Accounting

The Best Small Business Accounting Software to Prep for Tax Season

As a small business owner, you know that tax time is coming up. Maybe you are prepared and maybe you aren’t. If you aren’t, it’s something that should not be overlooked for this year, going into next. A mistake on your taxes isn’t going to land you in jail, unless of course your errors are purposeful and tip heavily in your favor, but you still don’t want to have to…
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Cyber Security

How to "Cyber Spy" On Your Local Competition

You started your own business with the obvious intent to make it grow. But there really is nothing new under the sun, meaning that most people who start their own business will face some local competition for the same client base. Knowing what your competitors are up to is a…
Finance

Should Your Small Business Accept Bitcoin?

Bitcoin will mark its third anniversary this year. There are currently more than 100,000 businesses that accept the cryptocurrency, including such giants as Overstock.com, Microsoft and Dell. You’ve heard of Bitcoin and maybe you’ve even had a bit of interest in…
Human Resources

How to Decrease Your Overhead Costs This Year

Small business owners are natural penny pinchers. Spending extra money unnecessarily is a quick way to see a business crumble — a fact you probably know all too well. While others may see you as “stingy,” you know you’re spending and investing wisely to secure…
Marketing

How Facebook's New Changes Affect Small Business

Late in 2017, Facebook tested a new algorithm in a few international markets that focused on posts from family, friends and real people in favor of posts from publishers and businesses. This “people over pages” change caused a lot of worry at the time, as those who use…