Small Business Resource Center

10 Halloween Costumes Not To Wear To The Office

If your zombie costume bears too much resemblance to your boss, you may be shambling home early.

How to Find and Attract Leads Using LinkedIn

Cover the basics to turn LinkedIn to a contact finder and lead generator.

When Do You Compensate Employees For Travel And Commute Time?

You probably know that you're supposed to pay your hourly employees for travel time. What about their commuting time?

6 Habits of Highly Productive People

Being busy and being productive are not synonyms. Is doing too much keeping you from getting anything done?

Can Low Prices Hurt Your Business?

For many small businesses, competing on price can do more harm than good.

How to Collaborate with Competitors and Win

If you want your business to grow, help your competitors' business grow, too.

Cell Phones as Tax-Free Fringe Benefits

Due to changes in tax law, employers can now offer employees cell phones as a tax free benefit.

Entrepreneurs Versus Managers: Which are You?

Entrepreneur or manager? Either can build successful businesses. You've just got to know which one you are.

8 Expert Tips for Building Effective Email Lists

An email list can help promote your business and reach your market simply and effectively. Before you get started, here are a few things to consider.

4 Ways to Treat Your Customers Like People

Your customers are people, too. So treat them that way!

Settle Your Worker Classification Problems with No Penalties

If you fear the IRS may decide your independent contractors are really your employees, now is the time to take advantage of a special worker classification amnesty program.

7 Bootstrapping Principles Any Business Can Use

In a tough economy, too much focus on cost cutting can stifle growth. Here's how to keep your company growing without blowing your budget.

How to Take the Pulse of Your Employees

Do you know what your employees REALLY think about you and your business?

9 Signs Your Service Can Be Turned into a Product

The number of hours in a day limits how much a service provider can work -- and earn. But what if some parts of that service could be turned into a marketable product?

What to Do About Financial Losses from Disasters

If your business was damaged by a recent natural disaster, here's where to look for financial assistance to help your business recover.

Save Like a Twentysomething Entrepreneur

Looking for more ways to cut costs in a tight economy? Borrow some ideas from young entrepreneurs who have only ever operated in a tight business climate.

7 Ways to Get More Value from Your Values

Your company's values, whatever they may be, should be reflected in everything you do. Otherwise, why have them?

5 Key Social Media Findings That Affect Your Business

Recent surveys show that your customers are spending more and more time on social media. Are you?

5 Ways You May Be Wasting Money in Your Business

There are lots of ways to waste money. Here are five you may have overlooked.

Wanna Make More Money? Make Your Employees Happy

Happy employees are productive employees. So what makes them happy?