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3 Business Expenses You Probably Forgot to Forecast

John Rampton | Posted 12.05.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Running your own business is no easy task. When entrepreneurs begin talks of their great new venture, they often times rejoice in the potential revenu...

Population Influx Means a Better 2017 for Florida Business Owners

Ernie Diaz | Posted 12.05.2016 | Business
Ernie Diaz

Florida surpassed New York to become the third most populous state in 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The state's new residents are a boon ...

Do What You Said You'd Do...Or Don't Say It

Richard French | Posted 12.03.2016 | Business
Richard French

Communicating with startup entrepreneurs. As an entrepreneur working furiously to launch a massive startup, I have surrendered to the hard and cold f...

How to Really Thank Your Employees

Gene Marks | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

At this time of the year -- every year -- we're told to be thankful. And, of course, we should. We should be thankful for the bounty we have, for the ...

Why Guest Posting Should Be Part of Your Marketing Strategy in 2017

Sarah Peterson | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Sarah Peterson

Have you heard this saying?: "Your email list is your ATM." Whether or not you agree with it, email marketing is by far the most profitable marketin...

Does your LinkedIn profile need some holiday TLC? [Bonus Checklist Included]

Carla Deter | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Carla Deter

The end of the year is near and you've been thinking about your LinkedIn profile for some time now. You know it's a money-maker for you, your business...

What I Wish I Had Known Before Launching My Podcast: 5 Power Moves from Experts

Keisha Reynolds | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Keisha Reynolds

Podcaster newbies are launching shows into the digital marketplace at growing rates. Exactly how many? Data is unclear. However, according to an artic...

The Single Most Important Question You Can Ask Your Employees

Jason Olsen | Posted 12.05.2016 | Business
Jason Olsen

As leaders, we are always looking for the right questions to ask our people. When our employees are faced with a challenge it's tempting to give them ...

Making this Year a Small Business Christmas

Ilene Angel | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Ilene Angel

I don't know exactly when or where or how it started, but we've become a society of "days." Mother's Day and Father's Day simply weren't enough. Did y...

The Insidious Danger Of The Scarcity Mindset

Hilary Lauren | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Hilary Lauren

You have heard that your thoughts inform your decisions, and therefore... they also create your life. It's true.

Make Your Family Business Transition Great Again

Nicole H. Sodoma | Posted 12.01.2016 | Business
Nicole H. Sodoma

This post is by my colleague, Sodoma Law attorney John C. Woodman. Following the Presidential election, there has been much discussion of what Presid...

How to Turn Your Passion Into a Startup

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 12.01.2016 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Starting a successful business requires more than a good idea: You also need financial backing, support, and ...

3 Social Media Tips for a Successful Holiday Season

Katie Lance | Posted 11.30.2016 | Business
Katie Lance

Ready or not, the holiday season is here! If you are using social media to grow your business, this time of year truly offers so many opportunities t...

Use this Checklist For Your Small Business Loan Application

Jared Hecht | Posted 11.30.2016 | Business
Jared Hecht

Follow our checklist's 6 steps to maximize the potential of your small business loan application, and secure the financing your business needs to flou...

Tales of a Tree- The first Christmas as a Small Business Owner

Rachel Verlik | Posted 11.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rachel Verlik

Like many Americans, the weekend after Thanksgiving means holiday decorating for me. As a young child growing up in the woods of New England, Chris...

7 Ways to Convert More of Your Holiday Website Traffic into Sales

Jonathan Long | Posted 11.30.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

We are in the middle of the holiday season, which is a prime time to generate increased online revenue. Last year, holiday season U.S. retail e-commer...

Learn How Commercial Real Estate Loans Work

Jared Hecht | Posted 11.29.2016 | Business
Jared Hecht

Buying real estate for your small business? It's an exciting move, but also a stressful one. So, let's start with the basics.

The 5 Advantages Startups Have Over Big Businesses

Jose Vasquez | Posted 11.29.2016 | Business
Jose Vasquez

Startups may seem at a natural disadvantage, but they actually hold key strengths over big businesses. When you first start a business, it's easy to...

Get Endorsed by VIPs in Your Field

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

A successful media, marketing, and PR campaign is a game of psychology, a matter of perception. I find that it's based on three components: media, VIP...

How to Start Building Your Credit Fast

Jared Hecht | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
Jared Hecht

We're thinking of a number between 300 and 850... and it's your credit score. Do you know what it is? And most importantly, is it where you want it t...

Don't Fail Because Your Small Business Lacks Accountability!

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

Accountability within a small business is more important than ever before. With the ever-increasing complexity in the day-to-day running of a business...

5 Secrets to Successful Infographic Creation and Dissemination

John Rampton | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Infographics have played a huge role in blogging and content marketing this year, and you should expect the same to be true in 2017 and beyond. Howeve...

Failure's Silver Lining

Jason Olsen | Posted 11.25.2016 | Business
Jason Olsen

Failure. Just reading the word makes us uncomfortable. Try whispering the word under your breath. Do you physically feel the discomfort? Most of us do...

6 Factors Businesses Should Consider Before Acquiring Property

Vicky Law | Posted 11.23.2016 | Business
Vicky Law

Every business looking to have a long term identity and presence in the corporate world needs to have some sort of "nerve centre" of operations, a loc...

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Prepare for the Holidays

NerdWallet | Posted 11.25.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

By Jackie Zimmermann The doorbuster deals are set and the Black Friday ads are out, perennial indicators that the holiday shopping season is in ful...