As a solopreneur, you expose yourself to a wide variety of risks, from environmental to digital. Fortunately, you have access to a wide range of business insurance types, including cyber insurance, to protect yourself and your business against these unforeseen dangers.
How can you ensure that your ecommerce site is filled with content that is helpful to both your customers and search engines? Read these proven ways on how you can use the precious real estate available for content on your website.
With unemployment at near-record lows and consumer confidence high, small business owners have a lot to celebrate. But will a shortage of qualified employees keep entrepreneurs from capitalizing on economic opportunities?
Internet users were sharing photos before Instagram, but nothing like they do through Instagram. With cool filters and video capability, it seems everyone has jumped onto the photo-sharing bandwagon. Are you leveraging Instagram to grow your company?
Are you one of the best small businesses in America? Enter for the chance to win one of three $15,000 Grand Prizes as well as business training opportunities as SCORE and Sam’s Club celebrate entrepreneurs with the 2018 American Small Business Championship. Entries due February 7, 2018.
Many employers are learning the hard way that mistakes made during the hiring process can result in costly and time-consuming discrimination claims. Read these real-life cases which highlight some employment-law blunders and their high cost to companies.
When you’re starting a small business—or running a growing one—there are so many expenses competing for your limited dollars that it’s easy to ignore business insurance. Spending money to protect against possible risks in the far-off future seems like a waste of your precious capital.
You’re not alone if you inherited the family business with no formal succession plan in place. About 64 percent of family companies don’t have a written succession plan, while another 19 percent have one “in progress.” Use these tips to find your footing after you’ve suddenly inherited the family business.
For many entrepreneurs, travel and entertainment (T&E) tax deductions can be a minefield. Certain expenses for business travel are deductible as long as they meet two criteria: They must be “ordinary and necessary” in the course of doing business, and they must be documented.
Do you ever hit snags when handling time off for salaried employees? There are specific guidelines surrounding pay deductions for salaried, exempt employees. Read the more common situations — and what you should do to stay on the right side of the law.