What Is Data Loss Prevention?

As more and more organizations rely on technology to perform business operations and store important information, data protection is a critical element of business success. Data has become a hot commodity to cybercriminals. If your business [...]

19 Best Sites for Freelance Services

It’s easier than ever for business owners to connect with quality contractors. Freelance services websites have made the process of finding jobs relatively simple for freelancers, startups, solopreneurs and other independent contractors. [...]

What Are Assets in Accounting?

The term “asset” is often heard when the financial value of a business is being assessed. An asset can be any resource that an individual or a corporation controls and generates a positive economic benefit for its owner. Personal [...]

3 Keys to CRM Success for Small Businesses

There is a vast array of customer relationship management (CRM) software solutions small businesses can choose from, but more isn’t necessarily always better. Sometimes, too, small businesses get caught up in the search for a CRM [...]

The Best and Worst Excuses for Getting Out of Work

It’s unavoidable that your employees will need to take a day off work once in a while. Whether that’s due to a family matter or a personal obligation, making accommodations for employees who need to call out occasionally is part [...]

How to Save Thousands of Dollars With the Employee Retention Credit

Many small business owners don’t realize that they could be losing out on thousands of dollars by not taking advantage of a pandemic-related tax break. The Employee Retention Credit (ERC), passed as a part of the COVID-19 economic [...]

How to Network on LinkedIn Like a Pro

Networking is a proven strategy to make connections in your industry that can further your career – and these days, you no longer have to wait for the next local networking event. With social media sites like LinkedIn, you can network [...]

The Small Business Guide to Simple IRAs

In September 2020, a survey found that approximately 1 in every 3 employees wanted their employer to offer retirement benefits. If this fact compels you to offer retirement plans for your employees, then a SIMPLE (Savings Incentive Match [...]

How to Use a Roth 401(k)

Given the variety of retirement accounts that a small business can offer its employees, it’s understandable if you are confused about which one is the right plan. It probably doesn’t help that, if you’ve ever looked at [...]

How to Create a Marketing Plan for Startups

Creating a killer marketing plan doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. All it requires is your time, effort and creativity. These ideas will get you started. Why break the bank for your marketing needs when you can brainstorm your way [...]