Are you thinking of optimizing your workplace to increase productivity and efficiency? If so, there are several adjustments and improvements you can make without stretching your budget. Moreover, now that employees are working from home due to the shelter-in-place orders, it’s the right time to make these changes as your workplace is empty. [Read more…] about How to Optimize a Small Business Workplace
Once upon a time, here is how things worked: Let’s use the example of Johnny Homeowner.
It was the 1980s. Johnny wanted to close in his garage for use as a game room, and he needed a drywall contractor to help. He couldn’t just pull up a site on the internet and search: drywall contractors near me. The internet didn’t exist. [Read more…] about Why The Internet Matters for Small Business
Sales of online auto parts have been enjoying an upward trend for years with rapid increases beginning nearly a decade ago. Sales of online parts reached $12.3 billion in 2019, according to data from Hedges & Co., an online digital marketing firm. The company said that it expects another 16% increase of that for 2020 or about $14.2 billion in sales. Projections call for $19 billion by 2022. [Read more…] about Why Online Auto Parts Supply Became Such a Big Business
When you start a small business today, you must choose a few essential service providers to help you thrive. Most of these will operate in the background; your business itself will be the star on center stage. However, the quality of the service provided by the companies you choose will determine whether your version of “center stage” is the equivalent of a hit Broadway production or the local third-grade class play.
Let’s examine a few of the services you’ll want to employ.
You don’t have to be a business owner for a brand strategy to be important. You can be a hairstylist, a bartender, a software developer, or any other employee trying to advance your career; brand strategy is an important piece of the puzzle. Your personal brand is what keeps clients coming back, attracts new customers, builds job security, and turns you into a resource that companies like to cultivate. [Read more…] about How to Get Better at Brand Strategy
Slowly but surely, America is starting to emerge from the Coronavirus lockdown. This is obviously good news but will require an almost overwhelming array of adaptions and revisions to your physical workplace. In many cases, significant upgrades will be needed. Here’s a look at some of the things you should examine investing your money into when it comes to your physical office space. [Read more…] about Office Upgrades to Have Ready for Workers When They Return