local business

It's National Small Business Week. Is Your Phone Ringing Off the Hook?

Every day, American small businesses receive an astounding 400 million calls from customers.

Bob Summers

How Indonesian SMBs are Using WhatsApp to Increase Sales and Build Brand

When used effectively, the instant messaging service can be a lead generation as well as a client acquisition and retention tool

Pooja Singh

The 7 Disadvantages Local Businesses Face Online (and How to Beat Them)

As the owner of a local business, you have to face several disadvantages. But that doesn't mean you can't succeed.

Larry Alton

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Enhance Local Communities

Small businesses have everything to gain when they give back to local non-profit organizations.

Bennat Berger

Should You Go Global, or Consolidate Locally?

Whether you should start thinking global from the beginning or start locally depends a little on the kind of business you're in.

Vinil Ramdev

How Online Customer Reviews Help SEO and Drive Sales Growth

But, beware: Bad reviews hurt you more than you think.

Brian Sutter

Entrepreneurs, Ready to Capitalize on Small Business Saturday?

Here are four strategies to help owners prepare for this special shopping day.