Take the furniture in your office seriously. It's more than just a couple of mismatched chairs and desks or a place to park yourself for the day -- or at least it should be. Comfort is certainly important, but so is appearance. What experience does good office furniture create for customers?
Though businesses often use Facebook for marketing, these restaurants used it to curb some negative behavior engaged in by a small group of customers known as dine-and-dashers. You won't believe what they did.
Microsoft just announced that its search engine, Bing, will handle search queries across a range of AOL-owned sites beginning in 2016. Microsoft presumably beat out Google for this honor.
If your small business is in serious need of a youth movement, the Millenial set is all ready to get to work. The thing about this generation, though, is that they want work-life balance, even if it means relocating. Setting up your business operations to accommodate this need may be imperative to recruit and retain the youngest workers today.
Traveling for business can be important, but that doesn't mean you should ignore your budget when on the broad for business. Just like back at the office, there are simple tips you can follow to keep costs down. Here are some of the more popular with other small business owners just like you.
Microsoft recently released some updates to the Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3 tablets that will allow them to run the new Windows 10 operating system. Read more about the capabilities this new functionality will bring.
Ever thought of going up against the likes of Starbucks? If you're a franchisee who's looking to get into the coffee business, there are plenty of coffee franchises as alternatives to Starbucks.
Like it or not, machines will eventually replace the human in some aspects of your small business operations. That's not necessarily a bad thing, in a lot of cases. Here are some ways small businesses can adopt machinery to handle some customer service tasks.
In a world of increasing marketing channels and options, it's important not to forget what works. Here's a look at a tried and true marketing technique that still gets good results. Are you using email marketing segmentation?
Is your small business marketing to Millennials. If the answer is no, you're not alone. A recent survey of members of the Manta community reveals many of these small businesses haven't either -- even though Millennials are a rapidly growing demographic.
A husband-and-wife team used their extensive knowledge of SEO to get their niche small business noticed by some bigger companies. Now, they have a nationwide contract to sell their accessory products at Best Buy stores.
A PC on a stick isn't exactly a new concept. Still, Lenovo is hoping to bring increased portability to Windows-based computers with its new Lenovo ideacentre 300. And if the size of this new PC doesn't impress you, it's certain the price will.
We've all heard business travel horror stories, but by the end of the trip, usually people will only give you a one-word description of their awful jaunt. SurePayroll and Small Business Trends teamed up to delve deeper into these horror stories. Here's what we found.
Great employees are the key to your company's success. But how do you recruit the best and brightest and then have them sick around for the long haul? Check out these suggestions on how to build a team that lasts.
A recent survey question posed to Small Business Trends readers asked the best way to learn about entrepreneurship. The results of the informal survey, while unscientific, yielded some interesting responses. If you haven't yet taken the survey, what would your answer be?