What Small Business Income is Taxable?

Running your business can be a lot of fun when you’re designing products, decorating your storefront, or even setting up an online store. But it’s important to make sure you take the time to properly understand and pay your taxes. Otherwise, you could run into expensive fines or credit hits.  …

Drive More Traffic to Your Sales Page

As a small business entrepreneur, your main goal is likely to sell more of your products and services. So where does your website traffic fit into that? Well, simply put, every visitor to your site is an opportunity for a sale. And without traffic to your website, you’ll miss out…

Online Customer Service Tips You Need to Know

Whether you’re shifting or just beginning to take your business online or just expanding your website, prioritizing customer service is a must. In fact, 54% of consumers reported that they base their decisions on a business’s customer service. On top of that, 92% of consumers say they’ll switch to another…

How to Take Your Brick and Mortar Store Online

Getting customers to visit your brick and mortar store can be difficult — especially since 8 in 10 Americans are now shopping online. In fact, 51% of Americans report that they’ve made purchases with their cell phone recently. So what does this mean for the future of your brick and…

A Small Business Guide: Credit Card Payments

Running a small business can be tough. But if you’re not accepting credit cards, you could be putting yourself at an immediate disadvantage. According to Barclays, 32% of people would consider walking away from a purchase if they could not pay with a credit card, and 43% of customers say…

Early Budgets: Tips From Major Businesses

Looking at Amazon’s behemoth status and involvement in myriad industries, it can be hard to imagine the company started as a small business operating out of a garage that exclusively sold books online. Since Jeff Bezos launched the company in 1994, he’s grown Amazon to hit a $1 trillion valuation.…

Funding Your Business: Investors

Whether you’re trying to open a new small business or have been a business owner for years, a common factor in success is money. Investors can be a good source of financing for your business. Regardless of the stage your business is in, an investor can help you with your…

Growing Your Business: Tips from Industry Titans

You opened your business with a strong vision but the road to success isn’t always easy. Especially if you’re struggling to grow due to: Tough competition Evolving markets New technology Employee turnover The good news is you don’t have to find ways to grow your business all on your own.…