Your best new customer may be your best old customer. Far too often, though, companies don't give customer retention the importance it deserves. Business development is often viewed as important, while account management is boring. It's really not surprising. The...
Reliable employees are an incredible find. Though there are no shortage of good ones out there, the harder task may actually be how to keep them around. Employee retention/happiness should be the top priority for any business, but so...
People love their pets. Fido has gone from sheepherding and living in outdoor pens to getting pawdicures and wearing sunglasses. People also love the planet and want to preserve the environment and natural resources. Smart entrepreneurs are looking for...
Many founders of startups wonder if they should stay in their current location or if they should move their business to a place of greater economic opportunity, or where the action is. It depends on where you live, where you...
When a business is growing, cash flow doesn’t always keep up with the balance sheet. Sometimes, a business may receive a large order that will bring in a great deal of income, but lacks the ready cash to pay...
When to invest in commercial real estate is a question faced by a lot of business owners. Like so many questions in life, the answer is often influenced by time and money. Time is usually a crucial factor in real...
Whether the entrepreneurial gene in your family is your dominant trait or you have just decided to tackle the dream of owning your own business, there are some necessary strategies to ensuring successful business operations. Plan Well, but Remain Flexible A...
Whether you are dreaming of starting a small business or you already run your own small business, you probably know how important business credit is. Having sufficient and readily available funds means being able to properly run and hopefully...
Peer-to-peer (P2P) or social lending is an online financing platform for borrowers and lenders. This alternative lending option combines the latest innovations in business, technology, and society. It gives a personal touch to advancing financial goals. Peer-to-Peer Platforms P2P lending began...
You never know when a crisis or an unexpected emergency will occur, but you want to be as prepared as possible. Some of the best business tips someone can give you are focused around planning for potential crises associated...