Small Business Blog

Presenting with Pride: The UPS Store 2019 Small Biz Challenge Winners!
  • 16 August 2019
  • Michelle Van Slyke, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales, The UPS Store

Presenting with Pride: The UPS Store 2019 Small Biz Challenge Winners!

As we wrap up The UPS Store Small Biz Challenge, it’s exciting to look back at what we’ve accomplished together. Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. The American dream was built on people taking chances and working hard to succeed. Ordinary people who strive to do the exceptional. Entrepreneurs who choose to work the long hours and take on the challenges and opportunities of today to realize the future of tomorrow.

How to Kick your Small Business Stress
  • 12 August 2019
  • Alex Penfield

How to Kick your Small Business Stress

As you navigate the often stress-filled waters of small business ownership, it’s important to keep perspective and practice some self-care. If you are feeling the workplace pressure, here are a few quick tips for staying as stress-free as possible in the small business world

Got Culture?
  • 05 August 2019
  • Leo Covey

Got Culture?

No matter how hard you try to grow and succeed with sound business strategy or the latest technology, they will always be the lesser-than copilots to your company culture. Though it can be hard to put a finger on and harder yet to articulate, there are some things you can do to make sure you are fostering a positive and nurturing culture in your organization.

Sun, Sand, Success: The Small Business Summer Reading List
  • 29 July 2019
  • Maya Harper

Sun, Sand, Success: The Small Business Summer Reading List

Time off does not have to be wasted time. To help you maximize your relaxation time, we have pulled together a grown-up summer reading list with a mix of must-read classics and hot-off-the-press new releases. That way, you can support your business with your toes planted firmly in the sand. So when you cannot stare at a screen any longer, give yourself permission to get up, get outside and enjoy all summer has to offer with one of our top small business beach reads in hand.

How To Counter Common Timewasters and Power Up Productivity
  • 21 July 2019
  • Jelani Markus

How To Counter Common Timewasters and Power Up Productivity

For small business owners, wasted time can quickly become an even larger problem because employees dealing with lost productivity can cause the issue to snowball. But fear not. Here are a few ways to recognize what might be standing in the way of your workplace efficiency and what you can do about it.