Welcome to your new look Small Business 

Small Business and its sister site Growth Business have fresh new logos bringing the sites into the 2020s.   Our new publisher, insurance technology platform Stubben Edge Group, wanted Small Business and Growth Business to have modern, clean and minimalist logos which would be both memorable and also show the websites […]

10 Steps to Writing a simple Business Plan

Kizzy D. Blount

INTRO: What is a Biz Plan? Steps, Choosing. 10 STEPS: Exec Sumry, Description, Target Market, Competitors, Management, Marketing Plan, Sales Strategy, Funding Financial projections. A business plan is the foundation of any successful company, regardless of size or industry. This step-by-step guide provides information on writing a business plan for […]

Keep your business reputation safe online

Kizzy D. Blount

Protect yourself Since 2004, the United States has recognized the importance of cybersecurity by appointing October National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. It emphasizes how essential it is for each of us to protect ourselves and our businesses against the technology and data threats present in the online world. Keeping your business […]

10 Items Your Business Plan May Be Missing

Kizzy D. Blount

You’re ready to go and get funding for your startup idea, but the obstacle of writing a detailed business plan is slowing down your progress. Don’t be the entrepreneur who forges ahead without a plan, leading to their startup company’s eventual demise. A well-written business plan is often the difference […]

Chatbots For Online Business: Everything You Need To Know

Kizzy D. Blount

Companies today can use chatbots for their online business to instantly communicate with customers and resolve their issues on multiple platforms, such as Facebook or their online store. Online shopping doesn’t follow a single path. Enter “conversational commerce,” or businesses and buyers connecting through messaging apps. These round-the-clock bots use […]