Small Business Owners

  • How to Start a Small Business in Texas

    February 1

    Everything is bigger in Texas, right? While this may be the case with many things, from food to gas stations, it doesn’t always hold true in the business world. There are more than two million small businesses located throughout the Lone Star State.

  • 11 Ways to Lose Your Employees

    February 1

    Employee retention is a big deal, as a high turnover rate leads to greater recruiting, hiring, and training costs, as well as a lack of continuity and experience.

  • 10 Henry Ford Quotes and Why They Still Matter

    January 22

    Henry Ford is perhaps our nation’s most recognizable business innovator. He was the father of the modern assembly line and creator of the Model T.

  • 5 Entrepreneurial Lessons from Martin Luther King, Jr.

    January 15

    It has been more than 50 years since Rev. King’s legendary “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington. It’s an important day for our country, as we all reflect on the humanitarian’s trans-formative ideas and actions that catalyzed the civil rights movement.

  • How to Start a Small Business in Florida

    January 14

    Did you know that small businesses represent almost 99 percent of all employers in the state of Florida? Although there are more than two million small businesses located throughout the state, there is always room for one more.

  • How to Run a Kick-Butt Kickstarter Campaign

    January 13

    Since Kickstarter launched just over five years ago, investors have pledged more than $1 billion dollars to help fund the thousands of creative projects featured on the crowdfunding platform. While these projects range in scale and success, entrepreneurs and small businesses are turning to Kickstarter to grow their brand and tap into the fast-paced, modern approach to fundraising.

  • Long-Term vs. Short-Term Business Loan: Which is Best?

    January 8

    At some point, your company may require securing a business loan. This money can be used for everything from working capital to expansion to acquiring a competitor. Typically, loans have been acquired from banks, although that is starting to change.

  • 7 Ways to Help Your Business Survive Winter

    January 5

    It’s dark outside when you leave for work and it’s dark outside when you get home.  Even if you work out of a home office, in the winter you may barely see the light of day.  As most of the U.S. faced the recent Polar Vortex in November, winter came in like a lion.

  • Small Business Owners' Favorite Tech Tools in 2014

    August 12

    One of the fastest ways for small business owners to get ahead today is through technology. While you can’t control the level of demand in your industry or fluctuations in the economy, there are a number of things you can do to make your business more efficient.