Jennifer Goforth Gregory
on November 25, 2013
With new social media networks sprouting like weeds, it can be tough to tend your own garden.
In a 2012 survey of 500 small businesses, Vertical Response Marketing found that a third of owners, proprietors, and CEOs want to spend less time on social media. …Read » Views: 130
on October 21, 2013
Does the mere thought of managing your own books fill you with dread?
You’re not alone. Many entrepreneurs do not particularly enjoy accounting. But as a small-business owner, it’s your job to make sure that your company’s money gets managed correctly.
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on May 14, 2013
You’ve heard the buzz about “responsive web design.” But you’re not sure exactly what it is — or why you should pay attention. Here’s a bit of background, so that you can decide whether you ought to jump on the bandwagon.
“In simple terms, a res…Read » Views: 146
on May 7, 2013
The word “entrepreneur” typically conjures images of professionals in their 20s and 30s. But that stereotype often misses the mark, because baby boomers engage in more entrepreneurial activity than Millennials do.
Many older adults are starting businesses…Read » Views: 166
on April 22, 2013
Working with employees to grow your company can be one of the most rewarding aspects of owning a small business.
At the same time, managing people with different personalities can also be a real challenge. After all, each of us has traits that can frustrate …Read » Views: 139
on April 18, 2013
Some entrepreneurs — such as restaurateurs — start out with a team of employees in place, but many others launch their companies as sole proprietors. These independent small-business owners often struggle to decide when to add staff and what types of peopl…Read » Views: 164
on April 1, 2013
When most small-business owners decide that it’s time to hire an employee or two, their work is typically piled up and their to-do list is often a mile long.
The Intuit Small Business Blog recently talked with Leslie Barber (pictured) — former owner of pr…Read » Views: 109
on March 15, 2013
Thanks to mobile technologies like smartphones and tablet PCs, it’s becoming easier for modern small-business owners to run their companies without an official office. Skipping this formality saves overhead costs and offers tremendous flexibility in scheduli…Read » Views: 122