Subscription-based businesses have been growing at a rapid pace, spanning a variety of formats and catering to a range of consumer interests.
There are plenty of small business growth strategies you can use to jumpstart your business back to life and restore the momentum of your growth.
Learn how to easily accept online orders to improve margins and build customer loyalty.
From carbon neutral to cruelty-free, businesses are committing to business practices that are sustainable, eco-friendly, and they are certifying them. Here are the sustainable business certificates you may want to consider applying to for your business.
Trina Gregory-Propst credits her restaurant’s unexpected success to its high food quality, commitment to customer service, and willingness to embrace new technology that allows her staff to operate at a high level.
Creating a list of equipment that meets the requirements of your restaurant’s menu ensures everything will be in place ahead of the big opening day.
Considering expanding but unsure where to start? Here are tips for planning, staffing, soft opening, and marketing a second business.
Through 20 years operating Piononos, Maria Luisa Benavides has learned the ins and outs of running a bake shop and a team.
Six years into her successful new career, Malena Vasquez shares her tips for connecting with clients and growing a professional services business.
Manny Portuondo is bringing a modern Miami audience a product and an experience reminiscent of La Tropical’s original Cuban location, with plans to expand globally.
To find useful insight into how your business is performing, you need to analyze all this data. Learn how to create meaningful business reports for managing your business.
What does it cost to start a business? We’ll break down how much you’ll spend to get your small business up and running, along with the types of expenses for starting a new business.
Businesses and customers alike are embracing new ways to pay in-store and online. Here are ways these business owners are changing the way they do business with new payment technologies.
Here’s a compilation of tips and predicted trends from a range of Gen Z and Millennial experts that can help business owners shape their approaches to work in 2022.
Whether you’re a spa, salon or personal trainer, social media booking — and Instagram booking specifically — is a high-growth area to consider investing in and optimizing.
When Jessica Thompson had to quickly pivot her zero-waste eco-friendly shop, Bee Joyful, to primarily online, selling on TikTok helped turn her store into a sensation.
From invoices and inventory to payroll and email automations, here are some of the ways small business owners optimized their business operations this year.
Loyalty programs are a great way to build customer loyalty and grow revenue. Use these tips to set up one for your small business.
The pandemic has been an inflection point for businesses across industries for many reasons. This includes the current labor shortage — which is proving to be an ongoing reality. One solution many businesses are turning to is automation for everyday tasks.
Small businesses, from beauty salons to restaurants to retail stores, have a wide range of options for adding auxiliary revenue streams. Here’s what to consider if you want to expand your offerings.
Here are some tips and tools for standing out across platforms, increasing your reach, and booking new fitness clients.
Augie’s Montreal Deli, a deli-market combo loved by locals made the difficult decision to close down temporarily rather than raise prices. Unexpected changes, however, have also yielded new opportunities.
A study published by the Data Catalyst Institute found that small and medium retailers have been able to exploit technology and the internet to their benefit. A survey of 2,000 small to medium retailers were asked how they reached their customers.
Following two successful summer seasons, digital agency and ice cream truck, Ice Cream Social tested a fall truck this season. Here’s how they extended their offerings and the business’ seasons from summer to fall.
Like many small-business owners, Brea Gladney used multiple peer-to-peer payment apps and found it quickly became messy to keep track of payments. “They just didn’t give me what I needed to stay organized in my business,” she says.
In this episode of the Talking Squarely podcast, three business owners discuss their approach to this holiday season, the challenges they are facing, and what’s giving them hope as they ring in 2022.
Even as a child in Mexico Andrea Aguirre dreamed of owning a business. Now, the successful owner of The Art of Donut shares why she wants to help other women avoid the challenges she faced.
Here are a few flexible apps that make tasks like assembling invite lists, sending ticketing information, or updating a live celebration to a livestream as easy as a few clicks.
Learn about business entities and each business entity type, along with how to choose which business structure is right for you.
Email marketing is a great opportunity to promote your brand, sell products or services, and build a relationship with customers. Learn more with Square!
Flash sales and product drops can generate excitement among your audience while giving your sales (and brand image) a quick lift. Here are tips for making these promotions successful.
Drop shipping is a popular inventory method for online businesses. Learn everything about how drop shipping works and decide if it’s right for your business.
Read our 13 email marketing best practices to optimize your next email marketing campaign.
Holiday shopping will continue to take place online this year. Here’s how to get your site ready for shoppers as customer behavior continues to evolve.
Managing bar startup costs goes a long way toward running a successful bar, so how much does it cost to open a bar? Find out what factors influence expenses.
The food and beverage industry learned a lot from 2020, and the shifts we all saw in consumer behavior are poised to continue. Here are a few ways food and beverage purveyors can prepare for and make the most of this holiday season.