When you’re deciding to register your business, the legal vocabulary and tax options can be overwhelming, especially for a first time business owner.
Typically, a small business should consider one of two options: a sole proprietorship, or a limited liability company (LLC).
These structures are usually inexpensive to set up, easy to run, and allow for pass-through taxation.
However, there are key differences between the two that a business owner should…Continue
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Marketing involves a lot of hard work when it comes to retaining your present customer base and going all out to win over new customers and capturing new markets for the growth of your…Continue
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Last March 2014, an attorney in New York who gave a talk at the fifth annual Mobile Marketing Day discussed the importance of data privacy and security which should be considered by the regulators for the betterment of the consumers. There are 5 things you need to know for your consumers to trust you not only with the messaging services that you offer but also with the brand that you are advertising. There have been studies and the most recent resulted with the information that 72% of…Continue
Added by Katherine Janice De Guzman on July 6, 2014 at 11:24pm — No Comments
There are so many little things you must be responsible for when operating your own small business. Sometimes your to-do list of activities can make you feel a little overwhelmed. So how can you better manage your time and stay organized to keep you on top of everything? Here are some tips:
-- Make use of a calendar
Use a business calendar to stay organized. Make sure this calendar is separate from any others you maintain in your personal life to help keep…
Added by Bert Seither on June 30, 2014 at 5:06pm — No Comments
Online tutorials on Jazz music and dance helps in the people residing outside NYC to reach out to their favourite instructors and clear doubts. Besides, they also offer enough flexibility for the young pros to choose their timings for particular sessions of their choice!
The way we learn to do new things have undergone a radical change over time. It is largely driven by technology and is thus at the easy accessibility to all having an internet connection. The Do It Yourself…Continue
When you work for yourself, there are many financial challenges that come along with it- especially when you’re just starting out. In the U.S., there are currently millions of Americans who work for themselves, and many of them dig themselves into debt without a safety net. Not only is this a difficult and unpleasant situation, but it can significantly hinder your ability to do the work you set out to…Continue
Added by Susan Brown on June 29, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments
If you have a few minutes, take a look at this interview with me on TVNZ Good Morning show earlier this week. To be honest I was quite thrown by the questions asked. I had expected it to be a jolly chat about my book, with a view to inspiring some talented mums at home to consider the…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on June 25, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments
In the bestselling book, The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich, author Timothy Ferriss explains how entrepreneurs can master time. Ferriss shared how he changed his priorities, reformed his management strategy, and reduced the number of hours he worked each week. In the process, he learned how to work less hours and increase profitability.
It doesn’t matter how many hours a week you work now, the size of your business, or what type of…Continue
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There are only two things I look for when it comes to choosing a business owner I want to work with, or who I invite to join my mentoring programmes. If I see these two things I know this business owner has a chance at building something amazing – with a little guidance, a lot of determination and a commitment to thinking strategically.
So what are they? These two…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on June 5, 2014 at 5:37pm — No Comments
If your business has been suffering with cash flow problems and is struggling with outstanding debt due to suppliers or to HMRC for VAT or PAYE arrears, then it is important to know and be aware that any…Continue
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Before you read this blog please take a moment to watch this quick video about Kathleen Turner of Tate’s Bake Shop – the story of a woman who lost it all then rebuilt it – with major success.
I love how towards the end of the video, Kathleen King talks about the reason for success behind…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on May 14, 2014 at 9:54pm — No Comments
Lead generation and marketing are closely knit. In fact, it can be said that businesses nowadays do marketing to generate leads. For IT companies, however, marketing and lead…Continue
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One of the first questions I ask when I present to business groups is: ‘Why are you here? Why are you in business? Why on earth have you left the security of a job with regular pay to start your own business, with all the uncertainty…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on April 23, 2014 at 3:23am — No Comments
Working from the comfort of your own home can be a thrilling experience. Say goodbye to the traffic-filled, frustrating daily commute. Forget about spending hundreds, even thousands every year updating your office wardrobe. So sleep in a few extra minutes, enjoy your breakfast, and make a pot of coffee.
You might have just one issue: where do you actually go to do work? This is a surprisingly common issue for new telecommuters, but there is seemingly little advice that addresses it.…Continue
Added by Diane Kuehl on April 14, 2014 at 4:36pm — No Comments
By Bert Seither, Vice President at 1800Accountant
About the author: Bert Seither is the Vice President at 1800Accountant, the nation’s leading accounting and consulting firm for small businesses. Seither has assisted thousands of entrepreneurs to find prosperous paths over the past 10 years.
Bringing on a business partner to a small business can be a difficult yet extremely…
At present, mobile phone is governing more than 30% of companies’ working share. And, it has been evaluated that the figure will increase day-by-day. The…Continue
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Better Graph - the renowned SEO company, has stunned the worldwide business with its brilliant marketing skills and technique. Through in-depth research in Bing Ads, Better Graph has proved that deploying platform other than Google for Advertising will also work the…Continue
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I had an interesting debate on Linked In recently after I posted my blog ”Some frightening statistics about small business” onto a discussion group. I thought my point was that if more small business owner…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on March 31, 2014 at 10:16pm — No Comments
Talking to a client today about how tiring her month had been with a roller coaster of ups and downs and good and bad, I found myself talking to her about my golf recently and how I was enjoying the ups and downs of it all. It occurred to me that business and golf are similar in many ways. Here are just six reasons why owning your own business is like playing golf:
Added by Laura Humphreys on March 30, 2014 at 8:39pm — No Comments
What Training Should I Get if I Want to Work in PR?
by Mickie E Kennedy, founder of eReleases PR Distribution
Working in public relations takes more than good people skills and a bright, shiny smile. There is a lot to learn, so here are some tips on what to focus on.
Added by Mickie Kennedy on March 27, 2014 at 7:19pm — No Comments