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The Importance of Strategic Planning for a Family Business

The Importance of Strategic Planning for a Family Business

To remain strong and financially successful, family businesses must understand and recognize the importance of strategic planning. It’s crucial to always be willing to change and develop new strategies for their business. Rather than sticking to the old ways or how...

Mistakes Every Family-Owned Business Should Avoid

Mistakes Every Family-Owned Business Should Avoid

Believe it or not, most businesses in America are family-owned and run. According to Conway Center for Family Business, up to 80% of companies belong to families. Likely, when one pictures a family business, they’re thinking of a smaller scale business: the...

How Shopping Local Can Boost the Economy

How Shopping Local Can Boost the Economy

Supporting a small or family-owned business goes far beyond showing a neighbor or a member of your community support. Local businesses have a significant influence on the economy, especially in the past year when so many of them had to shut their doors since the...

The Best Mom and Pop Shops in Florida

The Best Mom and Pop Shops in Florida

Shopping local is a great way to find unique spots in your area. Florida is home to many amazing local shops and family-owned businesses. From unique restaurants, cafes, flower shops, and vintage stores, there is something for everyone. Whether or not you live in...

Small Business Tips for the New Year

Small Business Tips for the New Year

A new year means new opportunities for you and your small business. This is the perfect time for your business to start fresh and set new goals. Whether last year was one of your best or if your business fell on hard times, it’s time to reflect and reevaluate to make...

A Guide to Shopping Local

A Guide to Shopping Local

Especially in today’s economic climate, you’ve probably been told to shop local and support small businesses. While this is easy to say, sometimes it can be hard to follow through with. More often than not, finding a local business can be hard because shopping centers...

Starting Your First Business as a Family

Starting Your First Business as a Family

Starting a business on your own can be a huge step towards a bright future, but can also be a great challenge. When starting a business as a family, the challenge falls on every member. However, there are many positives when creating a family business such as working...

The Importance of Supporting Family-Owned Businesses

The Importance of Supporting Family-Owned Businesses

In recent years, more people have begun shopping at small businesses within their communities. The convenience of large retailers that are open 24 hours a day and online retailers is very tempting. Going to a family-owned business adds a personal touch to the...

How to Grow Your Family Business

How to Grow Your Family Business

When people think of mom and pop shops, they usually think of little stores in small towns that no one has heard of. However, family-owned businesses can grow to be just as large and successful as corporate businesses. Although taking your family business to the next...