Can you believe it’s the end of September already? Enjoy the first days of autumn with this week’s Small Business Roundup including Google Analytics tips, getting paid on time, QR codes, and writer’s block.
The Stupid Things You Do at Work (and How to Fix Them) – Five very true things we all do, including procrastination, excessive pride, and psyching yourself out. I know I’ve done all of these at one time or another.
7 Ways Google Analytics Will Improve Your Small Business Website – A great article if you’re still on the fence about using Google Analytics to monitor your website traffic or if you have it set up and don’t know what to do with it.
How Can I Protect Against Late Payers and Get Paid Faster? – Quick video (1:42) with excellent ideas and policy tips to make sure you get paid – and on time.
Few Consumers Are Cracking The QR Code – It does seem like we’re seeing more and more QR codes in ads and around town – but apparently not many are using them. If you are looking to incorporate QR codes into your marketing, consider your audience. Are they likely to use them or even know what they are?
How People Learn About Local Communities: 5 Takeaways – If you needed more proof for why you need a website. This is it! These are impressive numbers, showing just how much of the population is using the Internet. Particularly if you have a local business and want that competitive edge, a website and a mobile app or website are a must!
Talker’s block – Or, how to get over writer’s block. Funny and true: no one gets talker’s block. Really great suggestions on how to get started or keep writing. All the small business folks out there that think they can’t write or don’t have time, this is for you.
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Tech news is up later. Have a great weekend!