If you’re looking to make a positive impact in your community, starting a nonprofit is a great way to do so. It’s important to keep in mind that a nonprofit functions like a small business and should be planned and executed in a similar fashion.
Starting a new business can be daunting--between drafting a business plan and applying for loans, there’s a lot to check off your list. You would think a home-based business would be simpler, right? No office space to lease, no permits to gain--and you get to stay in your pajamas!
The rise of the Internet and eCommerce has increasingly lowered the barrier-to-entry for entrepreneurship. Get a domain, throw together a website, and away you go, right?
If you’re on the road to starting your small business, you know that financing is no easy feat. Your personal collateral and loans can help with startup costs, but what about day-to-day operations? For these, you’ll want to look into a business credit card.
Melissa Elizabeth is a Business Trainer and Confidence Coach who has worked with both small and large businesses. She’s also been a proud Weebly user and advocate since 2008, and recently became a Weebly Ambassador.
While email marketing is still king when it comes to boosting sales, social media marketing is still lucrative for eCommerce entrepreneurs who practice it well.
We’ve all had one of those aggravating run-ins with an unhelpful or unfriendly salesperson. Customer service seems to be a fading notion nowadays, but it’s more critical than ever in an age where technology is filling many business roles. People still value a good personal experience, and if you can provide that outstanding customer service, you’ll retain more loyal customers than you thought possible.
Social media is a great platform to promote your content, your products, or your business services. You probably know that having a Facebook Business Page is a must--aside from ranking in the SERPs, Facebook users search for local businesses within the platform.
How to effectively do SEO for your Weebly site is probably one of the first things that comes to mind, after you figure out what SEO means (Search Engine Optimization). It is an activity that can feel incredibly overwhelming and like you’re trying to interpret another language. However, like with most new things, the key is not letting the idea of SEO scare you into ignoring it or leaving it for later. The time is now!
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At Weebly, we believe that everyone deserves a chance to build something new and do what they love. The Inspiration Center features experts sharing what they've learned about starting and growing these types of big ideas.