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How I Marketed my Small Business Effectively Without Breaking the Bank

When I first started in business - I thought I had to spend a lot of money on marketing to be successful. I was wrong. In this article I'm going to …

Marketing

The Most Valuable Online Business Course You Can Take Is Studying Your Competition

Regardless of whether your competitor is failing or dominating, you need to know why.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Top athletes spend hours studying the previous matches of their opponents because they understand the importance of learning from the competition. The …

How to Optimize Google My Business and Leverage It For More Sales

Just a few days ago, I found something that surprised me.A phone book.<i>These still exist?</i>After all, 60% of Americans use smartphones and tablets to …

Small Business

8 Mistakes Small Businesses Make When Building an Online Presence

Having a strong online presence goes beyond building a website and having accounts on all social media platforms.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>Investing in building an online presence can be one of the wisest decisions for any business in today’s times. With the majority of your …

Marketing

Online Reviews vs. Word of Mouth: Which One Is More Important?

It’s 2018, and people are searching for local businesses online now more than ever - in fact, 97% of people say they research businesses online.<p>But, …

Marketing

7 Ways to Boost Your Small-Business Marketing

These marketing strategies can help small businesses gain new customers and increase repeat business.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>Marketing is important to every business’ survival, whether it’s for the local business up the street or the mega-corporation that spreads across all …

Small Business

Homebuyers feel duped by hot water tank rentals included in their new homes

Nadia Mendola didn't think she'd be signing her life away for a water heater when she bought her brand new home in Waterdown, Ont., in 2016.<p>She's …

25 Business Plan Tips From Professionals

To jump-start your business, have a solid business plan.<p>This story originally appeared on Fit Small Business<p>Looking to start a new business? If you want to succeed you need to have a solid plan. While writing a business plan can be a daunting task, you don’t need a fancy business degree in order to …

The Small Business Guide to Google Analytics [Infographic]

Despite its widespread use, Google Analytics can trigger anxiety in many marketers. Once you log in, it's not hard to feel overwhelmed by—or unsure …

Want to Simplify Your Small-Business Finances? Do These 5 Things

Here are five tricks I've used to simplify my small-business finances that I wish I had known earlier in my entrepreneurial career.<p>Like many fellow small business owners know, a good idea is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to running a successful company.<p>While it is important to focus on …

'I had no idea,' heat pump owner says about potential for mould

Some warranties require deep cleaning, but few mention mould<p>As more and more homeowners turn to heat pumps to save money on heating and cooling their …

9 Business Tips for Sustainable Growth

Businesses are built for more reasons than selling at first opportunity.<p><i>By Krzysztof 'Kris' Garlewicz, President of ProsperiFi.</i><p>Build, sell, repeat. This has seemingly become the dominant strategy recommended for entrepreneurs today. While rapidly launching a business they can sell might work for …

Investing In Your Business: What You Need to Know Before You Get Started

The superstar entrepreneur you follow on Instagram just posted about the new video equipment she bought for her business. Your favourite Facebook …

5 Steps to Successfully Financing Your Startup

Are you a startup small business owner who needs money to get your business off the ground? If you’ve been trying to avoid financing your startup …

How to Write a Business Plan for Your Startup

Anyone can have a great idea. But turning an idea into a viable business is a different ballgame.<p>You may think you’re ready to launch a startup …

Every Bootstrapping Entrepreneur Can Afford These 3 Basics of a Successful Website

Build a strong foundation, set a clear path and don't allow clutter.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is your business website instantly welcoming? With more and more online-only experiences and business operations, it’s increasingly important that your website deliver a …

Facebook's News Feed Changes Will Hit Small Businesses Hard. These 7 Tips Will Help You Survive

Marketers need to earn a 'meaningful' place in their followers' social media feeds.<p>Small-business owners are still grappling with Facebook's announcement last month that it is shaking up its news feed algorithm. The changes are expected to make it harder for companies to reach their followers, …

How to Create a Facebook Business Page in 6 Steps

A Facebook Page for your business is a powerful way to connect with your customers and reach new ones.<p>This story originally appeared on Fit Small Business<p>A Facebook business page is a free public profile you can create for your local business, brand or product. Similar to your personal Facebook …

Five Ways To Improve Your Small Startup’s Cash Flow

Sometimes a credit-card processing fee is all it takes to wipe out your profit margin. But don’t worry–you still have options.<p>Bootstrapping a small business or setting yourself up as a full-time solopreneur usually means taking some financial risks–and, for a while anyway, a few financial hits. …

Small Business

12 Digital Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses in 2018

It’s 2018, and if your small business doesn’t have a digital marketing strategy by now, you’re already behind the competition.<p>That’s why we put …

Marketing

Business Debt - Yes or No?

Makign sense of using leverage<p>Oh boy. Debt. That nasty four-letter word nobody likes. I'll go out on a limb and say there are a couple of very good reasons to go into debt as an entrepreneur and, if you are ever going to grow and scale your company, then debt is often the easiest way to do it.<p>First …

One-Page Business Plan Templates for Entrepreneurs

One-Page Business Plan Templates<p>One-Page Business Plan Templates for Entrepreneurs<p>Updated April 10, 2017<p>Having a business plan is a must, whether …

3 Questions You Need to Answer Before You Launch Your New Business

Starting a business brings a lot of hard work and a long learning curve. But it also comes with knowing that what you accomplish is your own. Answer these questions to understand whether you're ready to make the trade off.<p>I've yet to meet someone who launched a business and then failed because they …

How to Build a Side Business While Keeping Your Day Job

It's a delicate dance amping up a side hustle while staying true to your current employer.<p>The saying, "Don't quit your day job," has become all but …

How to use Instagram to market your small business

Instagram is a global phenomenon that can be surprisingly great for small businesses. Here’s how to make it work for you.<p>When a friend told me …

A Saucy, Crispy Tofu Recipe for People Who THINK They Hate the Stuff

This crispy tofu recipe delivers takeout-joint satisfaction.<p>I’ll be honest. There was a time, long before I developed this crispy tofu recipe, I didn’t really understand tofu, or soybeans in general. My sister brought some tempeh home from a particularly crunchy camp in Vermont one summer and my …

Tofu

Got a bratty pre-teen? What parents can do to fix that behaviour

The pre-teen years can be a rough transitional period for any family – adjusting to new attitudes, almost constant bickering and fighting. What’s a …

Parenting

How to Calculate Paycheck Withholding and Deductions- Hint: It's Easy

How to Calculate Withholding and Deductions from Employee Paychecks<p>Calculating Federal Income Tax Withholding, FICA Tax, and More<p>Updated January 18, …

Everything You Need to Know About Financing Your Business with a Credit Card | Inc.com

When it comes to funding your small business, you have more options than ever before. You can go through a traditional route, such as applying for a bank loan or an SBA loan. You can turn to online-only alternative lenders, or apply for a specific-use loan through an avenue like equipment …

Personal Finance

Want to Launch a Company? 5 All-in-One Business Tools You'll Need | Inc.com

With each new day comes a new software declaring it can do one thing better than any of its competitors. This glut of specialized software creates lots of niches within the market, but the accompanying overload of information does nothing for time-strapped entrepreneurs but confuse them.<p>With …

Small Business