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We're here for you. Being a small business owner or entrepreneur within an ever-changing landscape can feel intimidating without support. The UPS Store Small Business Blog is the resource you can rely on to help you grow, thrive, and reach your small business goals. Here you’ll find small business tips and advice you can start using immediately on hiring practices, safety, marketing insights, keys to success, and so much more. Choose from the topics to the left and discover the answers you’re looking for.

How to Manage the Effects of Inflation on Your Small Business
  • 16 May 2022
  • Tiffany Carey

How to Manage the Effects of Inflation on Your Small Business

You’ve heard or seen it on the news: prices are going up, and the power of the dollar is weakening. As a result of the pandemic, we are in a state of inflation and what some consider “high inflation.” Prices have risen 8.5% in the last 12 months. It’s the largest jump in the cost of products and services since 1981.

Morning Routines of Successful Entrepreneurs
  • 09 May 2022
  • Tiffany Carey

Morning Routines of Successful Entrepreneurs

A morning routine is a stack of habits that an individual follows daily. According to an online study, 88% of people always or often have a morning routine. Highly productive people, about 92%, are more likely to have one. What is it about a morning routine that makes it so important to a person’s success as an entrepreneur?

Proudly Unstoppable Artist: Mojo Wang
  • 06 May 2022
  • Public Relations

Proudly Unstoppable Artist: Mojo Wang

He is a talented illustrator and comic artist whose work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators and in American Illustration, but the Chinese-born artist Mojo still sees himself as just another human being trying to build a creative career in New York City.

Three Ways to Initiate Employee Incentive Programs
  • 02 May 2022
  • Tiffany Carey

Three Ways to Initiate Employee Incentive Programs

Employee incentive programs recognize and reward employees for work that has helped the company achieve its goals. They are also one of the best ways to make and keep your staff happy and motivated. Program rewards can be financial, such as cash bonuses or gift cards. They can be experiential, like a trip or restaurant outing. The purpose is to inspire employees to do their best work and encourage engagement.

Will Facebook Ads Work for Your Small Business?
  • 25 April 2022
  • Tiffany Carey

Will Facebook Ads Work for Your Small Business?

If you’re looking to advertise your small business, you most likely have considered doing so on Facebook. It is the largest social media platform globally and has grown to 2.85 billion monthly active users. Over 92% of marketers say they use Facebook ads for advertising. But does that mean using Facebook for advertising will be effective for your small business too?