How to Accept Credit Card Payments

Credit cards are a central part of the modern shopping experience — and if your business can’t accept credit card payments, you’re probably missing out on some serious revenue. Luckily, you won’t have to jump through too ...

Financial Resources for Farmers

There is no question that farmers are essential workers. Without their dedication to the land, hard work and ingenuity, Americans would have little or no access to the food they need to sustain their health. Operating a 24/7 enterprise, ...

The Finances of Paying Your Own Salary

As an entrepreneur, you’ve probably considered and calculated a myriad of expenses, including the cost of inventory, rent, utilities, shipping and equipment. But have you considered how much you’ll be paid for your time and ...

Dealing with Difficult Customers

As much as we wish that every customer was a pleasant and considerate patron, some people are inevitably going to be difficult. How to handle these problematic customers can affect your business’ reputation, your staff’s satisfaction ...

How to Stand Out From Big Businesses

Right now, starting a business has never been easier, but competing with corporate megaliths has never been harder. However, owning a small company gives you numerous opportunities to stand out from larger competitors and start ...

Selling Your Business

After countless hours of hard work, you are ready to sell your business and start a new chapter. The following steps will help you successfully navigate the process and let go of your enterprise so you can take on new challenges, ...

Finding the Perfect Business Location

Every entrepreneur is familiar with the old adage, “Location is everything.” No matter the quality of your products or services, if your clients can’t get to them, you won’t have much luck in business. Don’t let a bad ...

Managing Your Time When You Work Remotely

Remote work has its share of benefits and challenges. Here are seven ways to boost your success when working from home. Establish priorities Determine which tasks are priorities, just as you would in the office, suggests Roy Maurer ...

Common Business Budget Breakers

When you run a small business, every dollar counts. Even with a great vision and budget sheet, you may be losing money on a regular basis by paying too much for things you need or paying for things you don’t actually need at ...

Should You Work With Your Family?

Often, the people you work with become like family. You work side by side for long hours, under stressful deadlines, or in challenging situations. Why not work with people who are part of your family? After all, they have loved ...