Pay up… or else!

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Learn how to avoid a cyberattack on your small business and how to respond to ransom threats. The email from Amazon may look completely legitimate. It includes the same Amazon writing and gold smiley face arrow. It says it’s from the Amazon billing department, … Continued

VoIP for business

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Voice over Internet Protocol can save your small business money and offer more services. If there is one technology cost-saver you could embrace immediately, it is cutting ties with your traditional phone service and replacing it with a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). … Continued

Make advance preparations for year-end bonuses

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About 35 percent of small-business owners gave year-end bonuses last year, the U.S. Small Business Administration reports. Bonuses range in size depending upon the industry and company. They can be a way to retain employees and show gratitude for them during the holiday season, but they … Continued

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‘Profit First’ Conventional accounting uses the logical (albeit, flawed) formula: Sales – Expenses = Profit. The problem is, businesses are run by humans, and humans aren’t always logical. Serial entrepreneur Mike Michalowicz has developed a behavioral approach to accounting to flip the formula: Sales – Profit … Continued

Pay up… or else!

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Learn how to avoid a cyber-attack on your small business and how to respond to ransom threats. The email from Amazon may look completely legitimate. It includes the same Amazon writing and gold smiley face arrow. It says it’s from the Amazon billing department, which … Continued

Hand your employees a hotspot

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Show your staff that you recognize their investment in their smart devices and are willing to meet them halfway. If you employ millennials, it is a near certainty that they are using their personal smart devices to conduct business. It is … Continued

Be mindful of child labor laws when hiring family

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Small-business owners may want to utilize as much help from family as possible when operating their business, but it’s important to recognize all laws and regulations when it comes to employing minors. Business owners must follow federal guidelines, as well as state-specific guidelines. Many of … Continued

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