small business

How Great Client Onboarding Saves You Time WAY After Onboarding’s Done

Enjoy this great guest blog from Business Operations Consultant Melissa Morris. If you’re a service-based business owner than you’ve surely heard the term client onboarding (if you haven’t, that’s ok because I’m going to tell you all about it!). Client onboarding is that crucial time when a prospect becomes a client. Onboarding typically starts with [...]

How Great Client Onboarding Saves You Time WAY After Onboarding’s Done2019-04-15T09:39:10-07:00

I know WHAT to do but HOW do I get started?

Enjoy this week's guest post from Britt Sullivan on taking the next step in your business. You’ve worked hard to learn all this great info on how to start or run your business successfully. You know what you need to do to take your business to the next level.   So now what? Now it’s [...]

I know WHAT to do but HOW do I get started?2019-04-09T04:39:59-07:00

Getting Started With Etsy

Thinking of starting an Etsy shop? This week's guest post from Leah of Boynton Fly Away Studio will help you get started. Owning and running an Etsy shop is a thrilling experience. I have to admit however that I was slightly overwhelmed by just how much work went into the business side of selling my [...]

Getting Started With Etsy2019-03-26T07:38:18-07:00

As a Business Owner, Your “Weakness” May Be Your Biggest Strength

This week's guest post is from Parenting Specialist Rachel Bailey on why you shouldn't hide your "weakness". Many of us know that running a successful business is about solving a problem for our clients or customers. But when I started my business, I was the one with the problem. At the time, I was working [...]

As a Business Owner, Your “Weakness” May Be Your Biggest Strength2019-03-18T17:21:13-07:00

What to Wear to Work – When You Work at Home

This guest post from Regina Ackley is perfect advice on dressing for success when working from home. I’ve been a work from home professional for over eight years now. I started out working for different companies but am currently running my own at-home business. I have to admit that working from home definitely has its [...]

What to Wear to Work – When You Work at Home2019-03-12T08:00:24-07:00

12 Must-Have WordPress Plugins To Help You Scale Your Online Business

In this week's guest post, Kelly Kilgallon from Tap House Media shares some helpful Wordpress plugins to enhance your website. Custom building WordPress websites can be a beautiful process for an agency owner like me. Seeing ideas come to life with thoughtful and strategic lines of CSS only solidifies that I’ve become the tech nerd I [...]

12 Must-Have WordPress Plugins To Help You Scale Your Online Business2019-02-25T18:24:27-07:00

Why Small Businesses Need to Learn to Love Business Operations

This week's guest post comes from Alexandra Suchman, founder of AIS Collaborations. My clients tend to be creative, passionate, right-brained thinkers for whom words like “operations,” “systems”, and “infrastructure” are like nails on a chalkboard. Since my business is helping other small businesses achieve their missions with less stress, clutter, and tediousness, I knew I [...]

Why Small Businesses Need to Learn to Love Business Operations2019-02-25T17:47:42-07:00

Transparency as a Business Owner

This week's guest post comes from Caroline Johnson, Founder of Line Writing Co. Being a business owner is tough. There are constant demands to not only complete what you have set out to do, but to stand out in a crowd. Sometimes it can seem like we’re stuck in a sea of people who do exactly [...]

Transparency as a Business Owner2019-02-05T07:43:23-07:00

5 Tips For Working From Home-Michelle Parrino

While working from home can sound like a dream to most, it also comes with some challenges. It’s definitely a transition if you’re used to working in an office, and I want to share some things I’ve found helpful during my time building a business from home. Tip One: Make Time for Others I’ll be the [...]

5 Tips For Working From Home-Michelle Parrino2019-01-08T09:54:14-07:00

A to Z of Design (for the Non-Designer) – by Lidia Varesco Racoma – Part 1

Graphic design doesn’t have to be scary. Understanding the lingo can make it less intimidating—plus it makes the process of working with a designer smoother and more productive. Here’s part 1 of your A-Z guide to graphic design. A is for alignment Alignment is the positioning of text, images or design elements in a layout. Items can be [...]

A to Z of Design (for the Non-Designer) – by Lidia Varesco Racoma – Part 12018-12-12T13:19:34-07:00