Small Business Spotlight: How Cookie Wear’s Michelle Smith-Maiden Keeps Her Cool Through It All

If you’ve ever driven through the Hyattsville Arts District and loved the colorful new murals but missed the retro vibes of DC, you’ll be happy to learn that Michelle Smith-Maiden is bringing some flavor. Michelle is the founder of Cookie Wear Couture, a DC-based vintage and apparel boutique that features handmade designs, curated clothing, and…

How to handle Negative Reviews

Your business is more than simply a stream of income, it’s your passion and a reflection of yourself. It’s personal and considering that 75% of small businesses are handled by one person on average, it’s extremely personal. As anything in this world, not everyone is going to like you or be happy with your service….