Category: Helpful Content

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Which is better: in-person or virtual business meetings? UC’s 1819 Innovation Hub weighs in

Since the rise of remote working, businesses are using digital technology to hold virtual meetings. But does its convenience of outweigh face-to-face events?

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6 UC business development services every aspiring entrepreneur needs

Want to launch a winning business in Cincinnati? Thanks to services available through the 1819 Innovation Hub, you don’t have to do it alone.

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Quarterly tax rules for small business

If you earned income as a startup, young business or freelancer, you may need to pay estimated quarterly taxes. Here’s how they work.

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Mastering the art of first impressions

As Cynthia Ozick, the American novelist, wrote, “Two things remain irretrievable: time and a first impression.” That’s especially true when introducing yourself to a possible…

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Five types of people you need to start a business

Here is a list of five key skill sets and types of people that can improve your odds of success over failure at launch, early…

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Why you may need a social media scheduler

Around 90% of marketers rely on social media to increase their brand’s visibility — and many streamline this process with a social media scheduler.

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Five ways to make your social media posts more appealing

Using social networks is a powerful way to advertise your company and highlight shared values with your clients. But you must use them well!

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Is it a business opportunity or just a good idea? Here’s how you can tell

So, you have a good idea for a product or service, something that’s certain to attract the minds and money of consumers everywhere. But wait!

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Leaving a steady job to join the gig economy? Here are three things you should know

If you’re planning on leaving your 9 to 5 and joining the gig economy, here are some things you should know before starting up your business.…

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Writing a business plan

Business plans are the foundation of your company. Good plans will guide you through each stage, becoming a roadmap for structuring and growing your enterprise. 

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How to leverage Google Analytics for business decision-making

As a business owner, you want your website to be easy to find, engaging and effective at converting browsers into customers. Google Analytics can help. 

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How to conduct a profit margin analysis

While your gross profits may look great, what happens when you factor in the costs of doing business — inventory, salaries, rent, deliveries and the like?

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