Chicago
(Loop), IL

190 S. LaSalle Street Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60603

The Easiest Website Builders for Small Business Owners

Build Your Own Business Website With These Simple Tools

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Virtual Office for Legal Professionals

Law firms (large and small) and solo legal practitioners alike can use virtual office services and spaces to run their entire legal operations or as a supplement to a home office or traditional brick-and-mortar offices. Virtual office services can be particularly useful during trial preparation
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4 Projects Entrepreneurs Should Never Outsource

From Brand Vision to Sales, Delegation Isn’t Always the Answer

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Traveling Entrepreneur

As business people and entrepreneurs continually strive to grow their business, doing so frequently involves traveling around the country to attend networking or tradeshow events, meeting clients and prospects on their own turf, and getting some face-time with colleagues, contractors or employees who may operate in a remote location. Preparation
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The Entrepreneur's Guide to Health Insurance

A Guide to Health Insurance for Small Business Owners

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Virtual Office Eguide

Have you ever wondered why some small businesses are successful and others are not and what do these successful companies do to gain an edge over their competition? Through our years of experience
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7 Ways to Stay Focused in an Open Office

Open offices make it easier to collaborate with colleagues and can even help foster creativity, but sometimes you just need to focus. If you work in an open office or a shared co-working space, learning how to filter out distractions might be the most valuable skill you can learn this year.

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What is the SBA & How to Leverage it For Success Part 1

For entrepreneurs and small business owners, navigating the tricky terrain of creating a sound business plan, forecasting for growth and developing an operative growth strategy can be a major challenge. Fortunately, American entrepreneurs and operators have access to one of the most effective resources in the worldwide market...

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The Rising Popularity of Coworking Office Space

According to the 2018 Global Coworking Survey, 1.7 million people will be using coworking office space by the end of 2018. In the past decade, these shared spaces have exploded in popularity as Millennials have come into the workforce.

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What is the SBA & How to Leverage it For Success, Part 2

Navigating the complex terrain of creating a sound business plan, forecasting for growth and developing an operative growth strategy can be a challenge for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Fortunately, American entrepreneurs have access to one of the most effective resources in the world via the Small Business Administration (SBA).
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8 of the Best Blogs for Small Business Inspiration

No matter what industry you operate in, every small business owner could use an extra dose of inspiration. Learning from outside perspectives is especially important if you’re a solopreneur (or often work line one).

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What is the SBA & How to Leverage it For Success, Part 3

Congratulations! You have gotten your small business up and running. Now what? This part of our four-part series on leveraging the Small Business Administration to help you launch and manage a small business will focus on the operational aspects of running a business. Whether you need leadership strategies, day-to-day decision making skills
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BUILDING A BETTER CHICAGO

So, Chicago is going to have a new mayor in 2019. In reviewing the rather uninspiring list of candidates thus far, the thought crossed my mind: what could one of them do to step up to the forefront and win my support? Here are 25 suggestions:

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What is the SBA & How to Leverage it For Success Part 4

Understanding marketing and sales as well as the technical complexity of our Internet-driven society gives entrepreneurs a distinct advantage over the competition. This final segment of our four-part report will take a deeper dive into the logistics and philosophy of marketing and sales and their impact on your business success.
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Medical Professionals, Here's Your Guide to Virtual Offices

Whether you’re a doctor, dentist, chiropractor, psychologist, or something else entirely, rentable office space can be a great solution for medical professionals. When you have to juggle diverse priorities that range from business development to providing patient care, it’s easy to wish there were more hours in a day.

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DIY Marketing Tools

If a business isn’t marketing, its potential customers are not finding it. Small to medium size businesses often struggle with spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on marketing. New DIY marketing tools, however, have eliminated the need to spend astronomical amounts on online and traditional marketing. These tools
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The Best Password Managers of 2018

Recently, we covered some of the most important parts of data security for small businesses who store information on the cloud (you can find those best practices here). Password security was at the top of the list, because it’s one of the most overlooked security issues that people face.

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