SmallBizLady’s Best Small Business Advice from 2018

I’m often asked, “Where do you get the ideas to blog about?” Honestly, I get them from you all—my loyal readers and followers.  Your questions, comments, emails, and voice mail messages give me great ideas for blog posts. If YOU are wondering about a specific topic, then I know that OTHERS are looking for this small business advice too!

I always write about how to grow or start your business. To find content ideas, I also reflect on the challenges I have faced in my own business, and when I learn something new, I like to share those things too. When I read books, listen to podcasts, and read articles about industry trends, it makes me think about what I want to teach you, so you get the small business advice you need BEFORE you experience a problem in your business.

So far in 2018, I have published 155 articles on my website! While I hope you take time to explore them all, here’s a list of the best small business blog advice I’ve shared this year.

Best Small Business Advice from 2018

1. 7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

The most important small business advice comes at the beginning: whether you should start a business or not! These 7 questions will ensure you are taking a step in the right direction.

Read the article HERE.

2. 32 Ways to Fix Your Business

There are many reasons why small businesses struggle. Chances are that the problems you are experiencing are on this list…along with the solutions.

Read the article HERE.

3. 17 Ways to Leverage a Facebook Live Event

Facebook Live really took off in 2018! Before you dive into this trend, get my small business advice on how you can leverage live video marketing to your advantage.

Read the article HERE.

4. How to Hire Your First Salesperson

Sales are what fuels business growth. When you decide you need to hire your first salesperson, these tips will help you find the right person.

Read the article HERE.

5. How to Establish Business Credit

Problems with cash flow can cripple your business, and bank financing is an affordable solution. This article will help you establish business credit so you can become a more secure risk to the bank.

Read the article HERE.

6. How to Create a Conversion Funnel

Getting sales is a delicate process of attracting new prospects, creating interest, nurturing them to make them want your products, and then closing the sale. In this article about the conversion (sales) funnel, I have small business advice for every stage.

Read the article HERE.

7. How to Develop a Business Strategy – Part I

‘Winging it’ is NOT a strategy for success! In the first blog post of this three-part series, I outline six steps to develop a new business strategy.

Read the article HERE.

8. How to Develop a Business Strategy – Part II

In part two of my series on developing a business strategy, I answer some of your burning questions. Namely, why does strategy fail for so many small business owners, and what are the 5 criteria of an effective business strategy.

Read the article HERE.

9. How to Develop a Business Strategy – Part III

In the final article of my business strategy series, I share small business advice that will actually make you want to develop your business strategy TODAY. After reading about the main benefits, you will be motivated to start right now.

Read the article HERE.

I love sharing small business advice that helps you live your dream life as an entrepreneur. If you are ready to take your business to the next level in 2019, don’t forget to check out my latest book Fix Your Business. This book is designed to help you get back your life and remove chaos in your business.

Our goal in business is to make money and to build a business that works with minimal stress. That’s what I want for you, and why I am excited to keep sharing small business advice with you in 2019.  Happy Holidays!