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Building a Web site and all that this entails - choosing a web host, writing and maintaining actionable and relevant content, and running an online store - is quite an undertaking for any small business. Here are 5 steps to help you set up your company web site Read More
No longer regarded as a frivolous and unnecessary expense, employee incentive programs are now widely accepted as justifiable and beneficial – boosting morale through engagement and reward, stimulating productivity, and encouraging a collective participation in the success of the business.

Here are five ways to introduce employee incentives into your day-to-day business strateg Read More
Hiring your first employee is a huge step. Not only does it mean relinquishing some element of control over your business, it also involves taking care of a host of federal and state government regulatory requirements, tax laws, and compensation demands.

Here are 10 steps you need to follow to ensure you are in compliance with the law Read More
Setting up an internship program for your small business is a smart and rewarding way to recruit talent. It’s also a proven way to nurture potential full time employees. But how do you go about recruiting interns? Here are six tips to help guide you through the recruitment, management and regulatory side of setting up an internship progra Read More
Throughout the entire life cycle of your business one thing is constant – your business name. And this means getting it right, the first time.

Why? Consider this – assuming you optimize your Web site, post your business on local online listings, develop a social media strategy, and deliver a great service, your business name and all that it represents will go viral (and hopefully in a good way).

It’s also important that you take steps to protect your name against trademark infringement and register it with the right regulatory bodies for the purposes of taxation, incorporation, licenses, and permits.

Here are four tips to help you choose and manage your business name throughout the lifecycle of your business Read More
Market data can be invaluable in helping small business build a picture of how its customer base is changing, where similar prospects exist in other geographies, as well as what the competition is doing. The good news for budget conscious small businesses is that the federal government – currently the largest producer of data in the U.S. – has agencies and offices dedicated to collecting, analyzing, and reporting on business, industrial and economic activity. Here are five bookmark-worthy government sources of market data and statistic Read More
Learning proper financial management techniques is often just as important as obtaining the money in the first place. To help you manage your money, has highlighted several government sources intended to help business owners practice effective financial management. Read More
Over 30 different home health care franchise concepts are currently actively seeking franchisees. Read more about this hot sector from Joel Libava - "The Franchise King" Read More
Want to quit your day job but no idea what for? Feeling the entrepreneurial spirit but no idea what to do with it? Overwhelmed by the prospect of starting a business from scratch? Here are six tips for finding a business idea and turning it into an entrepreneurial reality Read More
One of the more popular advertising techniques for online retailers is affiliate marketing. Read our new blog "Affiliate Marketing Basics" and learn how agreements work, commission methods, and mor Read More

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