8 Easy Ways to Improve Your Business Communication

Effective communication can boost your team's productivity and reduce costly errors. Here are 8 things you can do to improve your business communication.


How to Determine Your Salary as a Small Business Owner

how to determine your salary as a business owner

As a small business owner, one of your biggest concerns may be how to pay yourself a salary. Here how to figure it out, in two easy steps.


7 Online Tools Every Small Business Owner Should Use

As a small business owner, many tasks fall on your shoulders. If you can’t delegate them to employees, use these handy online tools to save time and stress.


How Two Entrepreneurs Built Beekman 1802 Into a Mega Lifestyle Brand After a Double Layoff

How did Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell build “the fastest growing lifestyle brand in America”? Read our latest Bootstrapper interview to find out.


Fraud Alert: Do Business Owners Need Identity Theft Insurance?

With identity fraud an increasing — and expensive — reality, business owners have to ask themselves: Can I afford to go without identity theft insurance?


Five Ways to Access Extra Capital for Your Small Business

Getting turned down for a bank loan should only be a temporary setback. There are funds out there; you just need to know where to look.


5 Customer Service Tips That Will Make Clients Love You

Companies like Nordstrom, Disney, and Zappos are famous for their customer service. Here's how your small business can replicate their success.

5 Reasons Why E-Waste Management Is a Must for Small Businesses — And What You Can Do About It

With tons of gadgets being disposed of every day, electronic trash is becoming the biggest source of waste in the world. Here what you can do about it.


5 Low-Cost Marketing Research Techniques for Small Businesses

Marketing research is a necessary investment for successful companies. Here how to validate your product idea and attract more customers on the cheap.


How Small Businesses Can Use ‘Last Mile’ Delivery Services to Reach Customers Faster

The last mile of getting your goods or services to a customer can be the hardest. Undelivered items or services might as well be abandoned shopping carts.