Small Business

Four Quick Points to Consider When Selecting an Online POS System

March 10, 2014
Shopping POS

Selecting the best point-of-sale system for your business might seem to be a difficult and time-consuming task to accomplish but can become much easier than you think. The key is to approach it strategically and take the selection process one step at a time. Before you make your final decision, there are several points for […]

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What It Means to be Bootstrapping a Business

February 23, 2014
bootstrapping a Business

The phrase, “Pull yourself up by your bootstraps” means to get yourself out of a pickle, without outside help.  It is often used in a semi-negative way, in the sense that a person is too prideful to ask for anyone’s help.  However, when it applies to business, bootstrapping is often seen as a way of […]

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How to Choose Your POS System And Put it to Optimal Use

February 14, 2014
Point of Sale

You might be asking yourself, what is a POS system? A point of sale system basically handles your sales transaction. Because it is what brings in revenue to your business, it is a very important aspect of your venture. You want to put in the time researching and comparing the different systems available in the […]

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Is it Time to Incorporate Your Small Business?

February 7, 2014
Incorporate your small business

Many small business startups begin as sole proprietorships or partnerships. The low cost and convenience of these legal structures helps you get started quickly. However, it is important to review how a business is structured as your company grows. Your staffing, taxes and liability often change over time. As your business expands, incorporation may be […]

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Converting Traffic to Cash: When and How to Monetize Your Blog

October 16, 2013
How to Monetize your blog

Two minutes after posting another hilarious Facebook post, you’ve got thirty “likes”. Three hours after sharing your latest blog post on Twitter, your friends are re-tweeting your best lines. You’ve been entertaining people for free for years, but with a little dedication, you can turn your words into cash by monetizing your blog. Generate Commission […]

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When Has Your Hobby Become a Small Business?

September 27, 2013
Small Business

You’ve been writing poetry for years and decide it’s time to share your passion with the world. With a small investment, you are able to create an attractive and unusual book and publish it on the Internet. To your surprise, the book starts selling, and you are regularly making a modest amount of royalties every […]

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What To Do When You’re Injured at Work

April 4, 2013
Workplace Injury

There is always a chance that you will suffer an accident at work.  Even when all employees are careful there is always a chance a loose wire or half open draw could lead to an injury.  It’s essential to know what steps to take if it happens.  If you are unfortunate to suffer an accident […]

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