Business Online Journal
By: Nate Kristy
Published: October 17, 2016, 3:00 pm
How many software solutions, Web applications, or plug-ins do you sign into daily to run your small business? The answer is probably more than you think. My guess is that you use a minimum of five tools regularly, without even thinking twice. And that’s the beauty of technology. In the tech-driven world, there’s an available solution to enhance nearly every process in a small business, including accounting, project management, payroll, customer support, document management, and, of course, marketing and sales. Small businesses today have the advantage of growing their sales and managing their operations much more resourcefully than they (Read more...)

By: Tommy Wyher
Published: April 6, 2016, 2:00 pm
The most successful companies in any industry offer the best products at the right prices but also have their workflow optimized to maximize sales. The details of contracts or even the information that is gathered before an initial phone call can lead to a fast sale where everyone benefits. Many businesses look at the actual sales team or the products offered rather than the processes that are put in place. The sales team or the product can be the problem but without the best process possible, neither of these things can be totally blamed. The following are some ways (Read more...)

By: Blair Nicole
Published: February 24, 2016, 11:00 pm
Start-up success is often described as some elusive feat that only a lucky few are able to achieve. In reality, start-up success (or failure) is usually a lot more predictable than you expect. You’ve probably heard the statistic that 90 percent of start-ups fail, and that’s true. What you may not have heard is that start-up failure usually boils down to a few common mistakes and mis-steps. Better yet, those mistakes can often be avoided. If you’re ready to up the ante and accelerate your start-up, or if you’re considering launching a startup, consider these top five mistakes so (Read more...)