Dear M & M: I have some general questions about the nature of business ownership in the United States and what does the landscape look like for small businesses in 2018 or going forward? – Jan Dear Jan: If history repeats itself, like it normally does, here are some statistics from the Small Business Advocacy…
Just as no two businesses are alike there are always exceptions to every business as to what is the most important thing to them on any given day. But what drives any business to success or failure? It’s sales.
The first thing one should do is a little comparison shopping. A simple google search can help you find a list of companies that process credit cards.
Customer retention is an important factor in the success of any business, no matter the industry or the size.
As a retailer it can be tough to compete with the online world where everything is at your fingertips. However, there are many ways that you can leverage your customers to “shop local” vs online this holiday season, it all comes down to product, delivery, and experience.
As a new business, picking the right name for your business can play a big role in the success of your endeavor.
Dear M&M: Does my business really need a vision & mission statement to be successful? I’ve heard about them, but I just don’t see the point. – Jerry Dear Jerry: Having clear vision and mission statements can do more than just look pretty on the break room wall. When used effectively, they send a clear…