Small businesses drive the American economic engine. The country's 28 million small businesses account for 54% of all U.S. sales and 55% of all jobs. The influence of small business is only growing as merchants embrace the Digital Age.
This blog draws on Womply's relationships with small businesses in every U.S. zip code and data on more than 4 million small businesses in every corner of the country. Check back every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday for tips, advice, analysis, and stories from the front lines of Main Street, U.S.A.
It's no longer optional for small businesses to monitor and manage online threats. Womply Protect automates and simplifies vital tasks so you can protect your business and attract more customers without wasted effort.
One negative review can cost a small business 30 customers. Tips for removing fraudulent online reviews, turning negative reviews into revenue opportunities, and encouraging more positive reviews so you can attract more customers.
With Womply Insights' revenue analytics, Letcher Bros. can correlate a dip in revenue to a key technician being out or some big jobs winding down — subtle connections that are easy to miss in monthly sales reports.
According to Gallup research, 5 times more Americans have a “great deal” of confidence in small businesses compared to big businesses.
Online reviews have a major impact on your bottom line. Here are tips for managing your online business reputation.
As part of a broader technology strategy, Reputation Defense helps LM Restaurants reduce the time spent reading and responding to online reviews from 40-50 hours to 10-15 hours per week.
Merchant attrition is a multibillion-dollar problem for credit card processors and merchant acquirers. Flipping the script from savings to solutions helps keep happy customers in the portfolio.
New Womply tool empowers small businesses to take control of online reviews and attract more customers.
Lenny Piazza traded in a 40-year IT career to open a storefront shop for gun maintenance. Now, he's set his sights on creative ways to engage with customers and encourage positive experiences.
Small businesses pay nearly $1 out of every $5 they make in effective tax rate, and research suggests many small businesses may be overpaying taxes by an average of $11,638. But it doesn't have to be that way.