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Key Signs It Is Time To Expand Your Business
  • 27 January 2020
  • Leo Covey

Key Signs It Is Time To Expand Your Business

For the third and final part in our Rightsizing series, we are going to examine the signs that it may be time to expand your business. What do we mean by “expand your business”? For the sake of this article, we mean adding additional resources into your business to help it scale up and grow. These resources can run the gamut from adding new manufacturing and distribution channels to exploring fresh marketing techniques to reach new customers. And the great news is that, in many instances, The UPS Store® can help you expand your business with key services like printing, direct mail and even some valuable hookups with premier partners in our suite of Small Business Services.

What is the right size for your business?
  • 13 January 2020
  • Alex Penfield

What is the right size for your business?

Most small businesses are built in a similar way—as lean machines running on little manpower, few resources, and a lot of passion. But everywhere you turn these days, it seems one of these small start-ups has found overnight success, grown exponentially, and landed a larger-than-life IPO. Even if your small business vision is not as elaborate as taking over the world via a ride-sharing service, these blockbuster success stories beg the question, is expanding headcount and resources the only way to reach your entrepreneurial dreams?

Five New Year’s Small Business Resolutions To Start 2020 Off Right
  • 06 January 2020
  • Jelani Markus

Five New Year’s Small Business Resolutions To Start 2020 Off Right

The holidays are behind us and a new year is just beginning. For many, now is the time for the annual tradition of creating (and keeping) resolutions for the rest of the year. As a small business owner, what changes should you make to help you thrive in 2020?

Goal Setting For 2020
  • 29 December 2019
  • Alex Penfield

Goal Setting For 2020

You blinked, and just like that 2019 has come to an end—time flies when you’re chasing your passions! You and your business have most likely experienced a range of ups, downs, twists, and turns this year. Whether you accomplished all you’d been hoping for or 2019 has been a tough one, the beginning of a new year is always an opportunity to refresh your priorities.

The Keys to Motivation and Productivity
  • 11 November 2019
  • Leo Covey

The Keys to Motivation and Productivity

There are only so many working hours in the day, and the truth is that making those hours as productive as possible can be a challenge for you and your employees. From smartphones and friend requests to grumbling stomachs and caffeine crashes, there are countless ways your day can derail. And all those disruptions can add up too.