Author Archive : Judi Hembrough

Men and women bring some different approaches to their small business growth

When it comes to growing their business, both male and female small business owners are focused on expansion. How they get there, however, shows some…


Choose the right social media management tool to help your small business marketing

When it comes to marketing, small businesses increasingly are turning to social media. A survey conducted by LinkedIn earlier this year indicated that 81 percent…


Tech solutions help small businesses attract and retain Millennials

Called the most connected generation in history, Millennials are changing the small business workplace. Making up 36 percent of the workforce, according to the Bureau…


Assure customers their data is safe with your small business

It’s no wonder if your customers need assurance about your small business keeping their data safe. Hardly a week goes by without news of a…


Email marketing is still a hit with small business customers

Don’t ignore email marketing when it comes to your small business outreach to customers and prospects. As popular as social media and text messaging are,…


How to onboard remote workers for your small business

It’s not easy to find the right people for your small business. Our 2013 Plantronics survey on hiring found that among small business owners, 44…


Facebook is the ‘go to social site’ for researching small business products and services

If your small business is not present on Facebook, here’s some statistics that might persuade you to be. A recent survey of 1000 consumers aged…


Five steps to sales prospecting for your small business

If you’re hesitating to pick up the phone and call a prospect, think about this – each year, you’ll lose 14 percent of your small…


Mistakes to avoid when implementing Unified Communications in your small business

Unified Communications (UC) is among the latest technologies that can dramatically change the way your small business operates. Improving the efficiency and productivity of your…


Survey finds financial outlook, use of mobile technology up among small business owners

Optimism among small business owners continues to make gains even if they are small ones. The latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index conducted July 7-11…