uBlog

12 Small Business Holiday Tips

Taking a leap of faith and opening a small business is scary. It is also liberating knowing that you are doing something you love, while being your own boss. Who knows this better than Santa? He’s been in operations for years up at the North Pole and shows no sign of slowing down.

 

Small business owners could learn a thing or two from Santa and how he runs his workshop. With Christmas right around the corner and a new year creeping up quickly, we wanted to help you get off to a good start by providing you with a series of Santa approved small business tips.

Six Helpful Tips to Manage the Busy Holiday Season

The holiday season is a busy time of year. It can also be extremely lucrative for small business owners who can keep their eye on the prize. There’s no question that last minute orders and requests from your customers, your business needs, planning for 2017, and your personal commitments this time of year, make December an especially hectic month.

To help you keep focused and prevent you from feeling overwhelmed, we’ve put together some great tips for how to manage the busy holiday season:

The Ins and Outs of Business-to-Business Gift Giving

Business-to-business gift giving can be a touchy subject. Some companies have no issues with it, others have specific rules and limits, and others are dead set against it. Even though your intention is to show your appreciation to a colleague for their hard work or a client for their loyalty and business, it can be a challenge to know if you should give out gifts, to whom, and which type of gift to give.