Joshua Sophy

Joshua Sophy Joshua Sophy is the Assistant Editor for Small Business Trends and the Head of Content Partnerships. A journalist with 17 years of experience in traditional and online media, Joshua got his start in the newspaper business in Pennsylvania. His experience includes being a beat reporter covering daily news. He eventually founded his own local newspaper, the Pottsville Free Press, covering his hometown. Joshua supervises the day-to-day operations of Small Business Trends' busy editorial department including the editorial calendar and outgoing assignments.

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  1. Aira Bongco

    The holidays will always be a busy season for businesses. If you’re working on retail, inventory is highly important. you never want to run out on the last minute and lose money that you should have earned if you have inventory.

    • Inventory is really important during the holidays. Thus, you must have enough stock to accommodate your customers. Keeping track of the orders, billing, and payment can be well-handled with management and help from technology.

  2. Great article! My name is Moran and I’m looking to acquire few online related businesses this year. Any tips? 🙂

  3. Most businesses earn a lot around the holidays – it’s the time of the year when people have more time and spend more money on presents. Each business should be prepared for the upcoming holidays – a variety of products and special discounts can encourage the customers. Always have products in stock and enough personnel.

  4. Holiday is coming and this is the best time of the year to introduce your products and services especially if it’s connected with the Holiday season. People are excited to give something special to their loves ones and your business can be a good resource on that. This is the best guide so far and thanks for sharing it.

  5. A business should be ready for the holiday sales, that’s for sure. But what impresses the most is the special holiday discounts and packaging. If you sell a product – wrap it nicely and put some decorations on top. If you sell a service – think of a beautifully made voucher or something like that. That speaks well of your business and customers are thankful for the nice wrapping as they don’t have to do it themselves.

  6. Christmas is almost here. Things should have been prepared by now or there is not enough time.

  7. Thanks for the tips. I can feel the pour of holiday cheer if you know what I mean. Christmas is near. We should all celebrate.

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