Category Archives: Business Tips

Could Your Business Survive a Disaster?

Could Your Business Survive a Disaster? As business owners, we want to remain optimistic about our business’s future. But life can happen, and we need to be prepared.  A good business owner thinks about all the risks to their business … Continue reading

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The Power of Influencer Marketing

The Power of Influencer Marketing One of the hottest buzzwords in marketing this year is influencer marketing. Influencer marketing uses key people in thought leadership positions to spread the word about your brand.  These people may be paid or unpaid … Continue reading

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What Is Reasonable Compensation?

What Is Reasonable Compensation? For small businesses formed as an S-Corporation and with plenty of profits, reasonable compensation is a term you may want to be familiar with. Many small businesses have organized as an S-Corporation form of entity.  In … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Streamline Your Payroll Process

Five Ways to Streamline Your Payroll Process For business owners with employers, payroll is a necessary task that can slow your day and tie you down if you let it.  If you’re looking for a way to make payroll less … Continue reading

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Eight Ways to Increase Your Profits

Eight Ways to Increase Your Profits Increasing your profits might sound like it’s an unattainable dream just out of your reach. But there are a finite number of ways that profits can be increased. Once you understand what they are, … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Add Pizzazz to Your Customer Service

Five Ways to Add Pizzazz to Your Customer Service It’s the little things that add up to make an exceptional experience for your customers. Here are five “little things” you can add to your services to create an exponentially memorable … Continue reading

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The Death of the Annual Performance Review

The Death of the Annual Performance Review If you have employees, you probably also have a process to help them understand how they are doing on their job performance. There’s a new trend in large companies to kill the annual … Continue reading

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Five Digital Marketing Trends to Get More Customers

Online marketing is a large component of marketing for many small businesses.  There are many aspects to online marketing that you’ll want to consider for your business.  Here are just five for your consideration. Content Marketing Content marketing is huge, … Continue reading

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Cool Apps: Hootsuite

Social media is an awesome marketing tool, but it can also be a huge time drain.  If you post regularly, or want to post regularly, and use multiple social media platforms, such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Google+, then an … Continue reading

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Five Numbers You Should Know About Your 2016 Performance

Before we get too far into 2017, let’s take a look back at 2016 results and five meaningful numbers you may want to discover about your business’s performance.  To start, grab your 2016 income statement, or better yet, give us … Continue reading

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