The Top 5 Industries for Small Business Jobs

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are often thought of with a certain degree of sentimentality. The phrase “mom-and-pop” conjures Rockwellian images of the local hardware store and shadetree mechanic. While these businesses remain relevant contributors in the modern economic landscape, this characterization can miss just…

These Are The Top Small Business Entry-Level Jobs Right Now

According to a recent ZipRecruiter survey, the majority of job seekers would prefer to work for a SMB (small or medium-sized business). Their reasons vary, but 27% of survey participants told us that they like the close-knit, personal feel of a smaller business, while 25%…

Main Street Over Wall Street: Small Businesses Create Better Jobs

We’ve all heard it before: Small business are the backbone of the US economy. But what does it mean? The most recent data shows more than half of US workers are with firms with more than 500 employees, and that number is rising. And we’ve…

9 Tools To Encourage Customers To Pay Fast

Payment issues can cause major cash flow obstacles for small and large businesses alike. In a worst-case scenario, customers may simply abandon the transaction. Business Insider reports that e-commerce merchants lose almost $5 trillion in sales per year when customers fill virtual shopping carts but…

3 Things Small Business Owners Should Do Before Filing Taxes

Tax time is stressful for all of us. But for small business owners, this time of year can cause additional anxiety when it comes to navigating the preparation and filing of the federal and state tax returns that are required. With the passage of new…

Getting a Realistic View of the Gig Economy’s Role in Small Businesses

Let’s say you’re a small business that just opened up shop recently. More than likely, your budget is a little tight. You might also have a myriad of jobs that need to be done and a very limited amount of manpower (or womanpower). Given how…

How to Make 2018 the Year for Net New Customer Growth

Every small business is looking to grow their customer base in 2018. An achievable goal, but you’ll need the right strategy. There are some New Year’s resolutions you stick to—and many more that fall by the wayside long before we reach Spring. And, If you’re…

5 Signs Your Invoice Won’t Get Paid on Time

rawpixel / Pixabay Getting paid as a small business owner can be a bittersweet experience. While it does, in fact, represent payday, it’s not always easy to track down payments from clients. In fact, it’s estimated that about 16% of all work small business owners…

What Job Seekers Really Think About SMB Jobs

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are a lot of things. They’re favorite local hangouts, trusted family-run companies, tight-knit teams, and familiar institutions in their communities. These businesses typically employ 2 to 100 people, and medium businesses employ 100 to 250 people. Though small in size…

3 Things That Blow Your Social Media Credibility (And How to Avoid Them)

Small businesses use social media for different reasons—to share content, to engage in dialogue with their customers, to boost online visibility, and to preserve their online reputation, among other things. One of the most critical reasons to be on social media is that it can…

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