small business

10 Small Business Money Myths to Reconsider

Sometimes it's smart business to go with tried and true solutions to common financial questions. But what if those old solutions don't provide the right answers?

How to Network Sincerely and Effectively

Building an effective network among your customers and colleagues is a key to business success. And the key to effective networking is sincerity.

Where to Turn When Your Bank Doesn't Love You Anymore

Many traditional lenders such as banks are pulling back credit, even from long term, credit-worthy customers. Fortunately,there are plenty of alternatives to traditional banks.

5 Red Flags Your Business Might Be Waving

Sales slipping? Customers staying away in droves? Maybe your accountant isn't the only one seeing red.

5 Ways to Contain Rising Healthcare Costs

Time will tell if Obamacare will boost or trim your health benefit costs. In the meanwhile, try these strategies to keep those costs in line.

8 Ways to a Healthier Workday

Long hours in the office chair can lead to serious health risks. Take these steps to prevent your workday from harming you in body and soul.

How to Prosper Despite the Coming Economic Challenge

2011 wasn't a great year for the economy. And most experts don't expect 2012 to be any better. What can small business do to survive, or even thrive, in a tough environment?

Logos 101: Designing Your Business Identity

Next to your name, your company's logo is your most important branding and identity tool. Here's what you need to know about logo design and logo designers.

Put Your Customers First

Want to keep your customers coming back for more? Make it easy to be your customer.

3 Killer E-commerce Website Features

Make the effort to add features to your ecommerce site that meet customer needs, and you'll build a site that satisfies user needs and meets your sales goals.

5 Ways to Improve Your Creativity Today

Just like any other skill, creativity and innovation can be taught.

3 Ways to Build Magnificent Products

If you want to build a better business, take a look at how three business leaders build better products and borrow from the best.

5 Myths about Deducting T&E Expenses

Don't let these five common tax and entertainment expense myths trip you up at tax time.

6 Common SEO Mistakes On Small Business Websites

Avoid these six common SEO mistakes and watch your website climb up Google's page rankings.

New Year’s Small Business Booster Plan

Don't let those end of year promotional calendars go to waste -- use them to sketch out key sales, marketing and operational initiatives throughout the coming year.

18 Year End Financial Must Dos

The window of opportunity is closing rapidly for many key financial moves. Act soon, or you may miss out on substantial tax savings and more.

4 Ways to Inject Cash into Your Business

Banks and other outside investors aren't the only sources of additional cash to grow your business.

How to Be Less of a Grump at Work

If your work life has transformed you into the office grump, take steps to change how you work. You'll improve your outlook and perhaps your bottom line.

How to Communicate Effectively

In the age of too much communication, getting your voice heard means keeping your messages clear, simple and direct.

4 Tips to Building Realistic Cash Flow Projections

A realistic cash flow projection can be a valuable planning aide. Here's how to keep your rose-tinted glasses from blinding you to reality.