Category Archives: Small Business Resource

The 411 on Working with Millennials

Millennials are entering the workforce in droves. This new generation is quite different from Generation X and Baby Boomers. Here’s what you need to know about working with Millennials.

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Employee Management: Dealing with the Office “Chatty Kathy”

We’ve probably all encountered the office “chatty Kathy” before at some point in our careers—you know, that person who talks seemingly nonstop or who gossips, distracts, and disrupts our workday. What can you do if you have someone like this … Continue reading

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Mobile Commerce Trends & Why Small Businesses Should Care

Seven and a half years ago, Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone. Since then, smartphone adoption has grown exponentially and doesn’t show signs of slowing down anytime soon. In fact, Smart Business Trends reports that smartphone subscriptions worldwide will reach … Continue reading

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Summer Reading List: Business Book Recommendations

We asked small business owners to share some of their favorite business books, magazines, and blogs. The response was overwhelming! Business people from a wide range of industries and backgrounds weighed in with their favorite titles and spoke quite passionately … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Tell if Your Website Navigation Is Hurting Your Site

At first blush, it’s easy to look at our own websites and “get” where we’re supposed to go and what we’re supposed to do next. But what about that person who’s landing on your site for the first time? What … Continue reading

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Updating Your Small Business Employee Handbook: 7 Tips

OK, ‘fess up: when was the last time you revisited your small business employee handbook? Did Facebook exist? Did Google? Hey, we know you’re busy juggling ten zillion things, but how about making a commitment RIGHT NOW and updating the … Continue reading

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He Sent WHAT?! Internal Email Etiquette Everyone Should Follow

People talk a lot about email marketing and email communications with customers. But what about corporate email—you know, those messages that are sent day-to-day within an organization? Is there such a thing as internal email etiquette we all need to … Continue reading

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