Tag - small business success

Starting Your Business? Ramon Shared Indispensable Tips in US Chamber of Commerce’s Panel Discussion

The 9-5 grind indeed kills many people’s spirits, but entrepreneurship is not easy either. You need to overcome a host of challenges for starting your business venture and keeping it running profitably. And they say - entrepreneurship is a lonely affair. This means you have to solve your problems yourself. None is going to...

1 in 3 Small Business Owners Used Digital/Online Tools to Grow Sales Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has affected most small businesses. With changes in consumer behavior, businesses are still trying to adapt to the new normal. If you're finding it difficult to stay afloat, you should start boosting your business's online presence. According to Facebook US State of Small Business Report 2020, 34% of small businesses increased their...

Adopt Startup Mindset to Grow Your Business (and How eBay VP of Global Payments Got It Right)

Small business owners don't always sail smoothly. Off and on, they find themselves in troubled waters. Recently, COVID-19 affected most small businesses, making it hard for them to stay afloat. If you want to survive and grow your small business, you need to adopt a startup mindset. A startup mindset can help your business become...

She Became CEO of Her Husband’s Company and Grew it

Running a small business is one thing, and making it a success another. Ramon Ray recently talked to Nancy Vargas, who successfully pivoted her business amid COVID-19. During the interview, she shared how she started the chauffeured transportation company and what she was doing to succeed. They say - the road to entrepreneurial success is...

Save Time By Automating Your Financial Process (Interview & Bonus Tips from Bill.Com Founder)

Are you struggling to grow your business? The ongoing pandemic has hurt most small businesses. And many of these affected businesses are still finding it difficult to stay afloat. However, there are some entrepreneurs whose grit never let them give up. Ramon Ray recently interviewed René Lacerte, the founder of Bill.com - one of the nation’s...

5 Reasons Your Business Needs a Professional Website

If you’re one of the business owners who aren’t sure they need to build a website or bother to update their current website to ensure it looks professional, you’re in for an awakening. Word of mouth and dollars spent on social media advertising simply won’t cut it in 2019. Whether you’re new to the world...

4 Keys to Small Business Success in 2017

4 Keys to Small Business Success in 2017

The rapidly evolving small business landscape is full of complexity, disruption, and uncertainty. Online marketplaces like Amazon, Airbnb, eBay, Turo, Postmates, TaskRabbit, and online service providers for sales, marketing, taxes, data management, and more, allow almost anyone to start and run a small business. However, while it may seem easy to start selling furniture or...

3 Biggest Potholes on the Road to Small Business Success

3 Biggest Potholes on the Road to Small Business Success

The road to small business success is unpaved. You can expect bumps along the way, winding curves, and very few road signs to guide your direction. However, if you can avoid the major potholes then you just might make it out with a rewarding career that brings you both pride and profit. No one understands...

Fast Forward: The 5 Big Trends Every Small Business Must Leverage for Success

Fast Forward: The 5 Big Trends Every Small Business Must Leverage for Success

When it comes to business success, the old order is rapidly fading. Historically, big businesses succeeded by selling goods and services on a massive scale. Small businesses struggled because they couldn’t match the resources or brands of the big guys. Today, small businesses have access to the tools that were once the sole domain of mega...

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Clarity and Consistency: 2 Keys to Finding Small Business Success

Dr. Will Moreland is a successful speaker, author, and coach who decided early on that he was not going to let his start determine his finish. Growing up in Compton, California, he lived with his single mother in a city that was facing serious drug, crime and gang problems. His father was in jail,...