Helpful tips on everything from running a smoother business to creating a better work/life balance—plus insights into productivity and inspiration.
Five tips for creating an awesome & enduring logo
When we wanted a guest blogger to write about logo design, we naturally looked to Joselynn Maas, whose company Option B Creative designed the Wave logo. This post appears in our series for Small Business 500.
Five things about usability that every business owner should know
In the online world, usability is the craft of making a website work the way you want or expect it to. Today, guest blogger Danielle Cooley shares her advice on incorporating usability into your website, or other parts of your business. This post appears in our series Small Business 500.
Nine ways to increase your productivity while working from home
Whether telecommuting or freelancing, more and more professionals are trading in the cubicle for the home office. We hear all about the perks of the work from home lifestyle — no long commutes, more time with family, conference calls in pajamas, etc. But what about the challenges? It’s not always easy to stay productive in the face of countless distractions.
Female business owners have a lot going for them. For one, women are starting new businesses one-and-half times faster than men. They are also leaders in using their businesses to give back to the community. Still, there are many unique challenges to running a business and some key pitfalls female business owners, especially, should avoid.