SurePayroll Scorecard: 35% of Small Businesses Turn to Social Media Advertising Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter Top Social Media Advertising Platforms for Small Businesses More than one in three small businesses are spending on social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest to advertise their products and services, according to the April 2015 SurePayroll […]
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National Small Business Is May 4-8. Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two […]
Ever wonder if you have to charge sales tax on a product or service you are selling? Melinda F. Emerson offers guidelines in her book Become Your Own Boss In 12 Months (2nd edition, Adams Media, $16.99). Sales Tax Guidelines 1. Manufacturing sales are tax-exempt. If your company processes a product, then resells it in […]
1&1 Launches Innovative ListLocal Tool for Small Businesses Companies with local relevance are found considerably easier on the Internet // Businesses can get listed on more than 55 leading online directories // More customer leads can be gained with a comprehensive online presence 1&1 Internet (www.1and1.com) has recently introduced its new 1&1 ListLocal which gives […]
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Operation: Unsung Heroes” Gives Military Spouses Chance to Win Work-From-Home Business Opportunity With Cruises Inc. Winners will be announced in May on Military Spouse Appreciation Day Home-based business opportunity Cruises Inc.® recognizes the employment challenges military spouses face and has launched “Operation: Unsung Heroes,” a unique contest where military spouses can win a virtual work-from-home business […]
Close more deal with five tips from a pro. Small business sales professionals can close more deals with these strategies. By Martin Limbeck Running a small business does not mean you should think small. In fact, in order to grow your business, to be able to compete with your biggest competitors, you need to be […]
Five Employment Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make… And How To Avoid Them By Shelby R. Schwartz Esquire, Littler Mendelson, P.C. Young entrepreneurs are often so excited about their business’ growth that they fail to plan adequately for the business of being an employer. Employment non-discrimination obligations can kick in for companies with as few as four […]
How often do you practice the art of customer service etiquette? Are you treating your customers right? By Dan Travieso Customer service etiquette should be the foundation of all businesses. Unfortunately, today’s businesses have abandoned effective customer service and are more focused on glitzy marketing campaigns and profit margins than in ensuring their customers are […]
Add character to your small business. It will help you in your marketing efforts. Here is how you can give your business character. By JT Ripton There is a trickle-down event that happens on the Internet when new technology or philosophies become mainstream. It starts with a few companies and then others begin to catch […]
Ready to start a business in 2015? An average of 476,000 businesses were started each month this past year, according to research from the Kauffman Foundation on how many entrepreneurs took the plunge to start a business. The end of the year is the perfect time to put together resolutions in order to get a […]
Entrepreneurs can look to these five current and future trends. Entrepreneur and CEO of Sqeeqee.com Jenny Q. Ta Discusses What is Shaping the landscape for entrepreneurs. Today, entrepreneurs operate in a sphere where changes follow each other in rapid succession. In the coming years the interests of the consumer will once again become a focal […]