Small Business Employees: Who to Hire

When it comes to hiring a team, one size does not fit all. Depending on your business stage, industry, and budget, your next hire varies drastically from your neighbor’s. Regardless of how you hire, adding your first team member is a milestone for small businesses. It’s a sign that your business is ready to grow, […]

How to Build Trust with Customers Online

Businesses don’t exist without customers. It doesn’t matter whether you are working in the B2B or B2C segment, your clients must trust you. When clients are loyal to you, they return to you, recommend you to their peers, and buy more goods and order more services. If you don’t build trust with your customers, you […]

Where to Locate Your Business and What to Consider

When it comes to starting a business, you may think the only option is to start it in your current home-base. As it turns out, however, there’s more to consider than where you currently live. Depending on your business’s products and services, industry, and needs, the ideal location to start up will vary. Before committing to a […]

Make Inbound Marketing Work for Your Small Business

The biggest challenge for a small business is attracting customers and making them come back for more. Typically, this is where marketing comes in, and there are two ways to do it. The traditional way to market your small business is to advertising through media like TV, radio, and newspaper to spread your message to […]

StartBlox Launches New Small Business Resources Hub with the BBB

Starting this week, StartBlox is helping even more small businesses in New England get off the ground. In partnership with the Boston-region Better Business Bureau (BBB), we now offer startups in Eastern Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, and Vermont extensive small business resources through access to StartBlox on the BBB website. With a free StartBlox account, […]