Having a well-defined strategy can make or break the future of your small business. This section will provide you with much needed advice, tips and news about strategic development that will help you grow your business.

How to Use Integrations to Increase Productivity

How to Use Integrations to Increase Productivity Avatar Posted by Liz_062 under Strategy
From https://www.ducttapemarketing.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on October 19, 2016 12:43 pm
I love integrations – you know, those odd little bits of technology that allow one awesome tool talk to another. Integrations are so useful for automating, marketing, productivity, and of course getting things to happen that need to happen but won’t. Read More

My 10 Favorite Quotes on Small Business Leadership

My 10 Favorite Quotes on Small Business Leadership Avatar Posted by SmallBizAhead under Strategy
From http://sba.thehartford.com 7 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on October 18, 2016 10:48 am
Gene Marks, our small business consultant shares his favorite quotes on small business leadership. Take some time to read this great piece and don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter so you never miss a post! Read More
Your systems and procedures are the operations manual for your entire business. Anything that is a repetitive task, needs a step-by-step guide, so that someone (besides you), can use it for reference and do the job without you having to constantly manage them.
Read More

How to Leverage the 80/20 Rule for Blogging Success

How to Leverage the 80/20 Rule for Blogging Success Avatar Posted by kimonos under Strategy
From http://www.problogger.net 16 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on October 9, 2016 5:51 pm
You may have heard of the 80/20 rule – it was recognized as a concept more than a century ago. In modern times, the rule has been used to achieve a broad range of objectives, from economics to business management to better relationships to weight loss. If you apply the principle to blogging, you co Read More
Generally, we as small business owners are able to spot the telltale signs that all is not well with the company and that help, in some form, is needed. Being able to determine the exact moment that we launch the SOS flare claiming we are sinking is of course an art. Read More
The holiday season can account for as much as 30% of a retailer’s annual sales. However, sales aside, it’s also an especially important time to keep an eye on the many variables that can impact cash flow, such as inventory, extra labor, and marketing. Supporting such a critical time in your sales o Read More
In little less than a decade, we have gone from only using phones to talk to using phones for almost everything- – social media, emails, games, apps, etc. Who could have predicted it?
Yet predicting is the exact thing that business owners are asked to do when planning their business over the long Read More

How to Get Out of a Bad Business Partnership and Go It Alone

How to Get Out of a Bad Business Partnership and Go It Alone Avatar Posted by Caron_Beesley under Strategy
From https://fundbox.com 21 days ago
Made Hot by: kingofcontent92 on October 4, 2016 8:33 am
A business partnership can be a great opportunity—diverse skills, someone to bounce ideas off and strategize with, and of course, shared risk. However, with shared risk comes liability. If your partner does something to lose an important client or incurs debt, your finances suffer too. Worse, if th Read More

Can You Turn Your Hobby Into A Business? 

Can You Turn Your Hobby Into A Business?  Avatar Posted by amabaie under Strategy
From http://www.huffingtonpost.ca 21 days ago
Made Hot by: ObjectOriented on October 4, 2016 7:56 am
Wouldn't it be nice if one of your hobbies -- an activity you purely enjoy -- could make you money instead of costing you money? If you've been asking that question, you are not alone. In fact, many people are making money from their hobbies. So how can you join them? Read More
Do you believe that guest posting for traffic is not working anymore? Read our case study on how to increase your traffic with guest posting on other websites. Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …

Woo-hoo! It's Sherryl Perry: BizSugar "Contributor of the Week"

As anyone who regularly visits the BizSugar community knows, we absolutely love our contributors. Contributors … More
Editor's Picks

It's time to up your game with video on BizSugar!
Have you tried BizSugar's new video posting feature?
Did you know you can now post video on BizSugar?
Post your small business video to BizSugar today!