Author Archive : Judi Hembrough

A small business checklist for end of the year

Where are you on your end-of-the-year small business checklist? More than likely, you’ve already set next year sales and revenue goals and laid the groundwork…


A majority of small businesses say mobile solutions critical to business, survey finds

Just how important mobile solutions are to small business – and will continue to be in the coming year – became even clearer this past…


Get the most out of networking for your small business during the holidays

Your calendar may be fuller than usual with holiday parties over the next few weeks. The holidays are great for getting together with friends and…


2015 small business tech trend predictions

Tis the season for predictions and there’s no shortage of them on the internet regarding tech trends that will impact small business in the New…


Why 'thank you' may be the two most important words for your small business

Thanksgiving may provide a time to reflect on what we are thankful for, but saying thanks is something to do year round. That’s why I…


How to work with a virtual office assistant to help manage your small business

Why don’t you get a virtual office assistant? That was my advice to friend who has a small marketing firm located in another state. She…


Small business owners say they are optimistic about 2015 growth

If you are feeling optimistic about 2015, you are like the majority of small business owners. The CAN Capital quarterly Small Business Health Index, released…


How to be sure an opportunity is right for your small business

Sometimes when opportunity knocks, it’s best not to open the door. What seems like a good opportunity to expand your small business, whether it’s a…


Survey uncovers what small businesses want from mobile apps

Communication apps are most popular for business How many business apps do you have on your smart phone or tablet? If you are like other…


Educate customers to make buying from your small business easier

When it comes to marketing, put yourself in your small business customers’ shoes. They are overwhelmed with marketing information and clutter. Sometimes even a simple…