small business

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.

Tax and Financial Concerns for Cohabitating Co-Owners

Couples planning to intermingle their marriage contracts with their business contracts should not overlook the tax and financial implications of the union of their unions.

How To Take Risks Without Losing Your Shirt

There's a difference between taking risks and taking foolish risks. Follow these steps to take more of the first and none of the second.

Lessons In Leadership From Andy Bernard Of The Office

If a timid bumbler like The Office's Andy Bernard can lead a team to success, then surely anyone can.

10 Innovative Ways To Reward Your Employees

Rewarding employees for a job well done is a fundamental management technique. And it doesn't have to be expensive.

How To Switch Business Gears Without Losing Customers

In business, as in life, change is inevitable. Here's how to help your customers grow accustomed to the new you.

What Apple Can Teach About Retailing

Apple's retail stores are becoming as iconic as Apple itself. Here's how Apple's retail experience sets the brand apart.

The Art of Letting People Go

While firing an employee is never easy, these six rules of dis-employment can make separation tolerable. For both sides.

5 Things To Know About Year-End Bonuses

Year end bonuses can be a good way to reward and motivate your employees. Just be sure you're following state and federal tax regulations.

5 Things You Can Stop Obsessing About

Some things in business are worth worrying about and some aren't. These are those that aren't.

A Third Of Employees Are Ready to Quit: How To Hold On To Yours

The key to keeping your employees yours is keeping them engaged.

5 Daily Deal Sites for Small Business

Looking for savings on business supplies and services? Add regular visits to these business-centric daily deals sites and you're likely to find them.