Tips & Tricks

  • Dealing With Difficult Customers

    One of the hardest parts of being a business owner is dealing with difficult customers.  Here are a few tactics I use to help with those hard conve...
  • Peer-to-Peer Payment Apps & Taxes Starting 2022

    2022 Tax Reporting Update
  • Finding Balance During Holiday Chaos

    The holiday season is here.... and some small businesses won't survive it.  Here are some of the most important lessons I have learned over my several years of small business ownership during the holiday season.
  • Making Tax Time Easier

    If there is one piece of advice I can give to brand new small business owners, it would be this: OUTLINE & IMPLEMENT A PLAN FOR TAXES BEFORE YO...
  • Professional Development = Success

    Professional development is a primary ingredient to small business succcess.  Here are my recommendations.
  • Tee Shortages - Thinking Outside of the Box

    One of the most common woes I hear from shirt shop owners is the perpetual state of tee shortages.  Here are some ways I have thought outside of the box in my retail shop to limit how the shirt shortages impact my businesses.
  • Jack of All Trades... Good Idea or Bad Idea?

    I am often asked if it's better to offer a ton of products or only a few.  There isn't a one size fits all answer though... the answer is going to be dependent on a lot of different variables.
  • Are you REALLY connecting with your customers?

    Connecting with customers is a strategic effort to create relationships beyond their first purchase.... here are five ways I have found success in creating those relationships.
  • What does "transparency" really mean?

    As we ramp up for the busy season of boutique ownership, now is a great time to plan ahead for high volume, possible delays, and frustrated custome...
  • The Right Kind of Engagement

    If you are a business owner and have a Facebook Group, then chances are ENGAGEMENT ENGAGEMENT ENGAGEMENT has been beat into your head.  But are you...
  • Wanting to grow your business.... here are some tips!

    First starting a business is hard... and growing your business seems to be even harder!
  • My #1 Recommended Programs For Watermarking Photos

    What Is a Watermark? A watermark is simply your logo or business name overlaid onto a product image. For example, you'll notice our products here o...