Author: Andrea Gellert

In my role as CMO of OnDeck, I get to interact with small business owners almost every day. This means I get to learn about the different ways they manage their time to build a successful […]

Well-executed marketing can have tremendous value for your business. At the same time, poor or ineffective marketing can hurt you as much, if not more, than no marketing at all. The following marketing tips for […]

The point of marketing is to show current customers that you value their business, and to win the attention of potential customers. A business that consistently shows how much it values customers can consistently win […]

As a small business owner, you’re undoubtedly busy. But just how productive are you? The two aren’t the same thing, and many small business owners need smart strategies and strong time management skills to keep […]

How do you properly compensate a sales team? Your sales employees can make or break your business. But knowing how to manage, and properly incentivize them to do a great job day in and day […]

Recruiting the right sales person can be one of the most critical aspects of growing your business. That perfect mix of energy, motivation, enthusiasm, and skill is notoriously tough to find, and even tougher to […]

On a typical day, there are between 25,000 and 30,000 active government contracts available on the Federal Business Opportunities website. For entrepreneurs and small business owners, this amounts to thousands of chances to grow your […]

As Us Weekly would put it, “Stars: they’re just like us!” – and that’s true in business too. These eight celebrities have created and grown small businesses by following their passions, remembering their roots, keeping […]

Certifications are important for many types of organizations, especially small businesses that want to work with the U.S. government or receive special accommodations. Although there are a number of certifications depending on your gender, location […]