Keeping a small business organized makes a huge difference in its day to day running. Having the right systems in place can make for greatly increased efficiency, less frustration, and higher profits. We have compiled a few great tools that are sure to help you do business better than ever. Continue reading
St. Louis, Mo. was recently identified as the nation’s top startup city because it wrapped up 2015 with the highest annual growth in venture capital funding.
But financial backing isn’t the only benefit entrepreneurs will find in the city just west of the Mississippi River.
Known as a hub of biotech and plant science research, St. Louis offers plenty of other startup resources and a cost of living that’s roughly 5 percent below the national average. Continue reading
Oakland is gaining momentum as a top startup city, appealing to entrepreneurs seeking lower rent space in the Bay area and a diverse and mission-focused environment.
The savvy business owner is always looking for tools he can use to his advantage in business. Free and low cost tools are even better, as they have minimal affect on the cost of doing business, and in turn can generate new business, increase effectiveness, or boost revenue in other ways. We have collected a few of our favorite free or low cost advantages you can give your business now, in order to start 2016 off right. Continue reading
Many businesses come to a point in their existence where they need to refocus their efforts. If you find that your small business is not performing as you want or expect it to, it may be time to refocus your efforts, your staff, your products, or even your entire approach. Continue reading
Many of Washington, D.C’s startups have found success by providing solutions for government problems.
Since the federal government is interested in efficiency enhancing technology, D.C. is a great place for startups like Popvox, which helps citizens directly lobby elected officials; TroopSwap, a daily-deal site for the military; and TroopID, which helps companies overcome barriers to delivering benefits to veterans by registering and verifying service members’ credentials. Continue reading
A professional business phone gives your company an edge over the competition in so many ways. It ensures that you portray the kind of image you want your business to have. A small business phone that is professional and high-quality ensures that every customer, no matter when they call, gets exceptional service.
Seattle may be known for its lush evergreen forests, steady drizzle and soothing view of Mt. Rainier on the horizon. But that doesn’t mean it’s a sleepy town.
The country’s coffee capital has plenty of nightlife, culture and shopping at Pioneer Square, an historic district known for its Renaissance Revival architecture. Continue reading
SMS is the acronym for short message service, but today it is most commonly known as text messaging. Essentially a telephone keypad or an on-screen keyboard is used in order to type a message. The user then hits send and the message is almost instantly received by the cellular phone it is destined for. A short message service center is the intermediary to the transmission of these messages. Continue reading
With deep roots in traditional Southern culture, and the largest metro economy in the South, Atlanta is known for both its hospitality and its ingenuity.
It’s also a study in contradictions, as reflected in its history as the fictional home of Tara, the plantation in Gone with the Wind, and the real home of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Continue reading