Tax Season and Your Employees

Tax Season and Your Employees

At the beginning of every year, there are two critical numbers in tax-law provisions that are adjusted for inflation. The IRS and Social Security Administration usually release these figures in October. Unfortunately, at the time of writing this, these figures have...
How To Handle Remote Management

How To Handle Remote Management

Recent studies show that 43% of US employees have worked remotely, with some being full time remote workers. As this trend increases in popularity, you need to know how to effectively manage employees. It can be challenging to handle remote workers regardless of their...
How Personal is Too Personal In the Workplace?

How Personal is Too Personal In the Workplace?

Fostering a company culture can be difficult. You want a culture that people gravitate towards, but you also need to maintain professionalism. Part of fostering a beneficial company culture is understanding the line between sharing and oversharing. People like to...
Top Cost-Cutting Measures

Top Cost-Cutting Measures

As we approach a new year, companies are looking for new ways to save money and properly budget. As a small business, it can be difficult to save money and grow at the same time. There are, however, some unique things you can implement to trim your operating budget....
Marketing To Gen Z And Millennials, What’s The Difference?

Marketing To Gen Z And Millennials, What’s The Difference?

Most of the conversation in marketing in the last few years has centered on the millennial audience. However, it’s time to start thinking about the next generation with buying power. Currently, Generation Z consumers make up about 26% of the market, and that number is...
How To Succeed In Your Q4 Planning

How To Succeed In Your Q4 Planning

Planning for the next quarter can be an intimidating task. If you’re not familiar with finances, you can easily get lost in the assortment of information available on the subject. If you’re feeling the pressure as the next quarter approaches, here are some...
A Layout for Workspace Success

A Layout for Workspace Success

Over the years, the “ideal office” has gone through several changes. The early 2000s tried a transition from cubicles to open floor plans, with the inclusion of ping-pong and foosball tables following soon after. But what truly makes a productive workspace? Here are a...
Marketing To Millennials

Marketing To Millennials

When developing your marketing plan, it’s easy to rely on traditional strategies that have worked in the past. But with millennials making up more of the market, those traditional tactics may not work. As the marketing landscape shifts toward millennials, there are a...
How To Save Money and The Planet

How To Save Money and The Planet

Nowadays, most consumers are environmentally conscious; in-fact recent reports have shown the over one-third of consumers will pay 25% more for sustainable products. What makes these trends in consumer behavior even more impressive is the demand Gen Z is showing for...
How To Avoid The Headaches of Business Travel

How To Avoid The Headaches of Business Travel

Business Conventions can be very beneficial for your company, but one wrong step can make a trip end up costing more than it’s worth. Here are some of the best ways to avoid business trip headaches. Prepare For the Worst It may sound easy and straightforward, but...
Data Tools To Heat Up Your Insights

Data Tools To Heat Up Your Insights

What’s one of the best ways to waste your time and money? How about spending capital on a fancy looking site when you don’t know how user-friendly it is? A website that doesn’t appeal to consumer sensibilities will deter them from engaging and...
How To Be Successful in a Gig Economy

How To Be Successful in a Gig Economy

Your success in a gig economy requires a different mode of thinking than other business environments. To rise above others competing for the same dollar, here are two tips to both survive and thrive. Keep Your Brand Personal Becoming a leader in a gig economy requires...
The Pros and Cons of Fiverr

The Pros and Cons of Fiverr

Fiverr.com has generated a following recently as the place for a plethora of freelance marketing materials and services. However, in this gig economy, there are 100’s of freelancers and platforms competing for your marketing dollar. So, is Fiverr worth the hype?...
How UTMs Can Link You to Success

How UTMs Can Link You to Success

In 2018, e-commerce accounted for 11.9% of all retail sales. So it’s easy to see how your online marketing strategy can be essential to your success. Urchin tracking module (UTM) links are a great way to identify where your website traffic is coming from so you can...
The Basics of CRM

The Basics of CRM

When you first begin to pursue your passion as a career, it can be daunting to learn all the business jargon and tools. When looking at how to manage your customer experience best, one Google search will send you into a frenzy of confusion with terms like “Best CRM...
What Face-To-Face Marketing Can Do for You

What Face-To-Face Marketing Can Do for You

Whether your business relies on eCommerce or thrives in its brick-and-mortar setting, face-to-face marketing can make an impact on brand loyalty. Here is a quick breakdown of what face-to-face marketing is and how it can positively impact your business. What Is...
The Basics of Intraoffice Conflict Management

The Basics of Intraoffice Conflict Management

Conflict can arise anywhere at any time, regardless of how well team members work with each other. Failure to address conflict efficiently can lead to high turnover rates, which can cost anywhere from 16%–216% of the salary of the individual as noted in our last...
The Importance of SEO Marketing

The Importance of SEO Marketing

The internet and social media apps can be very confusing. They are continually changing to meet the needs of consumers. One of the vaguest concepts in this realm of marketing is Search Engine Optimization. SEO is essential to any online marketing strategy. Here is a...
The Basics of An Income Statement

The Basics of An Income Statement

As an entrepreneur, you’re driven and will do whatever it takes to meet your goals. However, knowing how to meet the short objectives along the way will help immensely. If you’re unfamiliar with how income statements work, here is a quick break down. Start with the...