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Can Entrepreneurship be Taught or is it Inherent?
SANIA GUPTA | January 3, 2019
UserVoice integrates easy-to-use feedback, helpdesk, and knowledge base management tools in one platform that empowers users to speak and companies to understand.
Article | May 13, 2021
Square is a great point of sale (POS) system that allows you to collect payments in-person and online — but it's far from the only option available. Today, there are plenty of fantastic Square alternatives out there worth considering.
But with so many to choose from, which Square competitor should you use?
In this article, you'll get a straightforward guide to 10 top Square alternatives to help you choose the best option for your business.
Article | April 8, 2020
Small business apps automate a range of straightforward tasks, leading to fewer wasted resources and a direct boost to revenue and profits. Employees often save dozens of hours every week after a business has transitioned to a new tech stack. Yet many small business owners still rely on outdated and time-sapping manual systems and legacy software. And they’re needlessly losing money in the process. Modern apps designed for small companies enable business owners to boost productivity, improve customer satisfaction, and focus on what’s most important.
Article | August 3, 2021
Finance: Make sure you are on top of bookkeeping from the beginning. Good bookkeeping and accounting are the foundation of a healthy and thriving financial future for your business. I would highly recommend meeting with some of the Start Small Think Big experts to hone these skills earlier than later. Lastly, be super clear about your business plan and how you look to make money from your business and make passive income, along with how to scale. Preparation is truly the key to success for thriving businesses.
Marketing: You must do the work to discover your why. Building this foundation helps to develop your brand voice and messaging. Without this core, your business can crumble because it lacks the firm foundation on which it needs to stand. You will attract the right customers and team if you stand firm in your authenticity and why. Secondly, I would advise getting to know your customer to understand how to speak to that particular group. You want it to feel natural and not like you are selling to them. The more you truly learn about their passions and wishes, the more you will best be able to fulfill their needs.
Legal: Protect your intellectual property as soon as you have the financial backing to do so. I would also highly recommend becoming a legal business entity of any sort. Doing so helps separate you from your business in any legal ramifications because becoming an LLC has made me feel protected and legitimized.
Article | July 9, 2021
How did your company survive the pandemic? What is the business strategy takeaway for surviving future recessions?
To help business owners survive future recessions, we asked CEOs and business professionals this question for their best strategies. From standing firm on price to looking for innovation in the market, there are several ways to help your business survive any future recessions and continue to grow your business.
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