Salt Lake City Blog
Quickbooks Tips & Tricks
March 28, 2017
Bookkeeping is usually not the funnest part of running your business. But it is arguably the most important. There are a number of features the Quickbooks (and other bookkeeping software) offers to save you time and frustration.
I found this article on the QuickBooks blog (article is written by Jennie) to help you understand invoicing and banking features. The article comes complete with animated images so you can see and learn these tips.
Now Hiring Chapter Support
February 6, 2017
There are 4 contracted positions that assist the NAWBO SLC Chapter Board of Directors. The four positions are as follows:
Each of these roles were designed to support the Board of Directors in executing the mission and vision of the NAWBO Salt Lake City Chapter. All positions will report directly to the NAWBO Board of Directors. Positions may require coordination with the Chapter Administrator, committee members, or other contracted positions.
How to Connect With Your Customers Better
January 27, 2017
One of the most underrated strategies for building a strong business is effectively connecting with your clients or customers. In this era of technology where just about everything is automated, we forget the importance of the "connection". As humans, we are ultimately social beings, driven by the connections.
In a quick search online, I came across a few great articles with specific tips for connecting and then strengthening that connections.
Review Your Business Plan Now
December 28, 2016
While writing a business plan is important for new entrepreneurs, existing business owners can use this month to review their plans too.
Your business plan is a living document, which means your plans aren’t set in stone. If you see your business starting to drift off from the original plan you set for it, you can make choices to put your plan back on course or to forge a new path.
More Women in Leadership Needed Now More than Ever
November 23, 2016
I'm fascinated by the intersection of women business owners, leaders, and CEO's. Women in leadership roles are so important. The research referenced in this article by Judith Rodin, President at The Rockefeller Foundation, is a bit shocking but it gives us specific information to grow ourselves and our next generation of leaders.
Consumer Reviews Affect All of Us- Get on Google Maps
October 18, 2016
Let’s examine how consumer reviews affect local businesses and you.
Online reviews are affecting brand value, local businesses, and individual jobs in our communities. The benefits of consumer reviews and social posts feed into Google Maps through mobile apps, online submissions, and into search engine results pages. Reviews are affecting more than online reputation: They’re affecting you.
Google My Business Pages - Why these are so important
October 13, 2016
Formally known as Google Places, the relatively new format of Google My Business pages are a vital element of any local businesses online marketing campaign, because having one that is working correctly can have a big impact on not only traffic to a website, but for visitors to the actual physical location of the businesses as well. Put simply, a fully complete and workingGoogle My Business page can increase the success, for both your online and offline operation. Making sure that your Google Page is complete, and performing is critical.
Up Your Marketing Game: Meet The Panelists
October 4, 2016
It’s time to start thinking about Small Business Saturday on November 26th and how to increase traffic to your location on one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Whether you are a retailer, service professional or other type of business owner, the last few weeks of the year can often be the most profitable.
Learn social media secrets and expand your online reach during this special, two-hour event to learn tips, tricks and expert advice to up your marketing game with social media.
Money, Mindset and Women
September 22, 2016
Talking about money makes most women cringe. As a business owner, making money and managing it strategically is one of the foundations of our success.
“Women own 36% of all businesses, according to the 2012 U.S. Census ‒ a jump of 30% over 2007”
“I was angry when I found out that 88 percent of women business owners don’t make more than $100,000 in gross revenue a year”
“If you really want your business to be financially successful, you need to know how to manage your cash flow.”
The Importance of Networking
June 5, 2016
Whether you're looking for a job or building your business,networking is of vital importance in this world. You are more likely to sign a contract with a new client, based on who you know, rather than what you know. People do business with individuals and businesses they know, like, and trust.