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Holiday & Seasonal Marketing, Marketing

6 New Year Resolutions to Grow Your Business

With the New Year upon us, countless resolutions are being made. While most resolutions this time of year revolve around hitting the gym more often and cutting down on the fried foods, they can also be made for improving your business. Establishing a few New Year’s business resolutions may be just the ticket to jumpstarting… Read more

Holiday & Seasonal Marketing, Small Business Spotlight

Small Business Owners Share Holiday Excitement

Kabbage spoke with small business owners about the holidays. In this post, they discuss how they give back to their communities, what they’re looking most forward to and more! They also provide advice to those who are experiencing the winter holidays for the first time as a small business owner. What are you looking forward to… Read more

Holiday & Seasonal Marketing, Marketing, Retail & Inventory, Shipping, Social Media

Your Guide to Mastering the End-of-Year Holidays

The holidays provide great revenue opportunities for your retail business. The National Retail Federation (NRF) reports that in 2016, holiday retail sales reached $658.3 billion nationwide (which exceeded its expectations by $3 billion!) – $122.9 billion of which was obtained online. So how can you prepare your shop for the peak spending holidays? Here, we’ll… Read more

Holiday & Seasonal Marketing, Retail & Inventory

Two Checklists Your Retail Biz Needs for the Holidays ❄

Are you prepared for the upcoming holidays? Just this past year, holiday retail sales totaled to $658 billion! It’s one of the busiest times of year for retailers, and you don’t want to miss out on it. To ensure you’re prepared, take a look at the checklists below to make sure this is your best… Read more

Holiday & Seasonal Marketing, Marketing, Restaurant & Bars, Retail & Inventory

What You Need to Know for Peak Shopping Season

The holiday season is approaching, and as a small business owner, your eyes might be set on those peak spending days, so you want to ensure you’re ready for them. Last year, holiday revenue showed positive gains from 2015, and this year, revenue projections show steady, albeit slower, gains as well. One of the largest… Read more

Holiday & Seasonal Marketing, Marketing, Restaurant & Bars

10 Bite-Sized Holiday Marketing Ideas for Restaurants

Holiday Marketing Ideas for Restaurants

While the heart of the holiday shopping season hits around Thanksgiving, one in 10 consumers actually starts holiday shopping before Labor Day. Given the amount of consumer spending up for grabs, restaurants that put a solid holiday marketing plan together stand to reap the rewards of increased traffic and profits. Last year, consumers spent more… Read more

Holiday & Seasonal Marketing, Marketing, Retail & Inventory

10 Ways to Ensure Your 2017 Small Business Saturday is a Smashing Success

10 Ways to Ensure Small Business Saturday is a Smashing Success

Forget about Black Friday. This year’s big sale day is Small Business Saturday. On November 25 (the day after Black Friday), local small businesses create a sense of community with special sales, promotions, and events. About Small Business Saturday This event first launched in 2010, and a year later, President Obama voiced his support and… Read more

Holiday & Seasonal Marketing, Marketing, Retail & Inventory, Shipping

Spring Cleaning For Your Small Business

  Spring is in the air, and you know what that means: spring cleaning. As the season begins to change, it’s the perfect time to clean out your home AND your business. You can take this time to go through your finances, old files, and inbox; evaluate employees; and even clean up your inventory. Getting… Read more

Holiday & Seasonal Marketing, Marketing, Social Media

The Best Social Media Platforms to Use During and After the Holiday Season

During and after the holiday season, social media takes on a whole new role. Instead of simply connecting with your customers and gaining new followers, driving sales becomes the number one priority of social media platforms. Social media plays an important role in how shoppers find products and services. Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ and… Read more

Employee Management, Holiday & Seasonal Marketing, Marketing, Retail & Inventory

What to Give Your Employees for Christmas if You Can’t Afford a Bonus

What to Give Your Employees for Christmas if You Can’t Afford a Bonus

We have lots of regular and repeat clients here at Kabbage, but our bread and butter is new businesses still stretching financially to turn their goals into a sustainable, profitable reality…so trust us when we say you’re not the first business owner we’ve worked with who would like to give out employee bonuses but just… Read more