As business owners continue to consider ways to recruit and retain staff in a competitive market, measures that go beyond regular offerings, such as employee discounts and standard benefits, can become more appealing.
SMS marketing has proven to be one of the more successful marketing tactics of the last few years. Keep these best practices in mind for your next campaign.
Black Cat Barber Company has expanded to eight barbers and serves more than 10,000 clients.
You need to know when the time is right, and many business owners miss the warning signs until it’s too late.
From finding a location to investing in equipment, here are the steps to consider taking to open a gym.
Offering employee discounts on merchandise and services is one relatively low-cost way to provide added perks to help attract and retain employees.
In the face of staffing shortages, increased labor costs, rising cost of goods, and high overhead costs, restaurants are turning to automated tools, including robotics, to increase efficiency and fill in gaps left by the human workforce shortage.
Form 1099-K reports earnings from payment card and third-party network transaction providers. This new change could impact your business if you sell online through Square, Etsy, or eBay, to name a few.
The Square “Only In Albuquerque: Rooted” series highlights five Indigenous-owned businesses and explores how culture and heritage shape each entrepreneur’s work.
When you are a business owner, you have special knowledge that makes you an expert in your field. One way to add a new stream of revenue to your business is by sharing that expertise with others through in-person or online classes.
Shipping is now at the forefront of the customer experience. Being able to scale your shipping operations as your business grows and personalize the shipping experience to meet your customers’ expectations allows you to thrive in the new retail world.
Directing customers to your eCommerce website can increase sales, provide insights, and grow your brand reach. Learn how to get started with Square Online.
Online security breaches are common but you can minimize your risk and protect your business with two-factor authentication. Here’s what you need to know.
Buzz Cadenhead opened Buzz Wax Malibu in 2010. Over a decade later the self dubbed “auto concierge” offers services ranging from a car wax to DMV visits. Hear how he scaled his automotive hygiene business.
Expanding your restaurant or bar now comes with different challenges than in the past. In this episode, you will hear from Dieter Seelig of Craft + Carry on how owners view and approach expanding their operations.
Oregon has specific requirements for what is and is not acceptable when it comes to food handler training. Here’s how to get started.
Looking to learn more about pricing gender-neutral haircuts? Here are ways your business can begin implementing this approach.
Christian Cowan tells us how he’s pushed boundaries and leveraged technology to create a brand identity and shopping experience for everyone, everywhere.
This guide covers the liquor license requirements in Arizona to make it easier for you to get one.
SMS marketing can be a powerful addition to your overall marketing strategy. Read our beginner’s guide to learn everything you need to know before launching your first SMS campaign.
Subscription-based businesses have been growing at a rapid pace, spanning a variety of formats and catering to a range of consumer interests.
How the Boston Beer Company easily launched an online store.
As indoor dining has become the norm again, restaurants aren’t entirely dropping quick-service features that customers have come to love and are instead exploring a hybrid QSR and FSR concept.
In this episode of Tipped, featuring Bryan Solar and Lior Koren of Square, we cover new technology solutions to help streamline your restaurant operations and how to adopt them.
If you own a small business, you should know about the 199A deduction, often referred to as the Qualified Business Income (QBI) deduction. Under this regulation, qualifying small business owners can deduct 20% of the business’s profits.
With food &amp; beverage businesses facing staffing shortages, finding, training, and retaining restaurant staff is at the top of every owner’s mind. Devin Osborne of Fatback’s BBQ in Quincy, IL answers questions on how to find and retain staff.
Here’s a guide to help you understand the requirements for getting a liquor license in Oklahoma.
For business owners, moving money quickly to your bank account can make the difference in paying your bills on time or not. What is a bank transfer? Are there limits? How do you transfer money from one bank account to another?
A delivery and pickup only restaurant model has a lot of advantages. We hear from Harlem Biscuit Company on what it takes to start a digital-first business.
To attract working parents and other employees who need irregular hours, companies are adapting “shift marketplaces” and other innovative tools.
What is the circular economy and why might you want to consider this as a part of your business’s operations?
Integrating eCommerce with their POS helped this bakery grow its bottom line.
Defining your menu prices often goes hand in hand with identifying target customers. Stephanie Rich shares how to set menu item prices to attract the customers you want and adjust for supply chain issues.
Here’s how to keep customers coming back to your beauty business and increase your number of repeat customers.
These client relationship tools will help you handle your communications, automate appointments, and save time managing a team.
What to consider if you plan to open your own drive-thru beverage business.