Barbara Davidson

Babs is a Lead Content Strategist and financial guru. She loves exploring fresh ways to save more and enjoy life on a budget! When she’s not writing, you’ll find her binge-watching musicals, reading in the (sporadic) Chicago sunshine and discovering great new places to eat. Accio, tacos! 

Here are my most recent posts

How to Sell on Facebook Shops: The Small Business Guide

How to Sell on Facebook Shops: The Small Business Guide

The retail frontier is ever-changing. The physical shopping district is so out of fashion it’s come back into fashion. Meanwhile, Facebook has made every website except Facebook even more obsolete by launching Facebook Shops, a virtual shopping district where store space is free. Like everything […]

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What Small Business Industries Are Successful in a Recession

What Small Business Industries Are Successful in a Recession?

Small business owners face unique challenges during a recession, but today’s rapidly shifting consumer preferences and safety regulations have made entrepreneurship considerably more difficult. Thousands of businesses have closed as a result of the pandemic, shutdowns and low sales. Some have managed to successfully pivot […]

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4 Things to Consider Before you Hire a Freelancer

4 Tips for Employing Freelance Workers

In addition to hiring traditional employees, businesses now have the option to contract out to freelancers for specific projects, job functions, or other business needs. With millions of today’s global population currently working as freelancers, these individuals offer a vast number of services including graphic […]

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14 Business Metrics to Help You Survive a Recession

Business Metrics You Should Track During a Recession

Operating a successful small business requires a certain degree of flexibility and willingness to adapt. Although economic instability can make things a lot more difficult, there are measures you can take to be more prepared, even during a recession. While your specific business needs will […]

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Work from home hotspots

The Remote Work Capitals of the World

Remote working has been more and more popular since the turn of the millennium.  And since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it seems like the whole world has been working from home. It‘s not just a trend though, it looks like even when the pandemic is […]

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5 Legal Considerations to Protect Your Employees

Legal Considerations to Keep Small Businesses Safe

Operating a small business legally and safely requires a good amount of research and proactive planning, but the pandemic has made this responsibility much more serious and urgent. With rapidly changing laws, guidelines and recommendations, it’s essential to stay up-to-date on the latest information to […]

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