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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.

Showing Thanks To Customers
  • 24 November 2019
  • Leo Covey

Showing Thanks To Customers

Thanksgiving is here, and before you pass the turkey and stuffing, take time to appreciate those who matter most to your small business. Hint: Your loyal customers should be right at the top of that list.

Navigating Networking Events
  • 17 November 2019
  • Alex Penfield

Navigating Networking Events

If networking events conjure up images of sweaty palms and awkward interactions, you’re not alone. Even seasoned schmoozers know that networking can be nerve-wracking. But they also know it’s necessary.

The Keys to Motivation and Productivity
  • 11 November 2019
  • Leo Covey

The Keys to Motivation and Productivity

There are only so many working hours in the day, and the truth is that making those hours as productive as possible can be a challenge for you and your employees. From smartphones and friend requests to grumbling stomachs and caffeine crashes, there are countless ways your day can derail. And all those disruptions can add up too.

How to Hire
  • 03 November 2019
  • Alex Penfield

How to Hire

Hiring someone to join your small business venture can be a daunting task, and a myriad of questions may be running through your mind if you find yourself in need of some extra hands. How will you find the right candidates? What questions should you ask?