If the past few years have taught small business owners anything, it’s the unpredictability of life. Assuming that your SMB weathered the pandemic, you are understandably concerned about shoring things up ahead of the next crisis. If you’re starting your own company, you’ll want to adopt a few tried-and-true practices to guard against the unexpected.
According to Business Jargons, an online business encyclopedia, it’s often harder to start a business in rural areas, due to several factors, including a lack of technical know-how and training. But the encyclopedia also points out that several businesses are particularly well-suited for those living in rural America.
Data security is a serious and ever-growing issue for businesses big and small (not to mention the affected consumers). Threats such as data breaches, identity theft and fraud, and large-scale credit card leaks are never far from the latest business news.
To ensure rural small business owners have all the facts regarding business structure, here is a quick guide to what entities are available for your rural business and how each can protect you from future legal nightmares.
Reimagine Main Street is currently taking applications, through July 26, 2022, for AAPI grant applicants. The grant is designed to support AAPI entrepreneurs from challenges they may have faced or are still dealing with from the pandemic.
From synergizing with Google Map Pack to using social media, there are several resources to help independent retailers succeed.
As if the last few years haven't been tumultuous enough for small business owners, you must also adapt to new consumer buying behaviors. Impacted by the still-raging COVID-19 global pandemic, inflation, and lifestyle stages, today's consumers have changed where and how they buy.
From reaching out to your local media to starting a “retailer of the year” award, there are many ways to make the most of independent retailer month.
Once again, FranNet and SCORE have partnered together to discuss the pros and cons associated with the different paths to entrepreneurship. Generally speaking, there are three widely accepted options for establishing yourself as a small business owner.