Barbara Davidson

Babs is a Senior Content Writer 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

delegating work

How to Get Better at Delegating

Business leadership isn’t about doing more than everyone else: A talented manager is one who can build a team that they are comfortable delegating work to. This ensures that the workload is fairly distributed and everyone can work to their full potential. In fact, CEOs […]

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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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facebook chat bots

A Small Business Guide to Facebook Chatbots

Facebook chatbots are becoming an increasingly important aspect of how customer service is managed. Global research firm Gartner predicts that chatbots will power 85% of customer service interactions by 2020, while 80% of businesses say they currently use or are planning to use chatbots. So, […]

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