small business

  1. Empowering Small Businesses with Open Source Software

    In the digital age, small businesses thrive on innovation, creativity, and cost-effective solutions. Amidst the array of tools available, open-source software stands out as a game-changer for small business owners. Programs like GIMP, Inkscape, Krita, LibreOffice, and Kdenlive offer a treasure trove of benefits that can elevate operations, streamline workflows, and empower entrepreneurs without breaking the bank. While there is a plethora of open source applications which can be useful to just about any business, in this article we will highlight a few that we use and can be particularly useful for small businesses.

  2. 10 Ways to Prepare for a Successful Year in 2014

    A brand new year is just around the corner. Are you prepared to make the most of the 365 days it offers? We’ve collected advice from around the web and compiled it here for your consideration as you finalize plans for 2014.

    • 1. Review your 2013 goals. Which ones did you meet? Which ones did you fail to meet despite your best intentions? What will you carry over to 2014, and what will you leave behind? Set action-based goals for the new year, assigning start-by and finish-by dates to each of them.