Business Growth and Strategy
Smart strategies to help your business succeed.
First Quarter 2019
Some believe the strong second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) report proves the US economy has finally overcome the sluggish growth of this economic cycle. Certainly, the combination of lower taxes, reduced regulation, and increased federal spending have provided a strong tailwind for the economy this year.
Building Your Brand to Create Customer Loyalty
Loyal customers are built with the right mix of product, price and service and they're sustained with consistent messaging that inspires them to remain loyal. Read our whitepaper to learn more about how you can build your brand and create customer loyalty.
Small Businesses and Financial Wellness: KeyBank Business Forum Sentiment Survey
When most people think about wellness, not surprisingly, what comes to mind first are topics like mental and physical health, work/life balance, and mindfulness. But financial wellness is a key contributor to overall happiness. In fact, financial stressors tend to have a negative impact on health and wellness.
Why Investing in Alternative Energy Makes Good Business Sense
A few short years ago, the solar power and alternative energy debate circulated around speculation. Today, facts and statistics are proving it’s not just great for the environment: it’s also great for business. In fact, up to 84% of large corporations surveyed said they either plan or consider to invest in renewable energy over the next five years – to cut overhead, boost profit, increase market share or even generate ROI.
Mid-Year Market Outlook
As we move into the second half of 2018, it's important to know the factors impacting your finances. Find out what our experts have to say in the Quarterly Market Outlook, which highlights our thinking on trending economic topics.
Online Payment Systems and the Rise of Electronic Commercial Payments
ECP is quickly becoming a viable alternative to traditional accounts payable. Here's a look at the advantages of online payment systems.
The Cost Savings and Benefits of Accepting Electronic Payments
Since the introduction of mobile devices, digital payments have become a key fixture in the revolution of convenience.
KeyBank Announces 2018 "Small Business is Key" Grant Winners
In recognition of Small Business Month, KeyBank awards $70,000 in grants to small businesses that give back to the community. This year, 14 regional winners were chosen to receive $5,000 grants.
KeyBank Business Forum Sentiment Survey
KeyBank surveyed small-business owners on important topics. Read what they said in our whitepaper.
Establishing the Framework of a Business Acquisition
Establishing the framework before you buy a business to ensure success.
Is B Corp Certification Right for Your Small Business?
B Corp certification strongly communicates a firm's focus on delivering value and accountability to all stakeholders, including the community.
Is Self-Funding the Future of Small Business Health Insurance?
Understanding small business health insurance is something most small business owners perceive as complex and an expense over which they have little control.