Author Archives: Marc Prosser

Marc Prosser and David Waring launched Fit Small Business in 2013 to help small business owners navigate the questions and difficulties that arise when running a business. Fit Small Business covers topics ranging from small business financing to managing employees to finding customers and building relationships. At our site’s core are our product and service reviews, which help small business owners make the best and most cost effective buying decisions possible.

7 Ways to Make Your Business Completely Paper-Free

As a small business owner, one of your main priorities is to reduce operating costs. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, a paper free business saves nearly $80 per employee annually by eliminating toners, ink cartridges, printers, filing cabinets, postage, trips to the post office, and other expenses related to paper use and management. […]

6 Reasons To Get Additional Financing For Your Successful Business

Business financing is not just for startups and companies facing a financial crisis. This is because growing and profitable business can also use financing to their advantage. Successful businesses use additional financing to invest in their growth, such as hiring a larger team as well as increasing their marketing efforts. As your business grows, so […]

4 Tasks You Should Outsource For Your Business [+ 4 You Shouldn’t]

With the emergence of globalization, companies are driven more than ever to delegate business functions to contractors or external agencies. Leveraging cost-effective labor, innovative service, and cutting-edge technology, outsourcing delivers significant advantages that appeal to business owners who have a lot on their plate. However, economists such as Tom Peters and Peter Drucker believe that […]

Are SBA Loans the Best for Your Startup?

In 2015, Americans founded 3 million new businesses, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistic. Every new business among those 3 million startups required capital to start. Most entrepreneurs fund their business ventures themselves. They use their personal funds, loans from family and friends, or credit cards to pay for their startups. New business owners […]

6 Ways Business Messaging Apps Benefit Your Business

Communication is key to running a business smoothly, and in this modern age we live in, it’s never been easier to keep in contact with your employees. This is widely done through instant messaging. There is a great variety of business messaging apps available that are tailor-fit to suit business operations. While these are paid […]

How to Build Better Relationships with Your Customers

In our internet age, industry competition is more heightened than ever. Potential customers have a world of information at their fingertips, and they make their purchase decisions based on their own research. So how do you set yourself apart from your competitors and prove that you are the company to do business with? One critical […]

How to Make Sure You Never Run Out of Inventory

Achieving the optimal inventory level is crucial for efficient business operations, but it can be tricky. Many people believe that excess inventory is less costly than running out of a product. However, keeping too much of a slow-moving item can increase your company’s overhead costs and erode your profitability. On the other hand, too little […]

5 Outdated Office Supplies and Their Alternatives

Offices should provide conducive working spaces for employees to promote productivity. An ideal office space should have complete facilities and supplies that enable their workers to accomplish their work efficiently. But what if your business still uses a lot of outdated tools and machines that prevent your employees from doing their job faster and easier? […]

Building a Website from Scratch – 5 Things You Should Know

One of the most important things for your small business is your website. For many of you, this may be the only storefront that potential customers ever see. And even for those of you that have a brick-and-mortar, many of your customers will check your website before dropping by. Point being: You need to have […]

How to Become a Modern Day Sales Nomad

So much in marketing has changed over the past 10 years. What once worked (push advertising) now is a turnoff, and people can easily fast forward through commercials or ignore your online ad. Now consumers are all about being attracted to a brand based on its value in their lives. They’re in control when it […]