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 [...]

March 19th, 2018|Categories: Accounting|Tags: |

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 great way to gain more customers, but how do you [...]

March 19th, 2018|Categories: Cyber Security|

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: |