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Small Business Reading List

Articles You May Have Missed this Week

By Rieva Lesonsky

Best Practices

  • Convenience is what your customers most want. Here’s how to deliver it
  • What is social listening & how can it help your small business
  • 9 ways to find out what your customers really think about your small business
  • 8 inspiring podcasts for small business owners
  • 5 lessons you can learn from Uber’s meltdown
  • The power of proactive customer service
  • What the Amazon/Whole Foods deal means for small businesses
  • It’s Christmas in July: Time to plan your holiday marketing now
  • Take your kids to work with you this summer
  • 6 ways field service workers can ensure customer satisfaction
  • What you need to know about Gen Z


Construction Businesses

  • Secrets to winning residential construction bids
  • 6 steps to improving communications for your roofing crew
  • 6 secrets to getting repeat business for your HVAC business



  • Grow your practice by streamlining your recall system
  • Are these 5 mistakes costing your dental practice money?
  • 4 ways to increase case acceptance



  • Give your employees a break and try summer Fridays


Inspiring Success Stories

  • Frustration leads (once again) to small business success



  • 13 summer marketing ideas
  • Local businesses get smart about digital marketing
  • Using Facebook ads to get more attention for your small business



  • How small business set-asides work
  • What kinds of payments should small businesses accept?



  • 8 tips to maximize productivity on the road



  • How making 1 change can help you attract more Gen Z shoppers
  • Take advantage of the 4 kinds of back-to-school shoppers



  • 5 cybersecurity tips—Keep your business safe
  • What would you lose in a cyberattack?