Female business leaders

Inspiring Women Business Leaders You Should Know

More and more women are founding businesses and leading organizations the world over —  here are 4 women from a lengthy list of female entrepreneurs and leaders that we find particularly inspiring.   Indra Nooyi Indra Nooyi served as the CEO of PepsiCo, the second […]

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Business credit

Key Factors Lenders Use to Measure Business Credit

When entrepreneurs go looking for financing, they have multiple options. For example, they could seek out an angel investor, get a credit card, pledge their future earnings, set up a Kickstarter campaign, tap into their 401(k) or ask their family members for a loan during […]

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vpn software for small businesses

What is a VPN and Does Your Business Need One

Many businesses rely on employees, managers and top-level executives to protect confidential information such as trade secrets, working capital details, internal processes and future product releases, but what happens if this data is shared or leaked online without your permission? Furthermore, your ISP, or internet […]

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OK, Google: How to Optimize a Site for Voice Search

Google voice search is changing the way users search for the information they need. Nearly two-thirds of all smartphone users have used voice search to find local business information in the last 12 months. Over a quarter of desktop, laptop, and tablet users, too. The […]

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small business loan criteria

The Five Things You’ll Need for a Business Loan

It can feel overwhelming finding funding for your small business, especially if it’s your first time trying to secure a business loan. There are so many different lenders with different requirements and products, it can feel like another job trying to make sense of it […]

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small business guide to youtube

A Small Business Guide to Youtube Marketing

By the year 2021, a million minutes of video will cross the internet every second of the day. And as soon as 2019, video content will account for 80% of all internet traffic. With 1.3 billion annual YouTube users, every small business needs to get […]

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advertising for instagram

A Small Business Guide to Advertising on Instagram

As more and more brands join Instagram and the feed becomes more competitive, it can be harder for a small business to stand out. But Instagram ads have become an enticing avenue for businesses looking to increase engagement (and profits, too). With nearly three-quarters of […]

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podcasts for new managers

Podcasts for First-Time Managers

When you start a small business, it may be because you want to be your own boss or you have a passion for a product or skill. Rarely, if ever, does an entrepreneur take on all the responsibilities of owning a business just for the […]

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