Job descriptions are an essential part of hiring and managing your employees. These written summaries ensure your applicants and employees understand their roles and what they need to do to be held accountable.
One of the easiest ways to make your employees feel great about the environment they work in is to start a recycling program for your small business.
Insurance is becoming a bigger expense for almost every small business. Here are several common insurance mistakes and how they affect the bottom line.
Marketing takes time, money and a lot of preparation. One of the best ways for your small business to prepare is to develop a solid marketing plan.
2013-04-17 Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd by printing out these fun facts to share with friends and family. Earth Day Fact Sheet
Traditional wisdom says business is a dog-eat-dog world, but new evidence turns that old saying on its head: the people who rise to the top may actually be the most generous.
Social media is one of those things that small business owners know they need to do, but they are not quite sure how to find the time to do it.
To attract top-flight intellects, you need to build a persuasive case as to why your opportunity is not just the best of your competitors, but the best of all potential employers.
The teams have been selected for this year's NCAA March Madness Tournament. Print out your very own, FREE bracket to find out when your favorite college basketball teams will be playing.
The road to profits is paved with unfair advantages. However, finding and creating unfair advantages is one way to pull ahead of your competitors. Here are four ways you can leave your competitors in the dust.
There’s no better way to celebrate Earth Day than by planting your own tree with family and friends. Not only is this a great way to beautify the environment, but planting also cleans the air and produces oxygen.
Businesses are built on a few key pillars: the idea, the team, the plan, and the execution. However, one pillar that is often neglected in the fast-paced world of email and social media is good old-fashioned relationships.
Not every small business has the luxury of hiring a professional to design their work environment in the most optimal way. However, there are many steps you can take to provide a healthier, happier and more productive workplace.
For many small businesses, a solid online reputation provides a gateway for virtual word-of-mouth referrals. Unfortunately, a negative review can have a big impact on a small company.
Setting goals is an integral part of choosing the business that's right for you. Going into business with your ultimate goals lets you confront the decisions you’ll face with greater confidence and a greater chance of success
According to the 2012 Email Marketing Benchmark Report, nearly 250 billion emails are sent every day. Whether you are pitching a report, applying for jobs, or sending a link to a friend, these four parts of an email are essential.
Have you already made your predictions for the biggest basketball tournament of the year? Print your very own, FREE 2013 NCAA Tournament blank bracket here!
There’s a never-ending list of tasks for a small business owner to tackle, including social media “to do’s.” However, here are some easy tips to engage a responsive social media following and create positive brand recognition.
The intrinsic value of failure is a lesson that should not be lost on 21st-century entrepreneurs. Failure can teach not only what one is doing wrong, but also how to do it right the next time. It can be a useful, even transformational, force for better business practices.
In today’s society, mail comes in from a variety of different sources, making it difficult for any business to stay organized. A good filing system is a valuable tool to help you get things done and grow your business.
The start of the year is a great time to develop new business ideas. Here are various techniques from experts that could help get your creative juices flowing.
The days of lifetime employment at a single company are long gone, so business leaders today need to make an extra effort to retain talent and foster employee loyalty.
Do you drink the same coffee at the same time every day? While these habits may be harmless, there could be others that are negatively affecting your small business.
Regaining your focus after all the holiday hustle can be a difficult task. Whether you begin listing your top priorities or download an awareness chime app for your phone, the following tips will help you quickly redeem your concentration.
The New Year can be crucial time for your small business to set specific resolutions to help increase your success. From focusing feedback on the future to involving others in goal setting, here are several tips that will positively impact and improve leadership within your office.
Hefty revenues are a must and can make or break a small business this time of year. Holiday sales can be up to 75 percent of profits for the entire year. Here are several common missteps to avoid during this busy time of year
Are you looking for new ways to engage your customers during the competitive holiday season? Here are seven tips to help extend your email marketing reach and add some social spice to your holiday campaigns.
Some experts discourage using money to motivate employees at all, stating that it could likely backfire on you. Here are a few helpful tips to help your small business put both holiday bonuses and compensation packages in perspective.
Building the right team for your small business is crucial for the growth and success of your company. From assessing your skills to finding shared values, here are some important tips to help you grow a smarter small business team.
Looking for a new, affordable way to reach a larger consumer base? Email marketing through a company newsletter is a great, cost-effective way to allow your customers to stay informed. By making your newsletter easy to subscribe to and designing it to fit your specific brand, these great marketing tips will help you create an important business growth tool that will drive traffic, grow community and extend your brand.
Being described as a rebel and having difficulty making small talk are only a few indications that you are meant to be an entrepreneur. Check out these 12 shocking characteristics to see if you fit the mold of the successful business owner.
Are you curious if your business has some unexpected areas of overspending? If so, take a look at two of the most popular areas of overspending that creep up on small businesses around the country.
According to a survey conducted by UK’s fast.MAP, consumers stated that out of all the different forms of advertising methods, they would miss printed ads the most. The marketing insight firm surveyed consumers who are both “mail and internet responsive” to marketing offers.
From designing business cards to creating a financial plan, the following great tips will help in building your very own small business. With such a challenging economy, make sure you know what it takes to make your business survive and flourish.
A detailed list of techniques to start making your business meetings more useful and efficient for both management and employees.
Building a great mission statement for your small company is no easy task. Here are some great tips to help form the best mission statement for your business.
Cartridge World, being a franchise brand, has many employers within its organization. We believe it’s important to consider all aspects of being an employer. Happy employees make for a more positive work environment, stronger customer service and as a result, more happy customers.
According to Paul and Sarah Edwards (authors of
"Getting Business to Come to You"), up to 45% of most service businesses are chosen by customers based on the recommendations of others. Cartridge World realizes the importance of business networking. Through our research and efforts, we put together a list of some helpful tips to improve your networking.
A list of “Money Saving Tips” for business owners Cartridge World feels would help cut insurance costs, improve marketing efforts, make businesses more environmentally friendly, and more.