Author Archive | Susan Wilson Solovic

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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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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High-Tech, High-Touch: A Small Business Trend for 2014

My small business trends for 2014 reveal an interesting conundrum.  We all know customers demand the ease of doing business with you via high-tech so we’re all scrambling to keep up with technology.  But interestingly, at the same time, customers crave high-touch. Customers are quickly frustrated and often irritated when your business phone is answered […]

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Want to Sell More Stuff? Raise Your Prices.

Nearly every small business wants to sell more stuff –  stuff being whatever your product or service is.  After all, your business can’t survive if you aren’t selling stuff and generating revenue.  But not all sales are the same, and selling the wrong way can ultimately hurt your small business. Here’s what I mean.  You […]

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