Amidst all the obstacles you’re going to face as a business owner, building a website for your business may not be at the forefront of your mind. However, we’re here to tell you why establishing your online presence is crucial to the future of your business. The truth is, no matter if you’re running a part-time side hustle or a full-time business, a business website is a key component to establishing your identity, building your visibility, and maintaining your relevance in an ever-more-online world.
What is eCommerce and is this business type right for your next business endeavor? Here’s your complete introduction to the world of online sales.
We’ve already talked in depth about Xero and QuickBooks Online: how the two programs stack up, the pros and cons of each. But today, we’ll be focusing on a specific aspect of the two cloud-based accounting programs: what are they like for mobile users?
Ah, the mall. The land where young teenagers wander aimlessly with the hopes of somehow attaining a new level of coolness. Where the commingling smells of hot pretzels and heavy cologne trickle out of every air conditioning vent. It’s the place where you can watch a helpless woman wander too close to a Curling Iron […]
Whether you run a video rental store (yes, they still have those), a surf shop, or a tuxedo rental boutique, as a rental business owner, you need a point-of-sale system that processes rentals, not just sales. (I guess you could be cute and call it a “point of rental” system, but to keep things simple, let’s just use the […]
We spent a lot of time talking about the October 2015 EMV liability shift, even long before it even happened. We did our best to encourage merchants to educate themselves and then make the switch over. And we’re still talking about it. To us, there’s no question that adopting EMV is the right thing. It’s […]
Maybe it’s been bothering you for awhile, or maybe you just stopped during a lull in your day to think about it: is “GetResponse” a good name for an ESP (email marketing service provider)? Is it just a little too on-the-nose, or is it subversively sincere about the service it offers? What if you had […]
You and iContact (see our review) have been together for a while, maybe even moved in together, bought a couch. It’s been a good relationship, but now it’s starting to look like you and your ESP (email marketing service provider) are having different ideas about where your business is going and what its needs are. The […]
In the world of web-based shipping applications, ShipStation is the eight hundred pound gorilla. With a large customer base, a wide array of integrations, and a huge advertising reach, you (the small business owner) have likely heard of it by now. While ShipStation (see our review) has a lot of great features, and a big community surrounding it, […]
Why Defaulting On Your Business Loan Is A Bad Idea (& Steps You Can Take To Remain In Good Standing)
In danger of defaulting on your small business loan? Find out what might happen and what steps you can take to make sure your loan stays current.