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3 Simple Tips for Small Business Cloud Marketing

Small Business Marketing is getting more complex.To compete in this new and crowded marketing landscape, many small businesses are turning to the cloud to optimize their marketing operations. If you are interested in activating cloud marketing at your small business, follow our top three tips for getting started.

3 Tips to Help Small Business Owners Calculate Payroll Taxes

Its time to bring out that tax calculator. It may not be fun, but calculating taxes and withholding for employees is a critical task for all small business owners. Both withholdings and taxes are dependent upon several factors  including (but not limited to) marital status, and allowances. For employers, underpaid tax liabilities can equate to […]

4 Ways to Prep Your Small Business for Spring Success

Spring is the perfect time to think about some ways to reinvigorate your business. Here’s a list of four ideas for picking up spring’s sales as winter fades.

4 Business Lessons You Can Learn from March Madness

March Madness and running a small business may seem like they have nothing in common. How can a 23-day college basketball tournament help you manage your business? Here are four take-aways from the spectacle that is March Madness that you can use to improve your business.

5 Types of Toxic Employees

5 Types of Toxic Employees and how to keep them from taking down your business. #infograph

3 ways to combat the winter blues in your business

Whether you call them the winter blues, cold weather blahs, or winter doldrums, the shorter days and colder temperatures of winter are likely having a negative effect on your mood and productivity – and that can impact your business. Here are three ideas to help you combat the negative effects of winter.

The Life Cycle of an Entrepreneur

What is an entrepreneur? Are entrepreneurs born or made? The truth is that entrepreneurship is something you can only learn to be good at. Are entrepreneurs born or made? It’s a business variation on the old nature/nurture theme, but still a valid question. You’d be mistaken to think that some of the most successful start-up founders were […]

Protect Your Technology Firm from Litigious Clients with IT Insurance

Technology insurance can help protect your small business when things go wrong and technology fails. Companies today rely on their technology. Thanks to it, successful worldwide companies can be run with just a handful of employees, while small firms can market their wares far beyond their local Main Street. But if the technology a business […]

When a Small Business Owner Gets Sued by a Former Employee

Many small business owners have struggled in the past couple of years and have had to make the painful decision to layoff employees. An unfortunate side effect has been an increase in the number of employment-related legal claims. It’s no surprise that a depressed jobs picture is prompting more people to file employment claims with […]

When You’re a Small Business Owner the Buck Stops With You

As a small business owner you’re responsible for more than just your own actions, you can also be held responsible for the actions of your employees. Everyone understands the concept of direct liability. If you make a mistake then you can be held legally responsible for the consequences of that error. That’s clear enough. But […]

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