2017 New Business Ideas

1For many, 2017 is an opportunity for new beginnings, exciting changes and fresh business adventures. Worldwide, it’s estimated there are 100 million new businesses opening each year.

Are you’re ready to start a new business in 2017 but lacking an idea? Just in time for the new year, here are our top 217 business ideas for your new one-person shop. These ideas can take you from a weekend-only entrepreneur to full fledge, full time job new business owner.    Continue reading

Increasing post-holiday sales

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The last week of December, right after Christmas and before New Year’s, has notoriously been a slow retail season plagued with a holiday hangover.

Presents are unwrapped. Cookies have been eaten. Fruitcake is settling. Some may suspect that the main shopping season is over. That’s not necessarily true.

Don’t give in to the post-holiday sales slump. Here are seven must-do tips to keep the holiday sales going through to the next year.  Continue reading

2016: A year in review

shutterstock_334211522There’s only one month left in 2016 and we’re hoping it’s going to be your business’s best month yet! As we’re winding down 2016, let’s look back at some of the most helpful, informative and share worthy pieces of content we’ve assembled.

We hope this round up of our most helpful facts, tools, tips and tactics will help you start off 2017 and your business on the right path. We had a jam packed year and are excited to see you and your business flourish in 2017!

Your favorite subject

2016 has been focused on mobile so it’s no wonder that the most consumed small business subject is about how to ensure your company has a mobile first strategy.  Continue reading