Tips to solve your employees’ post-holiday blues

Whether you celebrate New Year’s Eve with a bottle of bubbly, or head to bed long before midnight, many of us experience a post-holiday hangover when January arrives. It’s not hard to see why: the holidays are over, work and school resume, and the jovial spirit of the season is replaced by the reality of … Continued

New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Owners

As we change the calendar and welcome the new year, it’s the perfect time for self-reflection and goal-setting. And it doesn’t have to be all about exercising more often or giving up that bad habit. Beyond personal changes, the start of another new year is an excellent opportunity for professional growth, too. Eager to boost … Continued

How to Keep Your Business Resolutions

January is a great time to take stock of your small business’ performance and make some resolutions that will help set you up for a successful year.  The key is to choose resolutions that are easy to accomplish.  January 17th is Ditch Your Resolutions Day, but if you set realistic goals, you can avoid falling … Continued

Top 5 Emerging Small Business Trends to Look for in 2019

Ever wanted to gaze into a crystal ball and get a glimpse of the topics and trends that will matter to your small business in the year ahead? While the future is impossible to predict with complete accuracy, here are five trends experts say you should focus on in 2019. Influencer marketing is getting bigger…while … Continued

5 Ways to Get Organized in the New Year

Did you know that January is National Get Organized month? The New Year is a great time for making personal and professional resolutions, and getting organized is an essential component in helping you achieve new goals and resolutions for your small business. Starting the new year with a clean slate sets you up to be … Continued

10 Amazing Stats About Online Shopping

We’ve all heard a lot about how huge a phenomenon online shopping has become, and how important it is for small businesses to maximize their e-commerce opportunities. Still, getting a real grasp on the enormity of the online shopping revolution sometimes requires taking a closer look at the numbers, and what they indicate. One or … Continued

Holiday Shipping Dates 2018

Are you shipping gifts to loved ones who live far away this holiday season? Here are UPS’ cut off dates to keep in mind: December 14 – Last day to ship by Ground for delivery to US & Extended Areas* December 17 – Last day to ship by Ground for delivery across Canada (domestic)* December 19 – Last day … Continued

Four ways to use social media influencer marketing for small businesses

Social media influencers have become a hugely popular and highly persuasive form of marketing for businesses of all types and sizes. With multi-billion person audiences waiting to be reached through prominent networks such as Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube, the appeal of social media influencers is obvious. Even better, research suggests it’s often money well spent … Continued