Where is the stimulus for the people that need a first chance? Why is it all focused on those that need their second chance? Whether it’s a company or an individual that’s financially distressed, there are many more that are not and just need a push in the right direction to ensure success.
The free software movement was started decades ago, but never before has it been more important. With our economy in peril, consumers and small businesses must be prudent about spending. While some may mistakenly associate free software with spyware, ads and other annoyances, most free programs do not have these “features”. In fact, a few that I mention are aimed at fighting spyware and reducing ads.
Many corporate networks have failed to apply important Microsoft Windows Security patches as over 10 million PCs are now infected and the number is growing rapidly. The resulting botnet is a potential threat to Internet stability and security. There are several practices a small business must implement to stay vigilant against any virus or spyware security threat…
I have seen many small business owners panic as their primary storage devices fail them and they don’t have a backup or any crisis continuity plan in place. It is very important for every small business to make regular backups of important data to keep on site and to store remotely either online or at […]
Small businesses account for 50% of private non-farm GDP. The contribution is enormous by any measure. Small businesses can make a tremendous impact on the environment, improve their image and become more profitable all by going green.
In these days of global economic crisis, small businesses and the self-employed may be poised to benefit if they can properly position themselves. The advantage of being a small business in this environment is flexibility, low overhead and less reliance on credit for capital. Large businesses tend to be rigid, have massive amounts of overhead […]
To be the best in one field is always a competitive advantage. If the field is specialized with growing numbers of potential customers who require your expertise, that makes the competitive advantage durable and creates tremendous opportunity for growth. The area of your specialty that coincides with a growing need in a strong selective market is called a “niche”.
Customer satisfaction is an important cornerstone of a small business’ success. In many fields of business customer satisfaction requires the expertise to provide high quality, affordable, convenient and expedient services.