As you enjoy the holiday season, we’re sure you are making notes to get your business up and running in 2013, or if you already have a small business, we know you are looking for keys to make it even more fortified. Check out this interesting infographic from Bolt Insurance on small business funding: http://info.boltinsurance.com/small-business-funding-infographic/
What We Can Learn From Ants About Organization With a dusty backhoe, a handful of Japanese paint markers and a few students in tow, Deborah Gordon digs up ant colonies in the Arizona desert to understand their complex social system. Over the course of years spent sucking insects from their nests, color-coding their abdomens with […]
Whether real-world or virtual, special events can do wonders to promote your company. Promotional events can encompass many kinds of happenings, from grand openings, open houses, seminars, product launches and tastings to webinars, Tweetups and online discussion groups. And that’s just a start. If well designed and implemented, all these events can generate buzz and […]
So where do you stand with this year’s taxes? Everyone’s situation is different, but your year may have included unemployment, contract work, job hunting, a new job, tuition expenses, or maybe even dipping into an IRA or 401(k) to make ends meet. It could make for a weird tax return next April 15. But know […]
The Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (TVL) at The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business announced its new Texas Venture Labs Scholar Program, in which entrepreneurs are awarded scholarships to pursue their startup businesses as part of earning their MBAs. “Many of our best MBA startups come from students seeking our top-ranked […]
By Steven Aldrich, CEO of Outright.com Take a Photo of Your Home Office If you were planning on taking the home office deduction, you’ll need a photo of it for your records. IRS Publication 587 is the document that describes this deduction. Take Note of Inventory & Donate Old Stuff Get an accurate picture of […]
A small business index survey released from Sage North America highlights that American small business owners feel more optimistic than their global counterparts. According to the survey findings, American respondents were positive with an index value of 60.28, (indexes are based on a scale where zero to 50 is negative and 50 to 100 is […]
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The Burger King system in Latin America and the Caribbean has launched a new, region-wide, unified website. For the first time, every country across the region will have a website with a consistent look and feel that gives guests the opportunity to ask questions and leave comments and feedback for a more interactive experience with […]
By Karen Mills, SBA Administrator As Administrator of the SBA, I have the opportunity to travel around the country meeting with small business owners and entrepreneurs. As you talk to these men and women, and walk the shop floor of their facilities, you understand exactly why America’s small businesses are the economic engine of our […]