Are you in business for yourself?
If so, it could be that bookkeeping is not among your favorite tasks — just a necessary evil that takes time and energy away from the business at hand.
Yet, it’s something you absolutely have to do, and do yourself, at least until your small business is big enough so that you can delegate the job. Continue reading
Yes, you may stock an office supply of tissues, pain relievers, bandaids, and hand sanitizers, making them readily available to your employees. But that’s not the same as helping them keep fit and healthy!
Chicken soup isn’t the answer, either.
Remember, healthy employees are not only productive employees. Healthy employees lower health-care costs and reduce absenteeism — two bottom-line bonuses for your company! Continue reading
The American Payroll Association, the society of Payroll Professionals, established National Payroll Week in 1996 to celebrate the economic, cultural and social achievements of workers and the significance of “an honest day’s work for an honest day’s pay.” The observance coincides with Labor Day each September. Continue reading
If you’re in business, here are a few questions for you.
Why does your business exist? What is your reason for being, your overall goal, your purpose, your mission? What does your company do, and for whom? What are your beliefs and values?
Are these questions answered in your mission statement? In fact, do you even have a mission statement? Do you know what a mission statement should say and convey? Continue reading
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Tailored for iPhone®, BlackBerry®, and Android® devices, the app will help you find the nearest Allpoint location using your phone’s geo-location. Continue reading
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This week entrepreneurs, legislators and shoppers have been supporting local businesses as part of National Small Business Week.
First declared by President John F. Kennedy, Jr. in 1963, the week is designed to celebrate and support the many individuals who, through their hard work and determination, are the backbone of our local and national economy.
In fact, the Better Business Bureau estimates small businesses create 60 to 80 percent of all the new jobs in the U.S., and that over half of Americans either own or work for a small business! Continue reading
Most business owners know about the power of LinkedIn as a networking tool. But did you know your business could be on LinkedIn also? What has been widely viewed as a job-seeking tool has evolved to become a fantastic business-building and marketing tool. Continue reading
If you’re a self-employed business person, you have a lot on your mind, a lot to do, and not a lot of time in which to do it.
That’s precisely why so many budding entrepreneurs neglect to separate their business and personal finances. Continue reading
Whether you’re marketing your home business or your company’s business, it pays to stay in the know!
Here are five great resources to help you market smarter: Continue reading