Monthly Archives: August 2015


Be Prepared for Your Next Business Event

Be prepared for your next business event. Check out this list of upcoming dates near you or on the Web. Than do a bit of research to figure out how to best reach your objectives when attending.



Master Content Marketing with These Tips from Our Community

If you've got a small marketing budget for your small business, you're likely to find some gold in your website's content. Members of the small business community shared some helpful tips on content marketing. They're here in this week's Small Business Trends Community News and Information Roundup.



From Humble Beginnings in a Garage, Family Business Thrives for 60 Years

With so many businesses failing in the first five years, the Perfection Spring & Stamping Co. of Mount Prospect, Illinois is already something special. In an evolving industry, the company is still going strong after 60 years and has remained a family owned business for three generations.



Facebook Video Surges, Wix Launches CRM Tools

Wix continues to add to its offerings for small businesses with a CRM app. Facebook appears to be infringing upon YouTube's ad revenue and Intel believes its Thunderbolt technology can transform your computer. These headlines and more highlight this week's Small Business Trends News and Information Roundup.


Sales

How to Hire Your First Sales Rep

When you're deciding to expand your small business, one of your most momentous decisions will be to hire your first sales rep. These insider tips, including numbers and lessons learned, will help minimize the risks inherent in hiring a salesperson to increase your all-important sales revenue.



If Dogs Ran Your Small Business

When you have the ability to plop pets into otherwise ordinary business situations, the jokes basically write themselves.



Stolen Content May Not Be So Bad After All

The content you're creating for your website may be so good that others are trying to use it for themselves. This type of burglary though, may not always be a bad thing for your business.