Why a Thorough Business Plan Is Important

If you’ve recently started or are about to start your own business, you might be wondering if it’s really necessary to have a business plan. While it might seem like a lot of work, making a business plan is essential for the ...

Top Accounting Challenges for Small Businesses

No matter what sector your small business is in, proper accounting is crucial to your success. There are a variety of options you can choose from to help you manage your money, but none are completely perfect. Consider these common ...

Starting Up a Business on Etsy

Starting your own business is an exciting endeavor, and with popular digital platforms like Etsy on the rise, it’s easier than ever to get the word out about your ideas. If you’re someone who makes your own products, Etsy ...

Top New Payment Options to Consider

Just a few years ago, the major question regarding payment was, “Cash or credit?” Today, the question is a bit more complicated. Consumers are utilizing more than just cash, checks, credit cards and debit cards. They now use ...

Small-Business Grants for Minorities

When you’re working hard to get a new business off the ground, any little bit of money put toward your goal helps. It’s even better when that money is a grant as opposed to a loan that needs to be repaid and accrues interest ...

Small Businesses You Can Start With Little Capital

If you’ve ever dreamt of owning your own business, you probably stopped dreaming the second you considered how much money it would take to make your dream come true. You can dream big and start small, however, by starting up ...

Setting Travel Expense Limits for Your Employees

Business travel might be a necessary expense, however there’s no doubt that it can be a costly one. According to Certify, companies spend almost $112 billion on domestic travel each year, with employees spending about $949 each ...

Protecting Your Business from Malware

Malware is a threat to any corporation that stores employee and customer data. Help reduce your business’ risk of confidentiality breaches by implementing these strategies. Identify weak spots The first step to protecting your ...

Prepare for the Worst: Cyber Attacks

With nearly all businesses now operating in virtual space in some capacity, the threat of cybercrime has unfortunately become a common reality that small business owners must face. Without the tools and funds of a large corporation, ...

How to Value Your Business When Selling

There are many reasons to sell a business as well as many reasons to have an up-to-date business valuation even if you aren’t selling. Regardless of the reasons, a number of factors will play a part in determining the value ...