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How Much Money Should You Re-Invest In Your Business?

Reinvesting in your business isn’t just about the stock market – it’s about hiring writers for your blog, going to conferences to better learn your trade, and getting help with coding for your website. And of course, there’s always marketing . But how much of your money should...
Posted On 16 Dec 2016

3 Ways To Keep Your Startup Lean And Mean

It’s estimated that about 150 companies file for commercial bankruptcy each day according to the American Bankruptcy Institute. Companies of all sizes fail due to lack of or misuse of capital. We hear stories all the time about new tech companies failing even after raising...
Posted On 16 Dec 2016

3 Common Business Fears You Must Overcome If You Want Success

Because I’ve been around the blogging and business world for some time, I often get asked lots of questions from people who are considering joining the entrepreneurial lifestyle. Most of the time, they are expressing some of their most heartfelt business fears. (Note: By...
Posted On 14 Dec 2016

10 Credit Card Payment Services That Help Small Business Owners

There are times when it feels like a business owner has to make a thousand different decisions before their business even open its doors — and they do. However, one of the most important decisions is which credit card payment services exist, and which one will they choose....
Posted On 13 Dec 2016

Why Do Businesses Succeed?

Well, that depends on who you ask. But it stands to reason that the most successful people know the most about how you can get to the top . Let’s take a look at 10 smart people’s opinions on why businesses succeed, then apply them to what you do. Because they keep getting back...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016

Budgeting For A Transition To Self-Employment

Leaving your job for full-time self-employment is a huge transition. Walking away from a steady paycheck and benefits is a big risk, so putting your ducks in a row before you walk away is vital to your success. Save an Emergency Fund While you still have a steady income, save up...
Posted On 01 Dec 2016

What Trumps Victory Means For Your Business Finances

With Donald Trump’s surprise win on Election Day, millions of Americans are wondering what President Trump’s impact will be on their money and their business. As an entrepreneur , major economic changes could leave you flush with cash or scraping by trying to survive. Here are...
Posted On 01 Dec 2016

Small Business Tips To Prepare For The Holiday Shopping Season

Many small businesses across the country are gearing up for an increase in sales and customers throughout the holiday season. Below we offer a few tips to help you make the most of the holiday shopping season. Ramp Up Your Marketing If you’re participating in Small Business...
Posted On 01 Dec 2016

Four Things to Consider Before Hiring Your First Employee

Thinking about hiring your first employee? Congratulations, it’s a big step for any small business. We’ve outlined a few key considerations to help ensure a smooth process before, during and after. Consider a Freelancer Before a Full-Time Employee If you find that you have too...
Posted On 21 Nov 2016

Which presidential candidate is best for small business?

As a leading voice for the small business sector, one of the factors I track and report on is public policy. In my advocacy role, I vociferously support those issues that benefit small business and pugnaciously oppose those that don’t, regardless of political party origin....
Posted On 14 Nov 2016