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Running a business is tough. We’ve compiled tips and best practices just for you.

2021 Coaching Trends and Advice for 2022

Coaching is a rapidly evolving and expanding industry. In 2019, the estimated global total revenue from sports coaching was $9.3 billion U.S. dollars – and it’s only going up. Here are some other coaching trends and predictions to think about and, perhaps, act on.  1. Coaching is Going Digital Online coaching is becoming more popular....

How to Start a Business from Your Side Hustle

The Great Resignation is upon us (and has been since June of this year), and while the state of the pandemic remains in the balance, one thing remains clear: people want to spend their time doing what they love (and making money from it). If you feel the same, here are some resources to help...

Find Out Whether You Qualify for Facebook’s Fast Track Invoice Payout Program in 2 Minutes

Facebook is rolling out a Fast Track Invoice program on October 1, 2021.  You’ve probably heard about it because they are dedicating $100 million to it! The program aims to support small businesses by buying up outstanding invoices owed to them by their customers, so small business owners can get the cash flow they need...

The Real Cost of Past Due Invoices

When you run a small business, you’re an essential part of your community. Having personal relationships with your customers can make it hard to collect past due invoices, but not collecting them isn’t a viable option—nor is it fair.  In 2020, 76% of US small businesses experienced cashflow shortages, the majority of which was due...

3 Ways to Protect Your Small Business From Another COVID Surge

For small business owners, these past few months have been nothing short of a torturous limbo. For a couple of weeks in the summer, it looked like things were on the mend. Now, with the Delta variant (among countless equally concerning others), the COVID situation is starting to look concerning once more. How can small...

4 Ways to Attract Qualified Employees without Breaking the Bank

As the pandemic eases its grip on the US population, millions of workers are quitting their jobs. This has created a severe labor shortage; a whopping 42% of small businesses had job openings that they couldn’t fill. While larger companies are able to offer higher compensation, including more benefits and perks to attract qualified candidates,...

How to Raise Prices Without Upsetting Your Customers

The inflation rate is the highest it has been in over a decade, and small businesses are bearing the brunt of the consequences. One way to rescue your bottom line is to increase your prices, but it can be difficult to raise your prices without losing at least some of your customers. Here are some...

Why Small Businesses Need to Steer Clear of Venmo

In case you haven’t already heard, Venmo made some pretty big changes to their fees recently, and it’s bad news for small businesses. As a peer-to-peer payment app, Venmo was never built for small businesses to begin with. Even before all these new fees they introduced, it was a pain in the behind to use—Venmo...

3 Foolproof Ways to Boost Your Small Business Revenue This Summer

Consumers spend the most money in the summer. Here are three easy ways small businesses can take advantage of that and translate that into increasing their revenue this summer.  1. Create a summer-themed service or program By only offering this in the summer, you’re taking advantage of scarcity marketing, which is an extremely effective tactic...

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