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If your small business hired employees or independent contractors for the first time in 2014, then it’s time to familiarize yourself with your wage and payment reporting obligations to the IRS and Social Security Administration.

For seasoned employers, there are also some changes to 20 Read More
Have you ever considered your blog as a tool for lead generation and boosting revenues?

Small business blogs are a great asset – nearly 40 percent of U.S. companies use blogs for marketing purposes and 92 percent of companies who blogged multiple times a day acquired a customer through their blo Read More
The holidays are a great time to plan your 2015 business strategy, but there are also a number of financial, tax, legal and management priorities that need to be taking care of before the year is over.

Here is part one of a two-part blog series about taking care of your end-of-year and Read More
How should you finance your small business marketing? If you can’t afford to allocate a sufficient slice of your sales revenue to fund your marketing strategy, you might consider financing it just as you would new equipment or inventory. Let’s take a look at your options. Read More
Businesses who need a way to receive payments on the go can no longer ignore the power and convenience of mobile point of sales (POS) systems and card readers such as Square, Intuit GoPayment and PayPal Here.

Here’s a breakdown of the key players, pricing, and considerations that your small busi Read More
Small Business Saturday has come and gone, and we’re in peak holiday buying season. If you’re looking for ways to boost your holiday sales, here are few tips that can help. Read More
How safe is your important financial, employee and customer data?

According to industry studies, not only are small businesses extremely vulnerable to cyber-attacks – they’re not doing much about it. In fact, a whopping 77% of small business owners believe they are safe from hackers, v Read More
During the week of November 3-7, the nation and the U.S. government recognized and celebrated the second annual National Veterans Small Business Week. And rightly so – one out of every 10 small businesses in American is started by a vet. These companies employ nearly 6 million workers and generate Read More
Not getting paid on time? It’s a frustrating reality for many small business owners. One often overlooked solution to the problem is a smart invoicing process. Learning how to invoice well can help make all the difference between the next missed payment and a system that makes cash flow problems a Read More
The holidays are a tricky time for freelancers and the self-employed. Personal expenses add up, and holiday shutdowns and unpredictable year-end payment schedules slow down the flow of incoming cash. Come January, the effect can really start to hit home as credit card bills pile up and your billabl Read More

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