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Navigating through an everchanging landscape as a small business owner or entrepreneur can be a daunting task, especially without help. Our Small Business Blog is a hub of useful information to assist you in overcoming the hurdles only small business owners understand. Look to us for accessible tips and advice you can employ immediately to help tackle the obstacles and challenges you face daily. Simply choose a topic ranging anywhere from building a better business plan to Covid-19 concerns and find the answers you’re looking for.

How to Set and Follow Through with New Year’s Resolutions and Goals for Your Business in 2021
  • 04 January 2021
  • Taylor Miller

How to Set and Follow Through with New Year’s Resolutions and Goals for Your Business in 2021

The new year is a time for everyone to hit that reset button and start fresh! That is why so many people create New Year’s resolutions and goals — and the same should be done for small business owners.

How to Celebrate Small Wins During a Hard Year
  • 28 December 2020
  • Kayla Meier

How to Celebrate Small Wins During a Hard Year

As 2020 draws to a close, it is tempting to put this year behind us and move on without reflection. But even though this year was difficult, it still left us with moments to celebrate small wins. If you steered your small business through this hard year, take a little time to acknowledge all the small wins that you and your team worked to achieve. If you need suggestions for how to celebrate, look at the tips below.

The Best Free Tools for Brainstorming and Collaboration
  • 21 December 2020
  • Jelani Markus

The Best Free Tools for Brainstorming and Collaboration

When meeting up in person just isn’t an option anymore thanks to a worldwide pandemic, your choices for team-based strategy development may seem few and far between. Thankfully, technology has stepped in to deliver a bevy of options to help businesses brainstorm, collaborate and get to the solutions you only can reach together. As a small business owner, you know an online tool for collaboration is best when it doesn’t have a huge impact on your bottom line. With that in mind, here are five awesome online tools for brainstorming and collaboration that are also free.

12 Creative Ways to Reward Employees Without Breaking the Bank
  • 14 December 2020
  • Jelani Markus

12 Creative Ways to Reward Employees Without Breaking the Bank

When times are tough, small business employers know that it’s important to show they value the employees they depend on. But in a world of virtual meetings and limited face-to-face interaction, how do you reward hard work without placing a large burden on your pocketbook? Check out the list below for 12 ideas to keep your team feeling appreciated and your budget balanced.

4 Tips for Building Purpose Into Your Small Business
  • 08 December 2020
  • Public Relations

4 Tips for Building Purpose Into Your Small Business

When Rod and Pernell started BLK & Bold, they already knew community support would be at the center of their small business, and they knew it would benefit at-risk youth. Now they give back to more than ten cities across the country. As part of our small business advice series, Rod shared four tips for building purpose into your small business.