SMALL BUSINESS ADVICE

Every Small Business Must Avoid These 5 Big Social Media Mistakes

January 4, 2022

Small Business
In recent times, social media has become a primary medium for promotion, customer service, communications, wider reach, and more. Having your presence on social media is essential for your small business. But there are many pitfalls and mistakes to avoid on the journey.

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Importance of Strong Business Credit

Infographic | April 26, 2022

To secure a small business loan, many lenders want a business credit score of 75 or higher. This is why business credit is important for small business owners today. Find out more about the business credit bureaus and it's importance for small business owners.

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The Megaphone of Main Street: Small Business Jobs Report

Infographic | September 14, 2021

Small businesses play an important role in the United States labor market, and they are often considered the “lifeblood” of the U.S. economy. They employ 47.1% of all U.S. workers and contribute to 41% of all U.S. economic activity. SCORE’s latest “The Megaphone of Main Street” data report series delves into the story behind the impact of COVID-19 on small business hiring and the challenges small business owners face in their search for employees.

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The Best Cities for New Small Businesses

Infographic | February 26, 2020

Starting a business is an inherently risky endeavor, especially when headlines and statistics tout findings that around 20 percent of small businesses fail within the first year and 50 percent within five years. But those prospects can change dramatically based on where you headquarter your business. A recent study from online business loan site LendingTree found that certain cities in the U.S. are better places to start new small businesses than others. To determine the rankings, LendingTree looked at the data it has from companies applying for loans and studied the percentages of businesses that were profitable, the percentage less than six years old, the percentage with less than $1 million in revenue and the percentage with fewer than 250 employees across U.S. metro areas.

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CYBERATTACKS:Surfacing Threat to Small Businesses

Infographic | July 21, 2022

43% of all data breaches involve small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) 61% of SMBs have reported at least one cyberattack during the year 2021 40% of the small businesses that faced a severe cyberattack experienced eight hours of downtime, at least 30% of small businesses believe phishing attacks are the most significant cyber threat

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A Detailed LinkedIn Guide for Small Businesses

Infographic | December 3, 2019

With its 645 million users, LinkedIn is a powerful business social media platform invaluable for networking.That sounds like a great opportunity for small businesses... But many of today's small businesses never get around to signing up and setting up a LinkedIn profile.Yet, it takes just a couple of hours to not only create your presence but also launch a strategy for being known, building a reputation, and getting found.

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Same Day Delivery Benefits for Small Business!

Infographic | March 23, 2020

Major retailers and shipping companies such as Amazon and FedEx realize that their consumers would like to have their ordered goods as fast as possible. Therefore creating a same-day delivery option proved to be a very lucrative strategy that will not only increase revenue but also create more loyal customers in the process.

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Use Hubconsult as your company for contracting and invoicing - to save you the cost and time of running your own company. (All company secretarial, accounting and auditing costs included. Hubconsult is based in Hong Kong, banks with HSBC. Xero accounting in multi-currency included to to generate your business's P&L.)

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