We gravitate towards doing things that are exciting or urgent because they give us immediate results, or at least the perception of it. What we should have been doing all year was grow our audience through consistent content marketing, but that’s boring.
If you’re creating a new startup or rebranding your current company, here’s what you need to do to make sure your name is remarkable and memorable (and available!).
Brands lose out on so many visitors when people can’t find their website or social media profile because they’re spelling it wrong or can’t remember it. If you want people to remember you and find you, here’s what you need to consider.
As your business grows, it gets harder to stay on top of everything. You forget things, things fall through the cracks, and you just find yourself overwhelmed.
Google offers a ton of free and paid apps that help you run your business more efficiently. Maybe you already use Google Docs or Gmail. Here are some of the top ones to use.
Small business accounting is time-consuming, tedious, and complicated.
If you’re a small business without a dedicated accounting person, some unlucky soul on your team is managing that (if not you) or you outsourcing it to an accountant.
If you’re a solo boss, then you have to find time to do that with the other million things you juggle.
Let’s be honest, you don’t really keep up with it like you should and it gets neglected. Then tax time rolls around and you hate yourself for not being on top of things.
Nothing can make accounting fun, but there are some apps that at least make it less painful.
In 2016, I saw a lot of successes and a lot of failures in my businesses. Some of them grew, while others closed down. I’ll share with you some of the most important digital marketing lessons I’ve learned from the past year and how you can use them to improve your own business.
No matter what industry you’re in, you’re doing business. Understanding the principles of business help you excel in your field of work. There are tons of business books out there, but some are renowned as the staples of business. I’ll admit, reading isn’t a strength of mine, but I’ve put intentional effort into reading these books, and they’ve been transformative for my personal and professional life. Here are some of the top business books on my list, both classics and new ones.
Over the many years of working with teams and projects, I’ve never come across anything as robust as Asana. It’s my primary project management system and the one I recommend to every team. If you’re an individual that manages a lot of different projects, or you have a team of any size – Asana is the tool the for you. Here’s why.
We all hate meetings. Even if you’re the person running them. They’re dreaded, unproductive, and usually a waste of time. But meetings themselves aren’t boring, it’s the people running them. By rethinking how you conduct meetings, they can actually be useful. No, seriously.
Whether you work alone or on a team, Google Drive is absolutely essential to keep your business organized and productive. Google drive offers you security by keeping a backup of your most important files. It helps you be efficient by allowing everyone to always have the right document. And it makes you productive because you can edit documents live together or on your own time.
If you’re running your business online, you need tools to help. But which one do you choose? Over the years of running my own small businesses, I’ve curated a collection of the best tools and resources for those on a budget, but need to get stuff done.