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19 Options for Small Business Invoicing Software

An article on Business Insider stated that 40 percent of Americans will be freelancers running their own small business by the time 2020 arrives. If this proves to be true, that is a major shift in how Americans work and make their money.

Sadly, a lot of new – and even experienced freelancers – fail to operate successful and sustainable small businesses. One of the main reasons most businesses disappear after the first year of operation is because they fail to achieve a stable revenue stream. Many times they get caught up in […]

2019-09-03T05:41:41+01:00November 14th, 2017|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: |

8 Efficient Business Practices To Start Now

The modern business must take advantage of useful tools to run at peak efficiency. Some tools improve productivity, while others remove excess downtime among employees or lower the risk of human error. If you’re looking for efficient business practices to streamline your venture, the following eight options offer excellent places to start.

Efficient Business Practices to Focus On

Virtual Phone Systems

According to a Gallup survey, as of 2016, 43 percent of employees work at home at least part of the time. When managing remote employees, you need a way to keep them […]

2019-09-03T05:41:43+01:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Growth and Expansion, Other|Tags: , |

Small Business Technology Solutions That Offer Growth

As technology continues to reshape the way we do business, it’s easy to jump to the conclusion that powerful tools – such as artificial intelligence and the IoT – are only an asset to bigger companies.

But this isn’t true. In fact, the ubiquity of connected devices is driving more opportunities for small business owners to shine than ever before.

Things move fast, and for small businesses, the only choice is to embrace digital change and learn how to reap the benefits of various new technologies. To get started, here are six small business […]

2019-09-03T05:41:45+01:00September 29th, 2017|Categories: Growth and Expansion|Tags: , |

5 Tips to Help You Manage Your Books

Bookkeeping is a big concern for small business owners as many don’t have past experience managing the books. However, being smart about how you deal with it will save you a lot of time, effort, and headaches. In this article, we’ll cover 5 tips to help you manage your books.

Manage Your Books With These Tips

1. Keep all of your business records organized.

If you want your business to run efficiently and smoothly, you need to keep a record of every part of your business. Imagine if a client refuses to pay and it […]

2019-09-03T05:41:48+01:00August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: |

Be Your Own HR Department with These 5 Tools

Small business owners wear many hats when running daily operations – especially when they are just starting to build their company. Their tasks include administrative work, client servicing, finance requirements and more.

One of the most tedious tasks of running a business is taking care of HR requirements. Unfortunately, your HR responsibilities don’t end when an applicant signs the employment contract. This part of the business plays an important role in keeping the company running smoothly on a daily basis. However, small businesses don’t always have the luxury of […]

2019-09-03T05:41:54+01:00April 26th, 2017|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , , |

Should Your Company Use a Professional Employer Organization?

Small business owners may be new the phrase professional employer organization, but PEOs have been around now for several years and changing the face of human resources management.

A PEO provides comprehensive outsourcing for all tasks and functions typically performed by an in-house human resources department. This may include employee job descriptions, benefits, payroll, insurance, and regulatory requirements.

PEOs act as a “co-employer” with your company so that they share contractual obligations with your employees. Management decisions, however, remain with your company. You continue to guide the daily […]

2019-09-03T05:42:22+01:00March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , , , , |

How to Scale Your Business in 2017

There is so much 2017 can offer to your business. We are a couple of months in, and if you are still doing business as you did previous years – you may be missing out on some major growth opportunity!

Businesses are updating their processes faster than ever these days. From adding new ways of automating or discovering new apps that will make their lives easier, it all adds up to having every first quarter of the year different than before.

In order to avoid falling behind and to keep up with customers […]

2019-09-03T05:42:23+01:00March 15th, 2017|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , |

5 Ways to Keep On Top of Your Accounting

A small business lives or dies by its cash flow. If you’re not staying on top of your accounting, you could be making significant mistakes that can derail business growth. Failing to reconcile your business bank accounts, not keeping track of income and expenses, or waiting to apply payments to open receivables leads to incomplete or incorrect accounting information.

Business accounting doesn’t have to be an onerous task. With the right mindset, tools, and support, you can stay on top of your accounting and keep accurate track of your business’ income and expenses. […]

2019-09-03T05:42:31+01:00December 15th, 2016|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , , |

How to Handle Payroll for Your First Employee

It’s easy to get frustrated when you’re new to hiring and you’re trying to figure out how to handle payroll and the legal issues that come along with new employees. It doesn’t have to be overwhelming.

When business is booming and it’s time to hire your first employee, you might discover finding great talent, hiring someone, and making sure that all of your new hire paperwork is in order is often a steep learning curve for entrepreneurs. Fortunately, once you go through the on-boarding process with one employee, […]

2019-09-03T05:42:34+01:00November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , , , |

5 Reasons Your Business Needs a Blog

More people are purchasing goods online than ever before, and adding blog content to your website helps capture the attention of digital shoppers and beyond. U.S. eCommerce sales in the second quarter of 2016 reached $97.3 billion, an increase of 4.5 percent quarter-over-quarter and a whopping 15.8 percent increase year-over-year, according to the Department of Commerce. When your company provides blog content your potential customers are searching for, you build trust in your business and increase positive sentiment about your brand, which leads to sales when blog visitors need your product […]

2019-09-03T05:42:40+01:00September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Growth and Expansion|Tags: , , , |