Small Business
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For most small businesses – and especially startups, fast-growing firms and those facing the fiercest competition – operating at peak efficiency is vital. That includes finding and using the latest technology tools and solutions intended to make the lives of business owners, solo operators and professionals easier. more
Bill and Linda Bohmbach demonstrate a stair lift in the showroom at their Portsmouth company, Home Healthsmith. In two years the company – which provides adaptive mobility equipment – has grown from a home-based business to a 5,000-square-foot facility with five employees. That growth earned the Bohmbachs the Newport County Chamber of Commerce 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Award. more
Peter Pritsker, the founder and owner of the Providence Diamond Co., says consistency in quality is what has helped the jewelry store thrive for more than two decades. more
Business owners and entrepreneurs just starting out often face major challenges trying to “scale” the business once they achieve some initial success. Going from one person to many, from “do it all yourself” to delegating responsibilities, and from minimal-tech to major tech, can severely tax your resources, cash, patience and business know-how. more
It’s no accident that most cardboard cereal boxes lined up on the shelf in your supermarket are exactly the same size and shape, their edges trimmed to the millimeter. more
Tomas A. Avila knows how to help businesses get off the ground. He was a member of the R.I. Small Business Development Center for years, specializing in assisting Latinos move their ideas into business plans through programs that included Primer Paso, which received the Association of Small Business Development Centers’ 2007 ASBDC Rhode Island State Star. more
If you suspect your website could work harder to help your business grow, you’re probably right. Most sites I’ve looked at during nearly 20 years as a website developer need a bit of work. Here are my recommendations to help your site reach its full potential as a powerful tool in your marketing efforts. more
Lisa Marie Mattiello, owner of Pranzi Catering & Events, likes to boast there’s no challenge her company can’t handle. From birthday parties to corporate receptions, they do it all. more
Tired of constantly chasing after clients or customers? Are you relying too much on current clients to send new business your way through referrals? more
The business name Top This! Fire-Grilled Pizza Crusts is both a challenge to competitors and an invitation to consumers, owner Roger Dwyer says. more
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