Stay Productive: Beat the Winter Blues

  Does anyone else have the winter blues? Maybe you’re itching for spring to come sooner (like us). Regardless, this cool weather can make it difficult to be motivated to do just about anything! Whether you work from home, or have a designated office space outside of your home, it can be hard to stay […]

Buttonwood Business Center Training Room

We have been hard at work here lately adding a training room! A training room has been in demand for quite some time now… And we have finally delivered. The training room comes equipped with state-of-the-art technology to maximize your next training experience.  With a high definition television, video conferencing capabilities, sound bar, and multiple […]

Entrepreneurship is Not for the Faint of Heart

If you are a small business owner, you know by first hand experience that entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart.  Many days are just HARD because every buck stops with you.  You learn to be a jack of all trades dabbling in fields such as marketing, office management, accounting, customer service and not […]

Do this one simple thing to build loyal customers…

What are some things you could be doing to keep your customers coming back for more? Building a base of loyal customers can be challenging for a small business and can take some effort and creativity. One simple thing you can start doing now is to start listening to and caring for your customers. My […]

Tips to Get Started Building Your Own Website

We’ve written before on why it is so important for your small business to have a website. But if you’re just starting out and don’t have much in the way of funds, having a custom-made website may just be out of the question. The good news? There are lots of resources for building your own […]

7 Questions to Ask Before You Go Full-Time With Your Start-Up

  Going full time with your start-up business is both an exciting and scary journey.  You may be leaving the security of an established career or job to taking a risk on your small business.  Before you jump head first into your new venture, here are a few things you should be considering before you […]

3 Tips to Boost Your Small Business Marketing Strategy

Gaining the courage, the finances, the preparation, and the perseverance to start your own small business is only half the battle.  Once you take the leap to go out on your own, you can’t just expect new customers or clients to come streaming your way.  That is why taking strides to market your small business […]

Small Business Blogging

You know you have heard it before.  Blogging for your small business can be very valuable.  But as a small business owner or operator, we probably know what your thinking. 1. I don’t have time 2. I don’t know where to start 3. Nobody would want to read my blog posts 4. I have nothing […]

Small Business Marketing Benefits of Working in a Business Center

Deciding where to open your first (or new) office is a tough decision.  For many, location is key.  But when searching for an office space for your small or medium-sized business, have you considered the benefits of a business center and the relationships you could form there? If you’ve never set foot in the Buttonwood […]

Tips For The Early Stages of Your Start-Up

Being an entrepreneur is hard work, especially if you still have a separate full time job, a family, and a life outside of work. My husband and I just recently became part of a start-up business and speaking from experience, it is not easy.  In the world of an entrepreneur, there is no 40 hour […]