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Record Keeping for Small Businesses

Are you planning on starting your own business? If you are, then one thing that you have to learn is proper record keeping. Business owners must understand how they can properly do record keeping. That’s one part of their running a business that has to be mastered. Unfortunately, records keeping is something that not many… Read More…


Motivating and Inspiring Your Employees to Make Work Matter

There are a lot of challenges that come with managing a small business. As a small business owner, you have so many things that you need to attend to that sometimes you tend to forget the importance of making your employees happy and content at the workplace. Keeping your employees motivated, happy, and content makes… Read More…


Protect Your Company From Cyber Thieves

The evolution in high speed Internet, mobile technology, and the increased number of web based tools have resulted in small businesses being more productive today. No business wants to hear that a cyber thief has accessed important information like financial records, social media accounts, website, business or customer data or has stolen money out of… Read More…


Minimizing Employee Turnover

These days, it’s hard to hire and retain brilliant people to be part of your growing business. Without reliable and talented employees, it would be very difficult for a business to be competitive in all aspects. And because the pool of talented employees shrinks, business owners should do their best in retaining them. An article… Read More…


Achieving a Successful Social Business

It’s important for businesses to bridge the digital gap that exists between those who are embracing the technology of social, mobile, and cloud and those who still haven’t in order to innovate and thrive in today’s changing environment and become social businesses. But what are the benefits of bridging the gap? The benefits include increase… Read More…


Effects of Rising Minimum Wage on Small Businesses

The minimum wage is starting to go up. While this is a welcome news to workers everywhere, it is causing a problem for many employers. Apparently, such increase is causing a strain on their budgets. The rising wage is sowing fear among employers. According to an article from nytimes.com, “On Jan. 1, 13 states raised… Read More…


Importance of Delegation to Reduce Your Workload

A lot of small business owners often ignore the word “delegation.” As a result, they continually carry a heavy burden of responsibility than is good for them and their business. Though trust and the willingness to delegate should be part of a business owner’s technique if they want to lighten their workload, it takes more… Read More…


Small Business Management Books Worth Reading This Year

Whether you’re an established entrepreneur or an amateur, you will need helpful tips as well as advice from other people. Books are a good source of knowledge on how to manage employees and run a business successfully. SmallBizTrends.com shares a collection of small business management books that will help you focus and manage tasks, teams,… Read More…


Small Businesses in America Borrowing Again

It seems that small businesses across America are starting to borrow again. According to statistics, small business borrowing is at a six-year high. This is a very significant indicator that the economy is starting to recover again. It also shows that the budget battle did not derail the recovery of the economy. According to an… Read More…


What DC Workers Do During Working Hours

The District of Columbia hires 32,000 people and it’s surprising to know that they visited YouTube over 178,000 times in one day. ABC7’s Watchdog team has obtained records showing the internet browsing history of employee computers from a random day. The analysis shows higher volumes of traffic to websites about shopping, sports, and gaming. The… Read More…


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