Summer is coming to a close, which means that people are trekking away from the beach and back to their jobs. The fall season can be an especially hectic time for business owners, with Black Friday and the holidays lurking on the horizon. Getting back to the grind (and, let’s be honest, just facing reality) can be difficult after any length of vacation. Luckily, we have a few tips to help get your head out of the sand. (more…)
Longtime readers of our blog will know that in September, we made the big move to a new office in Calabasas. Last night, we celebrated in style with the community during our Grand Opening event.
We started the night out with everyone making their way to the food trucks, of course! (more…)
Building a website is easy. But building a search-optimized site? Well, that’s another story.
Truth is though, the longer you wait to implement SEO best practices, the harder it gets.
Instead, we want to ensure that search engine optimization is built into your website design from the moment you begin to lay a foundation.
Let’s take a look at some of the most important steps you can follow. (more…)
Believe it or not, it has been three years since we last posted an article full of quotes from entrepreneurs. Previously, we shared motivational quotes to inspire business owners and Pixar quotes with lessons that apply for small business. Now, we’re looking to the Founders and CEOs of some of 2016’s most innovative companies for startup pearls of wisdom. From Airbnb to Whisper, our alphabetical order list of 19 quotes are sure to encourage all entrepreneurs no matter what stage they’re in with their small business to keep pursuing their dreams. (And how did we settle on the number 19, anyway? We pulled it from today’s date — a happy coincidence.)
As a small business owner, every penny you spend is heavily weighed. Which is understandable since you can’t afford to lavishly spend on every whim without cutting into an important budget. For this reason, small business owners often ask themselves if the cost for an app is worth it or should development be pushed to the following year? In fact, an app is more of an investment rather than an expense. Sure, it will cost you funds upfront, but the benefits and potential revenue are exponentially better than leaving your business without one. Here’s why: (more…)
Innovation is what provides growth and strength for corporations, and is becoming a worldwide market on its own. Innovation is the direct result of successful creative thought brought to life in your business. The more you can foster an environment for active participation in the creative process, the better and more consistent the results will be. Below are a few ideas to encourage opening better lines of communication for creativity and encouragement for every employee to get involved. (more…)
In case you haven’t heard yet, MyCorp recently moved offices! Even though we just moved up the street, the process was a long and arduous one. We definitely learned a thing or two about moving! We were curious how other small business owners tackle the daunting task of moving.
Here’s what they had to say… (more…)
Even in sunny California we can feel the air changing; we can see the leaves turn orange and crunchy. Yes, it’s that time of year again! We wanted to create an infographic to celebrate the departure of summer and arrival of fall. In this graphic, we take a look at what sorts of businesses thrive in the fall, a few fun fall facts, and the pumpkin spice phenomenon… (more…)
According to The Business Journals, 71% of small business owners are feeling worried about the upcoming election, 38% are feeling very concerned, and 33% are somewhat concerned. And how could they not be with so much recent talk of changing market dynamics, new regulations, and potentially different tax laws? (more…)
Have you heard that we moved? That’s right, MyCorporation is moven’ on up! Literally, we just moved up the street. Though we didn’t go too far, our new office truly feels like the start of something new, the next era of MyCorporation. We’re excited that we’re growing and expanding, and we’d love to share our new space with all of you during our Grand Opening! (more…)