. Follow these 5 tips to ensure your business gets maximum value from your online presence, with maximum efficiency.
Over 320 million people actively use Twitter each month, but only a select few use it well. It’s not easy to limit your self-promotion to 140 characters per tweet, yet there are some in business who have mastered this platform as a way to connect with both with the masses and on a personal level. Here are the top ten sales people on Twitter that can help you grow your business. Read more
In terms of improving productivity, few inventions have been as revolutionary as the cloud. By providing storage as a remote service, the cloud lets companies avoid equipment failure and access their files from anywhere in the world. Read more