Small Business


5 Do’s And 3 Don’ts Of Project Management For Small Businesses

As a project manager, you’re the lead person in the daily operation of your small business. Your key role is handling various project stages from initiation to completion and keeping track of their progress to ensure they go smoothly. Besides planning, assessing, and implementing the


The Importance of Networking for Small Businesses

According to the Small Business Administration, there are over 27 million small businesses in the United States alone. That’s a lot of competition, and it can be challenging for a small business to get noticed. That’s where networking comes in. Networking is an excellent way


Filipino-Donut Infusion has a 10,000 Person Waitlist

When you think of Filipino food, most people have a hard time nailing down the tasting profile. Those who are familiar with Filipino cuisine they might describe it as salty or vinegar based. In flipping the script and displaying the expansive world of Filipino cuisine,


10 Marketing Tools To 10X Your Marketing Reach And Speed

Wide marketing reach is expedient for the growth of every business, irrespective of the business size. However, it is more important for small businesses and startups because it is a significant determinate of such businesses’ success. As such, start-up and small business owners exert efforts


Understand Cybersecurity To Avoid A Data Breach In Your Business

Cybersecurity is one of the world’s top security threats. There have been about 4,000 confirmed data breaches in the last year alone. Many businesses have fallen victim to these attacks such as Verizon, eBay, Yahoo, and Nintendo to name a few. A data breach costs


How The New Infrastructure Bill Will Affect Small Businesses

Recently, Biden and the Senate have been going back and forth on the newest infrastructure bill—some saying the plans were not comprehensive enough, some saying exactly the opposite. But finally, Biden has declared, “we have a deal”! What exactly does this bill include and what


This Latest Venmo Policy Could Affect Your Business

Venmo recently sent out an email to all of its users stating its changes in transaction policy. The new policy will go into effect July 20, 2021. This policy says users who receive payments that are identified by senders as for goods and services will


SBA Loans Are Gone, But What About Grants?

So you’ve decided to start a business or need money to help fund everyday operations. In a prior article we discussed the various ways to fund your business. Over the past year small business owners have been hearing terms like PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) loans,


7 Accounting Services and Apps Built For Entrepreneurs That Gives You The Best ROI

Accounting is crucial for the effective running of daily business activities. Accounting helps businesses keep financial records and ensures statutory compliance. Most small business entrepreneurs are actively involved in their business account because it helps them understand their business financial condition and provides insights for


The Importance of Digital Marketing for Small Businesses

In this post COVID world we live in, businesses of all sizes have taken a hit. Yet the most affected have been small businesses. The Wall Street Journal report that 42% of small businesses were in danger of going out of business in the fourth quarter of 2020.  On the


Sit Down And Have A Think—Why This Needs To Be Your #1 Priority

When is the last time that you sat down to have a think?….a purposeful exploration within your own mind. Thinking is the one thing that others cannot take from you. They can stop you from expressing what you think, but not the edification that comes


Biden Unveils Relief Plan Every Minority-Owned Business Needs Right Now

Last night, President-Elect Joe Biden outlined his strategy to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. While his plan is ambitious, it does mean big spending for the U.S. government. His relief plan will cost $1.9 trillion dollars, which does sounds like a massive amount of money, but


Burger King’s New Ad Campaign Will Warm Your Heart

In a refreshing change of pace, Burger Kings across France and the United Kingdom have started a new campaign to urge consumers to order takeout. However, not from their company. As the pandemic drones on, Burger King advocates people order from independent restaurants instead of


JB Pritzker Announces New Grants For Small Businesses In Chicago

With many businesses having had to close due to Covid 19 shutdowns and restricting measures, it’s no wonder many owners are suffering. Chicago businesses are no exception. But there are means and ways around it, quite possibly a lot. For instance, a new batch of

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