Top 5 Challenges for Connecticut Small Businesses in 2017
Top 5 Challenges for Connecticut Small Businesses in 2017

We’re nearly a month into 2017, and like the beginning of every New Year there are challenges both new and old that small and medium-sized businesses across the country are preparing to address (not to mention the unique obstacles that... more

3 Time Management Resolutions for the New Year
3 Time Management Resolutions for the New Year

What’s the biggest challenge your business will face heading into the New Year? According to a Connecticut... more

Let’s Get Social! 4 Tips For Driving Sales Through Social Media
Let’s Get Social! 4 Tips For Driving Sales Through Social Media

A question on the mind of many small business owners is whether social media is a worthwhile investment for driving sales. Social media has been and continues to be a boon for large brands, but many smaller companies are still on the... more

3 Ways to Better Engage Your Millennial Employees
3 Ways to Better Engage Your Millennial Employees

Millennials, or the generation born between the early 1980s and mid-1990s, have been labelled “the job-hopping generation” by some researchers. A recent study from... more

Enhance Your Business Strategy with a Community Relations Program
Enhance Your Business Strategy with a Community Relations Program

As a community bank, our team at Union Savings Bank is a huge believer in giving back to our neighbors and customers. Over the last 150 years, we’ve prioritized the... more

Is Inventory Financing Right For Your Small Business
Is Inventory Financing Right For Your Small Business?

One of the core challenges of running a business is ensuring you have the appropriate level of inventory to meet anticipated demand. While you may have the timing of your seasonal demand cycles down to a science, securing the capital to... more

3 Ways to Personalize Your Customers’ Online Shopping Experience
3 Ways to Personalize Your Customers’ Online Shopping Experience

An outstanding customer experience is one of the pillars of small business success, and it’s a topic we cover often here on our business blog. When we last explored best practices for... more

4 tips on planning succession for your small business
4 Tips On Planning Succession For Your Small Business

Planning succession is essential for small business owners, especially since ownership transition can be necessary at a moment’s notice due to unforeseen events such as illness, death or retirement. The... more

4 ways to stand out this holiday season with a killer customer experience
4 Ways To Stand Out This Holiday Season With A Killer Customer Experience

The economic outlook in Connecticut hasn’t been stellar as of late, but we’re approaching that time of year... more

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