The Corona Virus for Small Businesses

Consultant Journal

How should small business owners manage the corona virus, aka COVID-19 ? At Consultant Journal, we know many entrepreneurs, small business owners and consultants wonder about the business impact. Business Process Review. Business continuity.

(LIVE) Using Strategy to Create Sustainable Growth for Your Small Business w/Amos Schwartzfarb & Trevor Boehm

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Business owners and leaders are all too familiar with the stressful reality of trying to grow the business. Instead, what if you could create sustainable growth for your business? live training strategy Growth Small Business

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Merchant acquiring and the $100 billion opportunity in small business

McKinsey & Company

What will it take to grow in the age of value-added services? Our work with payments practitioners suggests a few promising strategies for serving smaller companies. Insights on Financial Services Financial Services

US small-business recovery after the COVID-19 crisis

McKinsey

Improving operations and adapting business models can help small businesses in many industries recover. Finding the cash to do so may be a stretch. Public Sector Insights

Small Business Shouldn’t Mean Small Thinking

Alan Weiss

While the market reaches record heights, businesses are closing on Main Street. But for a small business, making a $40,000 error can be fatal. Yet small business owners are among those most resistant to advice, and tend to make more emotional decisions than intellectual decisions. They listen to the wrong people (family, attorneys, accountants) instead of listening to business advisors and, most of all, their best customers.

“Small Business” Positioning

Kai Davis

The more businesses you market to, the more prospects you should be able to reach. The #1 most common positioning issue I see as a business coach for freelancers and consultants ? Consultants picking too broad of a target market: I help businesses… I help small businesses. The Law of Raspberry Jam applies everywhere in your business. million small businesses in the US. What’s a ‘small business’?

Which small businesses are most vulnerable to COVID-19—and when

McKinsey

Understanding which small businesses are most threatened can help the rest of us respond to the crisis. Those with relatively limited financial resources are most at risk, but none are immune to the pandemic’s effects. Americas

A Small Business Guide to Facebook Insights

Tom Spencer

Facebook’s own marketing team make running a business page and using Facebook Ads sound simple and effective. The better you understand your Facebook page, its audience, its strengths, and its weaknesses, the more effectively you can deploy that page and your financial investment into generating worthwhile returns for your business. As a page admin, when you go to your business page you’ll see a series of headers across the top – and one of them reads: Insights.

Why Work for a Small Business (or Own One)?

Martinka Consulting

There are reasons why people want to own (and buy) a small business. I’ve gone over the reasons why people want to buy and own a company a few times before and a lot of those reasons are why employees choose a small business instead of a huge company to work for. Why do people like working for small companies? Our business is centered on helping clients exit with style, grace, and more money and helping people buy the right business the right way.

COVID-19’s effect on jobs at small businesses in the United States

McKinsey

Thirty million small-business jobs are vulnerable—a higher share than at larger private-sector employers. Social Sector Insights

How Small Businesses Can Grow Using Marketing in 2021 w/CEO Mehak Vohra Ep#117

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Mehak Vohra is the founder and CEO of SkillBank, a online program focused on training the next generation of marketers. Cohorts are free upfront, and you only pay once you graduate, if have a job paying $40k or more. Marketing training podcast CEO

Small Business Survival Tips During COVID-19

Martinka Consulting

This virus has affected every business. Whatever your business is, be doing marketing. Be present instead acting like you’re in a business coma. If business is slow, do those administrative things you’ve put off. The post Small Business Survival Tips During COVID-19 appeared first on Martinka Consulting.

How To Grow Your Small Business Exponentially

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Here are some of the top business development growth secrets he has learned since founding his company in 2017. Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Small Business /small-business Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs leadership

Texas Energy Screw-up and Small Business Impairments

Martinka Consulting

But enough about those details, let’s discuss how too many businesses are like Texas electricity and wishful thinking. A lot of business owners are like Texas and ignore the planning part of exiting their business. business owner, your company is not the greatest thing ever. There are a lot of other businesses out there, all wanting the best buyer possible to buy them. That means you have to look at your business like a buyer will look at it.

COVID-19’s effect on minority-owned small businesses in the United States

McKinsey

Already vulnerable, minority-owned small businesses brace for disproportionate impact. Here’s how to help. Social Sector Insights

Small Business Branding Icons: What Small Business Can Learn.

