Nationwide, it's estimated that 43 percent of all employees work remotely at least part of the time. Research shows that telecommuting has numerous benefits to employers (such as more productive and engaged workers) and employees (less time and cost... (Read More)
If you are considering investing in a franchise opportunity, there are some questions you should ask yourself beforehand.
First, what do you want out of a franchise business? Are you considering this as a hobby or more of a full-time job or... (Read More)
Does your business have its own Yelp page? Yelp is a social review platform that has 83 million unique desktop visitors, 74 million unique mobile visitors and 28 million unique mobile app users each month. It's growing in popularity by virtually any... (Read More)
When you buy into a franchise operation, you are investing in your future. You are essentially embracing a proven business model and staking your business life on it.
And, you know what? That's okay. Why? Because franchising is THE way.
There... (Read More)
Are you paying enough attention to your competition? Whether a company is B2B or B2C, performing periodic audits on the competition can provide valuable information. Here are a few ways to gather business intelligence:
Look at your competition's... (Read More)
BYOB. It's that one acronym everyone strives for. No one really wants to work for someone else, but yet, most of us have to. However, there are those out there with either the resources or desire to take the plunge and build a business operation... (Read More)
Think businesses that have primarily office workers don't have to worry about workplace safety? Think again! This list of workplace injuries demonstrates that accidents happen in all kinds of U.S. companies. Notice that a number of them apply to... (Read More)
When it comes to owning a business, there's one thing everyone says they want to get out of it: the perks of being your own boss.
Whether it be setting your own schedule, cultivating an amazing team of employees, or expanding a business you can... (Read More)
Optimism among small business owners is reaching new highs. According to a recent USA TODAY/Allstate survey, 64 percent of companies with 100 or fewer employees say their businesses are doing well, up from 61 percent in late 2015. Looking forward to... (Read More)