Entries by Robert Gloer

Employee Appreciation: Priceless Impact That’s Not Pricey

Small business owners often have innate entrepreneurial skills, but successfully running a company requires a much larger skill set. One skill that owners should regularly practice is giving — and receiving — appropriate appreciation to and from employees. Employees as Humans Many business owners, as well as corporate executives, regard employees as plug-compatible units. If […]

Myth vs. Fact: The Impact of Minimum Wage And Small Business

There are many myths surrounding the effects of minimum wage rules upon small businesses. Often, you’ll hear some say they “can’t afford” to pay their workers minimum wage or that customers would be happier if all employees were provided a raise in minimum wage. Fortunately, the topic has been the subject of dozens of academic […]

10 Social Media Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

IOU Financial: These 10 mistakes are easy to avoid as long as you know you are making them! Read through to improve your social media strategy. Originally posted on The Writing Set: Increase Your Following By Avoiding These BlundersUnbelievable power in the current business climate is held by social media advertising. It’s not merely a platform […]

Quick Tax Tips For Small Business

Let’s stipulate from the start that a small business should always be preparing for tax season. There should never be a time when you aren’t maintaining proper records and taking full advantage of the tax laws. When you wait until the last minute, you make the process more complicated and may discover tax benefits you let slip […]

8 Ways to Show Customer Appreciation Everyday

Your small business thrives when you can count on customers loyally returning time and again to purchase your goods or engage your services. Sure, it’s necessary to have good offerings, low prices and savvy marketing, but sometimes that not sufficient. The deciding factor is often an environment you establish that appreciates and values your customers. […]

Quick Ways To Boost Your Business Credit

Most businesses require credit and loans to operate as efficiently as possible. This is especially true for small businesses, which frequently have insufficient working capital. To boost working capital, a business can: Take out a loan, cash advance or revolving credit line from a lending institution. Issue notes and bonds, although this can be a […]

5 Things Small Business Owners Need To Know This Fall

Internet Security The current hot topic in business at the moment, internet security tops the list of important things small business owners need to know this fall. As we discussed in Protecting Your Business and Customers From Data Breaches, taking stock of your current technology and upgrading to prevent breaches is a must. Add virus and malware […]

5 Ways To Attract Customers To Your Retail Store

Maintain an attractive storefront People do judge books by their covers, and when passing a store that is new to them, most will decide whether or not to enter based on its appearance. Although you may not have total control over the storefront’s appearance (as a franchisee, or a mall resident), there are some simple ways to work […]