How to Properly Balance Work & Personal Life

Whether you are a CEO of a Fortune 500 company or running a small local business, balancing your work and your personal life is a common obstacle. Long to-do lists, constant phone calls, full email inboxes can happen to the best of us. Even when it seems like establishing a work-life balance seems impossible, these […]

Love, Marriage and Future Business Partner?

Marriage is a partnership that needs solid boundaries in order to succeed. The same goes for a business. It is a partnership, but in a different context. Before starting a business with your spouse, consider asking each other some very important questions. What value do you see in this endeavor? What is more important; your […]

Stress and How Successful People Overcome It

Anxiety is a pivotal emotion that we all experience. When our bodies are put into stressful situations, our performance levels peak and we can perform better. However, not everyone is capable to handling stress the same way. If you find yourself in a stressful situation and feel your performance will take a hit, follow these […]

Lifelong Learning is Imperative for a Lifetime of Success

The world is ever-changing. Markets and segments evolve year after year. Expanding your mind is a key factor to your success. “An often overlooked yet simple way to improve is to increase your knowledge by being a self-starter.” It is important to be an active listener so you can be a lifetime learner. Check out […]

How to File an Amended Tax Return

We all know filing taxes is not the easiest job in the world (that’s why you hire us to help!) Mistakes do happen from time to time, so what do you do when you realize there is an error after you’ve already handed in your returns? Well, there are two options: The first option is […]

72 Must-Follow Facebook Pages for Aspiring Content Marketers

If you’re an aspiring content marketer, it’s great finding new people in your field to like and follow on social media. You can pick up ideas, tips, tricks, and inspiration from people who really know how to work their social media! But there are lots of other people to check out, too…. This article by […]

10 Easy Solutions to Business Writing Problems

Never underestimate the importance of good writing. Especially in the world of digital business, it is often your only “voice.” If your first email to a potential customer is dull, confusing, and riddled with grammatical errors, you will likely lose the customer. If a memo to employees is unclear, you may end up with confused […]

4 Questions to Ask Before Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

According to Bloomberg, 80% of new businesses fail. This is certainly something to ponder.  You need to know if you’re prepared for what you’re getting into before you considering jumping off as an entrepreneur. Entrepreneur magazine suggests you ask yourself these four essential questions so you can set yourself up for success: Are you comfortable […]

The Top 10 Benefits of Social Media Marketing

There’s no doubt about it, social media marketing is a key part of business success. As a small business owner, you are probably already aware of how important it is, but might not know how to best utilize it. Being great at social media marketing is essential to making your business a success! If you […]

How to Create Your First Marketing Plan

Starting up a business is a big challenge.  You can easily get wrapped up in the day-to-day frenzy.  Don’t forget, long-term success requires a long-term plan. How do you make sure you’re staying focused on long-term goals, as well as short-term work? First step, create a marketing plan. This great article from Business Owner’s Playbook […]