Navigating New Terrain: Finding New Customers as a Small Business Owner

We’ve been on the subject of moving and relocation for a few weeks, but figured most anyone might benefit from the subject of locating new customers. This can happen at any point, moving or not, and is something all small business owners should be keeping tabs on. Regardless, if you’re new to an area or […]

A-Z with Gen Z: A Small Business Owner’s Guide

We’ve mentioned Generation Z (born in the mid 1990s to early 2000s) a few times in the past few posts. While they may seem still young and insignificant, it’s estimated that by 2020, they will make up close to 40% of all consumers. Because of these impressive numbers, we thought providing small business owners with their […]

International Upcoming Small Business Trends

Last week gave mention to small business trends within the U.S., but ever wonder what’s going on with the rest of the world’s business climate? Being “in the know,” even as a domestic entrepreneur can give insight to what’s next and keep your business ideas in perspective, as well as relevant on a global scale. […]

Small Business Trends in 2018

The word “trendy” in itself has it’s own connotations that aren’t always good, but it’s worth keeping tabs on trends in general that seem to be working well for other small businesses. Even taking the “wait and see” approach, check out the latest trends in the small business world so far in 2018; maybe one […]

Make First Impressions Count! Small Business Introduction Tips

We’ll try to not beat the long-dead horse about how significant first impressions can be. You’ve heard it all your life that initial perceptions are hard to un-do, and with a business it’s certainly no different. When you commit to a small business, it’s important to consider what impression you give, and to recognize what […]

Retaining Good Customers: Tips for Helping the Best Clients Stay Loyal

If you’re a small business owner with clients, you probably have a favorite or two. Bad customers stand out and can ruin our day, but good clients can bring out the best in us and make the whole process feel worth it.  Sometimes, we may take our “good” and “okay” clients for granted though, which […]

Best New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Owners

Now that we’ve discussed the why of New Year’s Resolutions, we thought it might be worth exploring a few commonly suggested resolutions for small business owners. Feel free to utilize these for inspiration, or in a literal sense, whatever your company could use improvement on. In no particular order, our suggestions are as follows: 

Denver Startup Week 2017

It’s finally here! September 25th begins the annual Denver Startup week. The events throughout the week are focused on  “innovation for founders, developers, product managers, designers, marketers, sales teams, and makers;” if you are part of a small business, this is the week for you! 

Twitter Tips for Entrepreneurs

If you’re reading this, you’re likely  not a stranger to social media. We’ve discussed the importance of promoting one’s business utilizing the Internet and the free tools it has to offer, as well as some platforms.  But today, we thought we’d emphasize specifics of Twitter and some general guidelines of daily use to maintain a […]

Avoid the Nickle and Dime in 2016

Along with the arrival of 2016, chances are you’ve at least reviewed finances and set some goals you’d like to strive for over the course of the year (if not, shame on you; we’ve discussed the importance of an annual review in multiple posts!). Hopefully you know where you stand and know how much money […]