The Complete Guide to Starting a New Business
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The Complete Guide to Starting a New Business

Starting a business is an exciting time but can also be stressful and very involved with paperwork galore. According to the Small Business Association, more than 627,000 new businesses open their doors each year. Unfortunately, the same report found that around 595,000 businesses close every year, too, meaning that getting off to the right start…

7 Surprising Ways to Save Your Small Business Money
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7 Surprising Ways to Save Your Small Business Money

Most small businesses operate on tight budgets. They’ve got razor-thin margins, and with fluctuating markets and the need to reinvest money back into the business so that it can scale, it’s not surprising that most are constantly on the lookout for ways to save money. Unfortunately, too many businesses end up cutting “mission-critical” expenses that…

How to Find the Best Legal Answering Service

How to Find the Best Legal Answering Service

Swamped with work, many law practices eventually turn to a legal answering service to help them manage their constant stream of incoming calls from clients and potential clients.  High-quality answering services accept calls, answer questions, take messages, collect client information, and book appointments as if they were an in-office secretary who worked closely with the firm’s attorneys….

6 Simple Ways to Create a Lifetime Customer Base
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6 Simple Ways to Create a Lifetime Customer Base

All businesses understand the value of customer acquisition, placing enormous amounts of time, energy, and money into attracting and converting new customers. Adding new customers to your roster is essential for growth, so this is a justified priority. Too many brands, however, stop there; they land one customer, and they move onto the next. This…

How to Transform Negative Reviews Into Opportunities
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How to Transform Negative Reviews Into Opportunities

Every business with an online presence will experience it at some point. That dreaded, awful feeling that comes when you see a “less than glowing” review from a customer pop up online.  Maybe their order came late, or not at all, or arrived broken. Perhaps they felt they ended up with lackluster customer service. We’re…

6 Quick Ways to Spark Growth in Your Small Business
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6 Quick Ways to Spark Growth in Your Small Business

When you first launch your small business, it can feel like growth is happening slower than you ever thought possible. Every time you gain two new customers, you lose one, whether it’s because a contract ends or natural churn rates have taken hold. And while you know that once you gain traction with your business,…

The Benefits of Outsourcing Calls with an Answering Service
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The Benefits of Outsourcing Calls with an Answering Service

If you ask a list of small businesses if they’d like 100% of their phone calls answered, they’d say “Of course!”. If you ask the same small businesses if they need an answering service, the answers will most likely vary. Maybe it’s because of a limited budget, maybe it’s because they don’t realize how many…