Small Business Management

  • The 5 Tips and Tools You Need to Boost Your Productivity

    … in the comments. About the Author: Susan Solovic is THE Small Business Expert. Sign up for Susan’s Success Tips Newsletter and get your free copy of “Smart Marketing Strategies for Small Biz” ebook. The post The 5 Tips and Tools You Need to Boost Your Productivity appeared first on Constant Contact Blogs. …

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  • 13 Tips and Tactics to Propel Your Small Business Growth

    … business. Near-term small business growth tips: Analyze the performance of your sales team. If they aren’t meeting your expectations, or they are showing signs of ambivalence, shake things up. Bring in new blood working on commission only. Write down everything you do and categorize these tasks. Find tasks that you can delegate to others…

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  • 5 Ways to Get More Hours in the Day

    … thing to give up today and develop a plan for how to pass it off. About the Author: Susan Solovic is THE Small Business Expert. Sign up for Susan’s Success Tips Newsletter and get your free copy of “Smart Marketing Strategies for Small Biz” ebook. The post 5 Ways to Get More Hours in the Day appeared first on Constant Contact Blogs. …

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  • How to Tell If a Government Grant Offer Is a Scam

    … You get a call, email, or letter from the federal government saying you are the winner of a free U.S. grant. All you have to do is pay a processing fee to receive the money. How do you know if the offer is legitimate or a scam? Here are five ways to spot a grant scam: 1. Did you apply for a grant? Legitimate grants do not show up at your door…

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  • 19 Tips to Help You Get and Stay Motivated

    … It can be lonely at the top! And in the long run, that can be a major de-motivator for the small business owner. Of course, the stress and the long hours can also make it difficult to maintain your enthusiasm or commitment to your small business. If you’re wondering how to get your motivation back, try out these 19 different motivation tips…

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  • 6 Ways to Reward Employees When You’re on a Budget

    … want teach their staff how to create the perfect holiday cocktail. Your employees will learn to do something they couldn’t do before, and you are building their confidence and capability. Investing in your employees is something you should be doing all year round, but the holidays offer a good opportunity to have some fun with it! Make music…

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  • Small Business, Big Hires: How a Small Business Should Prepare For Seasonal Hiring

    … season yet! The holiday season can be overwhelming as it is, even without staffing issues. It never hurts to be proactive. Start reaching out to your networks and get organized so you can have a happy and prosperous holiday season. Looking for more holiday marketing advice? Check out our holiday marketing resource page! The post Small Business, Big Hires: How a Small Business Should Prepare For Seasonal Hiring appeared first on Constant Contact Blogs. …

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  • How to Write a Job Posting in 5 Easy Steps

    … Writing a job posting that wins candidates over is no easy task. This is especially true for small businesses that don’t have an HR department to guide them through the process. Deciding where to start, what to include, and how to make it sound interesting can stump even the most natural writers — but following a step-by-step process ensures…

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  • One Unexpected Place to Find Capital for Your Business

    … Show me the money! That’s what many small business owners say to me. Where can we find the funds we need to grow our business? The answer today is much better than it was a decade ago because innovative new financing options for small businesses are popping up almost every day. However, they all come with limitations. Here is a super quick…

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  • How Not to Lose a Job Candidate in Ten Days

    … and cannot say. Or get some advice from resources like SHRM. Whatever you do, always show appreciation for the time someone took out of their day to meet you. A great candidate experience will always translate to a promotion of your brand. Looking for more hiring advice? Here’s Why Small Businesses Need to Deliver a Great Interview Experience and How…

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  • Are Independent Contractors the Answer to Your Staffing Needs?

    … regarding business legal matters. About the Author: Susan Solovic is THE Small Business Expert. Sign up for Susan’s Success Tips Newsletter and get your free copy of “Smart Marketing Strategies for Small Biz” ebook. The post Are Independent Contractors the Answer to Your Staffing Needs? appeared first on Constant Contact Blogs. …

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  • A Kindergartner’s Guide to Small Business Management

    … and plays well with others.” What was really being measured in that report card category was a child’s niceness and teamwork abilities. In today’s post, let’s take a leaf out of Fulghum’s book and think about what Kindergarten report cards can teach us about small business management. Bosses shouldn’t be bossy It turns out that being nice pays off…

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