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Alyssa Gregory

Updated Articles and Resources

By Alyssa Gregory

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • 101 Small Business Ideas Created: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A list of 101 small business ideas to help you explore business opportunities that may be available to you.
    • How to Write a Cover Letter Created: Friday, April 29, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      A step-by-step guide to writing a cover letter that can accompany a business proposal, sales letter, invoice or other client letter, including a cover letter example.
    • How to Register a Domain Name for Your Small Business Created: Sunday, January 08, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      A step-by-step guide to registering the perfect domain name for your small business, including tips on finding a domain that supports your brand.
    • 5 Common Small Business Goal Setting Mistakes Created: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Do you know what not to do when it comes to goal setting? Avoid these five big mistakes when setting goals in your small business.
    • Top 7 Free Business Name Generators Created: Monday, February 07, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      If you're trying to come up with a winning name for your business and need a little inspiration, try these seven business name generators to break through the mental block to find the best possible...
    • How to Monitor the Online Reputation of Your Small Business Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      The online reputation of your business can help or hurt your business. These tips will help you stay on top of your reputation and improve your brand's image.
    • Tools for Tracking Your Online Reputation Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      A list of tracking tools that will help you improve the online reputation of your small business.
    • How to Use Social Media for Customer Service Created: Saturday, March 24, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
      Smart small businesses are using social media to expand their customer service practices. Here are a few tips to integrate customer service into social media.
    • Time Tracking Tools Created: Monday, December 27, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
      A collection of time tracking tools to help you track your time so you can see where it's going, bill clients for time spent on work, and discover how to manage your time more effectively so you ca...
    • How to Find New Clients Through Networking Created: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      Networking is a great way for small business owners to find new clients and expand business. Here's what you need to know about using networking to find work.
    • How to Raise Your Small Business Rates without Losing Clients Created: Monday, March 26, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      Raising your rates in your small business doesn't have to result in the loss of clients. Follow these tips to raise your rates and earn what you deserve for the services you provide.
    • 6 Signs That It Is Time to Raise Your Rates Created: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      Use these signs to determine if you should raise your small business rates.
    • A Guide to Small Business Goal Setting Created: Sunday, May 29, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
      Goal setting resources that will help you maximize your goal setting process and guide you as you achieve your business goals, from the simplest to the most ambitious goals on your list.
    • How to Set the Stage for Successful Goal Setting and Achievement Created: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
      Tips for creating an environment that will help you be successful in reaching your small business goals.
    • Goal Setting and Tracking Software Created: Sunday, May 29, 2011 Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014
      A list of goal setting and tracking software to help you create, track and achieve your most important goals.
    • 7 Big Marketing Mistakes Small Business Owners Should Avoid Created: Thursday, October 24, 2013 Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014
      Marketing is vital for the success of any small business. The resources provided in this article will help you promote your business effectively.
    • 30-Minute Goal Setting Cheat Sheet Created: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
      You can set a small business goal even if you have just 30 minutes to dedicate to the process. Here's how.
    • 5 Last-Minute Small Business Gift Ideas Created: Monday, December 23, 2013 Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013
      Last-minute gift ideas you can buy quickly and easily so you don't show up empty-handed.
    • Green Consultant Small Business Idea Created: Thursday, November 04, 2010 Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013
      Becoming a green consultant is a great business idea if you have a passion for the environment, are creative and eager to learn new ways to conserve and recycle.
    • 5 Ways to Handle a Customer Complaint Created: Saturday, November 30, 2013 Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013
      Tips on how to handle customer complaints quickly in order to turn unhappy customers into long-term customers.
    • 7 Ways to Improve Your Business Writing Created: Friday, November 29, 2013 Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013
      Business writing skills are a must-have for small business owners. These tips will help you improve your business writing skills.
    • 8 Uncommon Employee Benefits Your Staff Will Love Created: Monday, February 23, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013
      Lack the employee benefit budget of a Fortune 500 company? There are employee benefit solutions to make your staff happy without breaking the bank.
    • Is Your Small Business Trademark Infringement Proof? Created: Saturday, March 06, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
      No matter the size of your business, you run the risk of trademark infringement each time you name a product, service, and your company. With an ever-growing number of tradenames, take the necessar...
    • 5 Ways to Reduce Small Business Health Insurance Costs Created: Monday, May 14, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
      Small business health insurance may take a huge chunk out of your revenue, but benefits often attract better employees and help retain existing workers. Satisfied, healthy employees are more likely...
    • A Marketing Guide for Small Business Startups Created: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
      If you are starting a small business and are ready to get your feet wet with marketing, this collection of articles will help you plan, implement and develop effective marketing techniques for your...
    • 30 Web Conferencing Tools Created: Friday, January 14, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
      A list of 30 Web conferencing tools that make it easy for small business owners to delegate effectively and collaborate with team members, wherever they are.
    • Resources for Women in Small Business Created: Tuesday, October 05, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
      A collection of 46 resources for women in small business including professional organizations, networking groups, informational websites, conferences and events, government organizations, membershi...
    • How to Generate Sales Leads in Your Small Business Created: Friday, September 27, 2013 Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013
      Tips for creating a system to find and cultivate sales leads in your small business.
    • Successful Sales Tips for Small Business Owners Created: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013
      Tips, resources and advice to help small business owners sell their products and services more effectively.
    • Four Steps to Using Email Marketing in Your Small Business Created: Monday, July 30, 2012 Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013
      Tips to help small business owners get started with email marketing in their businesses.
    • 5 Reasons Home Improvement Small Businesses Love Porch Created: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013
      Porch is a tool that helps home improvement small businesses get in front of local clients.
    • How to Bootstrap Your Small Business from the Ground Up Created: Thursday, February 23, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
      Bootstrapping is when you start, run and grow a business with limited capital. These tips will help you make the most of the funds you have available in your small business.

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