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In search of small business ideas and much more? 

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.

An SEO Cheat Sheet for Small Businesses
  • 01 August 2022
  • Tiff Carey

An SEO Cheat Sheet for Small Businesses

According to recent research, three-quarters of small business owners know what search engine optimization (SEO) best practices are despite the lack of SEO use for many small businesses. The pandemic reinforced the need for companies to maintain an online presence and incorporating an SEO strategy into your marketing plans will help your business get more attention. Solid SEO plans allow small businesses to gain visibility, bring in new customers and make their products and services more accessible.

The Five Areas to Cover When Onboarding New Employees
  • 25 July 2022
  • Tiff Carey

The Five Areas to Cover When Onboarding New Employees

Onboarding a new employee is the process of introducing a new employee to your company and is a crucial part of running a successful small business. Although the sting of “The Great Resignation” has cooled in recent months, the need to recruit and keep good employees continues to grow and makes a solid onboarding process essential.

Why Mottos for Small Businesses Matter
  • 18 July 2022
  • Tiffany Carey

Why Mottos for Small Businesses Matter

Having a motto or mantra for your small business has the power to keep your company focused and moving forward. It helps keep your employees motivated and informs customers about how your business makes their world a better place.

Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses
  • 11 July 2022
  • Tiffany Carey

Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses

The need for small business owners to develop and implement a cybersecurity strategy is crucial. According to the FBI Internet Crime Report, businesses lost $6.9 billion in 2021 due to cyberattacks.

Why You Need a Personal Board of Advisors
  • 05 July 2022
  • Tiffany Carey

Why You Need a Personal Board of Advisors

When you have your own business, you’re the boss. You’re in control. You’re responsible for making critical decisions and it often happens alone. But it doesn’t have to.