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 Location-Based Marketing Strategies for Restaurants

Being able to target potential customers when they are near your restaurant has huge potential benefits. Here’s how you can harness the power of location.


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.

Loss Prevention: 6 Ways to Combat Retail Theft in Your Store

Retail theft can seriously injure your bottom line. Here are some simple loss prevention strategies that every store should use to protect themselves.

9 Ways to Grow and Manage Your Restaurant’s Online Reputation

What customers say about you online can make or break your restaurant. Use these tips to maximize your positive reviews and squash the negative ones.

Three New Payment Options You Should Offer Your Retail Customers Immediately

If you don’t give buyers the opportunity to purchase your products in a way they prefer, they’ll be forced to take their business elsewhere.

3 Ideas to Jumpstart Your Retail Omnichannel Strategy

Omnichannel marketing means providing superior customer service and a consistent experience across all channels, from your store to your mobile app.

Why Your Business Needs to Invest in Compliance — Or Else

Small business compliance might not be the most exciting topic, but it’s a critical function of success, and neglecting it could lead to major problems.

Investing in a Franchise? Do These 4 Things First.

How can you know if a franchise brand is a good fit for you and your money? Joe Tagliente explains what to look for, and how to compare similar franchises.