We have all heard the impression that starting your own business is a labor of love. Have you ever wondered how much love does it really take to start a business. How many hours on average small business owner spends on their businesses and how these hours impact their lifestyle? The following infographic depicts survey results that […]

When asked about what draws one to a potential mate, the stock answer is usually “personality.” But one can argue that there has to be some kind of physical attraction that leads to getting to know that personality.  The same could be said about a small business website, as they could offer great services (the […]

We are all familiar with taglines, especially the most notable and iconic ones. 7-Up is “the uncola”. Nike wants you to “just do it” Chevy trucks are “like a rock.” General Electric says “we bring good things to life.” Taco Bell wants us to “think outside the bun.” Just because you own a small business […]

All businesses, big or small, greatly benefit from creating a strong brand. Not familiar with what branding is? The American Marketing Association defines a brand as a “name, term, sign, symbol or design, or a combination of them intended to identify the goods and services of one seller or group of sellers and to differentiate […]

Happy Example Site Wednesday! This Wednesday we are bringing to you a delectable website that features a successful family oriented business that strives to make the world a beautiful place with each creation. Boogiebabys makes personalized hand-crafted, wedding cake toppers, decorative figurines, wall letters, name plaques and keepsake decorative greeting cards. The site owner does […]

It’s WEDNESDAY and that means…. (HMMMMM…) YES you guessed it!  Example Site Wednesday! Today we present to you http://www.beadplace.net/ , where you can always find the perfect accessory for every occasion.  “More than seven out of 10 internet users are online buyers” —EMarketer.com What makes The Bead Place such a wonderful website is the simplicity and […]

The landscape of business owners has changed drastically over the years. The following infographic provides a historic snapshot of this change from 1960s to present day. Key Trends: 75% of America’s private sector workers is made up of small businesses Business ownership is no longer confined to a specific  age group While degree is not […]

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