Category: Business Operations

How to Keep Your Employees Healthy and Happy

~by Anica Oaks~ . Many experts agree that companies that find ways to keep employees engaged outperform their counterparts. Although employees care about pay, when job satisfaction is high they are happier and enjoy coming to work. They remain more loyal to the company. Happy workers tell people why. That message helps the organization attract…
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small business theft

How to Prevent Common Forms of Small Business Theft

~by Anica Oaks~ . Thefts of all types unfortunately happen in business, and small businesses are no exception. From employees with sticky fingers to computer hackers who steal sensitive data, small businesses are surrounded by potential losses. To protect your business, familiarize yourself with the four most common forms of small business theft and know…
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protect your employees

3 Ways to Protect Your Employees on the Job

~by Kara Masterson~ . Of all the resources a business has, its employees are the most important and valuable. Employees are the heart of a business. Without them, products wouldn’t get made or shipped. Customers would have no one to handle their accounts. And all the behind-the-scenes paperwork and duties would go undone and unfulfilled.…
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company efficiency

4 Ways To Increase Company Efficiency – and Success

~by Kara Masterson~ . Every CEO and business owner knows that an efficient company is synonymous with a successful one. Increasing the rate in which a company achieves its intended goals and missions with minimal resources spent, however, can be difficult, to say the least. You’d want to reduce the costs spent on marketing campaigns…
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3 Ways to Keep Your Employees Motivated Every Quarter

~by Meghan Belnap~ . Because of the slow economic recovery, many employees find themselves working more hours to meet project deadlines and maintain productivity levels. As a result, they may feel overworked and unappreciated, which can decrease morale and motivation. This presents a huge challenge for business owners or managers who must constantly meet their…
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11 Ways You Can Save Money on Your New Business

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . When it come to business spending, things can get out of hand pretty quickly. And I certainly learned my lessons. When I first started my business, it was easy to spend lots of money. And after a brief amount of time, I had lots of people contacting me wanting to…
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Raving fans

How to Turn Your Clients into Raving Fans

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . Your current clients are your best referral sources and resources for more clients. If you treat them well and provide good customer service, they’re likely to thank you many times over and help you grow your business by leaps and bounds. But, you have to do a few things to…
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personal information

5 Ways to Help Your Employees Protect Personal Information

~by Kara Masterson~   Could your employees be at risk for identity theft on your watch? Train them to keep up with the increased dangers of cyber hacking and identity theft with a few quick guidelines. Here are 5 Ways to Help Your Employees Keep Their Personal Information Personal Could your employees be at risk…
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Why Outsourcing Can Be Good for Your Business

~by Melissa Martinez~ Have you considered asking for help, or outsourcing, for your business? Being a business owner is becoming more and more difficult nowadays due to the large amount of information you need to know and the large amount of software and Apps you need to be able to use. Gone are the days…
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How to Calculate Formulas for Your Business Financials

~by Courtney Barbee~ In Part 1 of this accounting article series, Why You Need to Know Your Business Financials, we discussed the importance of knowing how your company is doing financially, and provided three examples of business owners who drastically improved their finances simply through improving their understanding of them. Now, in-depth accounting knowledge can…
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