Small Business

9 Key Tactics the Pros Use When a Large Client Fails to Pay

Being in business isn’t easy — especially when it comes to revenue. While some clients pay regularly and on time, there are others that stall or hold off payments until the last minute. Sometimes, a company can declare bankruptcy and go out of business, leaving you with a big, unpaid invoice. No one wants to be in that situation, which is why we asked members ... Read More »

Administrative Support, Customer Service and Sales Top Most Popular Jobs at Small Businesses

Small businesses may not be adding jobs at the rate bigger companies are right now. But they are growing and adding new jobs to the economy. What jobs are getting filled at America’s small businesses, however? To find out, leading jobs site Indeed.com  looked at the job categories with the most clicks over the last three months. The most popular ... Read More »

30 Businesses that Are Rocking Social Media

Social media marketing isn’t enough these days. You also need social media marketing that stands out. Below are some of the most unusual social media campaigns for businesses large and small. Read this entire list of some of the best social media marketing examples and you’ll find some very clever campaigns and ideas that perhaps you can use in your ... Read More »

11 Unusual LinkedIn Hacks Used by the Pros

Through the years, LinkedIn continues to grow as a platform to generate quality leads for businesses. In fact, 80% of B2B leads come from LinkedIn, and fully 79% of B2B marketers say that Linkedin has been an effective avenue for lead generation. Whatever your business goals are, whether to have wider visibility, to increase product sales, to improve customer service or to grow brand awareness, there is so ... Read More »

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Running a company as a small business owner is no easy feat. Between hiring, marketing and accounting processes, it’s a lot for one person to manage on their own. Furthermore, it’s very easy to get caught up in the day-to-day activities and miss the importance of maintaining the physical plant. Consider the following ways that you can stay on top ... Read More »

How To Obtain An Alcohol License For Your Business

It is no secret that you cannot serve or sell alcoholic beverages to your customers without an alcohol license. Failure to obtain an alcohol license could result in a fine, cease and desist order or even jail time. Luckily, you can still receive your alcohol license before your grand opening. Follow these steps to obtain the right alcohol license for ... Read More »

5 metrics to evaluate life insurance business

Till now you have interacted with life insurance companies as a customer, and so you needed to understand the different products they sold, embedded costs, performance record of the insurer and processes of making a claim. But last year, with ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd going public, followed by two other insurers this year namely SBI Life Insurance Co. ... Read More »

Small Business Groups Prefer Senate Tax Cut, But Mostly Don’t Love It

House Republicans appear to have largely given into their Senate colleagues on a tax cut bill, news reports suggest. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Bloomberg) You might have thought that when it comes to the competing tax cut bills that have been duking it out behind closed doors at the Capitol, advocates for small business would feel like they’re living in ... Read More »

Morneau’s small business tax changes promise simpler rules for income sprinkling

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau on Wednesday released new rules to clarify how family members will be treated under tax changes for small businesses. (Fred Chartrand/Canadian Press) The federal government has unveiled its new proposal to curb “income sprinkling” by some small business owners to family members, with substantive changes to a much-criticized initial proposal unveiled in the summer. But ... Read More »

UPS Store steps up to help small businesses ‘close the deal’ on Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is a big deal for many independent businesses, with millions of shoppers expected to shop small on Saturday, November 25. Not all business owners will win the day simply by opening, however – they need to close deals by turning browsers into buyers and repeat customers, and the UPS Store is helping by offering a Closer Kit. The Small Business ... Read More »