Business Advice

Eight Ways to Find Your First Customers

Smart strategies identify and attract those critical first customers

No matter what industry you’re in, every startup business owner has the same burning question: “How will I get my first customers?” Here are some smart strategies you can use to identify and attract those critical first customers. 1. Make a list. As you’ve done the groundwork to launch your business, you’ve undoubtedly met some people who could be potential customers. For instance, these could include people you surveyed in…

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What You Can and Can’t Ask a Job Applicant

According to the NFIB, 62 percent of small businesses recently reported hiring or trying to hire employees. Many small businesses stress about finding qualified job…

Local Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available

The Texas Workforce Commission is accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance as a result of severe storms and flooding. Under Presidential Disaster Declaration (FEMA…

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Get the Most From Your Marketing Budget

Are you getting good results from your small business marketing? If…

A Virtual Assistant Can Make You More Productive

A virtual assistant is an employee who supports various business…