Women in Consulting

Non Profit Business Software. Non profit Business Solutions Non Profit Fundraising Non Profit CRM Higher Education Software K 12 School Software Church Management Software Church Accounting Church Fundraising Software. Charity CRM System : Constituent relationship management system for nonprofits: Blackbaud offers several nonprofit CRM software solutions for small to large nonprofit organizations.

Cryptocurrencies for Small Businesses – Cautions and Use Cases

Tom Spencer

Even if cryptocurrencies will not displace gold and fiat currencies, there is great potential in crypto and blockchain for business applications. So what can crypto really do for business, and for small business in particular? However, for import/export businesses that regularly engage in cross-border transactions crypto offers clearer benefits by making transfers less costly and faster to execute. Finally, no business can survive rapid price fluctuations.

How Small Businesses Can Survive The Growing Pandemic

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Small Business /small-business Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs leadership"Keep serving your clients. Be a leader. Be the voice of reason when they need it most.

Three Small Business Growth Strategies

Binfire

Follow these three steps to keep your independent business growing

Small Business and Rotary Projects – Huge Dependencies

Martinka Consulting

The post Small Business and Rotary Projects – Huge Dependencies appeared first on Martinka Consulting. Exit Strategies Increasing Value Video Podcasts

Networking Tips for Small Business Owners

MBO Partners

Three networking tips to grow your independent business by building and maintaining relationships with valuable business contacts

The Top Three Sales Skills for Small Business Owners

Women in Consulting

Do those referrals provide you with enough business? If you are like most small business owners, you need to generate new business. And they don’t get the business. People are busy and calling you to get info on your service is not going to happen. I help business owners to improve in all areas of the sales process, so they can make more money. Top Consulting Tips new business referrals sales process Sales skills Savvy Selling Now!

Video: Creating Strategy in a Small Business

Ed Kless

Here is the video: And below are the slides: Creating strategy in the small business from Ed Kless. On Consulting On Organizational Development accountex entrepreneur heathrow london small business strategyEarlier this week I had the honor to deliver a session at AccountEX in the UK. Some random thoughts on the trip: I was on the ground in London for 30 hours total. As a result, the jet lag was not so bad. I think I caught up with it on the way home.

Facebook Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

BizBash

Facebook marketing tips for your small business social media strategy

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Digital Disruption in the US Small-Business Insurance Market

BCG

Insurers know that many small businesses in the US—those with up to 30 workers—will eventually buy insurance directly online. According to estimates by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), about 17% of premiums in the US small-business market will be digitally underwritten by 2018. See the exhibit, “Digital Underwriting Is Taking Off in the US Small-Business Insurance Market.”) Article Thursday, April 07, 2016.

Five Small Business Certifications to Consider

BizBash

Certifications can help differentiate your small business and provide access to federal contracts, specialized funding, and new networking opportunities. Here are five certifications to consider pursuing

Five Legal Requirements for Starting a Small Business

MBO Partners

Make sure your small business operates legally with all of the required licenses and permits

A Way Forward for Small Businesses

Harvard Business

In the face of existential uncertainty, you must balance urgency with prudence. Economy Crisis management Digital Article

Strategies for Small-Business Survival

Strategy+Business

Bad economic conditions don''t necessarily mean a death sentence for small companies. They can employ multiple strategies to keep growing

What Small Businesses Know About Corporate Responsibility

Harvard Business

They’re good at building ties to the local community. Social responsibility Digital Article

Surprise Leadership Tip To Soar Through COVID-19 Crisis

Henry DeVries

Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Small Business /small-business Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs leadershipYour leadership matters, especially during a crisis. How do you soar as a leader?

Five Blogging Tips for Your Small Business

Co.Create

Market your consulting services with these five tips for blogging your way to expert status

How AI Could Help Small Businesses

Harvard Business

Access to capital and a better understanding of critical metrics. Entrepreneurship Technology Digital Article

LIVE: How to Invest in Yourself & Grow Your Business with Confidence

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Whether you're running the show yourself or leading a team of 25, small business ownership is difficult. Not only do you have to oversee the product/service and operations, you also have to plan the strategic direction of the business.

How to Create a Business Plan for Your Small Business

MBO Partners

Create a business plan for your small business by following these 8 essential steps

6 Tips for Keeping Your Small Business Running Smoothly

BizBash

Keep your small business running smoothly with these 6 tips for managing administrative work

Offline Marketing Strategies for Your Small Business

MBO Partners

Four offline solutions to effectively market your independent consultancy for free