How to Stay Focused When Working From Home

Working from home has many perks — zero commute, a comfortable environment and no dress code. Yet, working from home comes with its own set of distractions. Since you don’t have your boss looking over your shoulder, it’s ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Financial Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

No matter how old you are, the entrepreneurship bug can bite you and give you the itch to start a business. If you have been working for some time, you probably have some experience in the industry you’re launching into and ...

Compiling Your Business Marketing Plan

If you’re considering launching your own small business, you know that there is a lot of planning that goes into making your dreams a reality. One key feature that requires a lot of research and preparation in every stage of ...

Buying vs. Leasing Your Equipment

Whether you’re starting up an accounting firm, a family-owned restaurant or a farm, you’re going to need equipment to get your business up and running. This will be one of the more significant financial decisions in a process ...