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What is Group Purchasing? How Do Small Businesses Use It? What Goods and Services Can My Business Buy Through Group Purchasing? Read how small business can pool their purchasing power to save money Read More
Small Business Trends', Anita Campbell introduces us to the new features rolled out in Google Search. Get the lowdown on what this means for your online marketing and how you get the word out about your business Read More
Are you considering moving out of your home office and into a retail location? Working at home has its benefits – flexible hours, no commute time. However, personal distractions and lack of sufficient space, among other reasons, may steer some home-based businesses to expand outside the home into a traditional office setting. Before you move out your home office, read on to learn about the pros, cons, and factors to consider when moving to a retail space Read More
Getting your tax return right the first time is something all business owners and individuals strive to achieve. However, an incredibly complex and ever-changing tax system means we all make mistakes, even the IRS! This article sheds some light on how to correct common tax mistakes, while providing guidance for handling tax disputes and tips on preventing an IRS audit. Read More
Are you looking to hire high-quality employees? Are you looking for hiring incentives? Would you be interested in finding a largely untapped resource bank of potential hires? If so, you may be interested in recruiting and hiring veteran and disabled employees. Here are ways in which the government can help. Read More
The franchise industry, as a whole, has not exactly been an “early adopter” of social media, especially, social media marketing. It’s taken a while, but the franchise industry seems to be taking it seriously now. Here are some concrete examples of franchise brands that have done some really innovative things to tell their unique stories, and get the word out about their products and services Read More
How does your business use social media in its marketing mix? If you use it to identify and attract new customers – then you are in the majority. Here are some insights on how small businesses are using blogs, Facebook and Twitter to expand, plus some tips to get your social media strategy right Read More
Google & SBA join forces to produce videos showing how actual small business owners are using online tools to drive business Read More
Now that you have successfully sold your investor on your business idea, what are legal steps you need to take to solidify your investor relationship? Do you need to sign agreements? Are there special laws and regulations you need to comply with? To avoid major disagreements and messy lawsuits, take the time to correctly set the ground rules with your investor. Follow these tips below to successfully establish your investor relationship Read More
In addition to tax laws, a state’s business environment – including utility costs and labor laws - affects the success and longevity of the small businesses that operate there. By no means is this list exhaustive, as there are many factors that contribute to a business environment, but here are a few factors to consider as you decide where to start, expand, or relocate your business Read More

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