It’s no secret that the world has become digital. From our social lives to our work lives, we spend the majority of our days in front of a screen—whether it’s a phone, a tablet, or a computer. Face-to-face communication can easily be kicked to the curb for the speed and convenience of digital connection. In-person meetings are being replaced in the business world for the efficiency of e-mail, phone, or instant messaging. While more tasks may be accomplished at a quicker pace, the personal touch and respective relationship is minimal, if at all existent.Read More >
Chances are your small business stores a lot of vital information online. Have you taken the right steps to protect this data for you and your customers? Here are some concepts and tools that will help you to protect your small business.Read More >
For small business, setting yourself apart from the competition is the key to success. So how do you identify your competitive advantage over other brands in your industry? Here are some concepts and ideas that will help you to define your small business in your market or community.
Growing your business doesn’t have to break the bank. Expanding to new locations and the promise of new opportunities can be exciting and risky. Luckily, there’s a way to branch out to new places without challenging your budget: virtual office space. Renting a virtual office in another city or state can help you establish your business in a new area without committing to the costly rental of traditional office space.Read More >
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Congratulations—you’ve launched your own small business and it’s a huge success. Maybe too huge; you find yourself growing at a healthy but unsustainable rate and demand for your products or services is starting to outstrip demand. Where do you turn to find new and talent employees for your small business? It used to be that small businesses would just put a sign in the window, but things have changed radically in the past two decades. So let’s look at both the old-fashioned and the new innovative ways to recruit workers to see what works best for you.Read More >
“Have it your way.” “Coke Is It.” Trademarks used to be simple. The common use of the term described words or symbols used by companies for sales, advertising, marketing and other uses of their intellectual property and branding rights. You've established your brand and products, but have you gone through the necessary steps to protect these things legally? Here's a quick overview to protect your business trademarks.
Determining the Legal Requirements of Your New Small Business
As a freelancer, entrepreneur, startup, or small business, working from home can often seem like the best option, and it can definitely have its perks. Essentially, you can roll out of bed and start working, watch some tv, and spend time with your family, as long as you have your computer nearby. This flexibility is what attracts people to freelancing and remote work to begin with. However, flexibility brings heaps of distractions and blurs the lines between your work and your personal life. One of the prime benefits of renting a coworking space is the ability to separate the two and achieve a better work-life balance.Read More >
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These five marketing campaigns were truly out of the ordinary, yet they still resonated with customers. Here’s what they were and why they worked.
You’ve taken the great leap forward and opened your own small business. After working with the Small Business Administration, your lending institution, your partners, and suppliers, you must feel exhausted but also invigorated by the idea of launching your own small business. But now it’s time for the real test of your small business: actually selling your product or service to real people. One of the most critical elements of opening a small business is finding, reaching and communicating with your customers. That means getting the word out. But we’re a long way from just running an advertisement in the newspaper or buying an advertisement in the Yellow Pages. There are now literally hundreds of different ways to advertise locally, so let’s look at the most common methods to help you decide which approach is right for you.Read More >
Intelligent office members in the Tysons, Reston, and Arlington areas are in for an extreme Internet upgrade. 100mbps dedicated symmetrical fiber Internet is now available! With the upgrade, Internet speed, efficiency, reliability, and overall capabilities will improve drastically.Read More >