Learn what payroll is &amp; why it’s important to the growth of your small business. Listen to this episode of Paying it Forward as experts and guests discuss the importance of payroll and payroll taxes.
After launching their first product, Modi Toys became an overnight hit. Hear how co-founder Avani Modi Sarkar built her DTC toy company from scratch, selling over 40,000 products in 28 countries.
Knowing when and how to take out a small business loan can boost your success . Listen to Paying It Forward experts discuss what to consider when taking out a small business loan.
Listen to this episode and learn how and why it’s important to keep personal and business expenses separate with Paying it Forward.
Inside Terrace Plant Shop, lush house plants cover every corner of the store. Learn more about Peter John Dario, a Filipino-American entrepreneur, who started the store and creative event space to help his community heal after the pandemic.
The Los Angeles plant shop shifted its business during the pandemic, finding a way to thrive with online ordering, shipping and custom client-based work.
Painted on the outside of Pinhole Coffee’s building are three words; Coffee, Art, and Community. And for them, it’s that simple.
Before Angie Evans and Kat McIver consider taking someone through the hiring process for their Long Beach cafe, they make it clear that they are working to create a safe, open, and inclusive space for their community.
El Rio, a bar and neighborhood institution in San Francisco, does everything in its power to be a home for members of its community.
The WTR Cooler owners are intentionally investing in the local creative community, knowing that as the Tampa art scene grows, so will the studio.
Black-owned businesses are building what comes next — today and every day. Here’s how three companies shaping the future in Atlanta are building off what they’ve learned from the past year as they look ahead.
When you’re in the health and beauty space, your website needs to speak to the personal nature of what you provide. Here are the top health and beauty website features that are driving customers to these business owners’ salons, spas, and stores.
Purpose-driven businesses are agents for change. Not only can they help fix economic and societal issues, but they’re also resonating with customers who are looking for more meaning in the items and services they buy.
The Kebab Shop weathered COVID-19 and is growing thanks to the digital strategy of its founders. Co-owner Wally Sadat shares how their business evolved for digital success.
Chef Melvin “Boots” Johnson started out selling chicken and biscuits from his garage. He and his business partner share how they turned that pivot into a thriving business.
Maison Danel tea salon opened just before the pandemic. The owners share the lessons learned as a small business and how they learned to connect with the community in a whole new way.
Deanna Ranlett will never let MudFire’s community ethos disappear. Learn how setting up an online store and embracing tools like appointment scheduling software has given Ranlett the space to focus on her mission.
Civil Alchemy has built a business resilience strategy through their family of brands — from what they sell to how they sell it — creating post-pandemic opportunities.
The T-Shirt Lady, a mother and son printing agency, offers customized promotional products with print methods ranging from screen printing to embroidery. The business counts Hertz, Disney, Ikea, Target, and Netflix amongst its high-profile customers.
Reinvesting profits in your business can help your company grow. This reinvesting can take many forms: marketing, purchasing new equipment, paying off debt or hiring.
With the holiday season now behind us, we caught up with Beau to talk about running a seasonal business when business is not as usual. He also lets us in on his modern to age-old tradition that helped Papa Noel have their best year yet.
To create an enjoyable customer experience that builds customer connections and a sense of community, Craft + Carry uses tools like Loyalty, Marketing , and Square Gift Cards.
For business owners, there is a balancing act between running their shops and having a personal life. In this episode of Talking Squarely, hear how business owners find balance between the professional and personal.
When you’re building a business with your significant other, the stakes are incredibly high. Here, we talk to four couples for their advice on building their businesses while maintaining happy relationships.
As the world changes, businesses of all sizes are looking for ways to stay creative in what and how they sell to customers. Listen to this Talking Squarely episode to hear how businesses have adapted.
While it’s difficult to summarize the ups and downs of 2020 and the pandemic, we looked to the people that could speak to them the best: our sellers.
Supply chain risk has increased with the pandemic. Listen to this episode of Talking Squarely about how small business owners are dealing with the impact of the pandemic supply chain and demand shifts.
What are the new realities of selling online during the pandemic? Instead of measuring success in foot traffic, businesses are thinking about clicks and online orders. Hear business owners talk about the importance of selling online on Talking Squarely..
What happens when a businesses’ seasonal boosts are less likely to come? Listen to this Talking Squarely episode featuring business owners preparing for unexpected changes in seasonality.
Businesses are continually adjusting their marketing during the pandemic. Hear what marketing strategies are working for these small business owners through COVID-19 to ensure customers are informed.
In part two of this episode, we explore the day-to-day experiences of being a Black business owner in America. From getting started to fostering a community, we’ll discuss economic inclusion and entrepreneurship with Black business owners across the U. S.
Making financial decisions for your business can be difficult. On Talking Squarely, hear business owners discuss how they’re dealing with financial uncertainty.
In this special episode, we have a conversation with rapper and entrepreneur Michael Render, aka Killer Mike, about how to encourage Black entrepreneurship and economic inclusion in the US.
Businesses are motivated to help in whatever ways they can. Listen to 3 Talking Squarely guests discuss creative ways companies are giving back to their communities.
The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped how small business owners operate. Hear 4 business owners discuss how their regions of the country are approaching life after coronavirus.
With the help of Square, Cinnaholic has been able to keep a focus on its recipe for growth success.