Why do some fledgling businesses succeed while others tank? If you could answer that question with one simple thing, wouldn’t it be easy to avoid doing it?
Are you trying to do more with less these days—less money, less time and fewer employees? I think most business owners are in that boat. If you’re looking for ways to decrease the cost of running your business (or cut the costs of starting one), you should be thinking about outsourcing.
“Business Technology Simplified,” a free online guide developed by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Microsoft, contains straightforward advice on technology-related issues, including cloud computing, communication solutions, marketing and time management.
Are you using outsourcing to start or grow your small business? If not, why not? A recent report from oDesk, an online remote hiring community, has some compelling reasons why outsourcing benefits both entrepreneurs and the people they hire.
USA Today columnist, Steve Strauss, reviews the best ways to get your small business up and running. Read more