Business Strategy

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCIAL HEALTH REQUIRES INCREASINGLY DIGITAL APPROACH TO LOANS

Since Q1 of 2020, businesses, especially smaller ones, have had to scramble to figure out how they can weather the COVID-19 pandemic and eventually come back at full-strength. We’ve all seen the boarded-up storefronts in our own communities and on the news, which creates increased anxiety that many of these businesses either will not reopen [...]

2020-08-12T15:14:56+00:00August 12th, 2020|Articles, Business Strategy|

5 CREATIVE WAYS SMALL BUSINESSES CAN GET NOTICED

It’s a challenging time to be a small business. A recent report by Facebook and Small Business Roundtable found that 31 percent of small businesses aren’t operating right now because of COVID-related shutdowns. Of those that are, many have had to adapt some or all of their processes to accommodate the new normal. If your [...]

2020-07-29T15:04:01+00:00July 21st, 2020|Articles, Business Strategy|

HOW TO NEGOTIATE RENT FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS DURING COVID

After COVID-19 began spreading, governments gave statewide orders to shut down, limit operational hours and establish safety protocols for employees. However, these steps haven’t always possible for some businesses. Many had temporarily shut down or permanently close. One of the biggest remaining challenges is managing to pay rent when revenue is at an all-time low, [...]

2020-07-29T15:13:28+00:00June 24th, 2020|Articles, Business Strategy|

RESPECTING A GLOBAL CRISIS DOESN’T MEAN BRANDS SHOULD FREEZE IN PLACE

Since the worldwide COVID-19 crisis ignited, we’ve seen some of the absolute best in humanity take center stage—both among individual people as well as companies. People and brands are setting aside their daily lives and pursuits and turning their collective actions toward helping those in need. For some people, that’s as simple as sheltering in [...]

2020-07-29T16:44:53+00:00June 7th, 2020|Articles, Business Strategy|

Is It Time To Raise Your Prices?

Are you braver than Amazon? Amazon made news in April when the e-commerce giant announced plans to raise the price of its annual Prime membership to $119, up from $99. A $20 annual increase works out to less than $2 a month, which certainly isn’t much, especially when you consider that it […]

2020-07-29T15:16:47+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Articles, Business Strategy|