Business Know-How, like a lot of small companies, operates with a very small staff. We rely on highly skilled contractors and paid product support services to handle jobs that we don’t need done daily on a set schedule. In fact, when we choose technical products, we look as closely at the vendor’s support services as we do at… Read More »
Is employee turnover a problem in your company? If so, it’s easy to blame the problem on any number of things – salary levels, benefits (or lack of them), size of the company, or your industry. These are just some of the circumstances that are often blamed for making employees quit and look to greener pastures. But often… Read More »
Is your local business slowing down? Has the phone stopped ringing? Are you getting fewer calls for your plumbing business, home repair service or other local service business? Or, are you finding it difficult to attract customers for your new local service business? The culprit could be online review sites. Here’s what you need to know.
What do amusement parks, snowy egrets, alligators eating marshmallows, or trolley cars have to do with running your small business? Absolutely nothing for most of us. And that’s the point. Taking time off from running the business and planning even a short vacation is something every business owner should do. Here’s why.
I’m relaunching the Business Know-How Small Business Blog today. This blog is not a replacement for the article we publish regularly on the site. Instead, it is a place where I’ll be posting brief news items, tips and hints, personal commentary, and various other content that doesn’t fit well into the topics or format of our regular articles.