Tag Archives: advice for small business owners

Top Small Businesses Tax Tips for 2016

The time to prepare for small business taxes is long before tax day arrives in April.  The beginning of the year is a busy time— hopefully you’ve managed saved time by setting up automatic payments for key business needs like small business insurance. Although you may be busy with hectic business tasks and other responsibilities, […]

Bookkeeping For Small Business – 5 Ways To Grow During Tax Season

Tax season is the busiest time of year for bookkeepers, and a great time to add new clients to your roster. In the first three months of the year, business owners begin to prepare to file their taxes and panic often sets in. If your bookkeeping business is top of mind, you may get the […]

Social Media For Small Business – Tips For Successful Marketing

Along with securing small business insurance, developing a social media marketing plan should be an integral part of running your small business, but many small business owners don’t know where to start in order to exploit this powerful method for gaining customers. Follow these steps to develop your own social media marketing plan. 1. Identify your […]

How to Protect your Small Business from Cold Weather Lawsuits

During winter the likelihood of accidents increases in those parts of the country where cold weather affects walking, driving and working conditions. As a business owner, you could be liable for accidents and injuries caused by cold-weather hazards. Here’s what Hiscox Small Business Insurance recommends that you should  know. The most common type of accident that leads […]

Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs: A Step by Step Guide to Creating SMART Small Business Goals

Part one of a ten-part series There’s a tried and true method for setting effective goals, and it uses the acronym ‘SMART.’ SMART goals are specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and time-driven. Being goal oriented is one of the 10 important personal characteristics of an entrepreneur. This is what motivates them to take on the challenge […]