Data breaches have become increasingly prevalent in small businesses in recent times, particularly those with less than 100 employees. While many businesses are in denial that they may be at risk, research shows that small companies are six times more likely to be breached than larger companies. These quick steps can help secure the reputation […]
Having started your own business, do you find yourself consumed with work? Does this work result in you spending more time in the office as opposed to enjoying time with friends and family, or possibly catching up on your relaxation time and sleep? This can actually pose a threat to your business, causing you to […]
Looking to make the most of technology within your small business? Microsoft’s Insider Edge is a series of episodes that provides instructional information on how technology can better your business. Viewers are provided with an instructional video as well as professional live interaction, with experts available to answer individual questions. The next episode will be […]
It is crucial for a business owner to recognize and understand a balance between personal life and business life. This is most important in determining how financial decisions will impact both the business’s success and the owner’s bank account. When outside burdens have been placed on the financials of a business, such as a period […]
The Small Business Development Center of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Commercial Service will be collabortating with one another in the marketing and outreach efforts associated with small business exports. The intended goal of the partnership is to increase the knowledge of small businesses within Pennsylvania who intend to expand their business internationally. Learn more here.
Creating an eco-friendly work environment can be done in an easy, affordable approach. Simple adjustments to an office such as the reduction of paper use, increase in recycling, and restriction of energy consumption can make all the difference. Here are some suggested precautions that can take place within your business to raise awareness and ensure […]
When running a small business, your pricing strategy can mean the difference between being this year’s big success or the next ‘whatever happend to …’. Here are some interesting thoughts about pricing within your small business that could make all the difference.
Often times, managing a small business involves determining how to do more with less. This is particularly true when it comes to managing through some type of disaster, whether it be storms, power outages, or any other business crisis. Here’s a chance to participate in a webinar to find out what you should be thinking […]
To all the men and women of our Armed Forces and their families who have made tremendoue sacrifices to defend our freedom … we thank you. We are humbled by your acts of valor, your selflessness, and your sense of honor and duty, and we hope that our actions today, and every day, honor your […]
Chase Bank and LivingSocial have joined forces to sponsor “Mission: Small Business”, a program aimed at offering qualified small businesses an opportunity to be awarded $250,000 in grants. This is part of an effort recognizing the importance of small businesses in growing the economy and in supporting local communities. Click here to learn more, and […]