Welcome to BlogNotions' Small Business Blog

The BlogNotions Small Business Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the world of small to medium sized business. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the technologies being used by successful and growing small businesses, discussions of common problems and solutions faced by small businesses, best practices for scaling your business, tips and tricks for successful marketing, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

How I Survived My Lost iPhone

It’s been a decades since I didn’t carry a phone everywhere I went. In fact, I can’t imagine being without it. But inside of 30 seconds this week, it was gone. This is how I survived my lost iPhone (and you can too!). I was leaving on a business trip and took an Uber to […]

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3 mistakes you must avoid when onboarding new employees

By Liz Greene When it comes to onboarding new employees, if you fail to do it effectively, employee retention and engagement will tank. According to a study by Equifax Workforce Solutions, 40 percent of turnover happens within the first six months, with another 10 percent of new employees leaving before they reach their first anniversary. That […]

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Give Your Small Business A Big Personality

This post is contributed by Jason Dirkham When you set up your own small business, it’s easy to get bogged down in the technicalities such as registering your business and tax. Of course these are important to get right, but equally important is creating a strong brand for your new business. Your new business will […]

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#464 Dr. Marsha Firestone Shares the Women Presidents’ Organization 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies Guide to Growth

Overview On this episode of Business Insanity Talk Radio, we first talk about the 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies Guide to Growth with the President and Founder of the Women Presidents’ Organization. Then, we’ll convince you of the importance of saying yes to your leap and how to build a daily practice that supports you […]

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Miracle diet plans for 2018 that really work

By Cliff Ennico There’s a lot of stuff going on in the world of small business right now. The new tax law. Changes in the way web-based businesses are regulated. Amazon taking over the world. But let’s be honest. Right now all anyone is thinking about is losing weight – the Number One all-time New […]

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This week in small business: Get back to the basics!

In spring training teams, always start with reinforcing the fundamentals and we seemed to have a lot of that across the Internet last week. Below you’ll find links to posts that focus on creating great habits, protecting your business online, building your brand, financial basics, and more. Leadership, management, and productivity For many small business […]

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THE Small Business Expert

By Susan Solovic, THE Small Business Expert Editor’s note: This is a sponsored post by UnitedHealthcare; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. One of the things that has come to light in recent years is how little consumers really understand about health insurance. If you go buy a new car, before you leave […]

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#463 Numbers Guy Carl Bialik Shares Yelp’s Ranking of the 50 Metro Areas With the Most Economic Opportunity for Small Business in 2018

Overview On this episode of Business Insanity Talk Radio, we first discuss the Yelp’s first Local Economic Outlook report that uses Yelp data to rank the 50 metro areas where small businesses have the most economic opportunity in 2018. Then, we’ll show you how to optimize your website for e-commerce so you can convert visitors […]

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