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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.

SEO Best Practices for Your Small Business
  • 29 March 2021
  • Leo Covey

SEO Best Practices for Your Small Business

We can all relate to the experience of “Googling” something in a moment of need, be it a tasty delivery pizza, mobile phone screen repair, or anything else in between. But did you ever consider why certain businesses appear before others in those search results? The answer lies in the field of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), the strategy of fine tuning the content and framework of your digital presence in order to increase the quantity and quality of web traffic from organic web searches.

Six Ways to Refresh Your Website for 2021
  • 11 January 2021
  • Jelani Markus

Six Ways to Refresh Your Website for 2021

A new year brings with it a feeling of a fresh start. How you start your 2021 can make all the difference when it comes to the momentum you create for the rest of the year. For a small business owner with a significant portion of your presence online, now is an excellent time to dive deep into your website and take note of what’s working, what’s not working, and what simply needs a new coat of paint. The following six strategies can help you make sure your website looks and functions at its best for 2021.

Ways to Take Your SEO to the Next Level
  • 16 September 2019
  • Jelani Markus

Ways to Take Your SEO to the Next Level

When customers pull out their phones or key into their computers in search of the service you provide, how do you make sure you’re on the results page? The answer is strongly implemented SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Here are tips to help boost your small business search results by using SEO.

6 Tips to Advertise Your Solo Business
  • 28 June 2017
  • Daniel Vahab

6 Tips to Advertise Your Solo Business

In order to drive awareness and engagement, you must advertise your solo business. Here are six tips on how to get the word out in innovative ways.

Top Hacks For Every Social Media User
  • 19 May 2016
  • Brittany Bly

Top Hacks For Every Social Media User

Social media is one of the most important components of marketing your business. In most cases, it’s free. It’s also fun for your customers and you are targeting them where they are