How to Know It’s Time to Go Full-Time at Your Own Business

You've taken the plunge and started your own venture. You aren't confident enough in it to quit your day job --- or are you? You may be at a breaking point, trying to run your small business and work a 9-to-5 at the same time. The idea of working only for yourself is appealing but frightening. What should you do? [...]

March 15th, 2018|Categories: Small Business|

Make Sure Your Brand Is Always Relevant with This Checklist

One of the most difficult things in creating a successful business is branding. You want to be instantly recognized for a successful and meaningful service or product, and you want your business to be compelling enough to generate interest. In order to remain relevant, it's important to understand that relevancy is a fluid beast. What works for you and your [...]

March 13th, 2018|Categories: Marketing|Tags: |

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 seeing if it could work for your company, but you want to know more. Keep reading to see if [...]

March 7th, 2018|Categories: Finance|Tags: |

Internet Scams That Could Harm Your Small Business (And How to Avoid Them)

When you are on your couch with your laptop seated squarely on your legs, you know all of the things to look out for. You don't open attachments in unsolicited emails. You don't shop on sites unless you see "https" in your search bar. Are you taking the same precautions at the office?  If you have a small business, you [...]

March 5th, 2018|Categories: 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 your future. But even as you’re constantly scanning the ledgers, there’s probably one set of [...]

March 1st, 2018|Categories: Human Resources|