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If you read the articles from travel pundits you’ll find that many of them advise that the best time to buy the cheapest plane tickets is on a Tuesday and some say that the best time to book a hotel room is last minute. Maybe. Maybe not. Read More
Thinking of a starting up a new small business? Not so fast.

From August to September of 2016 venture capital firm First Round Capital interviewed about 700 founders of startup companies and asked them questions about their businesses. Their answers are important to consider if you’re thinking o Read More
Slip-and-fall accidents can hurt customers, cause big headaches for you and even land you in court. Fortunately for small business owners, there is a way to financially protect your business. Business insurance covers the cost of slip-and-fall accidents that happen to customers, guests and others—s Read More
“I own a small pizza shop right near a college campus. It’s kind of a gold mine. Can you recommend any easy to use software for building a decent looking website. It basically has to show my menu, my contact info, and some of my appetizing photos of the food. I want to do this myself because I chan Read More
“How do I setup an eCommerce website for my yoga studio? I want to start selling yoga videos and expand my income sources. Can you guys give me like the quick start beginners guide to this sort of thing?” Read More
Generating leads involves a lot of hard work. But what if you could work smarter by creating an amazing piece of content, promoting it and letting the leads roll in over time? Read More
As recently as five years ago, cloud-based software was relatively new. Bigger companies were migrating towards these systems, but many of my small business clients were hesitant. When it came to cloud-based storage, most business owners were leery of the same thing. “How do I know my data is secur Read More
There are lots of options for tax preparation software, with one of the most popular being Intuit’s TurboTax. Another good program is TaxSlayer. Well known tax preparation firms like H&R Block and Jackson-Hewitt also offer do-it-yourself products. All of the big players differ on features and funct Read More
What’s the biggest customer service mistake you can make as a small business owner? Gene and some of our listeners disagree! We also talk about what to do about a pushy administrative assistant in your small office on this week’s episode of the Small Biz Ahead podcast. Read More
Ask anyone who’s been in business for more than 10 years and you’ll get the same reaction when you bring up small business taxes: Please change the topic. It’s not just that the topic is mind-meltingly boring (it is) or a buzz-kill (it is). It’s because taxes are always the biggest expense we have Read More

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