Posts Tagged ‘advice’

Business Owner to Business Owner: Grace Bosworth

Business Owner to Business Owner: Grace Bosworth
When The Metropreneur interviewed Grace Bosworth about Global to Local Language Solutions, the translation and interpretation services company she founded in 2009, we were impressed with her thoughtful answers to our questions. However, we were forced to leave some of those questions and answers out...
March 11th, 2013 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Lending: Credit Unions vs. Traditional Banking Institutions

Lending: Credit Unions vs. Traditional Banking Institutions
More consumers are now choosing credit unions over traditional banking institutions because of the great services and benefits they offer, such as convenient locations and stability, with the added bonus of owning where they bank. However, credit unions also offer those same benefits to small businesses,...
March 7th, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More

Why Your Fans Aren’t Liking Your Facebook Updates

Why Your Fans Aren’t Liking Your Facebook Updates
Your engagement is down on your Facebook page, so what do you do? Blame Facebook, of course! “They want us to pay to promote our posts! That’s why we don’t have as many likes.” Valid argument. You’re using someone else’s network, so you’re at the mercy of how...
March 6th, 2013 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Five Tips to Guide Your Company’s Social Media Practices

Five Tips to Guide Your Company’s Social Media Practices
We live in a digital age, and companies and employees increasingly communicate with each other −and with the world− through Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and countless other social media outlets available to them. A recent study shows that nearly 70 percent of Americans are currently on at least one...
February 21st, 2013 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

Customers are like livestock

Customers are like livestock
Early in my career, I created the customer support department for a software development firm that created hardware and software systems.  The running joke with the engineers was that computers were great until the users logged on. I felt differently, of course. My father had taught me that the needs...
February 20th, 2013 | Growth Strategies | Read More

Responsive & Adaptive: Two Web Terms You Should Know

Responsive & Adaptive: Two Web Terms You Should Know
The web moves quickly. You start getting used to new terminology, techniques and technology, and before you know it, what you know is so last week. Two terms you are already hearing a lot about −and can expect to hear even more about− are “responsive” and “adaptive.” Although...
February 13th, 2013 | Your Digital Business | Read More

Cash Flow Management

Cash Flow Management
A healthy cash flow is essential to the growth of your small business, but can sometimes be hard to manage. Dealing with slow-paying customers can create stress when it comes to paying your bills on time; establishing a healthy cash flow can alleviate that. Here are a few tips to keep your cash flowing. Deanna...
February 7th, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More

Why You Should Create Video Content (And Some Ideas To Inspire)

Why You Should Create Video Content (And Some Ideas To Inspire)
Social this and social that. Everyone’s doing it, but who’s standing out from the crowd? Creativity in digital marketing is in high demand, and brands are racking their brains for how to achieve it. But the secret has always been out. So instead of blaming lack of dollars (small business,...
February 6th, 2013 | Tips of the Trade | Read More