Tag: Small Business Trends

How to Find the Right Insurance for Your Small Business

If you’re starting a business, you probably have a plan and a to-do list. One thing that needs to be on it is small business insurance. While all business owners know they need protection, the potential time and money drain can be offputting. Next Insurance surveyed 30,000 small business owners and found that 44% did …

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Grammarly: The Next Big Thing in Writing

Are you confident that every piece of writing you put out into the world has perfect spelling and exceptional grammar? There is no reason your answer shouldn’t be yes, and here is why. Grammarly. We have been using a Premium Grammarly account at CUE Marketplace for a year and a half. In the beginning, it …

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Is Email Marketing Dead?

Digital marketing is often focused on the new trends, so it is no wonder that many are asking whether the days of email marketing are dead. Certainly, spammy, repetitive, and annoying emails have lost any of the meager effectiveness they once had. However, email as a medium has become, if anything, more valuable to the …

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4 Technologies That are Transforming How SMBs Do Business

“Revolutionary.” “Innovative.” “Game-changing.” These are just some of the big, bold adjectives that people throw around when describing new trends or technologies. Heck, you may have heard these first-hand from a friend, colleague, or (more likely) a salesperson trying to get you to sign up for their product or service. While there’s nothing wrong about …

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Top 10 Emerging HR Trends

We live in the age of disruption. Every industry, every job, and every company may find itself changing rapidly, subject to forces affecting the globe. Changes in technology and the internet create disruption across all phases of business. Human Resources professionals find themselves at the forefront of these changes, assisting management and employees to navigate …

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Slack: Why your team needs it

Slack is a team messaging application that far exceeds your average messaging platform. While a surprising amount of businesses still stick to email and text messaging as their primary form of communication, Slack gives you the tools to have a productive, connected, and organized team through its unique process of communication. Here is a list …

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Best Tips for Small Business Hiring & Outsourcing Labor

Small businesses make up 99.9 percent of all U.S. employer firms, comprising the lion’s share of the U.S. economy. They also make up nearly half of all private sector employment. Even so, small businesses face different time and budgetary challenges than larger companies when it comes to recruiting, hiring and outsourcing labor. But small business …

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3 Features to Boost Your Business in Zoho CRM

CUE understands that running a small business takes time. Visit CUE’s marketplace of curated software solutions to find tools that will save you time when running your business. As a small business, you want to grow your reach, but you don’t want to sacrifice productivity and your relationship with current customers. With 7 out of …

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Modern Times: 5 Tips on Updating Your Business

Running a small business now is a far different than it was twenty years ago. In the early 1990’s, the world was just getting used to the idea of a worldwide web. Now, everything that we do in 2017 is heavily based on that idea: customer contacts and calendar events are not kept in giant …

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