Smart Business Guides for Small Businesses

Top Reasons Why You Should Use a VPN While Traveling

These days, in most locations all over the world, the internet is easy to access. In this generation, it has become an incredibly valuable necessity, be it in booking flights and accommodations, posting a status online, or opening an... ❯❯❯

How to Get the Best Out of Your Instagram Profile with the Help of Effective Graphic Designing

You cannot disagree with the fact that a particular Instagram account is zero without any images. Businesses are using Instagram in order to capture the attention of potential customers as well as followers. According to www.brandwatch.com,... ❯❯❯

What You Need to Know About Managing Up

Your relationship with your boss can have a big impact on your job satisfaction and career. Even if there seem to be some flaws in their management style or your personalities clash, you can still work together successfully if you learn... ❯❯❯

What Will You Do When You Get Promoted Without a Pay Raise?

You’re excited because your boss tells you that you’re being promoted, and then you feel let down when you find out that your salary will stay the same, even if you are already earning a high salary as a lawyer or doctor. Does... ❯❯❯

What’s Wrong With Busy Work?

We like busy work. It’s always at least a little bit less painful than the task we know we should be doing. At the same time, we feel at least a little productive. Cleaning behind the fridge is normally less than inspiring, but it... ❯❯❯

8 Tips for Thriving at Work as an Assistant

Being an assistant is challenging and exciting, but no one ever said it was easy. The responsibilities can be significant and widely varied. However, there are several things you can do to thrive in your assistant job. Remember that your... ❯❯❯

How to Create Effective Processes as an Executive Assistant

Much of an executive assistant’s day is routine. There may be daily or weekly graphs and reports to generate, phone calls and emails to screen, travel plans to be made, and meeting notes to record and distribute. Not to mention... ❯❯❯

How To Close Your Business

We often talk about in business starting or creating a company, but there's another side to that coin. It's not something entrepreneurs often think about, but many times there comes the point where you want to close your business. Perhaps... ❯❯❯

Some Unnecessary Small Business Expenses to Avoid

When you start a business, you have to be extra careful with how you spend your capital. There are many ways for small business owners to increase their profits. Reducing their costs is one of the simplest and most effective ones. A lot... ❯❯❯

Breaking Down Sales and Marketing

Revisiting the Sales and Marketing Conversation Back in October 2015 we shared an article called "5 Ways Marketing Departments Help Salespeople Catch Butterflies." Recently a tenfold article was shared with us,... ❯❯❯

Why A Small Shop Is Better Than a Chain Store

A couple of weeks ago, I visited a small, independently owned pharmacy. I know that's quickly becoming a rarity, but I'm glad I did. I've been to the chain store pharmacies, and I have to tell you that I often leave feeling like less of... ❯❯❯

5 Business Lessons I Learned From My Mom

Who would you expect to be Shark Tank investor Barbara Corcoran's most important mentor? Barbara says in her new podcast, Business Unusual, that her mom was her best teacher when it came to business. I've been fortunate to have had... ❯❯❯