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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.

7 Professionals to Consult for Your Small Business
  • 18 October 2021
  • Liam Edwardson

7 Professionals to Consult for Your Small Business

You want sources who will answer your business-related questions. For the information they will provide, think of them as mentors. They will save you plenty of time, money, and heartache.

The Global Wisdom of Eve Liu
  • 13 October 2021
  • Public Relations

The Global Wisdom of Eve Liu

Eve Liu is a lifestyle illustrator and product designer originally from Changsha, China and currently based in New York. Her work has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Tokyoiter, The Budapest Café, and The New York Times for Kids. Most recently, she created “Different Cultures, Same Drive” artwork for the limited-edition UPS Express Box as the latest Proudly Unstoppable collaboration with UPS to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander-owned small businesses.

How to Balance Your Personal and Small Business Finances
  • 11 October 2021
  • Alex Penfield

How to Balance Your Personal and Small Business Finances

As a small business owner, the line between personal and professional can be hazy. However, when it comes to the finance side of things, it’s smart to try to keep personal and business finances as independent as possible.

Valuable Resources Accelerating Women Entrepreneurship
  • 04 October 2021
  • Leo Covey

Valuable Resources Accelerating Women Entrepreneurship

October marks National Women’s Small Business Month—31 days to celebrate the power and impact of women entrepreneurs in the marketplace. The trajectory of women-owned small businesses has been remarkable, if not long overdue. Women entrepreneurs went from owning 4.6% of all businesses in the U.S. in 1972 to now owning more than 40%, all while generating more than $1.9 trillion in revenue.

Your 2021 Small Business Guide to Holiday Marketing
  • 27 September 2021
  • Leo Covey

Your 2021 Small Business Guide to Holiday Marketing

‘Tis the season to start thinking about the holidays. After all, more shoppers are likely to begin their shopping before the end of October than they are right after the “traditional” Thanksgiving start. What that means for you as a small business owner is there’s no time like the present to set the details for a successful holiday marketing plan. This year, like last year’s holiday, will be affected by the realities of the pandemic and its effects on customer expectations and even the supply chain.