Despite facing a sales slump, U.S. small businesses are seeing a silver lining as customer payment times improve, reveals recent data from Xero. Xero’s Small Business Insights (XSBI) program provides a comprehensive overview of trends from January 2017 to June 2023, based on data from
The sales world has changed a lot over the past year. From everything being in-person, active, and always intriguing to being remote, slow moving, and less attractive, the world of sales has had to adapt a lot since the pandemic hit. And it looks like
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The first three months of the year are a critical time for your business. What you accomplish now sets the tone and lays a foundation for the rest of the year. If you’re feeling a little behind the 8-ball, you’re not alone. Fortunately, there is
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You are launching an exciting new product. Before you are able to launch it online, you need product photos. How should you display your product? Are there any current trends that you should be aware of? What new ideas could you implement for your photos?
You may ask yourself, so, just what is Shopify and how do I use it? Shopify is an online trading base that lets one create an online store and trade their items. Additionally, merchants can sell their products face-to-face through Shopify POS. Shopify was created
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Sales is an important part of every small business and the pace you set this quarter can set the tone for your entire year. If you struggle with sales, here are four easy ways to tweak your process, increase sales, and jumpstart your 2022 revenue.